Karachi: Karachi Kings has set the highest score of the tournament 197 against Islamabad United on Wednesday in Karachi. Sharjeel Khan splendid century also included in the huge total.
Islamabad United Captain Shadab Khan had invited Karachi Kings captain Amad Wasim after winning the toss today.
Sharjeel Khan and Babar Azam scored the highest PSL partnership of 176 runs as Karachi Kings posted the highest team’s total of 196-3 in PSL 6 against Islamabad United.
Karachi Kings was in full swing amid a couple of dropped catches and caught on no-balls by United fielders. Sharjeel struck nine boundaries and eight sixes to score his second PSL century.
However, Babar supported his partner strongly and smashed 62 runs off 54 balls with the help of six boundaries and a six.
Sharjeel suffered earlier with the bat as he scored just 6 runs off 17 balls but thereafter he didn’t look back. Both the batters left United bowlers speechless before Babar got run-out.
Daniel Christian added handy 12 runs off just five balls with the help of two boundaries whereas Mohammad Nabi struck a six on the second last ball to further strengthen the score.
Hasan Ali was the lone wicket-taker from United
Karachi Kings: Amir Yamin, Arshad Iqbal, Babar Azam, Colin Ingram, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Aamir, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood, Mohammad Nabi, Dan Christian, Chadwick Walton, Joe Clarke, Noor Ahmad, Danish Aziz, Mohammad Ilyas, Zeeshan Malik, Qasim Akram
Islamabad United: Alex Hales, Asif Ali, Fawad Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, Musa Khan, Shadab Khan, Zafar Gohar, Hassan Ali, Paul Stirling, Lewis Gregory, Phil Salt, Rohail Nazir, Ali Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Ahmed Saifi Abdullah, Zeeshan Zameer