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Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United Predictions & Tips - Kings tipped for victory in Karachi

  • Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United predictions for Wednesday’s Pakistan Super League match
  • The fixture will be played in Karachi at 14:00 GMT
  • Kings have won their last 2 matches against Islamabad
  • I am tipping Babar Azam to perform and take the Kings to victory
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Karachi Kings have won their last two matches against Islamabad United (Getty Images)
Ralph Staniforth 23 Feb 2021
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Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United Predictions


The Karachi Kings and Islamabad United were both winners in their opening matches but with the match taking place in Karachi, we’re backing the Kings to be victorious.

  • Karachi Kings’ Babar Azam has scored over 23.5 runs in his last 2 matches.
  • Karachi Kings’ Babar Azam is ranked as the 2nd best T20 batsman in the world.
  • Karachi Kings have won their last 2 matches against Islamabad United.
  • Islamabad United’s Alex Hales has scored 29+ runs in 5 of his  last 7 T20 matches.

Head to Head


Islamabad United have won three of their last five matches against the Karachi Kings but it is the Kings who have won the last two. They last met in March 2020 where the Kings won by four wickets.

Karachi Kings Form


The Karachi Kings were superb in their opening Pakistan Super League match as they defeated Quetta Gladiators by seven wickets. 

The Gladiators batted first but could only manage 121 runs. Arshad Iqbal bowled well, taking 3-16 in four overs for the Kings.

In response, the Kings cruised home with six overs to spare to win by seven wickets. Joe Clarke top scored with 46 runs while Babar Azam added 24.

Karachi Kings Injuries & Team News


The Karachi Kings should be sticking to the same lineup that won their opener. Sharjeel Khan was the only batsmen who failed to score but will surely get another opportunity. 

Islamabad United Form


Islamabad United were victorious in their opening PSL clash against the Multan Sultans. The Sultans batted first in Karachi and scored 150 runs.

Mohammad Wasim was the pick of Islamabad’s bowlers as he took 3-29 in four overs. The run-chase did not go as well as United would have hoped, but they managed to get home with an over to spare.

English import, Alex Hales scored 29 runs at the top of the order but it was left to Lewis Gregory to take them home. He scored 49 runs of 31 balls.

Islamabad United Injuries & Team News


Islamabad United have a strong squad with players like Paul Stirling and Muhammad Musa waiting in the wings.

After their convincing display last time out, they are however likely to stick with the same team.

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Verdict

The Karachi Kings won their opening match and are tipped to win here again. Babar Azam is backed to top score for the Kings.

Alex Hales has been consistent with bat in hand recently and offers value to be United's best batsman.

Best Bet: Kings Win Result @-163.93 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Best Bet: Azam Over 23.5 Runs Over/Under Runs @-120.48 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Best Kings Batsman Tip: Babar Azam Best Kings Batsman @200.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit
Best Islamabad United Batsman Tip: Alex Hales Best Islamabad United Batsman @200.00 at 888sport - 1 Unit

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