PSL 2023 Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators, 6th Match Preview and Prediction

The Pakistan Super League 2023 is underway and Karachi Kings are set to face Quetta Gladiators in the sixth match at the National Stadium in Karachi. Karachi Kings are yet to win a match, having lost both games they have played so far, while Quetta Gladiators have had a mixed start to the season, winning one and losing one. The pitch at the National Stadium is ideal for batting and the team batting first will aim to set a target of around 190-200 runs.

On February 18, the National Bank Cricket Stadium in Karachi will host the 6th Match of the ongoing Pakistan Super League Season 8 between Quetta Gladiators (QUE) and Karachi Kings (KAR). Karachi Kings are yet to secure a win in PSL 2023, having lost both games they have played. They are currently at the bottom of the table with a net run rate of -0.585.

The match will commence at 07:30 PM and will be broadcasted live on Mahadev Online ID, Sony Sports Network, and SonyLIV app.

Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators | PSL Match 6 Prediction

Match Info:

  • Teams: Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators
  • Match Number: 6th Match
  • Date: 18/02/2023
  • Time: 07:30 PM
  • Venue: National Stadium, Karachi
  • Live Coverage: Mahadev Online ID, Sony Sports Network, and SonyLIV app.

Team History

Karachi Kings Preview

Following a close loss to Peshawar Zalmi in their season opener, Karachi Kings suffered a 4 wicket loss against Islamabad United in their subsequent match. When invited to bat first, Karachi Kings put 173 on the board at the National Stadium in Karachi on a favorable batting surface. Peshawar lost 6 wickets while chasing the mark in 18.2 overs. The best score for Karachi came from Haider Ali, who scored 59 off 45 balls. Sadly, the other batters didn’t step up.

Quetta Gladiators Preview

The Quetta Gladiators’ PSL 2023 season got off to the worst conceivable start. Quetta was bowled out for just 110 in 19 overs after being chosen to bat first against Multan Sultans on a favourable wicket at the Multan Cricket Stadium. The target was then easily reached by Multan in 13.3 overs. Only the opener, Jason Roy, seemed like he would get runs (27 off 18 balls). It was a terrible batting performance. In his most recent seven games, Roy has scored 330 runs at an average of 47.14 and a strike rate of 168.36. Hum is going to take a massive hit.

Pitch Report

The Karachi National Stadium’s surface is known to be ideal for batting, with a consistent bounce that holds throughout the 40 overs. The venue favors batsmen, and bowlers need to maintain tight lines to prevent conceding too many runs. The team that wins the toss and elects to bat first should aim to set a target of around 190-200 runs.

Match Odds

Check out the match odds in the graphic below.

Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators Cricket Betting Match Odds

Playing XIs

Karachi Kings

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

Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Umar Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Mohammad Hafeez, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Abdul Bangalzai, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Nuwan Thushara.

Venue Report

The average score batting first at the National Stadium in Karachi in the PSL is 172, and it comes down to 166 in the second innings. The highest total posted at the venue in the tournament is 238/3 by Islamabad United.

Match Prediction

Match winner

Quetta Gladiators to win the match

Based on current form, Quetta Gladiators are likely to win the match.

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Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators Preview and Prediction – PSL 2023
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