PSL 2021 – ISL beats LAH: Asif Ali shines as Islamabad united defeats Lahore Qalandars by 28 runs

PSL 2021 - ISL vs LAH: Lahore Qalandars need 153 runs to win against Islamabad United; ISL - 152/7 (20 ov)- follow LIVE Updates
PSL 2021 - ISL vs LAH: Lahore Qalandars need 153 runs to win against Islamabad United; ISL - 152/7 (20 ov)- follow LIVE Updates

PSL 2021 – ISL beats LAH: Asif Ali shines as Islamabad united defeats Lahore Qalandars by 28 runs- A sensational fightback from Asif Ali and Iftikhar Ahmed coupled with a dominating bowling performance have helped Islamabad United defeat Lahore Qalandars by 28 runs. Apart from openers Fakhar Zaman and Sohail Akhtar, the entire batting department flopped for Lahore as they got bowled out for just 124 runs with 10 balls to spare. Mohammad Musa scalped 3 wickets while Fawad Ahmed and Shadab Khan took 2 wickets each.

Earlier, a sensational batting performance from Iftikhar Ahmed and Asif Ali in the middle order has helped Islamabad united to reach a good enough total against Lahore qalandars. While Asif Ali slammed 75 runs off 43 balls, Iftikhar added 49 runs to the scorecard. Earlier James Faulkner dismantled the batting lineup with 3 crucial wickets while Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf also took 2 wickets each.

Lahore Qalandars Innings – 124/10 (18.2 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Fakhar Zaman c Iftikhar Ahmed b Muhammad Musa 44 37 4 2 118.92
Sohail Akhtar (C) lbw b Fawad Ahmed 34 19 6 1 178.95
Zeeshan Ashraf runout (Rohail Nazir / SH Khan) 1 2 0 0 50.00
Mohammad Hafeez c Hussain Talat b Muhammad Musa 8 8 1 0 100.00
Ben Dunk (WK) c Rohail Nazir b Muhammad Musa 1 3 0 0 33.33
Tim David c Iftikhar Ahmed b SH Khan 3 8 0 0 37.50
Rashid Khan b SH Khan 4 7 0 0 57.14
James Faulkner b Fawad Ahmed 1 5 0 0 20.00
Shaheen Afridi runout (Fawad Ahmed / Hussain Talat) 0 1 0 0 0.00
Ahmed Daniyal Not out 6 8 1 0 75.00
Haris Rauf c Iftikhar Ahmed b Ali Khan 17 12 0 2 141.67
Extra 5 (b 0, w 3, nb 0, lb 2)
Total 124/10 (18.2)
Yet To Bat
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Mohammad Wasim 3 0 38 0 12.67
Ali Khan 2.2 0 10 1 4.29
Muhammad Musa 3 0 18 3 6.00
Fawad Ahmed 4 0 27 2 6.75
Iftikhar Ahmed 2 0 15 0 7.50
Shadab Khan 4 0 14 2 3.50
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Sohail Akhtar 1-55 5.6
Zeeshan Ashraf 2-58 6.5
Mohammad Hafeez 3-86 10.1
BR Dunk 4-88 10.6
FK Zaman 5-93 12.2
Tim David 6-97 13.2
Rashid Khan 7-99 13.6
S Afridi 8-100 14.3
JP Faulkner 9-100 14.6
Haris Rauf 10-124 18.2
Islamabad United Innings – 152/7 (20 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Usman Khawaja c BR Dunk b S Afridi 0 3 0 0 0.00
Colin Munro lbw b JP Faulkner 4 11 0 0 36.36
Rohail Nazir (WK) lbw b JP Faulkner 1 3 0 0 33.33
Hussain Talat c Tim David b JP Faulkner 8 13 1 0 61.54
Shadab Khan (C) c BR Dunk b Haris Rauf 5 7 0 0 71.43
Iftikhar Ahmed c Rashid Khan b Haris Rauf 49 37 6 0 132.43
Asif Ali hit wicket (S Afridi) 75 43 6 5 174.42
Mohammad Wasim Not out 4 4 0 0 100.00
Muhammad Musa Not out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extra 6 (b 2, w 2, nb 1, lb 1)
Total 152/7 (20)
Yet To Bat Fawad AhmedAli Khan
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Shaheen Afridi 4 0 19 2 4.75
James Faulkner 4 0 19 3 4.75
Haris Rauf 4 0 29 2 7.25
Rashid Khan 4 0 36 0 9.00
Ahmed Daniyal 4 0 46 0 11.50
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Usman Khawaja 1-0 0.3
Rohail Nazir 2-4 1.4
C Munro 3-13 3.4
Hussain Talat 4-20 5.5
SH Khan 5-20 6.1
Asif Ali 6-143 18.5
Iftikhar Ahmed 7-150 19.5
Match Details

Toss

Islamabad United captain Shadab Khan won the toss and opted to bat firsts against Lahore Qalandar on Sunday. This is the returning fixture between both the teams as in the first game Lahore Qalandars turned out victorious by 5 wickets in a last-ball thriller.

The decision of batting first by Shadab is one that shocked everyone as it has been a trend in PSL to win the toss and field first as chasing teams are winning most of the matches.

Lahore Qalandars (Playing XI): Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar(c), Zeeshan Ashraf, Mohammad Hafeez, Ben Dunk(w), Tim David, James Faulkner, Rashid Khan, Ahmed Daniyal, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf

Islamabad United (Playing XI): Usman Khawaja, Colin Munro, Hussain Talat, Rohail Nazir(w), Shadab Khan(c), Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Fawad Ahmed, Muhammad Musa, Ali Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jr

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PSL/Super League T20, ISL vs LAH squads

Islamabad United

Ali Khan, Shadab Khan (c), Rohail Nazir, Usman Khawaja, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Ahmed Saifi Abdullah, Akif Javed, Asif Ali, Colin Munro, Fawad Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Mohammad Akhlaq, Musa Khan, Zafar Gohar and Zeeshan Zameer

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Lahore Qalandars

James Faulkner, Maaz Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sohail Akhtar (c), Tim David, Zaid Alam, Ahmed Danyal, Ben Dunk, Callum Ferguson, Dilbar Hussain, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Faizan, Mohammad Hafeez, Rashid Khan, Salman Ali Agha, Seekuge Prasana, Sultan Ahmed, and Zeeshan Ashraf