Karachi Kings opted to discipline first after successful the toss within the opening match of the event.
Quetta Gladiators had the worst begin to their batting as Imad Wasim eliminated explosive opening batsman Tom Banton within the first over. Captain Sarfara Ahmed adopted quickly after within the third over and the Gladiators by no means actually recovered from the poor begin.
Chris Gayle regarded to get to his greatest however he walked again after scoring an honest 39 off 24 balls. After that, it was all poor batting and an distinctive bowling spell from Arshad Iqbal who took 3/16 in his 4 overs. Quetta solely managed 121 all out in 18.2 overs.
Chasing a goal of 122, Karachi Kings additionally had a foul begin as Sharjeel Khan obtained out within the first over. Joe Clark was explosive as he smacked 46 off 23 balls whereas Babar Azam made 24. On his solution to 24, Babar overtook Kamran Akmal as the very best run-scorer in PSL’s historical past.
Ultimately, it was somewhat too simple for the Kings as they obtained over the road with 7 wickets in hand. Mohammad Nabi completed issues off in fashion with three sixes in an over in opposition to Ben Slicing.
The PSL 2021 is lastly right here and the followers are lastly going to witness high-octane T20 motion in Pakistan. The PCB has allowed the 20% capability of the grounds to observe the match on the grounds, which means that followers will be capable of watch their favourite gamers in motion.
The primary section of PSL is scheduled in Karachi and the defending champions, Karachi Kings will begin the proceedings in opposition to Quetta Gladiators.
|Date||Saturday, twentieth February 2021|
|Time||08:00 pm PST|
|Venue||Nationwide Stadium Karachi|
Within the 10 matches the 2 groups have performed, Quetta has gained 7 whereas Karachi has emerged victorious on 3 events.
Taking part in XI
Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Colin Ingram, Joe Clarke (wk), Mohammad Nabi, Dan Christian, Imad Wasim (capt) Aamer Yamin, Waqas Maqsood, Mohammad Amir, Arshad Iqbal
Chris Gayle, Tom Banton, Azam Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed (capt & wk), Saim Ayub, Ben Slicing, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Qais Ahmed, Naseem Shah, Usman Shinwari
Gamers to Lookout For
Karachi’s greatest participant indisputably is Babar Azam and he would be the participant to look out for.
Quetta’s younger leg-spinner, Qais Ahmed, has loads of expertise taking part in in leagues across the globe and Karachi must be cautious of him.