PSL3: Kings to face United today at Sharjah
Sharjah (Web Desk): Karachi Kings will look to continue their victorious streak when they take on Islamabad United at the Sharjah today.
Karachi Kings have been undefeated and has won three and lost none of their matches so far in the third chapter of Pakistan Super League (PSL), with one game (against Multan Sultans) washed out due to rain.
Karachi kings revamped their squad in the PSL drafts and appointed Imad Wasim as captain, have been rewarded for the overhaul: the younger lineup, starring power hitters as well as more steady players and pacers, the unbeatable Karachi Kings seem to be on a roll. Not only have the Kings won all three of the matches they played, they’ve managed to beat each side influentially.
On the other hand Islamabad United have had a rollercoaster ride in the tournament, winning two and losing two of their matches thus far. The latest victory came about in a tremendous Super Over against Lahore Qalandars on Friday, where Andre Russell held his nerve to fire his team to triumph.
Karachi Kings tops the table whereas Islamabad United is at fifth position, just above Lahore Qalandars.
Here are the squads for both the teams today
Karachi Kings: Imad Wasim (c), Babar Azam, Joe Denly, Colin Ingram, Khurram Manzoor, Lendl Simmons, Saifullah Bangash, Eoin Morgan, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammed Taha, Tabish Khan, Ravi Bopara, Hasan Mohsin, Shahid Afridi, David Wiese, Usama Mir, Tymal Mills, Mohammad Amir, Usman Khan Shinwari
Islamabad United: Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Alex Hales, Sam Billings, Mohammad Hasan, Chadwick Walton, Rohail Nazir, Luke Ronchi, Amad Butt, JP Duminy, Hussain Talat, Samit Patel, Andre Russell, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Samuel Badree, Steven Finn, Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees, Zafar Gohar