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Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans pay tribute to Dean Jones ahead of PSL 2020 playoffs

Tribute to Dean Jones. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans paid a warm tribute to Dean Jones before the Pakistan Super League (PSL) resumed in Karachi on Saturday. The fifth edition of PSL had to be postponed in March this year in the wake of the coronovirus epidemic. The tournament was postponed before the playoffs.

Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans took each other in the qualifiers. And before the match began, the two teams decided to pay tribute to Dean Jones. The former Australian batsman and head coach of the Karachi Kings died on 24 September in Mumbai after a sudden cardiac arrest. He was in India for IPL duties.

Jones was the coach of Karachi earlier this year. Players from both teams stood in the shape of a ‘D’ to pay tribute to him. Jones was associated with PSL since its first season. Prior to becoming coach of Karachi, he coached Islamabad United and helped to win the PSL title in 2016 as well as in 2018. For the ongoing playoffs, Karachi Kings performed brilliantly in bowling. Wasim akram As their coach.

Karachi Kings defeated Multan Sultans

The PSL 2020 playoff started on an exciting note as the Karachi Kings defeated Multan Sultans in the Super Over to advance to the finals for the first time. Chasing 142, the Karachi Kings were running in a stage that they almost threw the game before falling late. But in the end, he emerged as the winner Sherfen Rutherford And Mohammad Aamir starred in Super Over.

In the super over, Aamir conceded only nine runs against Rayle Rosauv and Ravi Bopara. Earlier, Karachi had scored 13 runs for 2 wickets in their super over. Rutherford, who was dismissed on the last ball of the super over, led Karachi to the top with a six and a four off the fourth and fifth balls of the over by Sohail Tanvir.

Both teams had finished at 141 before the game. Multan scored 141 for 7 before ending at 141 in Karachi. 8. Karachi captain Babar Azam scored 65 runs in 53 balls to put his side at 116-3 in the 17th over. He lost five wickets in the last four overs before falling late.