Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Monday's a rest day. We resume on Tuesday with Peshawar Zalmi taking on Multan Sultans. Hope you enjoyed our coverage tonight. Until next time, it's goodbye from all of us here at the commentary desk.

11.15pm Luke Ronchi's turbocharge and JP Duminy's calmness set the foundation for Islamabad United. The chase was clinically killed off in the end by Asif Ali, who played a superb unbeaten cameo. Karachi were sluggish with the bat, couldn't build any momentum in the middle overs and were quite poor with the catching. The positives: Babar's half-century, even though it may have been a tad slow, and Rizwan's cameo that got them to 150 plus.

JP Duminy: It's always nice to get in early, more opportunity to score boundaries in the powerplay. The century stand with Luke Ronchi set the game up for us. There wasn't lot of turn, it skidded through. It actually played better in the second innings and that benefitted us. The manner in which we won, we will take a lot of confidence out of it.

Imad Wasim to Asif Ali, SIX runs, he's nailed this though and this has bounced onto the road outside the ground, towards the wide long-on area. What a hit, made a crunching sound as bat met ball. This has been an absolute hiding for Karachi Kings
Imad Wasim to Asif Ali, no run, steps out to smack this outside the ground but ends up smashing a thick inside edge onto the pad as it rolls back towards the bowler

Imad to bowl what could be the last over of the game

17 | 16 Runs | IU: 150/2 (4 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 8.82, RRR: 1.33)

  • Jean-Paul Duminy43 (44b)
  • Asif Ali20 (14b)
  • Tymal Mills4-0-39-0
  • Usman Shinwari3-0-30-0
Mills to Duminy, FOUR runs, too short and on leg stump, he uses the depth of the crease to whip this behind square to the fine leg fence
Mills to Asif Ali, 1 run, another slower length ball, helped down to fine leg
Mills to Asif Ali, 1 wide, slower ball that takes an age to get to the batsman, the direction's down leg as well and it rolls to the keeper

Saad: "Can someone please explain to me whats up with fans rubbing their hair for the cameras." -- Sponsored segment for a shampoo brand. Playacting

Mills to Asif Ali, 4 leg byes, cramped for room as he looks to work this off his hip but the ball deflects off the right thigh and beats the keeper to the third man boundary. They've referred it upstairs, but ball tracking shows this would've missed the stumps

United 2nd innings Partnerships

1st104L RonchiJP Duminy
2nd13JP DuminyHussain Talat
3rd39JP DuminyAsif Ali

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