KARACHI – Karachi Kings have received the toss and elected to bat first towards Islamabad United inside the fourth edition of the Pakistan extraordinary League (PSL-four) on the countrywide Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

The prevailing team will play Peshawar Zalmi, who misplaced the Qualifier towards Quetta Gladiators, to ebook a place within the final. The losing side might be removed from the tournament.

Islamabad United, winners in 2016 and 2018, had defeated Karachi Kings in each league matches of the PSL four. United were identical on points with their rivals within the league segment with 10 in as many games, completed in advance of Kings on better internet run-charge.

On their way to the title in the first edition, Islamabad beat Karachi within the Eliminator by way of a convincing nine-wicket margin whilst Brad Haddin (52 now not out) and Luke Ronchi (50 not out) helped them chase down a modest target of 111 runs.

but, Karachi reversed the bring about 2017 while the 2 groups once more met within the Eliminator, beating Islamabad by way of forty four runs in the back of a few splendid bowling by using Mohammad Amir, Imad Wasim and Usama Mir – all taking three wickets.

Islamabad once more had the higher of Karachi inside the 0.33 edition on their way to the name, prevailing by using 8 wickets. Ronchi all over again was Karachi’s nemesis, by way of scoring a whirlwind 94.