Karachi Kings win toss; elect to bat first against Islamabad United
March 4, 2023 07:36 AM
Karachi Kings Friday won the toss and elected to bat first against Islamabad United vie in the 19th match of the eighth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Rawalpindi cricket stadium.
The toss loss was not much bother for Islamabad United captain Shadab Khan as he amused Karachi Kings captain Imad Wasim that he would have wanted to bowl first anyway.
Islamabad United have played five matches in PSL 8 so far, and they remained victorious in three of them.
On the points table, Islamabad United rank third with six points.
Karachi Kings have played seven matches in PSL 8 so far. They remained victorious in their two matches against Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans.
On the points table, Karachi Kings rank fifth with four points. A tough competition is likely between the two teams as race to qualify for the eliminators has intensified.
Islamabad United squad
Shadab Khan (c), Abrar Ahmed, Moeen Ali, Asif Ali, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Fazalhaq Ashraf, Alex Hales, Hasan Ali, Hassan Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim, Mubashir Khan, Colin Munro, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rumman Raees, Shoaib Maqsood, Paul Stirling, Zeeshan Zameer.
Karachi Kings squad
Imad Wasim (c), Aamer Yamin, Akif Javed, James Fuller, Haider Ali, Imran Tahir, Irfan Khan, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Umar, Muhammad Akhlaq, Qasim Akram, Tabraiz Shamsi, Sharjeel Khan, Shoaib Malik, Tayyab Tahir, Andrew Tye, Adam Rossington, Mathew Wade.