Islamabad Joined fixed a four-wicket triumph over Karachi Lords in the fourth match of the Pakistan Super Association’s (PSL) eighth version at the Public Bank Cricket Field in Karachi.
Islamabad crushed Karachi Lords — who experienced the second loss on their home ground — because of the strong exhibitions of Colin Munro and Azam Khan.
Opting to bowl first, the Shadab Khan-drove Islamabad limited Karachi to an objective of 174 runs prior to pursuing down the objective in 18.2 overs.
Pursuing the fair objective, Munro put Islamabad in charge subsequent to hitting 58 runs off only 28 balls, while Azam crushed a rankling 44 runs off 28 balls.
Munro hit five limits and five maximums prior to being bowled out, following a misunderstanding among him and Azam.
Mohammad Amir and Musa Khan gave Karachi early leap forwards.
The left-arm pacer, Amir, sent Hassan Nawaz (7) loading with a short conveyance after the youthful player hit him for a four.
In the interim, Musa, who recently addressed Islamabad, got the better of the risky hitter Paul Stirling after he scored four runs.
After the two pacers guaranteed two speedy wickets, captain Imad Wasim bowled Rassie van der Dussen for 31 rushes to break the 59-run association between the South African and Colin Munro.
For Karachi, Musa and Amir took two wickets, while Imad guaranteed one.
Earlier, Haider Ali starred as Karachi Kings set Islamabad United a 174-run target.
Haider completed his half-century to put Karachi Kings in a strong position after losing Sharjeel Khan.
The batter hit seven fours and two maximums to score 59 runs off 45 balls. But, he fell to Faheem Ashraf.
The previous Peshawar Zalmi hitter took on Islamabad’s captain Shadab Khan, hitting him for limits. The all-rounder surrendered 40 runs and went wicketless.
Following Haider’s takeoff, Wasim struck two times in an over by taking Matthew Swim’s and Imad Wasim’s wickets.
The Australian hitter could score just 18 runs, while captain Imad, who crushed 80 runs in Karachi’s opener against Peshawar, was sent back for a brilliant duck. The right-arm pacer put an end to the Karachi Rulers’ work to score huge against Islamabad.
In the interim, Shoaib Malik, who scored 18 runs, tumbled to Rumman Raees.
After a blazing beginning, opener Sharjeel Khan (34) was sent back to the structure by Tom Curran.
To start procedures, experienced pacer Rumman Raees declared his rebound to Islamabad Joined by giving his side an early forward leap. The left-arm pacer bowled James Vince (4) with a phenomenal in-swinging conveyance on the last bowl of his first finished.
For Islamabad Joined together, Wasim, Rumman Raees and Curran took two wickets each, while Ashraf guaranteed a scalp.
Karachi Kings: James Vince, Sharjeel Khan, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Matthew Wade, Imad Wasim, Imran Khan Niazi, Andrew Tye, James Fuller, Musa Khan, Mohammad Amir
Islamabad United: Paul Stirling, Colin Munro, Rassie van der Dussen, Hassan Nawaz, Asif Ali, Azam Khan (wk), Shadab Khan (c), Faheem Ashraf, Tom Curran, Mohammad Wasir Jr, Rumman Raees