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SHARJAH – The match between Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi was abandoned after frequent spells of rain lashed the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.


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Quetta Gladiators had won the toss and invited Peshawar Zalmi to bat first in the 9th match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) here on Friday.

The house-full crowd could enjoy only 16 overs of Peshawar Zalmi’s innings in which Bangladeshi Tamim Iqbal made a half century. Zalmi scored 117 runs at the loss of three wickets in 16 overs.

Earlier, rain interrupted the clash at the start of the match. Both Zalmi and Gladiators have played three matches so far, won two and lost one.

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 (Friday) will be played between Karachi Kings and Islamabad United at 9 pm.


Squads

Peshawar Zalmi: Darren Sammy (captain), Shahid Afridi, Sohaib Maqsood, Eoin Morgan, Wahab Riaz, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mohammad Hafeez, Chris Jordan, Samit Patel, Kamran Akmal, Iftikhar Ahmed, Harris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Asghar, Marlon Samuels, Andre Fletcher, Khushdil Shah, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Imran Khan (jr), Junaid Khan, M. Irfan Khan.

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.