PSL3: Karachi Kings to battle Islamabad United today for spot in Final
Dubai (Web Desk): Stage is set for the first qualifying final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL3) 2018 to be played between Islamabad United and Karachi Kings at Dubai International Cricket Ground on Sunday.
The match, which starts at 9:00pm tonight.
The winner will directly qualify for the final to be played in Karachi on March 25 while the losing side will have another opportunity to make it to the big clash after beating Peshawar Zalmi or Quetta Gladiators in the next round.
Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators have qualified for qualifier round.
Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi is doubtful for his PSL team Karachi Kings’ qualifier against Islamabad United.
According to details, Afridi has pain in knees again and it is the same injury that kept him out for a couple of matches earlier and he’s now facing the same problem.
Here are the squads for both teams:
Karachi Kings: Imad Wasim (captain), Babar Azam, Joe Denly, Colin Ingram, Khurram Manzoor, Lendl Simmons, Saifullah Bangash, Eoin Morgan, Mohammad Rizwan, Tabish Khan, Ravi Bopara, Hasan Mohsin, Shahid Afridi, David Wiese, Usama Mir, Tymal Mills, Mohammad Amir, Usman Khan and Mohammad Taha.
Islamabad United: Jean-Paul Duminy, Luke Ronchi (wk), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Sahibzada Farhan, Hussain Talat, Samit Patel, Faheem Ashraf, Steven Finn, Mohammad Sami, Amad Butt, Sam Billings, Mohammad Hasan, Chadwick Walton, Samuel Badree, Rohail Nazir, Rumman Raees, Zafar Gohar, Iftikhar Ahmed.