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PSL 9 Eliminator: Islamabad United Face Quetta Gladiators Today

First Eliminator of PSL 9: United to face Gladiators in Karachi today.

The PSL 9 Eliminator 1 between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators is scheduled to take place on Friday at Karachi’s National Bank Cricket Stadium.

The United team defeated a challenging target of 229 runs in Rawalpindi in an exciting match.

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The dynamic opening pair of Islamabad, Colin Munro (84) and captain Shadab Khan (54), contributed significantly even though their bowlers gave up a large amount of runs.

They set the tone for a successful chase, which was eventually sealed by lower-order batsmen Faheem Ashraf (23) and Imad Wasim (30).

Conversely, the Gladiators were defeated by 79 runs as a result of their inability to contend with the Sultans. Under Rilee Rossouw’s leadership, neither their bowling nor their batting was able to survive the opposition’s assault.

With the exception of batsman Omair Yousuf (37), and left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein (0/26), the Gladiators were unable to identify any highlights from the game.

If they want to win this important knockout encounter against Islamabad, they need to turn things around.

As it has suited bowlers thus far, the pitch at Karachi’s National Bank Cricket Stadium is expected to stay that way in Eliminator 1.

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Colin Munro, Alex Hales, Agha Salman, Azam Khan (wk), Shadab Khan (c), Faheem Ashraf, Hunain Shah, Naseem Shah, Haider Ali, Imad Wasim, and Tymal Mills are the members of Islamabad United.

Jason Roy, Saud Shakeel, Abrar Ahmed, Usman Tariq, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Omair Yousuf, Akeal Hosein, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Wasim Jr., and Laurie Evans (wk) are the Quetta Gladiators.

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