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Islamabad United versus Karachi Kings Betting Tips and Preview

PSL (2018-03-16) Sharjah (SCS)

Highlights
  • Islamabad United won 4 of the last 7 between these two sides.

  • Islamabad United have won 6 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

  • Karachi Kings have won 5 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

  • Islamabad United are rated 8 points ahead of Karachi Kings in the Cricsq ratings.

  • The team batting second won the last 34 out the last 66 completed matches played at Sharjah (SCS).

Betting Tips
  • Back Karachi Kings to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.1 on Betfair).

Head to Head

Islamabad United and Karachi Kings have played each other 7 times since 2010. Islamabad United won 4 times and Karachi Kings 3 times.

Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings in the first match of the current series. Karachi Kings won more matches between these two sides last T20 Blast winning 3-0.

Pitch Analysis

Sharjah (SCS) has hosted 69 T20 matches since 2010. The next section will examine those matches.

The average first innings score at Sharjah (SCS) is 148 in matches where the full 20 overs were available. 200 has been breached 4 times at this venue in T20s since 2010. 181, 147 and 186 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

55% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batters at Sharjah (SCS) strike at 115.6 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 108.5 against spin.

The team batting second won the last 34 out the last 66 completed matches played at Sharjah (SCS).

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Islamabad United Overview

Islamabad United have won 6 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

They beat Quetta Gladiators in their last match. They bowled well to restrict Quetta Gladiators to 147 for 7. They then chased this score down to win the match.

Jean-Paul Duminy was the top run scorer with 54 off 47 balls. Hussain Talat scored 28 off 17 balls. The next highest score was 18 by Asif Ali.

Faheem Ashraf was the pick of the bowlers. He took 3 for 19 off 4.0 overs. Shadab Khan also bowled well. He went for 6.66 an over. Amad Butt took 2 wicket and had an economy rate of 7.5.

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Karachi Kings Overview

Karachi Kings have won 5 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Peshawar Zalmi in their last match. They bowled first and conceeded 181 for 6. They then failed to chase this score down. They reached 137 for 8 in their reply.

Babar Azam was the top run scorer with 66 off 50 balls. Shahid Afridi scored 26 off 8 balls. The next highest score was 16 by Mohammad Rizwan.

Usman Khan was their best bowler. He took 3 for 11 off 4.0 overs. Ravi Bopara also bowled well. He went for 8.5 an over. Shahid Afridi took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 8.5.

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The Verdict

Islamabad United are rated 8 points ahead of Karachi Kings in the Cricsq ratings. They have 92 points whereas Karachi Kings have 84.

At the time of writing Islamabad United are favorites on Betfair at 1.87. Karachi Kings are 2.1.

Islamabad United are rightfully favourites and are the most likely team to this match. But I suggest backing Karachi Kings to win this match. They are currently 2.1 on Betfair. At the prices Islamabad United are too short to bet on and Karachi Kings represent the value.

Islamabad United Season Players
Jean-Paul Duminy

Current Form:

Jean-Paul Duminy has played in 179 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4432 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 39.2. He has a strike rate of 124.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 126.9 and against spin it is 113.3.

Duminy has taken 45 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.54 runs per over.

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Chadwick Walton

Current Form:

Chadwick Walton has played in 75 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1662 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.8. He has a strike rate of 122.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 140.0 and against pace it is 105.4.

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Luke Ronchi

Current Form:

Luke Ronchi has played in 108 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2051 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 25.0. He has a strike rate of 159.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 159.5 and against spin it is 146.6.

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Alex Hales

Current Form:

Alex Hales has played in 169 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 4583 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 29.4. He has a strike rate of 144.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 143.0 and against spin it is 135.1.

Hales has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 14.0 runs per over.

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Sahibzada Farhan

Current Form:

Sahibzada Farhan has played in 4 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 18 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.0. He has a strike rate of 66.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 77.8 and against pace it is 61.1.

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Hussain Talat

Current Form:

Hussain Talat has played in 11 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 260 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 43.3. He has a strike rate of 136.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 136.5 and against spin it is 124.1.

Talat has taken 2 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.0 runs per over.

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Asif Ali

Current Form:

Asif Ali has played in 19 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 233 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 19.4. He has a strike rate of 134.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 137.5 and against spin it is 103.7.

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Iftikhar Ahmed

Current Form:

Iftikhar Ahmed has played in 9 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 51 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.5. He has a strike rate of 68.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 78.3 and against spin it is 53.6.

Ahmed has taken 2 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.43 runs per over.

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Shadab Khan

Current Form:

Shadab Khan has played in 42 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 200 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.1. He has a strike rate of 116.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Khan has taken 51 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.44 runs per over.

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Sam Billings

Current Form:

Sam Billings has played in 124 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2252 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 21.7. He has a strike rate of 128.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 130.1 and against pace it is 123.8.

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Misbah-ul-Haq

Current Form:

Misbah-ul-Haq has played in 90 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1548 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.6. He has a strike rate of 109.7. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Faheem Ashraf

Current Form:

Faheem Ashraf has played in 16 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 133 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 19.0. He has a strike rate of 130.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 139.6 and against spin it is 100.0.

