By: Noman Naushad Lalani
In the third and final qualifying round (playoff) of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) tonight, Karachi Kings are set to face Peshawar Zalmi at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in UAE.
The match will start at 09:00 PM (PST) and 08:00 PM according to UAE time.
Karachi Kings: Babar Azam, RS Bopara, CH Gayle, Hasan Mohsin, Imad Wasim, DPMD Jayawardene, Kashif Bhatti, Khurram Manzoor, R McLaren, Mohammad Amir, KA Pollard, Rahat Ali, Saifullah Bangash, KC Sangakkara*, Shoaib Malik, Sohail Khan, Usama Mir, Usman Khan
Key players in Karachi Kings Team
Babar Azam 290
Shoaib Malik 202
KC Sangakkara 200
Sohail Khan 15
Usama Mir 12
Mohammad Amir 9
Babar Azam is the leading batsman in the tournament who scored 290 runs in 9 matches throughout the tournament. Whereas, Sohail Khan is the leading bowler by taking 15 wickets in 8 matches.
Peshawar Zalmi: Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imran Khan (1), CJ Jordan, Junaid Khan, Kamran Akmal†, DJ Malan, Mohammad Asghar, Mohammad Hafeez, EJG Morgan, DJG Sammy*, MN Samuels, Shahid Afridi, Shakib Al Hasan, Sohaib Maqsood, Tamim Iqbal, Wahab Riaz
Key players in Peshawar Zalmi Team
Kamran Akmal 209
Shahid Afridi 177
Mohammad Hafeez 141
Wahab Riaz 10
Hasan Ali 10
Mohammad Hafeez 5
Shahid Afridi is successfully leading the chart of hitting the most number of sixes in the tournament. He has hit 15 sixes in 9 matches. On the other hand, Karachi King’s batsman CH Gayle has stormed 10 sixes.
A part from both teams, Kevin Pietersen from Quetta Gladiators holds longest sixes record of 101 meters.
Here is what people are talking on twitter about the thrilling match between Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi.
Zalmi game utha de best of luck 👍 #PZvKK
— Awais (@awaistweets) March 3, 2017
— Zalmi کپتان کا سپاہي (@YaSiR___kHaN) March 3, 2017
— زین 🇵🇰 (@ZainSohail7862) March 3, 2017
Dhan dhana dhan hoga reee… 😹#PZvKK
— wahab khan #Zalmi (@wahab_official1) March 3, 2017
Karachi jeti ga insha ALLAH #PZvKK
— Nabi Bux Mahar (@NabiBux_Mahar) March 3, 2017
— Mukhtar Akbar khan (@EngnrUddin) March 3, 2017
— احمد علی (@AhmedAliTweets) March 3, 2017
I want karachi kings to win today bas khatam baat.
— Laibah Zai (@imeelkay) March 3, 2017