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 Match Preview Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United

Karachi Kings (KAR), led by Imad Wasim, are eager to bounce back in their upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) match against Islamabad United (ISL) after a close defeat to Peshawar Zalmi in their opening game. The match is set to take place on Thursday, February 16, at the National Stadium.

In their previous game, despite the outstanding performances of veteran star batter Shoaib Malik and skipper Imad Wasim who scored 52 and an unbeaten 80 runs respectively, Karachi Kings ended up on the losing side. The team will need to improve their bowling going forward, as they face a tough challenge against Islamabad United.

On the other hand, Shadab Khan and his team will be playing their first match in the league and will look to start their season on a high note. It remains to be seen if Islamabad United can secure a favorable result in their opening match on Thursday.

Match Details Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United

Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United, Match 4, PSL 2023

Venue: National Stadium, Karachi

Date & Time: February 16, 07:30 PM PST

Pitch Report Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United

The National Stadium in Karachi has witnessed an average first innings score of almost 190 runs in the last five T20 matches. With the first two games of the league already showing competitiveness, the upcoming clash could be a closely contested one. Additionally, the pacers could receive some assistance from the pitch in the early part of the game. As a result, either captain who wins the toss may opt to bat first.

Probable Playing XI Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United

Karachi Kings

Sharjeel Khan, Matthew Wade (wk), Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Qasim Akram, Ben Cutting, Imad Wasim (c), Andrew Tye, Imran Tahir, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Amir

Islamabad United

Alex Hales, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Moeen Ali, Shadab Khan (c), Sohaib Maqsood, Asif Ali, Azam Khan (wk), Mohammad Wasim Jr, Hasan Ali, Abrar Ahmed, Fazalhaq Farooqi

Probable best Performer Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United

Probable Best Batter Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United:

During the recently concluded ILT20, Hales began his campaign on a high note with a century (110 runs) in the opening game, followed by scores of 99 and an unbeaten 62. However, his batting form declined towards the latter half of the league, and he finished the season with a poor performance. As Islamabad United begins their campaign, Hales will be determined to regain his form and provide a strong start to his team.

Probable Best Bowlers Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United:

Mohammad Amir, the veteran speedster, brings a wealth of experience to the team, and is expected to take crucial wickets and keep the opposition’s run-rate in check. While he had a disappointing performance in the opening match against Peshawar, he will be determined to bounce back and play a pivotal role in helping his team secure a victory in the upcoming match.

Match Prediction Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United

Islamabad United has more chances of win.

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