PSL: Islamabad United Defeats Karachi Kings
Islamabad United showcased excellent bowling performance, defeating Karachi Kings by 5 wickets.

Pakistan Super League PSL 8: Islamabad United Defeats Karachi showcased excellent bowling performance, defeating Karachi Kings by 5 wickets.

Playing in Rawalpindi PSL Islamabad United Defeats Karachi while won the toss and invited Karachi Kings to bat.

Openers Shan Masood and Tom Banton provided a 34-run start, but Shan fell for 10 runs.

Imad Wasim claimed the valuable wicket of Shoaib Malik

Safaraz Ahmed scored 26 runs before Faheem Ashraf dismissed him.

However, Karachi Kings suffered a major setback when experienced batsman Shoaib Malik got out, and they were left at 49 for 4.

James Vince and Kieron Pollard combined for a partnership of 58 runs for the fifth wicket.

Pollard scored 39 runs with 3 fours and 3 sixes

James Vince hit four boundaries in an over but got out on the next ball after scoring 29 runs.

Pollard's aggressive style contributed 39 runs off 28 balls, but he was bowled at the total of 125.

Karachi Kings scored 150 runs at the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated overs.

Islamabad United's Malan took three wickets, while Faheem Ashraf claimed two.

In pursuit of the target, Colin Munro and Alex Hales provided a 28-run start, but Munro fell for 9 runs.

Faheem Ashraf claimed three crucial wickets but couldn't secure a win for the team—Photo: AFP

At the score of 39, Faheem Ashraf dismissed the batsman Hales after scoring 18 runs.

Agha Salman joined Hyder Ali, and together they built a partnership of 58 runs, putting their team on the path to victory.

Karachi Kings faced a third success when Agha Salman departed after scoring 33 runs, followed by Azam Khan with just 9 runs.

The match took an interesting turn when Mir Hamza took the third wicket, ending captain Shadab Khan's innings of 34 runs, leaving United needing another 36 runs for victory.

Shadab Khan played an innings of 34 runs off 26 balls

However, out-of-form Haider Ali showed nerves of steel, scoring 26 runs off 16 balls and guided the team along with Faheem Ashraf to reach the target with 8 balls to spare.

Faheem Ashraf, who took two wickets for 16 runs, was declared the best player of the match and Islamabad United Defeats Karachi

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