Islamabad United got the better of Karachi Kings in their first game of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 8 to leapfrog them in the points table.
In an entertaining contest at National Bank Cricket Arena, United relied on fireworks from Azam Khan and Colin Munro to beat Kings by 4 wickets and keep them winless in this year’s competition.
PSL 8 points table after United defeat Kings:
|1. Multan Sultans||2||1||0||0||2||1.382|
|2. Islamabad United||1||1||0||0||2||1.059|
|3. Peshawar Zalmi||1||1||1||0||2||0.100|
|4. Lahore Qalandars||1||1||1||0||2||0.050|
|5. Karachi Kings||2||0||2||0||0||-0.585|
|6. Quetta Gladiators||1||0||1||0||0||-2.722|
- M: The number of matches played.
- W: The number of matches won.
- L: The number of matches lost.
- T: The number of matches tied.
- N/R: The number of matches abandoned.
- PT: Number of points awarded.
- NRR: Net Run Rate
- Points are awarded to teams based on their results in the league’s matches. In the group stage of the PSL, teams are awarded two points for a win and one point for a no-result or tie.
PSL 8’s nonstop action will continue tonight with Multan Sultans once again in action against Peshawar Zalmi.