Chasing the 201-run mammoth goal set by Lahore Qalandars, Quetta Gladiators stored shedding wickets at common intervals within the first half of their innings. Nevertheless, Kevin Pietersen and Gladiators’ skipper Sarfraz Ahmed steadied their ship.
Pietersen hammered 88* off 42 balls and turned the match round for Gladiators. Sarfraz contributed with 45 runs off 25 balls to set the course for victory.
Earlier, Qalandars scored 200 for the lack of three wickets, with Jason Roy, Fakhar Zaman and Rizwan doing the majority of scoring.
Fakhar Zaman and Jason Roy opened the batting for Qalandars and managed to place 77 runs on board for the primary wicket partnership.
Jason Roy was the primary to depart. He scored 51 off 27 balls earlier than being bowled by Hassan Khan within the seventh over.
Fakhar Zaman scored 47 off 31 balls earlier than Zulfiqar Babar bought him caught at deep midwicket.
Mohammad Rizwan remained unbeaten on 46 whereas Cameron Delport was additionally not out on 35 off 21 balls.
The final time when each groups performed one another it was a nail biting encounter which led to favour of Gladiators.