Wasim Akram Loses Cool As Karachi Kings Lost A Close Game in PSL

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Following a close 3-run loss to Multan Sultans in a league match of the current edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Karachi Kings’ president, Wasim Akram, was observed losing his composure. This defeat marks Karachi’s fourth loss in five PSL matches, with three of them occurring while attempting to chase a total of 197 runs.

Wasim Akram, the former captain of Pakistan, exhibited frustration as a result of losing several narrow matches while chasing. He expressed his displeasure by kicking a sofa positioned in front of him, an incident that was broadcasted live and has subsequently gained traction on social media.

Multan were asked to bat first, and their skipper, Mohammad Rizwan, played a magnificent innings, contributing to the team’s final score of 196/2 in 20 overs. Rizwan remained unbeaten after hitting 10 fours and four sixes on his way to a score of 110 off 64 balls.

He initially paired up with Shan Masood to notch up 85 runs for the first wicket, with Masood scoring a brisk 51 off 33 deliveries before being dismissed. Rizwan then took on the role of the aggressor, delighting fans with his boundary-hitting abilities during his 109-run partnership with Rilee Rossouw.

Karachi began their innings in a commanding fashion with Matthew Wade and James Vince as openers. The duo amassed 75 runs for the first wicket before Wade was dismissed after scoring 20 runs. However, Vince continued his fiery form, hitting at a strike rate of 220.5 and reaching a score of 75 off only 34 deliveries.

Despite captain Imad Wasim’s heroic unbeaten innings of 46 runs from 26 balls, Karachi fell short by a mere three runs in the end. In the final over, they required five runs off the last delivery, but Imad Wasim was unable to hit a six. Following the victory, Multan rose to the top of the table with four wins out of five matches, while Karachi remained in fourth place with only one victory thus far.

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