PSL 9: Kings Beat Qalandars By Two Wickets


PSL 9: Kings beat Qalandars by two wickets

It is the consecutive fourth defeat to Lahore Qalandars as it could not win even a single match since Pakistan Super League (PSL) Season 9 started February 17.

LAHORE: (UrduPoint/UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-Feb 24th, 2024) Lahore Qalandars faced consecutive fourth defeat in Pakistan Super League (PSL) 9 since it started on February 17.

Karachi Kings, after so much struggle and against the loss of eight wickets, chased the target of 176 runs given to them by Lahore Qalandars in the 10th match of PSL 9. The match was played at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium.

Sahibzada Farhan scored 74 off 45 balls and pushed his side to a strong position. Qalandars lost six wickets to score 175 runs.

Mir Hamza, Hassan Ali and Tabriaz Shamsi took two wickets each during the match and tried to restrict the Qalandars to minimum scores.

Earier, Karachi Kings won the toss and opted to field first against Lahore Qalandars in the 10th match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) Season 9 on Saturday.

The both sides are excited for the tonight clash at Gaddafi Staidum.

Karachi Kings Captain Shan Masood said, “I'm very satisfied with the way things have gone so far. We're going with the same line-up,”.

He said, “It was important to get foreign players who were very experienced and then build the local core,” hoping that they can produce similar performance that they produced in the last game.

On other hand Shaheen Afridi, the Qalandars’ captain, said, “Our batting and bowling has been so far good but our fielding is collapsing but I hope it'll be better tonight,”.

He said, “Shai Hope comes in. So far Haris (Rauf) hasn't clicked but we are hopeful for his comeback as well as Zaman Khan,”.

Afridi further said, “I’m always going for toes. Wicket looks good and hopefully it will reverse in the last few overs,”.

Playing XIs:

Karachi Kings: Shan Masood (c), Mohammad Akhlaq (wk), James Vince, Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Mohammad Nawaz, Irfan Khan Niazi, Daniel Sams, Hasan Ali, Mir Hamza, Tabraiz Shamsi

Lahore Qalandars: Fakhar Zaman, Sahibzada Farhan, Rassie van der Dussen, Shai Hope (wk), Sikandar Raza, George Linde, Ahsan Hafeez Bhatti, Jahandad Khan, Shaheen Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan