SHARJAH (Staff Report) – The 16th match won by Islamabad United by five wickets against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League PSL T20 series on today (Sunday) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Earlier, Karachi Kings set the target of 129 runs for Islamabad United in 20-over game. In reply, Islamabad United chased the target in the 19th over with the lost of five wickets.
After this win, Islamabad United became third team to qualify for play off round of PSL after Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators.
Islamabad United Squad:
Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq (c), Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami, Khalid Latif, Babar Azam, Imran Khalid, Kamran Ghulam, Umar Amin, Sam Billings, Rumman Raees, Amad Butt, Ashar Zaidi, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Siddiq
Karachi Kings Squad:
Shoaib Malik (c), Nauman Anwar, Lendl Simmons, Shahzaib Hasan, Fawad Alam, James Vince, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara, TM Dilshan, Shakib Al Hasan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Bilawal Bhatti, Sohail Tanvir, Mushfiqur Rahim, Saifullah Bangash, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Amir, Usama Mir, Mir Hamza
The first round will be followed by three quarter finals which will decide the top two teams that will fight in the final T20 game on February 23 at Dubai cricket stadium to win the event.