UPDATE: Islamabad United got their first victory and defeated Karachi Kings by just two runs in first real close contest of PSL T20.

Islamabad batting first scored just 132-8 runs in their 20 overs and manged to defend this low total successfully in the end by heroic of Saeed Ajmal who dismissed two batsmen in a over.

Karachi Kings and Islamabad United will play head to head against each other in PSL T20 2016, for a must win battle today in Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

After a dismal show in first two matches, Islamabad United will have to win this match at any cost to keeps themselves in the competition. It will be an uphill task for Misbah ul Haq to lift the morale of his team and taste victory. The team and fans will be relying on Saeed Ajmal and Misbah ul Haq to show the magic in the field.

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Karachi Kings was even though defeated by Gladiators easily, their overall performance was not too bad in the previous match. Shoaib Malik and company will definitely look into their shortcomings and show improvement today. Having utility players like Imad Wasim, Shakib-ul-Hassan, Sohail Tanvir, Mohamamad Amir and the skipper himself, Karachi Kings can pull the strings easily in their favor.

Players to Look out for: Muhammad Amir, Saeed Ajmal, Shakib ul Hassan, Misbah-ul-Haq

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Karachi Kings Squad:

Shoaib Malik (c), Nauman Anwar, Lendl Simmons, Shahzaib Hasan, Fawad Alam, James Vince, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara, TM Dilshan, Shakib Al Hasan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Bilawal Bhatti, Sohail Tanvir, Mushfiqur Rahim, Saifullah Bangash, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Amir, Usama Mir, Mir Hamza

PSL T20 2016: Quetta Gladiators Beat Karachi Kings By 8 wickets

Islamabad United Squad:

Shane Watson, Andre Russell, Misbah ul Haq (c), Samuel Badree, Mohammad Irfan, Brad Haddin, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Sami, Khalid Latif, Babar Azam, Imran Khalid, Kamran Ghulam, Umar Amin, Sam Billings, Rumman Raees, Amad Butt, Ashar Zaidi, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Siddiq