Karachi Kings beat Quetta Gladiators by 1 run in PSL Karachi Stadium thriller
Quetta Gladiators won the toss and decided to bowl against Karachi Kings at the National Stadium, Karachi today in the PSL.
Karachi Kings 190-5 (Babar Azam 56, Colin Munro 30, Iftikhar Ahmed 44*; Muhammad Hasnain 2-38)
Quetta Gladiators 189-7 (Ahmed Shehzad 99; Usman Shinwari 3-43, Umar Khan 3-26)
Result – Karachi Kings won by 1 run
You cannot win or lose a cricket match by a narrower margin than in this match - Karachi Kings won by 1 run.
Batting first, Karachi Kings made a competitive 190-5 in their 20 overs, with Babar Azam 56, Colin Munro 30 and Iftikhar Ahmed 44* the mainstays of their batting and Muhammad Hasnain 2-38 the pick of the Quetta Gladiators bowlers.
In reply, Quetta Gladiators 189-7, fell just 2 runs short of victory with Ahmed Shehzad 99, starring with the bat for them and Usman Shinwari 3-43 and Umar Khan 3-26 the heroes with the ball for Karachi Kings.It was a nail-biter that went down to wire with Karachi Kings, in front of their home crowd, coming out on top.
Karachi Kings - Babar Azam, Colin Munro, Liam Livingstone, Colin Ingram, Iftikhar Ahmed, Ben Dunk(wk), Imad Wasim(c), Aamer Yamin, Usman Shinwari, Umer Khan, Sohail Khan
Quetta Gladiators - Shane Watson, Ahmed Shehzad, Rilee Rossouw, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed(c)(wk), Dwayne Bravo, Mohammad Nawaz, Anwar Ali, Sohail Tanvir, Fawad Ahmed, Muhammad Hasnai
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