The eighth season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 8 2023) continues with Match 6 between Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators taking place at the National Bank Cricket Arena in Karachi. The 2019 champions, Quetta Gladiators managed to beat Karachi Kings as they won by 6 runs.
Karachi Kings won the toss and elected to bowl first, which gave Quetta Gladiators the chance to set a decent target of 169 runs to chase in the second innings, which would not have been possible without Martin Guptill’s 117 runs.
Quetta’s Martin Guptill came prepared as the batter scored an astounding 117 runs off just 67 balls and allowed the team to reach a decent score. Meanwhile, the rest of the batting lineup failed to perform and barely score over 5 runs each, except Iftikhar Ahmed, who still managed 32 runs off 27 balls.
Karachi Kings had a rough start to their batting with early wickets lost after Sharjeel Khan and Haider Ali were sent packing for zero runs. Meanwhile, James Vince managed 22 runs off 14 balls, but Shoaib Malik was the one to give the team a fighting chance with 71 runs off 49 balls, however, his efforts were wasted as the rest of the lineup failed to perform, except Irfan Khan, who still managed 37 runs towards the end of the innings.
Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators – PSL 8 2023 Match 6 Highlights
Man of the Match
Martin Guptill was named Player of the Match for his brilliant batting performance.
Today’s Match Squads
These are the squads for today’s match:
Quetta Gladiators – Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Abdul Bangalzai, Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Umar Akmal, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Odean Smith, Qais Ahmad, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain
Karachi Kings – Sharjeel Khan, James Vince, Haider Ali, Matthew Wade(w), Irfan Khan, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim(c), Aamer Yamin, Andrew Tye, Mohammad Amir, Imran Tahir.
Read more: Official 2023 HBL PSL 8 Schedule.
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