Jason Roy's brilliant117 hands Quetta Gladiators crucial victory against Lahore Qalandars

 Quetta Gladiators successfully chased down 205 runs target set by Lahore Qalandars

Quetta Gladiators chased down 205 runs target thanks to a brilliant 117 from Jason Roy. Quetta gladiators achieved the target in the last over to earn two crucial points to remain in the contention for a place in playoffs.

Jason Roy's century steered the Quetta Gladiators to a nail-biting victory as he smashed 19 boundaries including 11 fours and eight sixes. Both James Vince and Roy continued to punish the bowlers and make the clash one-sided. Vince hit 49 off just 38 balls with five fours.

No bowler of Qalandars was able to hold the charged Roy from sending the balls to the boundary. Gladiators chased down the 205-run target posted by Qalandars in 19.3 overs at the cost of just three wickets.

Roy was the top scorer of the match as he made 116 runs off 57 balls. Meanwhile, Mohammad Nawaz scored 25 runs off 12 deliveries. Lahore bowlers, Haris Rauf, Kamran Ghulam, and David Wiese managed to take one wicket each.

Fakhar Zaman's half-century helped Qalandars put up an impressive score on the board, handing Gladiators a 205-run target. Fakhar made 70 runs off 45 balls, with the help of three fours and three sixes, while Abdullah Shafiq smashed 32 off 27 balls with the help of one four and two sixes.

Lahore Qalandars now has 6 points after 5 games while Quetta has 4 points in 5 matches.  

                                                                   Sports Desk

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