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Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators, 1st Match Cricbuzz, Mobilecric or Vcricket livescore Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators, 1st Match 17 Monday May 2021 165650000000 Karachi Kings won by 7 wkts Cricinfo Commentary updated on 17 Monday May 2021 165650000000 QTG - 121 (18.2) KRK - 126/3 (13.5) Cricinfo Commentary updated on 17 Monday May 2021 165650000000 CRR:  9.11 Player of the Match Arshad Iqbal Scorecard Refresh Commentary The defending champions start their title defence with a comprehensive victory. A one-sided game to kick-start the sixth edition of PSL and hopefully a double-header will bring more excitement. The other four teams will be in action tomorrow. Do join us for that. For now, time to say goodbye and stay safe you all! Imad Wasim | Winning captain: The way we started deserves a round of applause especially Arshad. We have so many options, Nabi didn't bowl, it is good to have those options and I felt Nabi was not required on this surface. He's (Joe Clarke) a gun and fantastic to watch, I am very happy with the way he announced himself on the PSL stage. Then Babar and Ingram played well to see off the chase. Arshad Iqbal | Player of the Match: Pressure was there but once I came on to bowl it became easier. My strength is to bowl the hard length and I just stick to it. I bowl according to the situation. I am very happy getting this big award. Sarfaraz Ahmed | Losing captain: The target in our mind was 170-180. But we were not able to execute with the bat. I did open in this match but looking at our middle order today, we will have analyse where is my best position going forward. The runs were too less and hence I attacked with the fast bowlers. Joe Clarke: Think I need to snap out of the T10 format, it got me going today. They bowled really well at the start and I had to remain patient, and when you have Babar at the other end he makes batting look so easy. It's been a while since I haven't donned the gloves and it's always nice taking catches in the field. 23:05 Local Time, 18:05 GMT, 23:35 IST: A walk in the park for Karachi Kings. The target was not too big and they needed one significant contribution which they got through Joe Clark. The Englishman came in early as Sharjeel Khan was sent back in the first over by Mohammad Hasnain. He struggled early on but took a liking to Naseem Shah and Qais Ahmed, smacking 43 runs in two overs. That was game, set and match. The others - Babar Azam, Ingram and Nabi - chipped in with cameos to see off the chase. It is the biggest win for Karachi Kings in terms of balls left. Early on, it was a combined bowling effort from Karachi Kings that restricted Quetta Gladiators to a below par total. Hang around for the presentations.. 13.5 Cutting to Nabi, SIX , Karachi Kings win by 7 wickets. Nabi finishes it off in style and shakes hands with Ingram. Another gift from Cutting and Nabi ensured it was cashed in, full toss at knee height and it is deposited over the deep square leg fielder 13.4 Cutting to Ingram, 1 run, full delivery outside off, Ingram plays a classical cover drive to deep extra cover, just a single 13.3 Cutting to Nabi, 1 run, full toss on the stumps, Nabi does not time the big hit and miscues it along the ground to long-on 13.2 Cutting to Nabi, SIX , back to back sixes and one more should do it for the Kings. Cutting overcompensates and bangs it halfway down, Nabi is waiting for it on the backfoot, swivels and nails the pull flat over deep square leg. That came right off the meat.. 13.1 Cutting to Nabi, SIX , welcomed to the attack with a maximum. Cutting feeds it right in the slot and Nabi does not need a second invitation, he uses his long levers to send the ball sailing over long-on Ben Cutting, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack KRK: 106-3 after 13 overs 12.6 Mohammad Hasnain to Ingram, no run, slower delivery to end his spell, Ingram watchfully guides it to backward point. Hasnain finishes with impressive numbers - 4-0-18-2 12.5 Mohammad Hasnain to Nabi, 1 run, low full toss on off-stump, Nabi digs it towards cover and calls Ingram for a quick single 12.4 Mohammad Hasnain to Nabi, no run, beauty! He's still troubling the batsmen. Clearly the biggest positive for Quetta today. Short of length around off, Nabi hops to steer it to third man but is beaten on the outside edge instead. The pace defeating him there.. 12.3 Mohammad Hasnain to Nabi, no run, 141.7ks bouncer on off-stump, Nabi ducks and sways away from the line. Umpire Ahsan Raza signals one for the over 12.2 Mohammad Hasnain to Ingram, 1 run, short of length at the hips, Ingram swivels on one leg and pulls backward of square, Shinwari keeps it down to a single with a tumbling stop 12.1 Mohammad Hasnain to Ingram, no run, 144.2ks delivery in the blockhole, jammed out to point KRK: 104-3 after 12 overs 11.6 Qais Ahmad to Ingram, 1 run, slower and drifted across, Ingram taps it with soft hands into the off-side and crosses over 11.5 Qais Ahmad to Ingram, FOUR , shot! He's just too good with his sweeps and reverse sweeps. It was the latter, he sits down and gets on top of the ball, rolls his wrists to place it through the empty backward point area. No need to run for that.. Load More Commentary

Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators, 1st Match

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Karachi Kings won by 7 wkts

Cricinfo Commentary updated on 17 Monday May 2021 165650000000

QTG - 121 (18.2)
KRK - 126/3 (13.5)

Cricinfo Commentary updated on 17 Monday May 2021 165650000000
CRR:  9.11

Player of the Match

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The defending champions start their title defence with a comprehensive victory. A one-sided game to kick-start the sixth edition of PSL and hopefully a double-header will bring more excitement. The other four teams will be in action tomorrow. Do join us for that. For now, time to say goodbye and stay safe you all!

