Karachi Kings to take on Quetta Gladiators in the 6th match of HBL PSL V 2020 from National Stadium, Karachi. Where Karachi Kings won the toss and elected to bat first.
Although Quetta Gladiator lost their last match against Peshawar Zalmi in Karachi yesterday. While Karachi Kings won their first match against Peshawar Zalmi and now they are top of the table.
Karachi Kings in the first inning Babar Azam and Sharjeel Khan provided the some sort of partnership where Babar lost his wicket on the delivery of Mills after scored 26 runs off faced 23 balls.
Although Sharjeel Khan also flopped again as just scored 6 runs by faced 12 balls which made their run rate slow down. Alex Hales was going good but could not continue his form ahead lost his wicket after scoring 29 runs.
Cameron Delport started well for kings but not enough to carry his runs ahead as Kings lost his wicket. Chadwick Walton again flopped but this time unfortunately he was run out.
Iftikhar Ahmed along with Chris Jordan had some ending tons that helped Kings to put 156 runs on the scoreboard with the lost of 9 wickets after played 20 overs.
While in the runs chase Gladiators openers started well Jason Roy and Shane Watson provided the some sort of relief of smashing 41 runs in the powerplay but they could not make it into 50 as Watson was run out that costed Gladiators.
Jason Roy had same thing as Shane had, Roy was run out by Imad Wasim. Ahmed Shehzad looked as started with the four where he came out of his crease and try to pull out the ball of Imad but not make it over the as caught by Jordan on the boundary line.
Sarfaraz Ahmed the skipper had the outstanding partnership with emerging star Azam Khan the son of Legend Moin Khan. He showed his class again in this match as knocking 46 runs where he run out by Amir at the crucial time.
But Sarfaraz did exactly they needed in the over of Arshad Iqbal, this over came as a turning point for Gladiator. But Anwar Ali the one man show did it again as he did last year.
Anwar Ali showed his power at the last stage where made 12 runs off 4 balls that brought up victory in style with the six of Anwar Ali against Karachi Kings by 5 wickets.