QUT vs ISG: Quetta Gladiators won the previous season of Pakistan Super League. They will walk out as the defending champions with a hope to defend the title. They will aim to win the curtain-raiser on the back of their strong batting line up that comprises of Shane Watson, Jason Roy, Ahmed Shehzad, and Umar Akmal, who will look to set the stage on fire with their amazing batting skills. Meanwhile, they also have some amazing bowlers in their ranks like Naseem Shah, Fawad Ahmed, and Sohail Khan, who are expected to get off the mark with astonishing performances in the opener.
In this season Islamabad United will look to get their hands on that prestigious PSL trophy in its fifth season. In the previous season, they lost a crucial game against Peshawar Zalmi in the playoffs due to which they were knocked out of the tournament. However, this time around, United will look to come out all guns blazing in order to grab their 3rd PSL title.
Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United Playing XIs:
Shane Watson, Jason Roy, Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal/Khurram Manzoor, Sarfaraz Ahmed (C & WK), Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Fawad Ahmed, Sohail Khan
Luke Ronchi (wk), Colin Munro, Dawid Malan, Colin Ingram, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Amad Butt, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan (C), Rumman Raees, Muhammad Musa.