Match 8 Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars | PSL 8 | 2023

Match 8 Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars | PSL 8 | 2023 , The Pakistan Super League (PSL) is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in Pakistan. The 8th edition of the PSL started from 13th February till 19th March of 2023.

The two biggest metropolises of Pakistan would come to a standstill due to the battle of heavyweights. In order to win the coveted trophy in 2020, Karachi Kings easily defeated Lahore Qalandars while on the other hand Qalandars went on to win the PSL championship in 2022.

The home audience will cheer Karachi Kings on loudly, and they won’t be as rusty after yesterday’s hard-fought match against Quetta Gladiators. Qalandars will feel encouraged by their one-run victory against Multans in the tense contest. Expect more of the same from them tonight because their star-studded pace attack is also capable of defending low totals.
While Karachi, renowned as the business centre of Pakistan, has numerous attractive places including lovely beaches and who can forget Karachi’s finger-lickin’ excellent biryani, Lahore is famed for its delectable street cuisine, lush green parks, and rich Mughal architecture. Thus, let me switch my focus back to before I become more sidetracked by my love of food and the attractions in both towns.

Karachi will be more determined to win this game. They would be desperate to break their losing streak, for sure.


Lahore Qalandars won the toss and choose to bowl first, Captain Shaheen Shah Afridi, who represents Lahore Qalandars, chooses to bowl after winning the toss.

Playing XI:

Karachi Kings Playing XI: Matthew Wade (wk), James Vince, Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim (c), Irfan Khan Niazi, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Amir, Imran Tahir, Aamer Yamin, Akif Javed.

Lahore Qalandars Playing XI: Fakhar Zaman, Tahir Baig, Shai Hope (wk), Kamran Ghulam, Hussain Talat, Sikandar Raza, Liam Dawson, David Wiese, Shaheen Afridi (c), Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan

Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United Head to Head

Quetta Gladiators Vs Karachi Kings

What’s My prediction (no Calculations Whatsoever Just my 6th Sense Lets see) ?

The last 5 Matches between these teams, Karachi Kings won 3 matches over Lahore Qalandars, while Lahore Qalandars won 2 Matches in the last five Matches between these teams. The teams are evenly matched, therefore there will be a tough competition.

My Prediction for the match is : Lahore Qalandars to Win

Where can I watch the game?

PSL8 can be live streamed on different Channels, Viewers from Pakistan can watch PSL 8 on these listed Channels.

  • A Sports
  • PTV Sports
  • TEN Sports on TV
  • Streamed matches will be available on Daraz App, tapmadTV and Tamasha.

Users around the Globe can watch the matches of PSL 8 live on Fox Sports (Australia), Sony (South Asia outside Pakistan), Willow TV (North America), Flow Sports (Caribbean), Sky Sports (United Kingdom), Sky Sport (New Zealand), Super Sport (sub-Saharan Africa) and, Etisalat and STARZPLAY (Mena).

I am personally using Tap to watch the PSL 8 Matches , it is a very good service to watch PSL 8 ad free matches. It has 3 subscription packages , you can pay using easypaisa, jazzcash, debit card. 3 subscription packages are : Basic,Standard,Premium.

100 Rupees, 199 Rupees for Standard, 299 for Premium.

The Result ?

Karachi Kings won by 52 runs .

The hosts may now start this season with some relief after a decisive victory over the defending champions. This is a traditional rivalry in Pakistani domestic cricket, which makes Karachi’s victory much sweeter. On the scoreboard, 185 did appear to be a respectable total, especially if the dew hadn’t appeared, which it didn’t, allowing the spinners to gain ground off the deck. The pacers who were varying their speeds and lengths also did so. Baig gave Lahore somewhat of a head start, but after Zaman was eliminated, Karachi began to have a tight grip on the scoring pace.

Although Baig and Ghulam were able to form a partnership, it took too long and lacked tempo, which caused Lahore to fall farther behind in the race for runs. Beyond a certain point, all Karachi had to do was maintain their composure, which they most definitely did. The asking rate kept rising. In the second half of their innings, Lahore’s chase utterly collapsed. Javed, who had a 4-fer, performed admirably, but Imad and Tahir were the ones under the most pressure.

Well, the Lahore vs. Karachi game fell short of expectations and ended up being a one-sided contest. Finally earning some points, Karachi moved up to the second position in the standings. Also, their net run rate received a tremendous lift from this major win. 185 was a par score, and the Kings this evening appeared sharp from the get-go. Putting in Akif Javed was a wise move, and the enforcer with the deck-hitting style quickly made a difference by taking four wickets.


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