Karachi Kings suffer first defeat in PSL-3


SHARJAH: Islamabad United vanquished Karachi Kings by eight wickets in the fifteenth Twenty20 match in the third version of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday night.

Pursuing 154, Islamabad United finished their third triumph in five matches with 16 balls to save.

This was the principal overcome Karachi Kings have tasted in the competition in the wake of winning the initial three progressive matches. They were granted just a single point in their fourth match which washed out.

The credit of Islamabad’s triumph went to their openers – Luke Ronchi and Jean-Paul Duminy who gave a strong beginning of 104 rushes to direct for an effective pursue.

Ronchi made 71 off 37 balls with ten fours and three sixes while Duminy scored a 44-ball 43 with five limits.

Later Hussain Talat made eight and Asif Ali remaine3d not out on 26.

Prior, half-hundreds of years by Khurram Manzoor and Babar Azam helped Karachi Kings achieve 153 for six subsequent to being sent into bat.

The Kings lost an early wicket at the score of just six runs when quick bowler Mohammad Sami clean knocked down some pins Joe Denly for four.

At that point Khurram and Babar safeguarded their group and included 101 keeps running for the second wicket. Khurram made 51 off 41 balls with six fours and a six while Babar scored 55 from 53 balls with three fours and two sixes Read More.