Karachi Kings beat Islamabad United by 4 wickets to reach semifinals Islamabad United have been ruled out of the event due to a failure. Islamabad United have won the title twice before. In the low-scoring match played at the National Stadium Karachi, the Kings scored a 137-run target 4 balls before losing 6 wickets.
Sharjeel Khan won the man-of-the-match award by scoring 37 off 14 balls. According to the details, Karachi Kings captain Emad Wasim won the toss in the second match and decided to field first. Apart from this, no other Islamabad United player has performed well and he has been intermittently returning to the pavilion.
Hussein Talat with 37 fours and four fours Phil Salt scored 25 runs with 3 fours and 1 six. As soon as both players returned to the pavilion, the dream of decorating a big set on the Islamabad United’s scoreboard was shattered.
Islamabad United scored 136 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Zafar Gohar, 13 and Fahim Ashraf were on the crease with 12 runs to spare in 20 overs. Kings opener Sharjeel Khan started the inning by adding 20 runs to fast bowler Musa Khan in the first over.
He set up an initial contribution of 60 runs with 30 balls. With Sharjeel Khan scoring 37 runs off 14 balls with 4 sixes and 3 fours.
The Prime Minister scored 18 runs. Karachi scored a total of 60. Both Kings’ openers returned to Pavilion, while captain Emad Waseem and Cameron Delport took the crease. Cameron Delport’s 11 were included in a 30-ball 50-ball partnership.
He returned to the pavilion with 24 balls to spare, and the newcomer batsman could not stay on the wicket for too long. Shadab Khan hit the ball for 1 run. Karachi Kings’ fifth wicket fell when captain Emad Wasim was bowled out for 32 off 26 balls. But they too were bowled out for six with 1 six and 1 four.
Conquered Kurtem Karachi Kings target 4 The bowlers got the first. Amid Asif 13 and Chris Jordan 6 not out. Declared. The last two group matches of the HBL PSL 2020 will be played on Sunday, March 15.
The teams of Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans will be playing at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore at 2pm while the match between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators teams will be played at the National Stadium Karachi at 7pm.