Azam Khan’s heroic innings of 72 runs in a thrilling match between against Karachi Kings led Islamabad United to a memorable victory. The match, which was played at the National Stadium in Islamabad. It was a must-win game for Islamabad United , who were struggling to keep their hopes alive in the ongoing Pakistan Super League.
Batting first, Karachi Kings posted a challenging total of 176 runs on the board, thanks to some excellent batting by their top order. In reply, Islamabad United got off to a shaky start, losing their top order cheaply. However, Azam Khan, who came in at number six, played a sensational innings to steer his team to victory.
Azam Khan, the son of former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Moin Khan, was under immense pressure to perform, given his recent struggles with form. However, the young batsman showed nerves of steel as he took the attack to the Karachi Kings bowlers. His knock included 6 boundaries and 4 massive sixes, which delighted the crowd.
Apart from Azam Khan, the other batsmen in the Islamabad United lineup also played their part in the victory However, it was Azam Khan’s innings that stole the show and earned him the player of the match award. The victory was a much-needed boost for Islamabad United, who had suffered a string of defeats in the tournament. The team will now look to build on this win and carry the momentum into their next match. As for Azam Khan, his innings will surely give him the confidence to perform at his best for the remainder of the tournament.