SHARJAH: Karachi Kings thrashed Quetta Gladiators by six wickets in the 15th match of Pakistan Super League’s fourth edition on Sunday in the final leg of Sharjah.
Colin Ingram has become the highest scorer in PSL history having put up 127 runs off just 59 balls and also the only one to score a century this season so far. He powered Karachi Kings to brutally defeat Quetta Gladiators.
Ingram’s magnificent performance completely overshadowed the rest of the batsmen.
Quetta Gladiators posted a 187-run challenge for Karachi Kings with the help of Umar Akmal’s brilliant knock. Akmal emerged as the side’s top scorer with 55 runs off 37 deliveries.
Shane Watson scored 25 off 24 balls with two 4s and two 6s in the mix before getting out in the 7th over courtesy Umer Khan. His partner, Rilee Rossouw posted 44 off 32 deliveries with four 4s and a single 6. He was bowled out in the 14th over by Aamer Yamin.
Karachi Kings won the toss and opted to bowl. Batting first the Gladiators set a huge target of 187 for the Kings, which looked difficult in the initial overs as they lost two quick wickets.
This was the fifth match for both teams, who had performed in all their previous four matches with contrasting results.
Before this, Gladiators remained undefeated in all their four matches, securing eight points to top the points table, whereas Karachi Kings has recorded their second win, as they previously suffered from humiliation of three consecutive defeats.