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Rilee Rossouw’s century helped Multan to overcome Quetta Gladiators

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In the match played at Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan Sultans started their innings by Zeeshan Ashraf and James Vince, but on the total score of 23, Zeeshan got out for only 8 runs.

James Vince also scored 29 runs and Moeen Ali was bowled for only 6 runs. Shortly after falling three wickets, Shan Masood and Rilee Rossouw played brilliant strokes all around the wicket and the team’s score was steadily increasing.

Shan Masood made 46 off 32 balls with 6 fours but Rilee Russouw scored PSL’s fastest century off 43 balls with 6 sixes and 10 fours and he remained unbeaten on 100 runs. Multan Sultans scored 199 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.

Quetta’s Jason Roy and Shane Watson got off to a good start in chase of a 200-run target, but Jason Roy fell to Bilawal Bhatti after scoring 30 runs. The second wicket of Quetta fell on the total score of 98 when Ahsan Ali returned to pavilion on 14 runs.

After that, Azam Khan (6) and Ben Cutting (12) got out early. Quetta Gladiators’ last hope was Shane Watson who scored 80 runs off 41 balls with the help of 7 sixes and 7 fours.

In the specified overs, Quetta was limited to 169 runs for 7 wickets and defeated by 30 runs. From Multan, Bilawal Bhatti took three wickets, Imran Tahir took two wickets and Khushdil Shah took one wicket.

Rilee Rossouw was the player of the match for his outstanding knock.

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