Quetta Gladiators will take on Karachi Kings in the first match of the Pakistan Super League at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 6th February. Here’re the latest Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings betting tips in this PSL encounter.
After getting to a sensational start in the Pakistan Super League, Quetta Gladiators will be keen on maintaining that momentum.
Their maiden match was against Islamabad United, which turned out to be an easy task for them. Having won the toss and elected to field, Quetta Gladiators restricted their opponents to a humble 128 runs with seven wickets taken. Their bowling star was Mohammad Nawaz, who took four wickets and gave just 13 runs.
Their batting style was far more aggressive, seeing that they reached their target by the 16th over. It was mainly a one sided show by the Brit Luke Wright, who scored a sensational 86 runs off 53 balls.
Interestingly enough, the two Sri-Lankans – Thisara Perera and Kumar Sangakara were not picked for the playing 11, despite which they sailed to a comfortable victory.
As for Karachi Kings, they will be coming in this match after playing Lahore Qalandars on Friday evening. Considering their squad, they have got some big names in it, which are capable of taking the team through to win.
Shakib Al Hasan, who is unarguably one of the best all-rounders in the world, is one of the six overseas players in team. Having played in the Indian Premier League and in the Big Bash League, he is certainly one of the most experienced players in the T20 format.
This is only further complimented by the Sri-Lankan Tillakaratne Dilshan, who won the 2014 version of the ICC T20 World Cup. His batting experience from his time in the domestic tournaments across the world will certainly come in handy here.
This match is definitely going to be an intriguing one, but for the moment, Quetta Gladiators are the one with the upper hand. Moreover, with Karachi Kings already playing on Friday, the selection of the team will be absolutely crucial.
The Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings match will be played on 6th February at 4 pm local time.