PSL 8: Multan Sultans beat Karachi Kings by 3 runs

PSL 8: Multan Sultans beat Karachi Kings by 3 runs

Multan (Web Desk): Multan Sultans defeated Karachi Kings by three runs in the 11th match of Pakistan Super League's (PSL) 8th edition in Multan on Wednesday night.

Karachi Kings won the toss and decided to field first.

Multan Sultan managed to set a strong target with the help of 110 runs (not out) of Captain Muhammad Rizwan, 51 runs of Shan Masood and 29 runs of Rilee Rossouw.

Shoaib Malik and Muhammad Omer of Karachi Kings took one wicket each.

Karachi Kings failed to achieve the target as the team scored 193 runs at the loss of five wickets. James Vince was the top scorer of his team as he scored 75 runs, Captain Imad Waseem had 46 runs, Mathew Wade had 20 runs, Shoaib Malik had 13 runs while Haider Ali and Ben Cutting scored 12 runs each.

The match entered the thrilling last over when Karachi Kings required 22 runs on 6 balls.
Imad Waseem hit a six on no ball by Abbas Afridi putting pressure on the rival team. The pressure kept on Multan Sultan when the second ball (free hit) was declared wide by the umpire.

Abbas Afridi in the end restricted the batters of Karachi to achieve the target by dismissing Ben Cutting and leading his team to victory by three runs.


Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan (c & wk), Rilee Rossouw, Shan Masood, David Miller, Kieron Pollard, Khushdil Shah, Carlos Brathwaite, Usama Mir, Abbas Afridi, Ihsanullah, Mohammad Ilyas

Karachi Kings: James Vince, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Irfan Khan, Matthew Wade (wk), Imad Wasim (c), Ben Cutting, Akif Javed, Mohammad Amir, Imran Tahir, Aamer Yamin