Imad Wasim | Winning captain: The way we started deserves a round of applause especially Arshad. We have so many options, Nabi didn't bowl, it is good to have those options and I felt Nabi was not required on this surface. He's (Joe Clarke) a gun and fantastic to watch, I am very happy with the way he announced himself on the PSL stage. Then Babar and Ingram played well to see off the chase.

Arshad Iqbal | Player of the Match: Pressure was there but once I came on to bowl it became easier. My strength is to bowl the hard length and I just stick to it. I bowl according to the situation. I am very happy getting this big award.

Sarfaraz Ahmed | Losing captain: The target in our mind was 170-180. But we were not able to execute with the bat. I did open in this match but looking at our middle order today, we will have analyse where is my best position going forward. The runs were too less and hence I attacked with the fast bowlers.

Joe Clarke: Think I need to snap out of the T10 format, it got me going today. They bowled really well at the start and I had to remain patient, and when you have Babar at the other end he makes batting look so easy. It's been a while since I haven't donned the gloves and it's always nice taking catches in the field.

23:05 Local Time, 18:05 GMT, 23:35 IST: A walk in the park for Karachi Kings. The target was not too big and they needed one significant contribution which they got through Joe Clark. The Englishman came in early as Sharjeel Khan was sent back in the first over by Mohammad Hasnain. He struggled early on but took a liking to Naseem Shah and Qais Ahmed, smacking 43 runs in two overs. That was game, set and match. The others - Babar Azam, Ingram and Nabi - chipped in with cameos to see off the chase. It is the biggest win for Karachi Kings in terms of balls left. Early on, it was a combined bowling effort from Karachi Kings that restricted Quetta Gladiators to a below par total. Hang around for the presentations..

13.5 Cutting to Nabi, SIX, Karachi Kings win by 7 wickets. Nabi finishes it off in style and shakes hands with Ingram. Another gift from Cutting and Nabi ensured it was cashed in, full toss at knee height and it is deposited over the deep square leg fielder

13.4 Cutting to Ingram, 1 run, full delivery outside off, Ingram plays a classical cover drive to deep extra cover, just a single

13.3 Cutting to Nabi, 1 run, full toss on the stumps, Nabi does not time the big hit and miscues it along the ground to long-on

13.2 Cutting to Nabi, SIX, back to back sixes and one more should do it for the Kings. Cutting overcompensates and bangs it halfway down, Nabi is waiting for it on the backfoot, swivels and nails the pull flat over deep square leg. That came right off the meat..

13.1 Cutting to Nabi, SIX, welcomed to the attack with a maximum. Cutting feeds it right in the slot and Nabi does not need a second invitation, he uses his long levers to send the ball sailing over long-on

Ben Cutting, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

KRK: 106-3 after 13 overs

12.6 Mohammad Hasnain to Ingram, no run, slower delivery to end his spell, Ingram watchfully guides it to backward point. Hasnain finishes with impressive numbers - 4-0-18-2

12.5 Mohammad Hasnain to Nabi, 1 run, low full toss on off-stump, Nabi digs it towards cover and calls Ingram for a quick single

12.4 Mohammad Hasnain to Nabi, no run, beauty! He's still troubling the batsmen. Clearly the biggest positive for Quetta today. Short of length around off, Nabi hops to steer it to third man but is beaten on the outside edge instead. The pace defeating him there..

12.3 Mohammad Hasnain to Nabi, no run, 141.7ks bouncer on off-stump, Nabi ducks and sways away from the line. Umpire Ahsan Raza signals one for the over

12.2 Mohammad Hasnain to Ingram, 1 run, short of length at the hips, Ingram swivels on one leg and pulls backward of square, Shinwari keeps it down to a single with a tumbling stop

12.1 Mohammad Hasnain to Ingram, no run, 144.2ks delivery in the blockhole, jammed out to point

KRK: 104-3 after 12 overs

11.6 Qais Ahmad to Ingram, 1 run, slower and drifted across, Ingram taps it with soft hands into the off-side and crosses over

11.5 Qais Ahmad to Ingram, FOUR, shot! He's just too good with his sweeps and reverse sweeps. It was the latter, he sits down and gets on top of the ball, rolls his wrists to place it through the empty backward point area. No need to run for that..