Multan Sultan beats Quetta Gladiators in match 5, David Wiley successfully defends 8 runs to help get Multan Sultan the third consecutive victory in PSL.
Quetta won the toss and selected to bowl first. Shan Masood and M. Rizwan opened the batting lineup for Multan Sultan. However, Quetta Gladiators were able to take the crucial wicket of Rizwan, as he was caught out by Ben Duckett. However, the Multan's side was able to manage a target of 175 runs with the help of glorious innings of Shan Masood who scored 88 runs of 58 deliveries.
In response, Quetta Gladiators lacked a good partnership as they kept losing wickets. The highest scorer from their side was Ben Duckett who scored 47 runs of 32 deliveries. Even after losing wickets, Quetta’s side was able to push the match to the very last over. David Willey was successful in defending 8 runs by taking the wickets of Sohail Tanvir and Naseem Shah in the last over.
To conclude, we must say that this was an enthralling game, a nail-biter in the end! It could have gone either way after the wicket of Iftikhar Ahmad, but it’s Mohammad Rizwan and his men who came out on top. They continue their sublime form in the tournament. Disappointment for Quetta Gladiators, but they also gave it all today.