Jason Roy’s century helps Quetta Gladiators clinch high-scoring game

Jason Roy scored his maiden PSL hundred AFP

Jason Roy scored his maiden PSL hundred AFP

Jason Roy scored his maiden PSL hundred, hitting a hurricane 116 off just 57 conveyances – including 11 fours and eight sixes – to set up Quetta Gladiators seven wicket triumph against Lahore Qalandars. Requiring 205 for triumph, the Gladiators moved past the line with three conveyances in excess, with James Vince (49* off 38) and Mohammad Nawaz (25* off 12) sharing a significant 33-run organization. It just so happens, this was Qalandars’ second misfortune subsequent to posting a 200 or more complete in the current release, while their three prior successes assisted them with clutching the third spot.

For a 71-run opening stand that came inside five overs, Ahsan Ali partook in an incredible view from the non-striker’s end as Roy set on a presentation of force hitting to get the pursuit rolling. Shaheen Afridi was struck for a six over long-off and afterward yielded two fours, all in progression, as Roy got into the demonstration immediately. Roy then, at that point, struck Zaman Khan and Afridi for several fours each prior to taking the assault to Haris Rauf in the fourth finished. Two progressive sixes and a four later, Roy was praising the quickest 50 years by a Gladiators player as he arrived at there off 20 conveyances. Rashid Khan also was hit for a six by Roy in his first over before Ahsan’s tomfoolery was finished by Kamran Ghulam as he succumbed to a 8-ball 7.

The Gladiators had scored 73 in the powerplay, 60 off those approaching off Roy’s bat, and his assault didn’t stop as he controlled his side beyond 100 when the tenth over was finished. James Vince was engaged with a valuable relationship with Roy, who raised a 49-ball 100 with two consecutive sixes off Zaman Khan in the thirteenth. While Vince endure a Qalandars survey, Roy added two additional fours to his count – off Rashid – to take the Gladiators past 150 in the fourteenth over.

The condition was down to 52 off 36 balls when Afridi conveyed a 8-run over. Roy then, at that point, struck a four off David Wiese yet off the following ball, gave a catch to short fine leg while attempting to paddle a more slow conveyance. This finished a 96-run association for the subsequent wicket, falling off just 63 balls. Vince was certainly not a simple onlooker in the stand, contributing 37, and had the occupation of owning his side as the Gladiators lost one more wicket when Iftikhar Ahmed was caught in front by Haris. Afridi, back into the assault in the eighteenth over, offered just five runs however Nawaz pummeled a six off Rauf to facilitate the nerves in the Gladiators camp. They required five in the last finished and Nawaz polished it off with his second six as the Gladiators dealt with their second success to climb to fourth.

Prior, requested to bat, Zaman was somewhat quiet in the first place while Abdullah Shafique struck 29 off 23, including two sixes, to assist the Qalandars with scoring more than 40 in the powerplay. For openers set on a 61-run stand in eight overs, which finished with the run out of Shafique. Zaman was 28 off 21 at that stage and he got pace with two progressive sixes off James Faulkner in the tenth over. Kamran Ghulam likewise hit two maximums yet tumbled off Iftikhar’s bowling as James Vince clutched a decent catch in the profound. Mohammad Hafeez had a short stay as he tumbled to Ghulam Mudassar not long after hitting the bowler for a six time Phil Salt additionally withdrawn in the wake of clearing the fence once, leaving the Qalandars at 126/4 after 15 overs.

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Zaman added one more six to his count, his third of the innings, which was likewise his last as he hauled a Mudassar conveyance on to the stumps. Toward the finish of the seventeenth over, Qalandars had pretty much figured out how to cross 150 however Harry Brook and Wiese assumed responsibility in the passing, helping their side score 50 in the last three overs. Wiese struck Nawaz for a six and a four in the eighteenth over while Luke Wood had a costly complete the process of, surrendering 24 in the penultimate over of the innings – which included two sixes and two fours for Brook. Wiese hit a greatest off Naseem Shah in the last over as they completed unbeaten with their association worth 55 off 20.

Brief scores : Lahore Qalandars 204/5 in 20 overs (Fakhar Zaman 70, Harry Brook 41*; Ghulam Mudassar 2-43) lost to Quetta Gladiators 207/3 in 19.3 overs (Jason Roy 116, James Vince 49; Kamran Ghulam 1-15) by 7 wickets.

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