Karachi Kings has not tasted the Pakistan Super League title yet. Though, four seasons of the T20 league competition has already passed. In the 5th episode, the team of Karachi is in good form. It seems that they might be able to taste the title this season. Earlier today, the team played the 5th match of the 5th episode of the tournament. Reportedly, Karachi Kings found their 3rd victory in PSL 2020!
Yes, Karachi Kings found their 3rd victory in PSL 2020! They have already played five matches in the running season. Though their opponent Peshawar Zalmi played six matches so far.
The match between Kings and Zalmi was the 15th match of the tournament. At the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, the match between them took place earlier today. The franchise team of Karachi won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, Peshawar Zalmi came to bat.
The captain of Karachi Kings is Imad Wasim and Darren Sammy is the captain of Peshawar Zalmi. Tom Banton and Kamran Akmal opened the innings for Zalmi. But before opening the runs account, Zalmi lost opener Banton. Just after four runs, they lost Haider Ali. Kamran followed them too soon. He added only 4 runs. Top three players could not make any good contribution in the scoresheet. Later, Shoaib Malik and Liam came there. They led the team to a handsome total. Malik scored 68 runs. Losing 8 wickets, Peshawar Zalmi added 151 runs in 20 overs. Mohammad Amir took four wickets for Karachi Kings so far.
So, Karachi Kings came to chase the score. But also they lost opener Sharjeel Khan when the scoresheet showed only 4 runs. Babar Azam and Alex Hales took the lead and led the team to the victory. Hales added 49 runs but Babar remained not out till the end. He scored unbeaten 70 runs. In 18.1 overs, Kings chased the score.