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Multan Sultans Defeat Karachi Kings by 55 Runs in PSL 2024 Match

In a gripping encounter at the Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan Sultans emerged victorious over Karachi Kings by a convincing margin of 55 runs in Match 3 of the HBL Pakistan Super League 2024.

Match Summary:

Multan Sultans set a challenging target of 186 runs for Karachi Kings, posting a total of 185/2 in their allotted 20 overs. In response, Karachi Kings struggled to chase down the target, managing only 130/8 in their 20 overs.

Match Statistics:

  • Multan Sultans’ innings saw Mohammad Rizwan and Dawid Malan departing at 17/1 and 138/2 respectively.
  • Karachi Kings faced early setbacks with James Vince and Saad Baig falling at 10/1 and 10/2 respectively. Subsequently, the wickets of Shan Masood, Shoaib Malik, and others followed in quick succession.

Multan Sultans Squad:

  • Mohammad Rizwan (WK/C)
  • Dawid Malan
  • Reeza Hendricks
  • Yasir Khan
  • Iftikhar Ahmed
  • Khushdil Shah
  • David Willey
  • Shahnawaz Dahani
  • Usama Mir
  • Abbas Afridi
  • Mohammad Ali

Karachi Kings Squad:

  • Shan Masood (C)
  • James Vince
  • Saad Baig (WK)
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Kieron Pollard
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Daniel Sams
  • Mir Hamza
  • Amir Khan
  • Tabraiz Shamsi
  • Hasan Ali

Match Details:

  • Date: Sunday, February 18, 2024, at 14:00.
  • Venue: Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan.
  • Toss: Karachi Kings Win Toss and opt to Field First.
  • Officials: Umpires – Chris Gaffaney (New Zealand), Rashid Riaz (Pakistan), Faisal Afridi (Pakistan TV). Match Referee – Ali Naqvi (Pakistan).

The victory for Multan Sultans underscores their strong start in the tournament, while Karachi Kings will look to bounce back in their upcoming matches.

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