PSL 2019 – Eliminator 1 Match: Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings

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PSL 2019
PSL 2019
Match Basics
PSL 4: Islamabad United Vs Karachi Kings
Date: 14th March 2019
Venue: National Stadium , Karachi
Umpires: Shozab Raza , Michael Gough
Toss won by: Karachi Kings, decided to bat first
Scorecard Summary
Karachi Kings Innings: 161/9 (20 Overs)
Batting: Babar Azam 42 off 32 balls, C. Munro 32 off 11 balls
Bowling: Muhammad Musa 3/42 from 4 overs, Faheem Ashraf 2/30 from 4 Overs
Target:162 runs from 20 overs
Islamabad United Innings: 109/9
Batting: AD Hales 41 off 42 balls, CS Delport 38 off 27 balls
Bowling: Aamer Yamin 3/15 from 2 overs, Umer Khan 2/16 from 4 overs
Result: Islamabad United won by 4 Wickets
Man of the Match:  Alex Hales
Karachi Innings

Winning the toss Karachi Kings Captain opted to bat first, keeping in view the ability of the team and pitch calculations.

The openers Babar and C. Munro gave a solid start. With a well thought out strategy a solid score was piled up in the start, with an equaled highest power play record in PSL 4

However, the King’s run-scoring momentum was contained and after 11 overs, the score-board showed 108-3. This was due to the excellent bowling and fielding by Team United.

The bowlers from the Kings especially Muhammad Musa and Faheem Ashraf with their controlled bowling conceived minimal runs.

Despite a well managed start, Karachi Kings were not able to consolidate and score a worthwhile target. The innings terminated at a target of 162 Runs from 20 overs.

Islamabad United Innings

The Islamabad United, opener were Ronchi and Delport. From Karachi Kings side, Imad Wasim and Mohammed Amir shared the ball.

Islamabad United’s hopes started shrinking at the start when the opener Ronchi, departed.

However, Delport and Hales saved the day for Team United by their amazing performances.

The bowlers of Karachi Kings performed satisfactorily, however, were not been able to keep the opponents from building up their score-piles.

Islamabad United were ultimately able to make it to the winning position, as the target of 162 runs was chased. The King’s bowlers Amir Yamin and Umer Khan bowled well but their effort could not become a game-changer.

The Eliminator match  of PSL-4 was won by Islamabad United by 4 Wickets.

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Karachi Kings Islamabad United
Liam Livingstone

Babar Azam

Colin Ingram

Amir Yamin

BR Dunk

C Munro

Imad Wasim (c)

Mohammad Amir

Usman Shinwari

Iftikhar Ahmed

Umer Khan

Luke Ronchi (wk)

AD Hales

Cameron Delport

CAK Walton

Hussain Talat

Asif Ali

Faheem Ashraf

Muhammad Musa

Rumman Raees

Shadab Khan

Mohammad Sami (c)

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