Sports News PSL: Karachi Kings In Final After Super Over Win...

PSL: Karachi Kings In Final After Super Over Win Over Multan Sultans | Cricket News

-

- Advertisment -

PSL: Karachi Kings In Final After Super Over Win Over Multan Sultans

Karachi Kings reached their maiden PSL final on Saturday.© Twitter




The Karachi Kings reached their maiden final Saturday after outlasting the Multan Sultans in a thrilling tie-breaker finish as Pakistan’s Super League resumed eight months after stopping due to the pandemic. The match at Karachi’s National Stadium went into a Super Over after 40 overs ended with both teams tied on 141 — thanks to Kings skipper Imad Wasim hitting a last-minute boundary. The local team scored 13-2 in the Super Over, with the Sultans falling four runs short. The Sultans managed a below-par 141-7 in their 20 overs after they were sent in to bat, with former England all-rounder Ravi Bopara scoring a 31-ball 40 spiced with three boundaries and a six.

Newsbeep

The Sultans’ Sohail Tanvir, a former Pakistan paceman, turned the match on its head in the 17th over as the Karachi Kings were seemingly cruising to victory, needing just 26 runs in the last four overs.

READ MORE  "Nearly 500 Runs In 2 Innings": This Australian Youngster Could Be Trouble For India. Watch | Cricket News

Tanvir dismissed Babar Azam off the third ball and Chadwick Walton for two.

Azam, Pakistan’s national captain and one of the world’s best white-ball batsmen, smacked a 53-ball 65, hitting two sixes and five boundaries before falling with 25 still needed.

Peshawar Zalmi will face the Lahore Qalandars in the first eliminator later Saturday.

READ MORE  Indian Premier League 2020: Shikhar Dhawan Posts "Relaxing Before Practice" Picture On Instagram | Cricket News

The winner will face the Sultans in the next eliminator Sunday to decide the second finalist.

Promoted

The final is scheduled for Tuesday, also in Karachi.

The fifth edition of the league started on February 20 but was abandoned after 30 of its 34 matches, after England player Alex Hales reported symptoms of Covid-19.

Topics mentioned in this article

Source link

Leave a Reply

Latest news

- Advertisement -

Mail-in voting amplified Red and Blue Vermont; the effect turned out to be fairly even

‘Murder on Middle Beach’ director was ‘willing to do whatever it takes’ to probe mom’s murder

With HBO’s four-part docuseries, “Murder on Middle Beach,” premiering Sunday, the 29-year-old Connecticut director explores the life...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you