KARACHI: Karachi Kings on Wednesday trounced Peshawar Zalmi by six wickets to topple them as league leaders in Pakistan Tremendous League’s match 13.
Peshawar Zalmi had set a goal of 189 for the Karachi Kings and the house workforce chased it with three balls to spare.
The Kings had been in bother early within the innings once they misplaced three wickets for 43 runs by the top of the seventh over.
Nevertheless, a 118-run partnership between Babar Azam and Mohammad Nabi helped the Karachi Kings defeat Peshawar Zalmi. Babar Azam remained unbeaten along with his 77.
The kings misplaced Mohammad Nabi after he made 67 in the course of the seventeenth over with the workforce nonetheless requiring 28 runs from 21 balls. Nevertheless, Babar Azam didn’t let that hinder the workforce’s possibilities for a victory.
Earlier, Peshawar had been requested to bat first by Karachi Kings after Imad Wasim gained the toss on a pitch favouring the groups chasing the goal.
Peshawar had been seeking to set a below-par rating after they misplaced three wickets within the powerplay at simply 39 runs.
Kings had been in command on the finish of tenth over when Peshawar had been 69/4 and had misplaced Haider Ali simply when he was seeking to cost.
Nevertheless, an 82-run partnership between West Indian Shane Rutherford and Englishman Ravi Bopara had taken the sport away from the opposition.
Rutherford fell to Mohammad Ilyas within the 18th over however by that point the stage was set for Amad Butt to propel the Peshawar Zalmi to 188.
The all-rounder hit Dan Christian for 32 runs within the final over to assist his aspect put up a defendable whole.