Ashraf has taken 25 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.26 runs per over.

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Andre Russell

Current Form:

Andre Russell has played in 201 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 3105 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 25.0. He has a strike rate of 166.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 172.5 and against spin it is 128.1.

Russell has taken 192 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.2 runs per over.

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Samuel Badree

Current Form:

Samuel Badree has played in 129 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 125 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.9. He has a strike rate of 74.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 103.2 and against pace it is 65.0.

Badree has taken 131 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.46 runs per over.

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Amad Butt

Current Form:

Amad Butt has played in 6 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 25 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 12.5. He has a strike rate of 100.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 100.0 and against spin it is 88.9.

Butt has taken 5 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.96 runs per over.

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Samit Patel

Current Form:

Samit Patel has played in 190 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 3494 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 25.9. He has a strike rate of 127.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Patel has taken 170 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.09 runs per over.

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Zafar Gohar

Current Form:

Zafar Gohar has played in 7 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 1.0. He has a strike rate of 25.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 25.0 and against spin it is 0.

Gohar has taken 10 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.78 runs per over.

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Steven Finn

Current Form:

Steven Finn has played in 71 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 43 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 14.3. He has a strike rate of 86.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 100.0 and against spin it is 42.9.

Finn has taken 85 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.47 runs per over.

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Rumman Raees

Current Form:

Rumman Raees has played in 30 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 55 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.8. He has a strike rate of 110.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 106.7 and against spin it is 100.0.

Raees has taken 32 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.72 runs per over.

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Mohammad Sami

Current Form:

Mohammad Sami has played in 88 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 181 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.5. He has a strike rate of 110.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 122.8 and against spin it is 81.7.

Sami has taken 111 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.83 runs per over.

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Karachi Kings Season Players
Khurram Manzoor

Current Form:

Khurram Manzoor has played in 8 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 111 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.9. He has a strike rate of 88.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 88.6 and against pace it is 74.4.

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Lendl Simmons

Current Form:

Lendl Simmons has played in 154 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4182 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.5. He has a strike rate of 117.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 120.1 and against pace it is 108.8.

Simmons has taken 7 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.45 runs per over.

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Joe Denly

Current Form:

Joe Denly has played in 157 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 3866 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.2. He has a strike rate of 120.8. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Denly has taken 4 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.88 runs per over.

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Babar Azam

Current Form:

Babar Azam has played in 48 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1389 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 34.7. He has a strike rate of 115.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 115.4 and against spin it is 101.7.

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Colin Ingram

Current Form:

Colin Ingram has played in 130 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 3187 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.1. He has a strike rate of 141.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 138.9 and against spin it is 130.4.

Ingram has taken 29 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.58 runs per over.

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David Wiese

Current Form:

David Wiese has played in 113 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 868 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.3. He has a strike rate of 145.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 149.7 and against spin it is 111.5.

Wiese has taken 106 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.39 runs per over.

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Eoin Morgan

Current Form:

Eoin Morgan has played in 219 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4647 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.3. He has a strike rate of 127.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 125.1 and against spin it is 118.6.

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Ravi Bopara

Current Form:

Ravi Bopara has played in 248 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 5201 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.3. He has a strike rate of 119.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 124.0 and against spin it is 102.5.

Bopara has taken 161 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.35 runs per over.

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Imad Wasim

Current Form:

Imad Wasim has played in 70 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 393 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 12.3. He has a strike rate of 134.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 132.4 and against spin it is 115.9.

Wasim has taken 61 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.28 runs per over.

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Shahid Afridi

Current Form:

Shahid Afridi has played in 220 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 3007 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 18.6. He has a strike rate of 156.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 157.5 and against pace it is 149.7.

Afridi has taken 232 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.71 runs per over.

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Mohammad Rizwan

Current Form:

Mohammad Rizwan has played in 37 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 469 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.4. He has a strike rate of 113.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 119.9 and against spin it is 101.7.

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Usama Mir

Current Form:

Usama Mir has played in 19 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 39 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 4.9. He has a strike rate of 108.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 142.9 and against pace it is 93.5.

Mir has taken 19 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.11 runs per over.

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Tymal Mills

Current Form:

Tymal Mills has played in 72 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 44 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 4.4. He has a strike rate of 89.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 350.0 and against pace it is 77.1.

Mills has taken 79 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.05 runs per over.

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Mohammad Irfan

Current Form:

Mohammad Irfan has played in 16 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 21 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 4.2. He has a strike rate of 100.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 86.4.

Irfan has taken 17 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.15 runs per over.

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Saifullah Bangash

Current Form:

Saifullah Bangash has played in 5 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

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Mohammad Amir

Current Form:

Mohammad Amir has played in 86 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 132 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.8. He has a strike rate of 94.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 81.5.

Amir has taken 98 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.7 runs per over.

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Usman Khan

Current Form:

Usman Khan has played in 21 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 2.0. He has a strike rate of 40.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 40.0 and against spin it is 0.

Khan has taken 19 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.57 runs per over.

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