ABU DHABI – Multan Sultans have defeated Karachi Kings by 12 runs in the Pakistan Super League s (PSL) Abu Dhabi leg at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium.
Multan Sultans had set 177-run target for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs while bating first.
Earlier Karachi Kings had decided to bowl first after winning the toss.
Karachi Kings: Imad Wasim, Martin Guptil, Babar Azam, Mohammad Aamir, Thisara Perera, Amir Yamin, Chadwick Walton, Sharjeel Khan, Waqas Maqsood, Muhammad Ilyas, Zeeshan Malik, Danish Aziz, Najeebullah Zadran, Arshad Iqbal, Qasim Akram, Abbas Afridi, Noor Ahmed and Mohammad Haris.
Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan, Rilee Rossouw, Shimron Hetmyer, Sohail Tanveer, Imran Tahir, Khushdil Shah, Shahn Masood, Johnson Charles, Usman Qadir, Sohail Khan, Suhaib Maqsood, Sohaibullah, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shahnawaz Dahani, Muhammad Umar, Imran Khan snr. Blessing Muzarabani, Asif Afridi, Waseem Mohammad and Hammad Azam.
Two matces are being played today.
The second match will be played between Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi. The 17th match of the mega event is scheduled to be played at 11:00 pm.
Wahab Riaz will lead Peshawar Zalmi whereas Lahore Qalandars will play under the captaincy of Sohail Akhtar.