PSL 2021: Babar Azam, Mohammad Nabi help Karachi Kings beat Peshawar Zalmi; Quetta Gladiators claim first win
Quetta’s victory after four straight losses ended a 13-match streak of teams successfully chasing down the targets since the tournament began on 20 February.
Afridi returned figures of 3-27, with his bowling reaching speeds of 94 mph (around 150 kph). That helped to restrict Karachi to 186-9 despite half-centuries by Sharjeel Khan (64) and Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi (57).
PSL 2021: Babar Azam's unbeaten 60-ball 90 anchors Karachi Kings to seven-wicket win over Multan Sultans
Babar’s unbeaten 90 off 60 balls — including 13 fours and a six — led Karachi to 198-3 with seven balls to spare in yet another successful chase in Pakistan’s premier Twenty20 league.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani believes the successful and event-free conduct of Pakistan Super League 5 has enhanced the image of the country and exuded confidence of hosting more international teams next year.
PSL 2020: Karachi Kings' head coach Wasim Akram dedicates their maiden title triumph to late Dean Jones
Following Jones' untimely demise in Mumbai during the IPL, Akram stepped in as his replacement as coach of Karachi Kings.
PSL 2020: Babar Azam, bowlers shine as Karachi Kings lift title with five-wicket win over Lahore Qalandars
With Azam, the world number two batsman in Twenty20 international rankings, on Karachi's side it proved an easy chase, despite losing three wickets from 110-2 to 124-5.
PSL 2020: Karachi beat Multan in Super Over to enter final; Lahore overcome Peshawar in first eliminator
Mohammad Hafeez made an unbeaten 74 off 46 balls as Lahore knocked out 2017 champion Peshawar Zalmi by five wickets in the first eliminator.
The PCB also confirmed one more COVID-19 positive case and said the concerned individual has been shifted to an isolation room in the team hotel while the rest of his team members had tested negative.
The 39-year-old Hafeez on Saturday questioned PCB's decision to offer Sharjeel another chance to play for the national team after completing a two and a half year ban for spot-fixing.
Raja made the statement while talking to the media in Lahore after the PSL was postponed on the day of its semi-final matches and a day before the final.
The PSL had seen numerous withdrawals by foreign players in the last few days and most had left the event to return home in view of the coronavirus pandemic
PSL 2020: Mohammad Rizwan slams Karachi Kings captain Imad Wasim for being benched despite batting, keeping credentials
Pakistan's wicket-keeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan has slammed Karachi Kings skipper Imad Wasim for not giving him enough opportunities to play in the Pakistan Super League.
PSL 2020: Chris Lynn's 52-ball ton propels Lahore Qalandars in maiden semi-finals; defending champions Quetta Gladiators fall short
Lahore Qalandars faces Karachi Kings in the semi-finals. Multan Sultans will meet 2017 champion Peshawar Zalmi in the other semi-final.
PSL 2020: Karachi Kings down two-time champion Islamabad United by four wickets to seal spot in semis
Islamabad, playing without its four departed overseas players, was restricted to 136-6 after being sent in to bat in a National Stadium empty of fans because of coronavirus fears.
PSL 2020: Imad Wasim says he raised issue of ball-tampering with referee Roshan Mahanama during pre-tournament meeting
Speculations were rife that Emad had taken names of Wahab Riaz, Sohail Khan and Ravi Bopara when the discussion on ball tampering took place at the meeting in which all team officials and captains were present.
England limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan says Alex Hales must rebuild trust with national set-up before his selection
Alex Hales has not played for England since being withdrawn last year from the 50-overs World Cup squad.
PCB announces Pakistan Super League will be hosted entirely in Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan
For the first time, all the matches in Pakistan's premier domestic Twenty20 tournament will be held in the country, across four major cities.
PSL 2019: Wasim Akram, Muhammad Aamir set to face disciplinary action for alleged indecent behaviour
Wasim Akram along with Imad Wasim and Muhammad Aamir were accused of misbehaving with family members and senior media persons sitting in the Lahore Qalanders enclosure after the first Karachi and Lahore match.
Shahid Afridi has left Karachi Kings after serving as their president and player for just one season.
Kamran smashed the Karachi Kings bowlers at will to take Peshawar to a solid total after they were put into bat by Karachi Kings skipper Mohammad Amir.