Kings Beat Qalandars in Nail Biting Thriller
Dubai: the Karachi Kings overpowered Lahore Qalandars by five wickets in thriller at Dubai International Stadium.
Karachi Kings elected field after wining toss and restricted Kings at 133 runs. Fakhar Zaman once again failed to post big score and returned to pavilion on 18 while Haris Sohail lost his wicket after posting 20 runs.
AB devileirs, 33, and Sohail Akhter, 29, helped Qalandars to set 134-run target.
In chase Karachi Kings lost early wickets, however middle order batsmen took the team to victory.
Liam Livingstone top-scored with 38 off 34 balls but the match-winning innings came from Iftikhar Ahmed, with the latter scoring an unbeaten 33 off 25 balls to take his team over the line.
Another fine spell of bowling from Sandeep Lamichanne kept Qalandars in the contest but was not enough to secure a win. He claimed figures of 2-17 in his four overs.
For his all-round performance, Ahmed was declared the player of the match.