Islamabad United will take on Karachi Kings in the 19th game of the Pakistan Super League 2023 on Friday (March 3) at the Pindi Club Ground in Rawalpindi. The United have won three out of five games so far and are in third position in the points table. They are coming into this game after losing their previous outing against Lahore Qalandars. The Qalandars scored 200 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs while batting first. The United were bundled out for just 90 runs and lost the game by a huge margin of 110 runs. They have already defeated Karachi Kings once and will expect a similar result from this match.
Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings, 19th Match
Pakistan Super League, 3 Mar 2023, Fri, 7:30 PM IST, Lahore
It will be the second game of the season at the Pindi Club Ground in Rawalpindi. In the first game, the Zalmi scored 197 runs, and the Kings managed just 173 runs. The pitch here will likely provide a lot of support to the batters again. The average first innings score in the last five T20 matches at this venue has been 169 runs.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI
Asif Ali, AD Hales, HE van der Dussen, Faheem Ashraf, SH Khan(C), Azam Khan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Abrar Ahmed, Hasan Ali, Zeeshan Zameer, TK Curran
BENCH : MM Ali, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Hassan Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim, Mubasir Khan, C Munro, Rumman Raees, Sohaib Maqsood, PR Stirling, Azam Khan, TS Mills, AAP Atkinson, Zafar Gohar
S Malik, Tayyab Tahir, Irfan Khan, IM Wasim(C), Aamer Yamin, Ben Cutting, MS Wade, AM Rossington, Mohammad Amir, T Shamsi, Akif Javed
BENCH : AJ Tye, Imran Tahir, Mir Hamza, JM Vince, JK Fuller, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Umar, Haider Ali, Qasim Akram, Muhammad Akhlaq, Faisal Akram, Musa Khan