Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Live Streaming Info: PSL Final 2016 Live Score; Cricket Match Preview – 23rd February – IU vs QG: Here comes the final T20 match of the current Pakistan Super League season one. This year this cricket tournament has enjoyed a lot of fans. The final game is to be played between Quetta and Islamabad sides at Dubai International Stadium. (see: Freedom 251 scam.)
On one hand, Quetta has showcased a very good cricketing spirit and performance and on cards, it has a slightly more edge over Islamabad side. However, both are very eligible for the PSL 2016 title. Till date in the series, Quetta team has witnessed only two losses. Against Islamabad, it has won both the matches.
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As a result, Quetta is at the top of the 2016 PSL points table. Most of the credit goes to Luke Wright. However, he was out of the lineup due to injury. He has now taken enough rest and considered to be fit for the final battle. Till now, he has made a total of 169 runs in 6 innings of the 20-20 matches with a good strike rate of 126.11.
Apart from the Englishman, the team has Ahmed Shehzad and Kevin Pieterson have been the star performers for the side who have scored 226 and 197 runs respectively. So, the trio can set a huge target for the opponent team.
Quetta have some of the best batsmen. However, they shouldn’t depend on the batsmen only. Along with good batsmen, they have good bowlers likes of Mohammad Nawaz who has taken 13 wickets. He has been the most impressive of all.Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Live Streaming
Being the most experienced of all, Kevin Pieterson will need to put all of it in the play to make his team win as well as to provide the support to the captain Sarfarz Ahmed. It can help the team to win the final match of the PSL.
Like Quetta, Islamabad United has also played some of the best cricket. It has defeated teams likes of Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi in order to make its place in the finale. At the start of the tournament, it was a inconsistent team. On the whole, it has won four games.
Despite of the absence of its star player, Shane Watson, the Islamabad team has projected itself as a strong unit. He was ruled out due to the abdominal injury. All the players have been doing well with wickets and runs.Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Live Streaming
Islamabad United will need the major support of its top order in order to score a huge total. The team can take control of the match with its key players likes of Brad Haddin, Dwayne Smith, Sharjeel Khan, and Khalid Latif. Khan will be having more confidence as he has scored the first ever century in the PSL.
Islamabad side also has a good batting lineup at the middle order with Andre Russell. The most of the support and wisdom of captain Misbah-Ul-Haq will be required on the field and with the players even if they are going wrong or not well in the final.
Coming to the bowling side of the team then, it has Mohammad Sami and Imran Khalid who have taken 11 and 9 wickets respectively in the tournament so far. They can provide some of the crucial dismissals and breakthroughs. This can win the half battle for the team.
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Where to watch PSL final live online
IU vs QG is slated to start at 8 pm local time (9:30 pm IST, 9 pm PKT, 4 pm GMT). There will be no live coverage of the match in India. For the viewers living in Pakistan, the facility to catch the live updates is made available on PTV Sports, Ten Sports, and Geo Super. They can stream it live on PTV Sports Live.
The audiences of UAE can catch the live action on OSN with an option to live stream on OSN Play. For the cricket fans living in the UK, the live match will be available on Prime TV and streaming on Prime TV online.