Sublime Watson helps Quetta humble Karachi

Published: March 8, 2018
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Shane Watson played an inspiration role as Quetta Gladiators beat Karachi Kings by 67 runs in the 19th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Dubai on Thursday.

After being put into bat first, Gladiators post 180 for the loss of four wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

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The star of the show for Sarfraz Ahmed’s men was opener Watson, who scored an unbeaten 90 off 58 with the help of five fours and seven sixes.

He was well-supported by veteran middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen, who scored 52 off 34 with the help of seven fours and one six.

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In reply, Kings never get going and only managed to score just 118 for the loss of eight wickets in their 20 overs.

Captain Imad Wasim finished the innings with the top score of 35 off 31, whereas Babar Azam scored run-a-ball 32.

For Gladiators, pacers Rahat Ali and Anwar Ali claimed two wickets each.

And that’s it from us today. Hope you enjoyed our coverage. We will be back tomorrow. Till then, its goodbye from Azeem Siddiqui.

So that’s it. Gladiators registered a comfortable victory on the night.

KK 113-8 (20 overs)

Eight off the over.

Anwar to continue.

KK 105-8 (19 overs)

Just three off the over.

Rahat to continue.

KK 102-8 (18 overs)

Just three runs two wickets off the over.

Anwar Ali to start his new over.

KK 99-6 (17 overs)

Five off the over.

Laughlin to continue.

KK 94-6 (16 overs)

Twelve runs and a wicket off the over.

Rahat Ali to start his new over.

KK 82-5 (15 overs)

Seven off the over.

Watson to continue.

KK 75-5 (14 overs)

Five off the over.

Nawaz to continue.

KK 70-5 (13 overs)

Six off the over.

Watson to continue.

KK 64-5 (12 overs)

Just three off the over.

Hasan to continue.

KK 61-5 (11 overs)

Six runs and a wicket off the over.

Watson to start his first over.

KK 55-4 (10 overs)

Five off the over.

Hasan to continue.

KK 50-4 (9 overs)

Ten off the over.

Anwar Ali to start his first over.

KK 40-4 (8 overs)

Four off the over.

Hasan to continue.

KK 36-4 (7 overs)

Three runs and a wicket off the over.

Ben Laughlin to start his new over.

KK 32-3 (6 overs)

Seven runs and a wicket off the over.

Hasan Khan to start his new over.

KK 25-2 (5 overs)

Two off the over.

Nawaz to continue.

KK 23-2 (4 overs)

Ten off the over.

Rahat Ali to continue.

KK 13-2 (3 overs)

Seven off the over.

Nawaz to continue.

KK 6-2 (2 overs)

Four runs and a wicket off the over.

Rahat Ali to start his new over.

KK 2-1 (1 over)

Two runs and a wicket off the over.

Mohammad Nawaz to start his new over.

 

So that’s it from the first session. We will join you again soon.

QG 180-4 (20 overs)

Thirteen off the over.

OUT! Anwar Ali departs after scoring six.

Irfan to continue.

QG 167-3 (19 overs)

Six off the over and a wicket.

Amir to start his final over.

QG 161-2 (18 overs)

Thirteen runs and a wicket off the over.

Wiese to start his new over.

QG 148-2 (17 overs)

Four runs and a wicket off the over.

Shinwari to start his new over.

QG 144-1 (16 overs)

Fourteen off the over.

Muhammad Irfan Junior to start his new over.

QG 130-1 (15 overs)

Eight off the over.

Shinwari to start his new over.

QG 122-1 (14 overs)

Fourteen off the over.

Mohammad Amir to continue.

QG 108-1 (13 overs)

Five off the over.

Afridi to start his new over.

QG 103-1 (12 overs)

Eight off the over.

Wiese to continue.

QG 95-1 (11 overs)

Ten off the over.

Afridi to start his new over.

QG 85-1 (10 overs)

Twelve off the over.

David Wiese to start his first over.

QG 73-1 (9 overs)

Five off the over.

Afridi to start his new over.

QG 68-1 (8 overs)

Seven off the over.

Shinwari to continue.

QG 61-1 (7 overs)

Nine runs and a wicket off the over.

Shahid Afridi to start his first over.

QG 52-0 (6 overs)

Fifteen off the over.

Mohammad Irfan Junior to start his first over.

QG 37-0 (5 overs)

Just three off the over.

Usman Khan Shinwari to start his first over.

QG 34-0 (4 overs)

Seven off the over.

Amir to continue.

QG 27-0 (3 overs)

Eighteen off the over.

Imad to continue.

QG 9-0 (2 overs)

Just two off the over.

Mohammad Amir to start his first over.

QG 7-0 (1 over)

Seven off the over.

So its Imad Wasim to start for Kings, whereas Shane Watson and Asad Shafiq will open for Gladiators.

TOSS: The news from the centre is Kings have won the toss and opted to bowl first.

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