Karachi Kings was defeated by 67 runs

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, March 9th, 2018 | 0

Karachi Kings is a franchise participant in Pakistan Super League that used to represent Karachi in the tournament. Basically Karachi Kings started the season so well but at the middle of the tournament, they have lost their charming performance and started to face defeat. In their last match in PSL, Karachi Kings was defeated by 67 runs against Quetta Gladiators. As a result, Gladiators got the back to back victory in the season.

Karachi Kings was defeated by 67 runs

Quetta Gladiators started the season of PSL poorly but they returned to their previous performance like the earlier two seasons. They have played seven matches in the season of PSL and won four times. So, they have grabbed the 2nd position on the PSL point table. If we consider their previous seasons statistics, they are regarded as the one of the top successful team which played twice back to back finals. Now, in the season they are on the way to their 3rd final it seems.

On the other hand, Karachi Kings yet to touch the glory of PSL as well as they ye to play any final of the tournament. But in the ongoing season of Pakistan Super League, they made a dashing start. By playing six matches in the season, Karachi Kings is in 4th position which is two steps behind than Quetta Gladiators. Though, Quetta played seven matches and Karachi Kings played six matches in the tournament so far.

After facing defeat number of times, Quetta Gladiators won last two matches consecutively. They won against Multan Sultans and now, they have won against Karachi Kings. Both opponents were top rated in the ongoing season of PSL.

The last match between Quetta Gladiators and Karachi Kings was the 19th match of the tournament which staged at day light. In the match, Karachi Kings won the toss and elected to bowl first. So, Quetta Gladiators came to bat and presented 180 runs target in front of Karachi Kings. Shane Watson dominated the Kings bowlers and remained undefeated with his 90 runs innings. He faced only 58 balls and made several boundaries. They lost only four wickets in 20 overs. Usman Khan took one wicket for Kings. However, Kings also possessed some talented batsmen in the team but they could not help much. Their innings finished with scoring 113 runs by losing eight wickets. They played also 20 overs where Imad Wasim scored 35 runs highest. Anwar Ali took two wickets for Gladiators. So, finally Quetta Gladiators won by 67 runs which is still the big victory in PSL history. Shane Watson got player of the match awards.

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