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PSL 2023: Clinical Quetta Gladiators down Karachi Kings with six-run victory

Quetta Gladiators defeat Karachi Kings on Saturday by six runs during the 6th match of Pakistan Super Association’s (PSL) eighth release played at the Public Bank Cricket Field in Karachi.

This was Quetta’s most memorable success in the competition. Though, Karachi have lost each of the three matches played on its home ground up until this point.

Pursuing an objective of 169 runs, Karachi were limited to 162-5 in their dispensed 20 overs.

The in-structure Shoaib Malik stayed unbeaten on 71 runs in 49 balls yet couldn’t get his side over the line. His innings included eight fours and a six.

In the mean time, Irfan Khan was not out on 37 runs in that frame of mind with the assistance of one four and three maximums.

Karachi made an unfortunate beginning to the pursue losing three wickets inside five overs. Sharjeel Khan and Haider Ali were both excused for a duck, while James Vince, who appeared to be in charge momentarily, could score 22 runs in 14 balls.

Malik and Irfan took steps to pursue down the objective, in the wake of adding 86 runs in 54 balls for the 6th wicket, yet Quetta’s bowlers, particularly Naseem Shah and Mohammad Hasnain, held their nerve in the passing overs to guarantee that their side wound up dominating the game.

Hasnain was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 2-29 of every four overs. In the interim, Naseem, Qais Ahmad and Mohammad Nawaz guaranteed one wicket each.

Prior, Opener Martin Guptill scored a ton as Quetta Combatants recuperated against Karachi Rulers subsequent to losing speedy wickets early.

Quetta posted 168-7 of every 20 overs subsequent to being approached to bat first by Karachi.

Guptill smacked pacer Andrew Tye for 30 runs in the nineteenth over of the innings to arrive at his 100 years.

The New Zealand cricketer scored 117 runs in 67 balls, with the assistance of 12 fours and five sixes, and was excused on the last bundle of the innings.

Quetta were reeling after Karachi skipper Imad Wasim sacked amazing figures of 3-16 out of four overs, which included wickets of Jason Roy, Abdul Bangalzai and Umar Akmal.

Iftikhar Ahmed was the second-most elevated run-scorer in Quetta’s innings in the wake of scoring 32 runs in 27 balls.

Pacer Aamer Yamin additionally asserted 3-37 of every four overs.

Playing XIs

Quetta Gladiators: Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Abdul Bangalzai, Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Umar Akmal, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Odean Smith, Qais Ahmad, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain

Karachi Kings: Sharjeel Khan, James Vince, Haider Ali, Matthew Wade(w), Irfan Khan, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim(c), Aamer Yamin, Andrew Tye, Mohammad Amir, Imran Tahir.

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