SHARJAH: Karachi Kings beat Islamabad United in Sharjah, courtesy rain.
Play could not be continued after 9.4 overs due rain and the Karachi Kings innings was called off
Karachi Kings was 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.
Karachi kings seems out of the tournament as they have already lost all three matches and they are standing with lowest points “0” lying on 5th position in the points table having negative NET RR of “-0.459”.
Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Shoaib Malik, Chris Gayle, Babar Azam, Ravi Bopara, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Safiullah Bangash, Shazaib Hasan, Sohail Khan, Kieron Pollard, Ryan McLaren, Khurram Manzoor, Kashif Bhatti, Usman Khan, Hasan Mohsin, Mahela Jayawardene, Usama Mir, Rahat Ali, Amad Alam
Islamabad United :
Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Shane Watson, Steven Finn, Mohammad Irfan, Samuel Badree, Mohammad Sami, Brad Haddin, Sam Billings, Hussain Talat, Amad Butt, Dwayne Smith, Ben Duckkett, Shadab Khan, Zohaib Khan, Saeed Ajmal, Imran Khalid, Asif Ali, Rumman Raees, Syed Muzammil Shah.