Karachi Kings captain Imad Wasim won the toss and went against type for the early part of the PSL, choosing to bat first at the National Stadium in Karachi. The winner of today’s match will break the five-team gridlock to move two points clear of the rest of the field onto the top of the PSL points table.
Alex Hales comes into the XI to make his debut for Karachi in place of Mohammad Rizwan. Naseem Shah and Anwar Ali enter for Quetta Gladiators in place of Ahsan Ali and Fawad Ahmed.
Karachi Kings XI: Chadwick Walton (wk), Babar Azam, Sharjeel Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Cameron Delport, Alex Hales, Imad Wasim (capt), Umaid Asif, Mohammad Amir, Chris Jordan, Arshad Iqbal.
Quetta Gladiators XI: Jason Roy, Ahmed Shehzad, Shane Watson, Anwar Ali, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk, capt), Azam Khan, Naseem Shah, Tymal Mills, Mohammad Hasnain, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Nawaz.