Karachi Kings look to haunt Multan Sultans in their backyard
MULTAN, FEB 28 (DNA) : Karachi Kings, the most followed franchise of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) are all set to take Multan Sultans in the 10th fixture of PSL fifth edition in their own backyard.
With the presence of inform number one T20 batsman Babar Azam and Ifthikar Ahmed in the late-middle order, Kings have strong options in their batting ranks.
All eyes will once again on left-handed explosive opener, Sharjeel Khan, who is yet to make a bigger impact in PSL 5. However, skipper Imad Wasim is not worried about him because he believes that if he bats ten overs, he will take the match from the opoosituion.
The overseas batsmen will once again hold key for Kings. Alex Hales, Cameron Delport and Chadwick Walton’s clean hitting power gives an added advantage to the Kings.
The bowling department will be led by captain Imad along with Mohammad Amir and Chris Jordan, lethal bowlers upfront and at the death. Emerging left-arm spinner Umar Khan is likely to replace Arshad Iqbal for this contest.
On the other, Multan is coming with a win, defeating Zalmi by six wickets in Multan Cricket Stadium. They will once again highly depend on their captain Shan Masood along with James Vince at the top. Their inform middle-order duo of Rillee Rossouw and Khushdil Shah will be players to watch out on how they cope expereinced Kings attack in middle overs.
Their spin attack is considered to be the most lethal in the presence of Moeen Ali, Shahid Afridi and Imran Tahir.
The match is expected to be a high-intense thriller. The match will begin at 3 pm.
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