Lahore Qalandars Set Impressive Target Of 187 In PSL Thriller Against Quetta Gladiators .

In a high-octane clash in the Pakistan Super League 2024, Lahore Qalandars faced off against Quetta Gladiators in the 4th match at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, on February 19. Qalandars put up a commanding total of 187/7 in their 20 overs, showcasing an impressive display of power-hitting and strategic batting.

Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators, 4th Match
Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators, 4th Match , image – getty image.

Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators, 4th Match 

Lahore Qalandars Innings Highlights:

  • Sahibzada Farhan’s Stellar Knock: Opening batsman Sahibzada Farhan played a pivotal role in setting up Qalandars’ formidable total, scoring a brilliant 62 runs off 43 balls at a striking rate of 144.19. His innings included 6 boundaries and 3 sixes, providing a solid foundation.
  • Jahandad Khan’s Explosive Finish: Jahandad Khan’s explosive cameo towards the end of the innings added significant firepower to Lahore Qalandars’ total. Khan remained unbeaten, smashing 45 runs off just 17 balls, including 3 fours and 4 sixes, at an astonishing strike rate of 264.71.
  • Bowlers Under Pressure: Quetta Gladiators’ bowlers faced a challenging task containing the Qalandars’ batsmen. Akeal Hosein led the bowling attack for Gladiators, claiming 2 wickets for 17 runs in his 4 overs. Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Hasnain, and Abrar Ahmed also contributed with a wicket each.
  • Fall of Wickets: Despite early setbacks, Lahore Qalandars recovered well from losing Fakhar Zaman early in the innings. The fall of wickets included key contributions from Rassie van der Dussen, Abdullah Shafique, Sikandar Raza, Carlos Brathwaite, and Shaheen Afridi.
Quetta Gladiators
Quetta Gladiators , image – getty image.

Bowler’s Performance:

  • Akeal Hosein’s Brilliance: Akeal Hosein emerged as the most economical bowler for Quetta Gladiators, conceding only 17 runs in his 4 overs while claiming crucial wickets.
  • Wickets Shared: Quetta Gladiators’ bowling attack shared the wickets, with Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Hasnain, and Abrar Ahmed each taking a wicket apiece.

Powerplays and Bowling Figures:

  • The mandatory powerplay (0.1-6 overs) saw Lahore Qalandars scoring 43 runs, setting the stage for their aggressive batting display.

Conclusion: Lahore Qalandars have set a challenging target of 188 runs for Quetta Gladiators, showcasing a balanced batting performance with standout contributions from Sahibzada Farhan and Jahandad Khan. Quetta Gladiators now face the daunting task of chasing down this formidable total to secure victory in this thrilling PSL encounter.

check here – Lahore Qalandars Vs Quetta Gladiators, 4th Match , PSL 2024 – Pitch Report (Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore) .

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