PSL 2019

PSL 2019 Match 28: Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators (Pre-Match)

PSL 2019: Match 28 Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators Pre Match

 

The second mega clash of PSL4 (Pakistan leg) will be between Quetta Gladiators and Karachi Kings at National Stadium Karachi. It is the Kings’ home ground, therefore, they will be expecting huge crowd support and the pressure to win the match would be even more. Quetta Gladiators is at the top of the points table and is one of the strongest team of PSL. On the contrary, Karachi Kings have had a few hiccups in the tournament and are struggling to enter the qualifiers.

Team News

The Gladiators squad is quite strong this time courtesy the arrival of Shane Watson in Pakistan. The whole team is in great form whether it’s the batsmen or the bowlers. Youngster Muhammad Husnain is continuing to show an incredible bowling speed and we are waiting to see whether he’ll pass the 150kph speed point in the next match or not?

However, for Karachi it’s a huge match, they cannot afford to lose this otherwise entering into the qualifiers can become a tough task. The team hasn’t performed well under the leadership of Imad Wasim and the only players who have stood out are Liam Livingstone, Babar Azam, and Colin Ingram. The bowlers have turned out to be a disappointment as nobody from the team has shined through except youngster Umer Khan.

Let’s have a look at the playing XI of both the teams for Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings clash:

Quetta Gladiators

  1. Shane Watson
  2. Azam Khan
  3. Ahmed Shehzad
  4. Rilee Rossouw
  5. Umar Akmal
  6. Dwayne Bravo
  7. Sarfraz Ahmed (c) (wk)
  8. Mohammad Nawaz
  9. Sohail Tanvir
  10. Fawad Ahmed
  11. Mohammad Hasnain

 

Karachi Kings

  1. Imad Wasim (c)
  2. Babar Azam
  3. Liam Livingstone
  4. Colin Ingram
  5. Sikandar Raza
  6. Ravi Bopara
  7. Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
  8. Sohail Khan
  9. Mohammad Amir
  10. Umer Khan
  11. Colin Munro

Match Time, Venue and Weather Conditions

Match Time: The match will be started at 7:00 PM (Pakistan), 6:00 PM (Dubai) and 7:30 PM (India).

Venue: National Stadium Karachi.

Weather Conditions: It’s raining heavily since morning in Karachi today. There’s a strong chance of the match being interrupted by the rain.

Toss update at 6.45 PM.

What’s on Twitter?

The excitement for the match is on peak and both the teams are looking forward to winning it. Kings are preparing hard for the match.

Here’s a sneak peek into their dressing room

In Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings clash, which team are you supporting? We would like to hear it from you.

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