PSL 2022: Jason Roy sail Quetta Gladiators to win against Lahore Qalandars

KARACHI: Quetta Gladiators batter James Roy shined the brightest on Monday as he sailed his team to a seven-wicket victory against Lahore Qalandars in the 15th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the National Stadium in Karachi. Fakhar Zaman's half-century helped Qalandars put up an impressive score on the board, handing Gladiators a 205-run target. Shaheen Shah Afridi had been put to bat first after losing the toss, but the decision bore fruit as the Qalandars were able to score over 200 for the loss of five wickets. Play and win cash prizes: Become Geo Super's superfan by predicting PSL winners. Fakhar made 70 runs off 45 balls, with the help of three fours and three sixes, while Abdullah Shafiq smashed 32 off 27 balls with the help of one four and two sixes. The fall of wickets began in the eighth over when Ghulam Mudassir picked up the first and crucial wicket of Abdullah (32), who was on a roll with his opening partner Fakhar . In the 12th over, Iftikhar Ahmed took the wicket of Kamran Ghulam (19), piling up pressure on the Qalandars. Mohammad Hafeez was the third man to go for eight off four balls and the man to dismiss him was Mudassir. The fourth scalp of Philip Salt (8) was taken by Luke Wood. Meanwhile, Mudassir bowled Fakhar (70) in the 17th over. Both Qalandars and Gladiators are playing their fifth fixture today. Shaheen Shah Afridi's Qalandars are on spot three on the points table, while the Gladiators are at five. Tonight's clash is going to be a tough contest as both teams have won six matches of the 12 played between them. However, at the National Cricket Stadium Karachi, Lahore Qalandars have won the only match played between them at the venue.

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