PSL 2018, 9th match: Quetta beat Islamabad by six wickets

08:29 PM | 28 Feb, 2018
PSL 2018, 9th match: Quetta beat Islamabad by six wickets
SHARJAH - Quetta Gladiators defeated Islamabad United by six wickets in the ninth match of the Pakistan Super League 2018 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

Batting first, Islamabad United scored 134 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Luke Ronchi made 43 runs off 26 balls while skipper Misbah-ul-Haq scored 22. In reply, Quetta Gladiators achieved the target in 17.1 overs for four wickets. Kevin Pietersen was declared man of the match as he hammered 48 in just 31 balls.

Both the teams made changes in their squad as Misbah-ul Haq and JP Duminy joined United's final playing-11, while John Hastings and Mahmudullah are featuring for the Gladiators.

Fast bowler Anwar Ali gave an early breakthrough to Quetta after taking down United's opener Chadwick Walton for eight runs in his second over of the match.

Earlier, Quetta Gladiators skipper Sarfaraz Ahmad won the toss and elected to bowl first against Islamabad United in the ninth match of the Pakistan Super League 2018 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

The match starts at 09.00pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST). PTV Sports, Geo Sports, and Ten Sports will broadcast live fixtures for Pakistan and UAE citizens.

The cricket fans can also view the match online on the PSL-T20 Official website. For the live score, updates, and analysis, you can follow

You can also download Goonj application for Live Streaming.

Both the teams have won one match and lost one match so far. Islamabad United collapsed against Peshawar Zalmi by 34 runs but rallied to defeat Multan Sultans by 5 wickets in their next match.

Currently, Islamabad United is at fifth place in the rankings while Quetta Gladiators are on the third spot.

Points Table:


Islamabad United: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Alex Hales, Sam Billings, Mohammad Hasan, Chadwick Walton, Rohail Nazir, Luke Ronchi, Amad Butt, Jean-Paul Duminy, Hussain Talat, Samit Patel, Andre Russell, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Samuel Badree, Steven Finn, Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees and Zafar Gohar.

Quetta Gladiators: Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain), Rilee Rossouw, Jason Roy, Kevin Pietersen, Rameez Raja, Asad Shafiq, Shane Watson, Umar Amin, Mohammad Nawaz, Mahmudullah, Jofra Archer, Saad Ali, Saud Shakeel, Rashid Khan, Anwar Ali, Hassan Khan Mohammad, Mir Hamza, Rahat Ali and Hasan Khan.

Match Prediction 

Karachi 60%

Islamabad 40%

Weather Report

No chances of rain

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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