Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings Match Preview

Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings (2).jpgQualifier, Pakistan Super League

 

Karachi Kings downed Islamabad United on Friday to get through to playoffs, and the same sides meet again on Sunday for the qualifier of this year’s PSL. Islamabad finished at the head of the league table bagging seven wins in 10 games, whereas Karachi Kings finished second with five wins in 10 matches.

When: 18 March, 09:30 PM IST

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

 

Venue Stats T20:

Total matches                                43

Matches won batting first            20

Matches won bowling first          22

Average 1st Inns scores                141

Average 2nd Inns scores               125

Highest total recorded              211/6 (20 Ov) by IRE vs Sco

Lowest total recorded               71/10 (19 Ov) by Ken vs IRE

Highest score chased                 183/5 (19.4 Ov) by Afg vs UAE

Lowest score defended              144/6 (20 Ov) by Pak vs Eng

 

TEAM NEWS:

 

Islamabad United:

Islamabad were poor in their last game, and can make a change or two.

Luke Ronchi Replace with Chadwick Walton.

Samit Patel Replace with S Finn.

Karachi Kings:

They are expected to play same X1.

 

Squad:

Islamabad United:

Mohammad Sami, Jean-Paul Duminy, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Luke Ronchi (wk), Samit Patel, Alex Hales, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Amad Butt, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Samuel Badree, Chadwick Walton, Steven Finn, Sam Billings, Zafar Gohar, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Hasan, Rohail Nazir, Sahibzada Farhan.

 

Karachi Kings:

Shahid Afridi, Ravi Bopara, Eoin Morgan (c), Mohammad Amir, Joe Denly, Colin Ingram, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Usman Khan, Usama Mir, Mohammad Irfan Jnr, Lendl Simmons, Khurram Manzoor, Tymal Mills, David Wiese, Tabish Khan, Imad Wasim, Saifullah Bangash, Hasan Mohsin, Mohammad Taha.

 

PROBABLE11:

 

Islamabad United:

Mohammad Sami, Jean-Paul Duminy, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Luke Ronchi (wk), Samit Patel, Alex Hales, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Amad Butt, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf.

Karachi Kings:

Shahid Afridi, Ravi Bopara, Eoin Morgan (c), Mohammad Amir, Joe Denly, Colin Ingram, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Usman Khan, Usama Mir, Mohammad Irfan Jnr.

 

KEY PLAYERS

 

Karachi Kings:

Shahid Afridi

Mohammad Amir

Babar Azam

 

Islamabad United:

Jean-Paul Duminy

Luke Ronchi

Asif Ali

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