Dubai (Staff Report): Islamabad United defeated Karachi Kings by 8 wickets in the play off Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 to be played at Dubai International Cricket Ground on Sunday.
Karachi Kings bat first and set a 154 runs target in 20 overs but Islamabad United defeated Kings scoring 155 in 12.3 overs.
Luke Ronchi and Sahibzada Farhan took a superb start and scored 69 just in 4 overs. The duo scored 91 on 42 balls when Sahibzada Farhan was out on 29 runs.
Following the victory Islamabad United has qualified for the final of PSL 2018 - to be played in Karachi on March 25 while the Karachi Kings will have another opportunity to make it to the big clash after beating Peshawar Zalmi or Quetta Gladiators in the next round.
Jean-Paul Duminy, Alex Hales, Chadwick Walton (wk), Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Amad Butt, Zafar Gohar, Steven Finn, Sam Billings, Mohammad Hasan, Samit Patel, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Sami, Rohail Nazir, Luke Ronchi, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sahibzada Farhan
Khurram Manzoor, Joe Denly, Babar Azam, Eoin Morgan (captain), Colin Ingram, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Mohammad Irfan Jnr, Mohammad Amir, Usman Khan, Tymal Mills, Lendl Simmons, Usama Mir, Tabish Khan, Saifullah Bangash, Ravi Bopara, Hasan Mohsin, David Wiese, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Taha.