Date & Time: Saturday, March 14, 19:30 IST
Venue: National Stadium, Karachi, Pakistan
Karachi Kings: Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam, Cameron Delport, Iftikhar Ahmed, Chadwick Walton (wk), Imad Wasim (c), Chris Jordan, Usama Mir, Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Amir, Umaid Asif
Islamabad United: Philip Salt, Hussain Talat, Colin Ingram, Asif Ali, Amad Butt, Faheem Ashraf, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan (c), Muhammad Musa, Rizwan Hussain, Akif Javed, Zafar Gohar
Despite Sharjeel Khan and Babar Azam stealing the limelight with their brilliance in the middle, the pitch has traditionally witnessed a good contest between the bat and ball. Once again, it is expected to be helpful for the bowlers. Each batsmen will have to be at his best to adjust to the conditions.
As usual, Babar Azam is having a great time in the middle for Karachi Kings. He has got brilliant record in the ongoing tour and also possess good stats at this venue. He has PPM of 57.33 in recent games.
Shadab Khan is having a sensational PSL stint as a skipper of Islamabad United. The flamboyant cricketer is not only delivering with the ball but also smashing the opposition bowlers at an incredible strike rate with the bat. He has PPM of 67.25 in the tour.