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Lahore Qalandars beat Karachi Kings by 22 runs

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DUBAI: Lahore Qalandars’ bowling attack was too hot to handle for the Imad Wasim-led Karachi Kings in a relatively low-chase game at the second fixture of the day in the Dubai International Stadium.

The Qalandars defended 139 runs with the spectacular bowling display of in-house Players’ Development Programme’s find Haris Rauf, Rahat Ali and Shaheen Shah Afridi.

Surprisingly Babar Azam, the number batsman in ICC T20i ranking, managed to hit a meager score of 28 off 38 balls with two boundaries on a strike rate 73.68.

Rauf’s inswinging yorker with an average the pace of over 140km/h was the highlight of the day – Kings’ had no answer to it. Complimented with the brilliance of Shaheen Shah Afridi, who took out Livingstone and  Ingram, with his phenomenal line and length.