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2022-02-13 18:31:00

Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar. — Twitter

The Karachi Kings suffered their sixth consecutive defeat within the ongoing season of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) after Peshawar Zalmi outclassed them by 55 runs at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Sunday.

After this defeat and regardless of having a brand new captain, Babar Azam, who led Pakistan to a T20 World Cup victory towards India for the primary time in historical past, former pacer Shoaib Akhtar puzzled what was going on with the franchise.

Sixth consecutive defeat and a very harsh event for Karachi, he acknowledged in a tweet.

“What’s going on there?” he requested.

The Kings are on the backside of the factors desk with no factors to their credit score as they’ve did not win a single match. The Sunday loss towards Zalmi is their sixth consecutive defeat in PSL 7.

Learn extra: Peshawar Zalmi crush Karachi Kings by 55 runs

After being invited to bat first, the Zalmi had set a 194-run goal on the lack of six wickets, they usually defended with ease as Kings managed to attain a mere 138 for the lack of the identical wickets in 20 overs.

Chasing an enormous 194-run goal, the Kings misplaced their aggressive opener, Sharjeel Khan, for 14 runs with 25 runs on the scoreboard.

Babar with Joe Clarke launched a 55-run second-wicket partnership, however the required-run-rate continued to mount as Clarke was dismissed in 13.2 overs.

Solely Babar was the main run-scorer with 59 runs off 46 balls however he absorbed too many dot balls, whereas no different batter managed to play a giant knock.

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