The first match of the sixth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) was played between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators. Playing first, Quetta Gladiators gave Karachi Kings a target of 122 runs. Karachi Kings defeated Quetta Gladiators by 7 wickets. Karachi Kings completed the target of 122 runs in the 14th over.
Clarke was the top scorer for Karachi Kings with 46 runs, Babar Azam scored 24, Sharjeel Khan scored 4, Mohammad Nabi scored 24 and Colin Ingram remained unbeaten on 17. , Usman Shinwari took 1 victim.
Chris Gayle was the top scorer for Quetta Gladiators with 39 runs. Azam Khan added 17 runs and Qais Ahmed added 16 runs. Seven players of Quetta Gladiators could not enter the double figures. While Arshad Iqbal took 3 wickets for Karachi Kings, Emad Wasim, Mohammad Amir and Dean Christian took one wicket each.
It should be noted that in the first match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 6, Karachi Kings had decided to field after winning the toss.
Sarfraz Ahmed and Chris Gayle are in action in the Quetta Gladiators team while Tom Benton, Mohammad Azam Khan, Saeem Ayub and Ben Cutting are also part of the team. Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Qais Ahmed, Naseem Shah and Usman Shinwari are also part of the team. Quetta is part of the Gladiators.
The Karachi Kings squad includes Emad Wasim, Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Daniel Christian, Amir Yameen, Waqas Maqsood, Mohammad Amir, Arshad Iqbal, Colling Ingram, Joe Clark and Mohammad Nabi.