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Karachi Kings dealt with huge blow as Shahid Afridi sustains knee injury

22 March 2018

Defending champions Peshawar Zalmi defeated Quetta Gladiators by a single run in the last ball drama occured in Lahore as Pakistan Super League (PSL-3) returned to its origin on Tuesday.

The organisers are certainly trying their best to ensure that fans get to watch their favourite stars in action.

Sammy's side is up against a Karachi side that was outclassed by Islamabad in the qualifier in Dubai on March 18.

Radio Pakistan will broadcast running commentary of the match from Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.

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Pakistan pacer Umaid Asif put on a stunning display with the ball as he scalped two wickets in quick succession during the chase and played a pivotal role in Peshawar's victory.

Batting first Peshawar Zalmi were all out for 157 runs in their 20 overs.

Zalmi last year ousted Karachi Kings from the second eliminator on their way to the final last year and have also beaten them in the reverse match after losing the first game.

Mukhtar Ahmed, Zulfiqar Babar and Danish Aziz have joined the squad while Imad Wasim's participation is still in doubt. "What I have assessed from the statements of Pak team's head coach Mickey Arthur and captain Sarfraz Ahmad that they will be selecting young performers of the PSL in the team helping them to further underline their talent and to boost their experience and by that way new talent will be inducted in the team".

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The victor of the match will play against Islamabad United on March 25 and the loser will go home packing.

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To a question, he said Pakistan was "favourite" against West Indies in the three match T20 series starting from April 1 at Karachi.

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Karachi Kings dealt with huge blow as Shahid Afridi sustains knee injury