PSL 7: Quetta Gladiators thump Karachi Kings by 23 runs
Quetta Gladiators thump Karachi Kings by 23 runs.
LAHORE (Dunya News) – Brilliant bowling clinch Quetta Gladiators victory against Karachi Kings in the 28th game of the seventh edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL 7) on Sunday at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.
Batting first, Quetta Gladiators set a target of 167 runs which Karachi Kings were unable to achieve in the limited 20-overs.
For Kings, Joe Clark remained the highest scorer giving 52 runs off 39 balls while the skipper Babar Azam scored 36 runs off 34 balls.
In the bowling, Khurram Shehzad did a great job by sending four Karachi batters back to pavilion and gave off just 22 runs in his four overs. In addition, Naseem Shah took two wickets while Mohammad Irfan and Ashar Qureshi claimed one wicket each.
For Quetta Gladiators, Jason Roy stood out for his magnificent 82 off 64 balls. Roy hammered 11 fours in his innings providing a solid base to his team in pilling up a competitive total.
Karachi Kings been knocked out of PSL 7 as they stand at the bottom of the points table and could only claim one victory in the entire tournament.
While on the other hand, Gladiators won 4 out of their 10 games and stand at the 5th number in the points table with a weak hope to make it to the play off stage.