Colin Munro and Azam Khan helped Islamabad United defeat Karachi Kings by four wickets in the fourth match of the current eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Karachi on Thursday. Munro The left-handed batter scored a half-century Against karachi kings.
Munro, a left-handed batter, scored a half-century to propel Islamabad to victory over Karachi.
Islamabad, led by Shadab Khan, bowled first and held Karachi Kings to 173 runs before reaching their target in 18.2 overs.
During the run chase, Munro scored 58 runs off just 28 deliveries, putting Islamabad in control, while Azam scored 44 runs off the same number of deliveries.
After getting mixed up with Azam, Munro hit five boundaries and four maximums before getting out.
Mohammad Amir and Musa Khan helped the Karachi Kings make their first moves.
After the young batter hit him for a four, the left-arm pacer Amir sent Hassan Nawaz (7) packing with a short delivery.
Meanwhile, Musa Khan, who played for Islamabad in the past, scored four runs to defeat Paul Stirling, a dangerous batter.
Imad Wasim bowled Rassie van der Dussen for 31 runs after the two pacers took two quick wickets. This ended the 59-run partnership between Rassie van der Dussen and Colin Munro.
Earlier, Karachi Kings, led by Haider Ali, set a 174-run target for Islamabad United.
After losing Sharjeel Khan, Haider completed his half-century, putting Karachi Kings in a strong position.
The batter drove in 59 runs from 45 pitches with seven fours and two maximums. However, he gave in to Faheem Ashraf.
Shadab Khan, the captain of Islamabad, was the target of the former Peshawar Zalmi batter’s boundary hits. The all-rounder failed to take a wicket and gave up 40 runs.
Wasim struck twice in an over after Haider left the game, taking the wickets of Matthew Wade and Imad Wasim.
While skipper Imad, who scored 80 runs in Karachi’s opener against Peshawar, was sent back for a golden duck, the Australian batter was only able to score 18 runs. The right-arm pacer stopped the Karachi Kings from scoring a lot of runs against Islamabad.
Meanwhile, Rumman Raees defeated Shoaib Malik, who scored 18 runs.
Tom Curran sent opener Sharjeel Khan (34), who had a fiery start, back to the pavilion.
Rumman Raees, an experienced pacer, gave Islamabad United an early breakthrough to signal his return to the team. On the final ball of his first over, the left-arm pacer bowled James Vince (4) with an extraordinary in-swinging delivery.
Wasim, Rumman Raees, and Curran each took two wickets for Islamabad United, and Ashraf got a scalp.Munro The left-handed batter scored a half-century Against karachi kings
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