May 18, 2024
  • United States: 05:13 AM
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  • United Arab Emriates: 01:13 PM
May 18, 2024
United States: 05:13 AM|
Canada: 05:13 AM|
United Arab Emriates: 01:13 PM

Islamabad United Takes the Lead in PSL 8 with Impressive Sixes Record

Islamabad United qualified for the playoffs of the ongoing eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) by securing a two-wicket victory over Quetta Gladiators yesterday.

The Shadab Khan-led side became the second team after Lahore Qalandars to advance to the next stage of the season. Lahore Qalandars currently occupy the top of the table.

The two-time champions are currently in second place in the points table, having won five out of seven encounters in the group stage of the event, with a run rate of -0.093.

In the meantime, Islamabad United left the Shaheen Afridi-led side behind on the list of franchises with the most sixes in the ongoing edition after hitting eight sixes in the previous game.

The Men in Red have hit a total of 60 sixes in the seven encounters, while the defending champions have hit 52 sixes in their seven matches of the PSL 8.

Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi have hit 51 and 46 sixes in eight and six matches respectively, while Quetta Gladiators and Multan Sultans have hit 37 and 32 sixes in seven matches each.