Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings
Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings is the next match of the PSL 2021. The match is all set to take place at 9:30 pm IST. Sheikh Zayed Stadium is all set to host the match. Islamabad United is coming strong from a 28 run victory over Lahore Qalandars in their previous match. Karachi is coming from a defeat in their previous encounter versus Multan Sultans. Islamabad United currently sits 1st in the points table. Whereas Karachi sits 4th in the points table playing a game less.
The match is between the most successful team in the PSL versus the Defending champions. The game is expected to be a thriller of a contest. With both the teams having firepower. A lot will depend on Babar Azam for Karachi as his contribution with the bat is very important. For Islamabad United, it is on the Top order to fire as Karachi has one of the most destructive batting line-ups in the PSL.
The pitch has seen some high scores after the resumption, however, this might not be the case in this match. The wicket has become a bit sticky, and the ball is not coming on to the ball easily. The par score in these conditions should be 165.
Some targets have been defended here recently, but it would still be wise to win the toss and bowl first. Dew will be a factor here that could trouble while bowling second.
Playing 11 for Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings-
Shadab Khan, Colin Munro, Usman Khawaja, Asif Ali, Iktifhar Ahmed, Rohail Nazir, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Ahmed, Musa Khan, Ali Khan, Mohammed Wasim
Imad Wasim, Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Martin Guptill, Thisara Perera, Najibullah Zardan, Chadwick Walton, Arshad Iqbal, Mohammed Amir, Waqas Maqsood, Qasim Akram.