It’s the end of the eighth match of PSL after its resumption. Islamabad United defeat Karachi Kings in the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Shadab Khan captain of Islamabad United won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Opening the batting for Karachi Kings was Sharjeel Khan and Babar Azam. The openers got off to a good start. Babar Azam and Najibullah Zardan continued the attack against the Islamabad bowlers. The pair crossed the century mark stand. Both the batsmen crossed the half-century mark. Kings ended 190/4 in their quota of 20 overs. For Karachi Kings, Babar Azam was the best batsman scoring 81. For Islamabad United Hasan Ali, Ali Khan, Akif Javed, Mohammad Wasim picked up 1 wicket each.
Opening the batting for Islamabad United were Usman Khawaja and Colin Munro. The openers got off to a decent start. United lost 2 quick wickets in the powerplay. Colin Munro and Iftikhar Ahmed got in the middle and took the charge against the Karachi bowlers. They crossed the century run-stand. Both batsmen crossed the half-century mark. Islamabad United completed 192/2 in 18.4 overs. For Islamabad, United Colin Munro was the pick of the batsmen scoring 88 runs. For Karachi Kings, Waqas Maqsood was the pick of the bowlers. Picking up 1 wicket and giving away only 27 runs in 4 overs. Islamabad United won the game by 8 wickets and 8 balls to spare.
Iftikhar Ahmed won the Man of the Match Award.