Quetta Gladiators, who entered the match as defending champions, walked out of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 on Sunday with a five-wicket win over Karachi Kings.
The Gladiators cruised in direction of victory as they scored 154 runs in simply 16.2 overs, on the lack of 5 wickets. The Karachi Kings had posted 150 runs on the scoreboard throughout their innings earlier, once they had received the toss and opted to bat first.
Shane Watson was awarded the Player of the Match for his 66-run knock off 34 balls. His 118-run partnership with Khurram Manzoor (63) stored the group from getting derailed after Ahmed Shehzad’s early wicket. Shehzad had walked off the stadium for naught.
Chadwick Walton (62) was the best scorer for the Kings, who couldn’t do a lot with the bat. ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD
Karachi Kings will face Lahore Qalandars on the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on March 17 at 7 pm. On an identical day at 2 pm, Multan Sultans will play in opposition to Peshawar Zalmi.
Despite their victory, Gladiators failed to achieve the semi-finals attributable to low factors. They did handle to carry themselves from the underside of the desk and completed second-last with 9 factors. Islamabad United completed the final with seven factors.