Islamabad United have won the toss and elected to field first. Lahore Qalandar batted first after losing the toss. Islamabad is led by Muhammad Sami and Qalandars is led by Hafeez.
The opening game of HBL PSL Season 4 2019 from Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Fakhar Zaman played such a great knock with his bat for Qalandars 65 runs off 43 balls including with 6, fours and 3, sixes.
Lahore Qalandars posted a total on the scoreboard 171 runs with the lost 8 wickets in 20 overs. Islamabad started chasing that total like true champion.
Luke Ronchi and Rizwan Hussain provided a great start up for chasing that total of 172 runs but suddenly the appearance Rahat Ali was a disaster for Islamabad United because Rahat Ali got 3 wickets in over from where position got change for Islamabad United.
But after losing 3 back to back wickets Hussain Talat and Camron Delport provided some sort of great stand for United to carry on their chasing but they also got out at the stage of 118/5 with in 14.4 overs.
Then Danger himself Asif Ali and All Rounder Faheem Ashraf showed their outstanding performance with bat at that stage where they were in such a trouble, Asif Ali scored 36 runs of just faced 19 deliveries and Faheem scored 23 runs off 11 balls.
Although Left Arm Pacer Rahat Ali given break through with his bowling 4 wickets total in 4 overs but he took 3 wickets in one over. Where both skippers were doing jobs of captaincy in first time HBL PSL. The captain of Islamabad United Muhammad Sami succeeded to started with the victory in this 2019 Edition, Season 4.
Islamabad United won by 5 wickets in the very game of HBL PSL Season 4 2019.
Player of the match Faheem Ashraf