Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United 26th Match Prediction

Quetta Gladiators Cricket Logo
Quetta Gladiators
180/9 in 20.0
9.00
Islamabad United Cricket Logo
Islamabad United
137/9 in 20.0
6.85
Mar 05, 201916:00
Sheikh Zayed Stadium - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Finished
Quetta Glad won by 43 runs

Our Prediction

Quetta Gladiators To Win the Match, 2.01
Read our quick thoughts
  • Quetta Gladiators have looked in superb form right from the beginning of the tournament
  • The Gladiators are a better balanced and better performing side, on paper and in the tournament so far respectively
  • Islamabad United have a fragile batting lineup which has cracked often under pressure so far in the competition
Bet on Quetta Gladiators for Real Money

Who's Winning?

What's this?

Our "Prediction Wizard" will calculate, based on the current available betting odds, the implicit winning percentages for the possible outcomes in a match. This will be updated as soon as we fetch the odds from the betting sites and keep updating until the match is finished.

QG
100.0%
IU
0.0%
  • Tournament: Pakistan Super League 2019
  • Date: Mar 05, 2019
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Time: 16:00
  • Weather: Sunny, 51% Humidity, 20.8℃

Key Stats

  • Toss: Islamabad United (Fielding)

Quetta Gladiators

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
RR Rossouw 23 17 2 1 135.29
Dwayne Bravo 0 2 0 0 0.00
SR Watson 15 11 2 1 136.36
S Tanvir 0 3 0 0 0.00
Ahmed Shehzad 73 46 9 1 158.70
Azam Khan 12 15 1 0 80.00
Fawad Ahmed 0 2 0 0 0.00
Sarfraz Ahmed 1 2 0 0 50.00
Umar Akmal 27 17 1 3 158.82
Mohammad Nawaz 15 5 1 1 300.00
BowlerOMRWECO
Cameron Delport 1.0 0 9 0 9.00
Faheem Ashraf 3.0 0 18 4 6.00
Zafar Gohar 3.0 0 28 1 9.33
SR Patel 4.0 0 33 1 8.25
Shadab Khan 3.0 0 35 0 11.67
Amad Butt 4.0 0 40 3 10.00
Mohammad Sami 2.0 0 15 0 7.50

Islamabad United

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Cameron Delport 25 27 4 0 92.59
Asif Ali 0 2 0 0 0.00
Faheem Ashraf 2 2 0 0 100.00
Zafar Gohar 9 9 0 1 100.00
Rizwan Hussain 7 10 0 0 70.00
SR Patel 14 15 1 0 93.33
Shadab Khan 8 7 1 0 114.29
Amad Butt 0 1 0 0 0.00
Philip Salt 2 3 0 0 66.67
Luke Ronchi 64 43 7 3 148.84
Mohammad Sami 1 1 0 0 100.00
BowlerOMRWECO
Dwayne Bravo 4.0 0 29 1 7.25
S Tanvir 4.0 0 19 2 4.75
Mohammad Hasnain 4.0 0 32 2 8.00
Fawad Ahmed 4.0 0 26 3 6.50
Mohammad Nawaz 4.0 0 27 1 6.75

About the Match

Quetta Gladiators became the first team to ascertain their place in the top-four of the 2019 edition of the Pakistan Super League with their win over Peshawar Zalmi. The win pushed them back onto the top position at the points table. They are all set to take on Islamabad United in their upcoming encounter which is to be played at the same venue on 5th March. Islamabad United are yet to play at Abu Dhabi and although the surface isn't too different from what we saw at Dubai, it would be interesting to see how their batsmen adapt to the different conditions.

Match Preview

Quetta Gladiators

After a brief spell of unfavorable results, Quetta Gladiators are once again starting to look like an invincible side with Shane Watson and Ahmed Shehzad in fine form. With a brilliant 91-run knock against Peshawar Zalmi, Watson not only played a vital role in Gladiators' victory but also moved to the top of the run-getters charts in the Pakistan Super League 2019.

Chasing a total of 167, it was all about Shane Watson and Ahmed Shehzad as the duo took the sting out of the Zalmi attack. Shane Watson carried his back and returned with 91 runs to his name whereas Ahmed Shehzad was dismissed after scoring an important fifty.

Even though the pair of Shehzad and Watson was responsible for making a mockery of the Peshawar's total, it were their bowlers who actually set that up for them. Dwayne Bravo produced a death bowling masterclass and gave away just three singles in the last over which played a huge part in Gladiators' success.

Quetta Gladiators Starting Lineup

SR Watson, Ahmed Shehzad, Azam Khan, Umar Akmal, Dwayne Bravo, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, S Tanvir, Mohammad Hasnain, Fawad Ahmed, Rilee Rossouw.

Islamabad United

Not long ago, Asif Ali's 70-run knock lifted Islamabad United to the top of the table, but thanks to a bad defeat against Peshawar Zalmi, they've slid down to the third spot with Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators two and four points above them respectively.

They last played a match four days ago wherein Mohammad Sami conceded four runs off the final delivery to complete a heart-wrenching loss. Despite the loss, there were a few positives to take from the match for the United. Cameron Delport's return to form with business-end of the tournament not far away was definitely something they will look forward to. Delport played a 71-run knock which single-handedly took the United score up and over 160.

Boyce's wicket brought down United's scoring rate and they eventually finished at 175 with just 29 runs coming off the last 23 deliveries. Just like their batting which struggled at the death, their bowling failed to close the match despite having Zalmi on the match with 5 for 86. However, Faheem Ashraf gave away 27 runs off the thirteenth over which shifted the match back in Zalmi's favor.

Islamabad United Starting Lineup

Luke Ronchi, C Delport, Philip Salt, Asif Ali, Amad Butt, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Sami, SR Patel, Rizwan Hussain, Shadab Khan, Zafar Gohar.

Match Prediction

The defending champions have done well in the tournament so far, but they, too, haven't really been flawless. They have cracked often when under the pump and the last match was one prime example of it. Gladiators, on the other hand, have the services of a few of the most experienced players of the game with almost all of them contributing well. With Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, and Ahmed Shehzad in fine form, the Gladiators are better placed to win the upcoming match and ascertain a place for them in the top two.

Betting Tips

Quetta Gladiators To Win the Match, 2.01

Bet Now

Which team will win?

Quetta Gladiators 65.3% (201)
Islamabad United 34.7% (107)
Thanks for voting

Comments

Sanjay
Sir mughe paisa lgana hai
2019-03-05 18:24:52
Reply

Free Cricket Betting Tips

Sign up to our newsletter and receive daily FREE cricket betting tips and betting offers to your email!