PSL 2020: United thrash Qalandars by 71 runs

By: News Desk      Published: 11:37 PM, 4 Mar, 2020
PSL 2020: United thrash Qalandars by 71 runs
Islamabad United's skipper Shadab Khan (R) celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Lahore Qalandars's Samit Patel during the PSL match against Lahore Qalandars at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium.–AFP

Islamabad United thrashed Lahore Qalandars by 71 runs in the 17th match of the Pakistan Super League 2020 at Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday.

After winning the toss and elected to field, Lahore Qalandars bowlers looked hapless in front of Islamabad United batsmen who played their shots at will and posted 198 runs for the loss of 3 wickets. Munro smashed 87 runs off 59 balls. Ronchi scored 48 runs off 31 balls and Ingram made 29 runs off 19 balls.

Qalandars Muhammad Hafeez bagged one wicket.

In reply, Qalandars batsmen displayed a poor show and got all out for 127 in the 19th over. Usman Shinwari top-scored with 30 runs. Ben Dunk and Salman Butt scored 25 and 21 runs, respectively.

Islamabad United Rumman Raees took three wickets for conceding 29 runs. Zafar Gohar also bagged three wickets.

Colin Munro received man of the match award for his unbeaten 87 runs.