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 Sultans210021.382
2.  Islamabad United110021.059
3.  Peshawar Zalmi111020.100
4.  Lahore Qalandars111020.050
5.  Karachi Kings20200-0.585
6.  Quetta Gladiators10100-2.722


  • 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.