Karachi Kings snatch victory over Quetta Gladiators in thriller

Kings set Gladiators 191 to win

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KARACHI: The Kings secured a one-run victory over Quetta Gladiators in their PSL 4 encounter on Sunday.






Toss: Quetta Gladiators have elected to bowl first against Karachi Kings

Karachi Kings will take on Quetta Gladiators at National Stadium Karachi in a bid to book the fourth place in the playoffs of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

If Kings beat Gladiators, they will quality for the playoff while Qalandars will crash out of the tournament. Multan Sultans are already out of the race.

Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United are already through to the playoffs.
The battle for the fourth spot is now between Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars, who also happen to share the hottest rivalry in the Pakistan Super League.

If Karachi lose today, Lahore will remain in contention for the playoffs.

For Lahore to quality, Quetta to beat Karachi today, then beat Multan Sultans comprehensively on Monday and then pray for Peshawar Zalmi to beat Karachi the same day. (Tricky, eh?)
Karachi Kings
Imad Wasim (c), Colin Munro, Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Colin Ingram, Usman Shinwari, Mohammad Rizwan, Ravi Bopara, Sikandar Raza, Awais Zia, Usama Mir, Aaron Summers, Sohail Khan, Iftekhar Ahmed, Ali Imran, Abrar Ahmed, Aamir Yamin, Ben Dunk, Liam Livingstone, Jahid Ali, Umer Khan
Quetta Gladiators
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Sunil Narine, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith, Shane Watson, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Nawaz, Rilee Rossouw, Umar Akmal, Fawad Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Asghar, Danish Aziz, Ahsan Ali, Ghulam Madassir, Mohammad Hasnain, Harry Gurney, Ahmed Shahzad, Azam Khan, Jalat Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jr