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168/7 (20)
162/10 (19.4)
LQ won by 6 runs.
Player of the match: David Wiese
 
We will now have a massive contest on our hands come Sunday, when Multan Sultans take on Lahore Qalandars at the Gaddafi Stadium! The crowd will fill up the stands in numbers to support their respective team and both sides will give it their all to win the final and lift the coveted Pakistan Super League season 7 trophy! For now, allow the pair of Dwijesh and Bidipto, to take your leave, after a scintillating match that was, Eliminator 2! We were delighted to be able to bring you all the live action! Join our coverage for the final, as we expect the last match to be even better! Keep following Sportskeeda!  
MATCH SUMMARY

Lahore Qalandars, batting first - 168 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in their 20 overs; Abdullah Shafique 52 (28)
Islamabad United, batting second - 162 all out in 19.4 overs; Azam Khan 40 (28)

Lahore Qalandars beat Islamabad United by 6 runs and go through to the final.

Player of the Match: David Wiese - 28* (8) (1x4, 3x6) and a brilliant defence of 8 runs in the last over.

This was a match worthy of an Eliminator! The 2nd innings in particular swung from one side to another as we could not make out, till the last ball of the match was bowled, as to who would win the match! In the end, David Wiese and the Lahore Qalandars held their nerve to pull off a spectacular win! 

David Wiese finished the 1st innings with a flurry, taking Lahore to 168 and he came back to finish the match with a magnificent last over, defending only 8 runs. He was rightly adjudged the player of the match.

Islamabad United got themselves to a very strong position to win the match, courtesy a superb 50-run partnership between Alex Hales and Azam Khan, but a piece of magic in the field from Haris Rauf got Azam run out, and then, Haris himself got the wicket of Hales to make things really interesting. Asif Ali then threatened to take the match away via his big hitting, but Haris Rauf got him out too to leave 8 runs for David Wiese to defend. 

Islamabad got off to a very indifferent start, where runs were coming from one ball, and wickets falling off the next ball! That had to be fixed by Hales and Azam later on, but Lahore were always in the game and making a match out of every opportunity they got. 

Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan and Shaheen Afridi took 2 wickets each, while David Wiese got the last wicket to win the match for the Qalandars. There were also some fantastic catches and breathtaking run outs in between from Lahore. 

Still, the fielding can improve a lot more for them, heading into the final.
POST-MATCH PRESENTATION

Player of the Match, David Wiese:
Unbelievable game, unbelievable team effort! To be honest, it got a little bit easier for me to bowl the last over as I thought that the pressure was on their batters to get those runs, I also managed to get those yorkers in at the right time and got the job done. It is amazing to be able to play in front of such a supportive crowd. 

Islamabad United captain, Shadab Khan:
If we had played more smartly before the last over, I think we could have won, so it won't be right to blame Wasim Jr's decision not to take singles off the first two balls. Yes it would have been nice to win but I can be proud of the way we played right through the tournament, with all the injuries, we put up a good show. We will come back better next time for sure.

Lahore Qalandars captain, Shaheen Afridi:
It was a great fight shown by our players, Wiese was great with both bat and ball. We did not give up at all. I am glad that I could get the wickets initially. When I bowled the no-ball, I thought that there is no need to panic, and focused on the next delivery. It has been terrific to get such great support from the Lahore crowd, hopefully, we can gift them the tournament.

Phil Salt: Surely one of the closest matches I've been part of. It see-sawed all the way but were able to get the win. It is unbelievable to play in Lahore, I can't hear anything at the moment. 100%, we've got a chance to win the game but whoever plays the best on the day will come out with the win in the end. Can't wait for it
An amazing win for Lahore Qalandars in Eliminator 2 by 6 runs with 2 balls to spare! 
20.0
19.4 David Wiese to Waqas Maqsood, WICKET! LAHORE WIN! Wiese is fist-bumping out in the middle and rightly so! It was a full ball bowled on the middle stump, Maqsood heaves it towards Shafique at midwicket, who takes a good catch at the edge of the boundary

Waqas Maqsood c Abdullah Shafique b David Wiese 0 (1)
Seven runs to win from three balls!

Waqas Maqsood, LHB,
is at the crease. 
19.3 David Wiese to Mohammad Wasim Jr, RUN-OUT! A slower ball bowled on middle and off, Wasim drags it to the leg-side and tries to sneak in a second but he cannot! He is caught short of his crease!

Mohammad Wasim Jr run out (Abdullah Shafique/Phil Salt) 5 (7)
Eight runs to win from four balls! 
19.2 David Wiese to Mohammad Wasim Jr, a full ball bowled outside off, Wasim drills it to long-off and once again, he denies the single. DLS on Lahore's side now
Eight runs to win from five balls! 
19.1 David Wiese to Mohammad Wasim Jr, a full ball bowled just outside off, Wasim drags it to deep midwicket but sends his partner back. Bold call!
David Wiese [2.0-0-19-0] is back to bowl.

Athar Mahmood, RHB,
is at the crease.

What a shot under pressure from Asif Ali! A 95-metre six! But now he is out! 8 runs to will off the last 6 balls! 
19
overs
161 /8 score
1
6
1
1
0
W
runs
cricket bat icon Asif Ali *
25 (22)
cricket bat icon Mohammad Wasim
4 (4)
cricket ball icon Haris Rauf
2 /31
18.6 Haris Rauf to Asif Ali, WICKET! Asif has to depart! A back of a length delivery bowled on middle and off, Asif looks to pull it over the boundary but can only drag one towards long-on where Brook takes a good catch
18.5 Haris Rauf to Asif Ali, a slower ball bowled outside off, Asif has a big swing at it and misses
18.4 Haris Rauf to Mohammad Wasim Jr, a full ball bowled outside off, a hint of reverse-swing there, Wasim pushes it to covers for a single
18.3 Haris Rauf to Asif Ali, a back of a length delivery bowled outside off, Asif drags it to mid-on for a single