The 15th match of the Pakistan Super League played between Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. LHQ beat ISU by 5 wickets.
Lahore Qalandars won the toss and elected to bowl first. ISU started not well, they were continuously lossing wickets and the top oders have failed to make a good partnership. Faheem Ashraf scored 27 runs in 24 balls. LHQ bowlers performed really well. Faulkner picked up 3 wickets, Ahmed and Rauf both picked up 2 wickets and Rashid Khan picked up 1 wicket with a brilliant bowling figure of 9 runs in 4 overs.
In reply LHQ have lost their top orders Fakhar Zaman and Muhammad Faizan early. Then Sohail Akhtar and Mohammad Hafeez made a good partnership of 38 runs. Sohail scored 40 runs in 30 balls including 5 fours and 1 six. Hafeez scored 29 runs in 25 balls. After losing Sohail and Hafeez wickets LHQ facing huge pressure to chase down the target. Finally Rashid Khan came out and played an outstanding short innings of 15 runs in 5 balls including 3 fours and finally remains unbeaten. Tim David also played an unbeaten 23 runs in 15 balls including 1 four and six. Hasan Ali picked up 2 wickets. Rashid Khan was the player of the match.