The game is called off without a delivery bowled due to wet outfield and continuous pour down. Both Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans got one point each, which means, the Kings maintained their domination at the points table with 7 seven points. Whereas, Multan Sultans ranked at second with five points against their name.
It is still raining in Sharjah, covers are still on.
There is a slight delay in the start of play due to rain in Sharjah.
Karachi Kings are playing without their star all-rounder Shahid Afridi.
Karachi Kings: Joe Denly, Khurram Manzoor, Babar Azam, Colin Ingram, Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Rizwan, Imad Wasim (C), Muhammad Amir, Usman Shinwari, Tymal Mills
Multan Sultans: Ahmed Shehzad, Kumar Sangakkara, Sohaib Maqsood, Shoaib Malik (C), Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan, Imran Tahir, Junaid Khan, Saif Badar
Karachi Kings won the toss and elected to bat first.
Two of the best teams so far, Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans are ready to face each other in the much-anticipated clash. The Kings have been unbeaten so far in the three matches they have played. They defeated the two finalists of the previous season, Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi by 19 runs and five wickets respectively. Then they downed the aggressive Lahore Qalandars by 27 runs to complete win hat-trick.
Taking on Multan Sultans will be their biggest challenge as they have been a force to reckon so far in the tournament. They handed a defeat to Peshawar Zalmi on their PSL debut and then dominated the Qalandars, however, they lost against Islamabad United by five wickets in a closely fought contest.
In the likes experienced combo of Kumar Sangakkara, Shoaib Malik and leading wicket-taker so far in PSL 3, Imran Tahir, they are a dangerous unit.
On the other hand, Karachi Kings also look formidable with Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Ravi Bopara and Colin Ingram playing under Imad Wasim’s captaincy. Their bowling department looks the strongest among all the other teams of the league, The contest today will be between Karachi Kings’ bowling against Multan Sultans’ batting.