Karachi Kings Lost 7 Matches
February 15, 2022 Karachi Kings became the first team to lose 7 matches. in a row in a season of Pakistan Super League (PSL). In the match, Karachi Kings captain Babar Azam won the toss and invited Islamabad United to bat first. Karachi Kings are out of the knockout stage of the current PSL. It may be recalled that after a thrilling match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) Seven, Karachi Kings team lost to Islamabad United by one run and got out of the playoffs. In pursuit of Islamabad United’s 192-run target, Karachi Kings scored 190 runs. Captain Babar Azam could not show impressive performance but Sharjeel Khan increased the team’s score by playing an innings of 44 runs. Karachi Kings were 80 for five where they had lost 5 wickets. Therefore, it was a big difference between the runs and balls required to win.
Turned into belief Emad Wasim played an innings of 55 off 28 balls and got out playing a wrong shot in the last over. At a time when Karachi Kings needed 4 runs off four balls to win. Islamabad United’s Waqas Maqsood took two wickets off the ball; and ran out on the last ball to give the team a one-run victory. Interestingly, Qasim Akram, who was at the non-striker end, could not come on strike, he had played an unbeaten innings of 51 off 26 balls.
Waqas Maqsood remained prominent for Islamabad United with 3 wickets. Asif Ali took two wickets in psl while Liam Dawson and Zeeshan Zameer took one wicket each. Earlier, Islamabad United scored 191 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. In the match, Karachi Kings captain Babar Azam won the toss and invited Islamabad United to bat first. Emad Wasim was the leading bowler for Karachi Kings with 2 wickets, while Mir Hamza, Chris Jordan, Ameed Asif and Jordan Thompson took one wicket each.