Multan (Web Desk): Multan Sultans defeated Quetta gladiators by 9 wickets in the 3rd match of Pakistan Super League's (PSL) 8th edition in Multan on Wednesday night.
Multan Sultans won the toss and decided to field first against Quetta gladiators.
Quetta Gladiators were all out for 110, a target Multan Sultans achieved comfortably in the 14th over. Rilee Rossouw smashed unbeaten 78 runs for 42 balls and Mohammad Rizwan 28 runs for 34 balls.
Scorers from Gladiators included Jason Roy (27), Husnain (22), Muhammad Hafeez (18), Muhammad Nawaz (14) and Umar Akmal (11).
Sultan's Fast bowler Ehsanullah was a sensation to watch as he broke the rival’s batting backbone sending main batsmen to pavillion.
He clean bowled Gladiators' captain Sarfraz Ahmad, Naseem Shah, got Iftikhar Ahmad pinned before stumps on the very first ball, Umar Akmal caught behind and Jason Roy was out by throwing his wicket in the safe hands of Miller.
It was the fast bowling that gave tough time to Gladiators as the rest of the two bowlers Sameen Gull and Abbas Afridi shared two wickets each, wheas Osama Meer claimed one wicket.
Multan Sultans captain Muhammad Rizwan also remained unbeaten at 28 while Shan Masood (3) was the only wicket Sultans had lost in pursuit of triumph.
Multan Sultan's Ehsanullah was declared the player of the match.
Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan (C), Shan Masood, Usman Khan, Tim David, David Miller, Kieron Pollard, Khushdil Shah, Usama Mir, Shahnawaz Dahani, Ihsanullah, Abbas Afridi
Quetta Gladiators: Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Umar Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed (C), Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Nawaz, Wanindu Hasaranga, Umaid Asif, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah