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PSL 2020 final preview: Karachi, Lahore compete in nail-biting finale

The fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will conclude on Tuesday with the grand finale between Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars.

 

 

 

 

The contest

 

will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi under the floodlights where

 

both teams will battle it out for the ultimate glory.

 

 

 

 

 

Karachi are

 

coming in the match after beating Multan Sultans in the qualifier after a

 

nail-biting contest which was decided in the Super Over.

 

 

 

 

 

On the

 

other hand, Lahore are coming in the match after beating Peshawar Zalmi by five

 

wickets in the eliminator one and then went on to defeat Sultans in eliminator

 

two on Sunday by 25 runs.

 

 

 

 

 

Road to the

 

playoffs:

 

 

 

 

Kings made

 

it through to the playoffs after finishing second on the league table with 11

 

points after 10 matches.

 

 

 

 

 

Imad

 

Wasim-led unit registered five wins in the competition—two against Peshawar

 

Zalmi and one each against Quetta Gladiators, Islamabad United and Lahore.

 

 

 

 

 

Qalandars made

 

it to the playoffs for the first time in the history of PSL after finishing on

 

the third spot with 10 points.

 

 

 

 

 

Sohail

 

Akhtar-led unit registered five wins in the tournament—two against Gladiators,

 

one each against Karachi, Multan and Peshawar.

 

 

 

 

 

Head-to-Head

 

 

 

 

Both teams

 

have competed 10 times previously in the history of PSL where Karachi have a

 

superior record with six wins compared to Qalandars’ four.

 

 

 

 

 

In the two

 

matches during the PSL 2020, both teams managed to win one each—Kings by 10

 

wickets and Lahore by eight wickets.

 

 

 

 

 

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