SHARJAH: Karachi Kings beat Islamabad United in Sharjah, courtesy rain.
Play could not be continued after 9.4 overs due to rain and the Karachi Kings innings was called off and declared winner through D/L method.
Islamabad United set a target of 95 runs to Karachi Kings after the match was reduced to 13 overs a side due to rain on Friday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Chasing the target, Kings were at 75 -4 at the end of 9.4 overs thanks mainly to opener Bahar Azam.
Dwayne Smith and Shane Watson of United, earlier, scored 29 and 26 respectively but wickets at the later stage of the innings hampered Kings' progress.
Imad Wasim and Usama Mir picked two each while Usman Khan picked one wicket.
Islamabad United: Dwayne Smith, Sam Billings, Brad Haddin, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Shane Watson, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imran Khalid, Mohammad Irfan, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Sami
Karachi Kings: Babar Azam, Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Ravi Bopara, Imad Wasim, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Amir, Usama Mir, Usman Khan