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Rutherford’s 6-spree help Gladiators chase

Sherfane Rutherford’s brilliant performance helped Quetta Gladiators win by five wickets against Karachi Kings on the final ball of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season nine match. Let’s dive deeper and know how the 6-spree from Rutherford ultimately changed everything.

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Rutherford’s heroics in Karachi vs Quetta

Despite a rocky start for the Quetta Gladiators, with the squad at 89 for five, Sherfane Rutherford and Akeal Hosein changed the game with an outstanding combination.

Rutherford, in particular, demonstrated his power-hitting prowess, slamming 58 runs off only 31 balls, including six big sixes and a boundary.

His attack, aided by Hosein’s important contribution of 22 runs, powered Quetta Gladiators to an unforgettable victory.

With this match, the Quetta Gladiators achieved their fourth win of the competition, securing their league status.

On the other side, the Karachi Kings lost their third loss in five games, emphasizing the toughness of the PSL competition.

What else happened in the match?

The match saw a shocking collapse in Quetta Gladiators’ middle order, with the side losing critical wickets quickly.

However, Rutherford’s tenacity and aggressive batting approach changed the tide in his team’s favour, resulting in a thrilling triumph.

The Karachi Kings suffered an early setback in their batting innings, losing skipper Shan Masood in the first overs.

Despite a tenacious combination between James Vince and Tim Seifert, the squad failed to retain pace, eventually setting a 166-run goal for Quetta Gladiators.

Anwar Ali’s late cameo brought some excitement for the Karachi Kings, bringing their total to 165/8 in the allocated overs.

His strong batting, which included one four and two sixes, contributed significant runs to the scoreboard. Abrar Ahmed led the Quetta Gladiators’ bowling assault, taking three key wickets for the squad.

Akeal Hosein and Usman Tariq also contributed significantly, taking two wickets apiece, while pacer Sohail Khan took one.


Overall, the match between the Quetta Gladiators and the Karachi Kings was an exciting one. There were some outstanding performances from both teams. Sherfane Rutherford’s stunning batting outburst will be regarded as a high point of the competition, reflecting the excitement of PSL season nine.

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