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SHARJAH – Quetta Gladiators won the 11th match of Pakistan Super League 2017 against Lahore Qalandars by five wickets and easily chased a target of 201 runs in 18.5 overs here on Saturday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.

Chasing the target, Gladiators’ KP Pietersen scored 88 runs off 42 bowls, Sarfraz Ahmad 45 runs off 25 balls, while opener batsman Ahmed Shehzad made 15 runs off 15 bowls.

Lahore Qalandars had set a target of 201 runs for Gladiators by losing three wickets in the match.

For Qalandars, JJ Roy scored 51 runs off 27 bowls; Fakhar Zaman made 47 runs off 31 balls, while Mohammad Rizwan scored 46 runs off 28 balls.

On the other hand, Quetta Gladiators’ Hasan Khan got two wickets and Zulfiqar Babar got one wicket.

Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to filed as the match started at 04:00 PM Pakistan time, which corresponds to 03:30 PM Indian time, 01:00 GMT and 03:00 PM according to UAE time.

Where to watch: All matches will air on PTV Sports, Ten Sports and Geo Super. Similarly, cricket enthusiasts of the world can catch live action on MENA – OSN, Africa – Startimes, Bangladesh – Gazi TV, UK – A plus, channel 44, Prime TV, Geo TV, Caribbean – Flow TV, USA – A Plus, Afghanistan – Moby.

The second match today (Saturday) will be played between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi at 9 pm.

Squads

Quetta Gladiators: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Umar Gul, Asad Shafiq, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Nawaz, Kevin Pietersen, Luke Wright, Rilee Rossouw, Mahmudullah Riyad, Anwar Ali, Tymal Mills, Hassan Khan, Nathan McCullum, Thisara Perera, Bismillah Khan, Mir Hamza, Zulfiqar Babar, Saad Nasim, Umar Amin, Noor Wali.

Lahore Qalandars: Brendon McCullum (captain), Azhar Ali, Aamer Yamin, Sohail Tanvir, Sunil Narine, Umar Akmal, Jason Roy, Yasir Shah, James Franklin, Mohammad Rizwan, Cameron Delport, Fakhar Zaman, Bilawal Bhatti, Ghulam Mudassar, Usman Qadir, Grant Elliot, Chris Green, Saif Badar, Mohammad Irfan (Jr.), Zafar Gohar.