The sixth match of Pakistan Super League 2021 was played yesterday between Karachi Kings and Islamabad United at National Stadium Karachi, match was very interesting in which Islamabad United defeated Karachi Kings by 5 wickets.
Islamabad United won the toss and decided to bowl first, Karachi Kings batted first, and scored 196 runs after losing 3 wickets in 20 overs. Karachi Kings had a brilliant start, Sharjeel Khan and Babar Azam came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start with a century and a half-century partnership of 176 runs, the first wicket fell in 176 runs, Babar Azam was dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 62 runs help out of 1 six and 6 boundaries in 54 balls after that Daniel Christian came to bat, meanwhile second wicket also gone in 176 runs, Sharjeel Khan dismissed after playing a brilliant century inning of 105 runs help out of 8 sixes and 9 boundaries in just 59 balls, next batsman Mohammad Nabi came to bat, and played to the end with Daniel Christian, at last ball of the inning Mohammad Nabi was dismissed as a third wicket after scoring 7 runs in 5 balls, and Daniel Christian played an unbeaten inning of 12 runs in 5 balls. In this was Karachi Kings batted first after losing the toss, scored 196 runs after losing just 3 wickets in 20 overs, and set a target of 197 runs in front of Islamabad United.
Islamabad United bowlers Hasan Ali and Hussain Talat took 1-1 wicket.
Islamabad United chasing 197 runs in the second inning, they achieved the target very easily by losing just 5 wickets in the first ball of 20 over and won the match by 5 wickets. Islamabad United started very badly they lost 2 wicket in just 13 runs, Philip Salt and Alex Hales came for start the inning, first wicket gone very qickly in just 1 runs Philip Salt dismissed without scoring, next batsman Shadab Khan came to bat, and he also dismissed without scoring, after that Faheem Ashraf came for bat, and handled the inning and made a half-century partnership with Alex Hales, third wicket gone in 75 runs, Alex Hales dismissed aftet playing brillint quick inning of 46 runs with the help of 1 six and 8 boundries in just 21 balls, next batsman Iftikhar Ahmed came for bat, meanwhile fourth wicket gone in 82 runs, Faheem Ashraf dismissed after scoring 25 runs the help of 2 sixes and 2 boundries in 15 balls, next batsman Hussain Talat came to bat and handled the inning with a half-century partnership with Iftikhar Ahmed, fifth wicket gone in 176 runs, Hussain Talat dismissed after playing a great inning of 42 runs the help of 4 boundries in 31 balls, next batsman Asif Ali came for bat and took the match to victory with Iftikhar Ahmed, Iftikhar Ahmed played a brilliant unbeaten inning of 49 runs the help of 3 sixes and 2 boundries in 37 balls, and Asif Ali also played an unbeaten quick inning of 21 runs the help of 2 sixes and 1 boundrie in just 9 balls. In this way, Islamabad United chasing 197 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 5 wickets in the first ball of the 20th over and won the match by 5 wickets.
Karachi Kings bowlers Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Waqas Maqsood, Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Nabi got 1-1 wicket.
Peshawar Zalmi batsman Alex Hales selected the best player of the match, He played a brilliant quick inning in a very terrible situation, of 46 runs with the help of 1 six and 8 boundaries in just 21 balls.