ABU DHABI: Opener Shan Masood struck 73 runs to set the tone for Multan Sultans to score 183-5 in 20 overs against Quetta Gladiators in the 25th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 6.
Masood was the dominant force today as Sultans batted on the front foot against lower-ranked Gladiators. He smashed seven boundaries and four sixes to score 73 off 42 balls.
Sent into bat first, Masood and Mohammad Rizwan provided a strong 72 runs start to Sultans. Khurram Shahzad removed Rizwan in the ninth over after the right-handed batter scored 21 runs with the help of a boundary.
Later on, Masood had a brief 37-runs partnership with Johnson Charles who went on to score 47 spread over five boundaries and two sixes.
Charles partnered with Khushdil Shah to score 42 runs together as Sultans posted a composing total on the scoreboard. Khushdil made 20 runs off 18 balls including a boundary and a six.
Khurram bagged two wickets whilst Mohammad Nawaz, Hassan Khan and Zahir Khan took a wicket each.