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PSL Eliminator 1: Islamabad United to Face Quetta Gladiators Today

PSL Eliminator 1: Islamabad United to Face Quetta Gladiators Today

The stage is set for a thrilling showdown between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators in the Eliminator 1 of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Karachi’s National Bank Cricket Stadium on Friday. With both teams narrowly making it through the league stage, they face a pivotal challenge to keep their PSL 2024 hopes alive by securing victory in this knockout showdown. The winner will advance to face Peshawar Zalmi in the subsequent match.


In their last league stage encounter, Islamabad United showcased a remarkable performance by chasing down a formidable target of 229 runs against table-toppers Multan Sultans in Rawalpindi. Colin Munro and captain Shadab Khan played crucial innings to set the stage for victory, with contributions from lower-order batsmen Faheem Ashraf and Imad Wasim.

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On the other hand, Quetta Gladiators faced a significant defeat against Multan Sultans in their last match, failing to withstand the onslaught from the opposition. They will need to regroup and perform well in all departments if they aim to emerge victorious in this crucial knockout match against Islamabad.

The pitch at the National Bank Cricket Stadium has favored the bowlers so far and is expected to maintain its nature in Eliminator 1. Both teams will need to adapt their strategies accordingly. Both teams will be eager to put their best foot forward and secure a spot in the next stage of the tournament.