Rashid Khan’s consecutive boundaries in the last over helped Lahore Qalandars on Wednesday defeat Islamabad United by 5 wickets in a nail-biting contest in the first match of the second leg of the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) sixth edition at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Following the well-deserved victory, the Qalandars have now become table toppers with 8 points to their name.
Rashid scored 15 from 5 balls, while Qalandars skipper Sohail Akhtar lead from the front, scoring 40 runs the highest individual rating in the innings before being dismissed by Fawad Ahmed.
Mohammad Hafeez scored 29, Tim David 23, Ben Dunk 17, whereas Fakhar Zaman and Muhammad Faizan hit 9 runs each.
In the meantime, from Islamabad United, Hasan Ali took two wickets, whereas Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, and Fawad Ahmed were able to take one each.