Pakistan Super League Preview: Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United – Match Details, Players to Watch Out & More

Both the teams won their opening fixtures and are in a good headspace and are gearing to come out on top.

Sayanta Sengupta Author

Updated - 24 February 2021 10:25 am

Match Details

Date: 24th February, 2021

Time: 7:30 PM (IST)

Venue: National Stadium, Karachi

Preview:

Karachi Kings and Islamabad United will contest against each other in Match 6 of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The match is slated to begin at 7:30 PM and is a clash of two heavyweights. Both the teams won their opening fixtures and are in a good headspace and are gearing to come out on top.

Joe Clarke top-scored for Karachi with a super knock of 46 with a blistering strike rate of 200. Mohammed Nabi too shone with the bat and scored 2 boundaries and 3 sixes. But the major credit should be given to the Karachi bowlers and the stupendous captaincy by Imad Wasim. They restricted the Quetta Gladiators to 121/10 and set a pathway to success for the batsmen. Arshad Iqbal took 3 wickets which also consisted of a maiden over.

Islamabad went past Multan in their opening fixture. Lewis Gregory scored a fantastic unbeaten knock of 49 to power Islamabad to victory. Mohammed Wasim was the pick of the bowlers for Islamabad as he took 3 wickets.

Team News

Karachi Kings:

There are no injury news or updates at the present moment. Will update if there is any. Babar Azam and Arshad Iqbal are the players to watch out for.

Islamabad United:

There are no injury news or updates at the present moment. Will update if there are any. Alex Hales and Hasan Ali are the men to watch out for.

Head to Head (Last 14 matches)

Islamabad United: 8

Karachi Kings: 6

Players to watch out for (T20I stats)

Babar Azam:

Runs: 1730 | HS: 97*

Alex Hales:

Runs: 1644| HS: 116

Hasan Ali:

Wickets: 37| Avg: 24.5

Probable Playing XI

Karachi Kings:

Sharjeel Khan, Joe Clarke, Babar Azam, Colin Ingram, Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Daniel Christian, Mohammad Amir, Aamer Yamin, Waqas Maqsood

Islamabad United:

Alex Hales, Phillip Salt, Shadab Khan (C), Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Lewis Gregory, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Zafar Gohar, Mohammed Wasim

Match 36

Delhi vs Rajasthan

Rajasthan 121/6 (20)

Delhi Capitals won by 33 runs.

Match 37

Hyderabad vs Punjab

Punjab 125/7 (20)

Sunrisers Hyderabad need 126 runs in 20 remaining overs

Match 36

Delhi vs Rajasthan

Rajasthan 121/6 (20)

Delhi Capitals won by 33 runs.

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