Karachi Kings beat Multan Sultans by 5 wickets in low scoring tussle in PSL
Karachi Kings won the toss and decided to field against Multan Sultans at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi today in the second PSL match of the day.
Multan Sultans 118-7 (Hammad Azam 29, Shoaib Malik 26; Usman Shinwari 4-15, Umer Khan 22)
Karachi Kings 120-5 (Liam Livingstone 53*, Colin Ingram 31; Mohammad Ilyas 3-27, Mohammad Abbas 2-14)
Result – Karachi Kings won by 5 wickets
In a low scoring match, batting first, Multan Sultans scored 118-7 off their 20 overs. Hammad Azam 29 and Shoaib Malik 26 top scoring with the bat and Usman Shinwari 4-15 and Umer Khan 3-22, the stars with the ball for Karachi Kings.
In reply, Karachi Kings made similarly slow progress, in the run chase, losing wickets regularly and making it a difficult target to reach. However, Liam Livingstone 53* and Colin Ingram 31 batted particularly well to get the Kings over the line. Mohammad Ilyas 3-27 and Mohammad Abbas 2-14 bowled exceptionally well for Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings only won with 4 balls to spare.
Karachi Kings - Babar Azam, Colin Munro, Liam Livingstone, Colin Ingram, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Imad Wasim(c), Aamer Yamin, Usman Shinwari, Umer Khan, Aaron Summers
Multan Sultans - James Vince, Umar Siddiq(wk), Johnson Charles, Shoaib Malik(c), Daniel Christian, Chris Green, Hammad Azam, Mohammad Irfan Khan, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Abbas
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