Picking up three wickets each, Sohail Tanvir and DJ Bravo provided a great platform to the Quetta Gladiators in their victory against Multan Sultans during Friday’s match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season four.
Ahmad Shahzad then held his nerve and finished with 28 of 35 after Rilee Rossouw was run out at 35 of 33. Birthday boy Shahid Afridi picked up two important wickets of Gladiators.
Muhammad Nawaz picked two wickets while Muhamad Hasnain bagged one to assist the pace attack, in restricting Sultans to 121.
Johnson Charles remained the only key resister for Sultans with his 46 off 36 runs knock with five boundaries and a six, to prevent a complete decimation of Sultans.
The next in line was skipper Shoaib Malik with his 21 off 24.
Quetta Gladiators drew the first blood for Multan Sultans with the wicket of James Vince during the powerplay overs in the second fixture of the day at the Dubai International Stadium.
Muhammad Nawaz got the first wicket for Gladiators in his very first over.
After an excellent start to their Pakistan Super League campaign Quetta Gladiators who lost the magic touch as they stumbled into a string of losses, take on Multan Sultans tonight.
Sarfraz Ahmed-led side currently sit on number three on the points table, while Sultans dropped to the bottom after their thumping at the hands of Peshawar Zalmi last night.
The last time these two sides met in the tournament, Gladiators outplayed Sultans and won the game by eight wickets.