Both teams will be eager to secure their first victory of the tournament.
On February 18, Karachi Kings will face Quetta Gladiators in Match 6 of the ongoing Pakistan Super League Season 8 at the National Bank Cricket Arena in Karachi (Saturday).
Kings came within three runs of chasing down the target of 200 in their first game against Peshawar Zalmi, but fell three runs short and lost by two runs. In their second match, they could only score 173/7 in their allotted overs, which Islamabad United chased down in 18.2 overs.
Quetta Gladiators, on the other hand, had a forgettable start to their PSL season 8 campaign, being bowled out for 110 in 18.5 overs. Multan Sultans won the match by nine wickets after chasing down the target in 13.3 overs.
KAR vs QUE Match Details:
Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators, Match 6, PSL 2023
Venue: National Bank Cricket Arena, Karachi
Date & Time: February 18, 07:30 PM IST
Karachi has played both of their home matches this season. They nearly chased down their target of 200 in the first game, but lost in the second as Islamabad United chased down 174 in 18.2 overs.
Based on these two games, it’s clear that the venue’s pitch is a batting paradise. As a result, the captain who wins the toss will look to bat first and put the opposition under pressure by scoring runs.
KAR vs QUE Probable Playing XIs
Karachi Kings (KAR):
James Vince, Sharjeel Khan, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Matthew Wade (WK), Imad Wasim (C), Irfan Khan, James Fuller, Andrew Tye, Muhammad Musa, Mohammad Amir
Quetta Gladiators (QUE):
Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Umar Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed (C & WK), Mohammad Hafeez, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Abdul Bangalzai, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Nuwan Thushara
Match Prediction: Quetta Gladiators will win the match.