2nd playoff of the Pakistan Super League 2017 – Islamabad United vs. Karachi Kings. The loser will have to say goodbye to the league, while the winner will have to play another match against the loser of 1st Playoff to qualify for the final.
Islamabad United won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Highlights from both innings.
Karachi Kings, while batting first:
Karachi Kings while batting first had a very poor start when their openers played out two consecutive maidens and after that, it was all shambles. Unlike the last night’s high scoring first innings, Karachi only managed to score 126, all-out.
Babar Azam: 25 off 21
Shoaib Malik: 25 off 23
Rumman Raees: 4-0-25-4
Karachi Kings: 126 – 19.4/20 overs
Islamabad United, while chasing:
Defending champions, Islamabad’s chase didn’t go well as planned. Asif Ali and Misbah-ul-Haq were the only two players to score in double digits as Karachi managed to knock out Islamabad for 82 and defended the lowest total in PSL history.
Asif Ali: 39 off 36
Misbah-ul-Haq: 13 off 13
Usama Mir: 4-0-24-3
Imad Wasim: 4-0-18-3
Islamabad United: 82 – 15.2/20 overs
Karachi Kings won by 44 runs.