Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) is one of the most popular cricket tournaments in the world. It pits teams from different cities against each other in a battle for supremacy, and it’s no surprise that teams like Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi are among the fan favorites. But which team has been more successful in head-to-head matches? We will explore this question by looking at the Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi head-to-head record in the PSL. Read on to find out who has been winning more often and what factors contribute to their success!
Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi Head-to-Head Record in PSL
The two clubs have faced each other 17 times in the Pakistan Super League, with Peshawar Zalmi clearly leading with 12 victories over Karachi Kings. The Babar Azam-led Karachi team has prevailed five times in those 17 encounters.
|Matches||Won by PZ||Won by KK||No Result|
Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi Top Performers
In the battle of the top two teams in the Pakistan Super League, it is Peshawar Zalmi who have had the upper hand over Karachi Kings.
Peshawar have won six of the eight matches played between the two sides, with Karachi only managing to win twice.
The most recent encounter between the two sides was in the 2018 edition of the PSL, when Peshawar came out on top by seven wickets.
In that match, it was Peshawar’s openers who did the damage, with Kamran Akmal and Imam-ul-Haq putting on a partnership of 143 runs.
Kamran Akmal was named man of the match for his innings of 79 runs off just 48 balls, which included 11 boundaries and three sixes.
Imam-ul-Haq also impressed with his knock of 72 runs off 50 balls, as he and Akmal helped Peshawar reach their target of 195 runs with nine balls to spare.
Last Meeting Between Karachi Kings & Peshawar Zalmi
The last meeting between Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) was held on March 7, 2018. Karachi Kings won the match by 6 wickets.
Babar Azam scored an unbeaten half-century for Karachi Kings while Umar Gul and Mohammad Amir picked up two wickets each to lead their side to victory.
This was the third time that Karachi Kings had beaten Peshawar Zalmi in the PSL and with this win, they took a 3-0 lead in the head-to-head record between these two teams.
PSL Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi Match Results
Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi have met each other 6 times in the Pakistan Super League with both teams winning 3 games apiece.
The first ever meeting between the two teams was in the 2016 edition of the PSL when Peshawar Zalmi defeated Karachi Kings by 7 wickets.
In the 2017 season, it was Karachi Kings who got the better of Peshawar Zalmi, winning both their encounters by 7 wickets and 8 wickets respectively.
The 2018 season saw Peshawar Zalmi turn the tables on Karachi Kings, winning both their matches by comfortable margins of 9 wickets and 4 wickets respectively.
The most recent meeting between these two teams was in the 2019 edition of the PSL when Karachi Kings once again got the better of Peshawar Zalmi, winning by 6 wickets.
Karachi kings vs Peshawar Zalmi Head-to-Head Record in All PSL Seasons
|Feb 13, 2022||Peshawar Zalmi||55 Runs||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|Feb 4, 2022||Peshawar Zalmi||9 Runs||National Stadium, Karachi|
|Jun 21, 2021||Peshawar Zalmi||5 Wickets||Sheikh Zayed Stadium|
|Jun 15, 2021||Peshawar Zalmi||6 Wickets||Sheikh Zayed Stadium|
|Mar 3, 2021||Karachi Kings||6 Wickets||National Stadium, Karachi|
|Mar 2, 2020||Karachi Kings||6 Wickets||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|Feb 21, 2020||Karachi Kings||10 Runs||National Stadium, Karachi|
|Mar 11, 2019||Peshawar Zalmi||61 Runs||National Stadium, Karachi|
|Feb 21, 2019||Peshawar Zalmi||44 Runs||Sharjah Cricket Stadium|
|Mar 21, 2018||Peshawar Zalmi||13 Runs||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|Mar15 2018||Peshawar Zalmi||44 Runs||Sharjah Cricket Stadium|
|Feb 25, 2018||Karachi Kings||5 Wickets||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|Mar 3, 2017||Peshawar Zalmi||24 Runs||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|Feb 19, 2017||Karachi Kings||9 Runs||Sharjah Cricket Stadium|
|Feb 10, 2017||Peshawar Zalmi||7 Wickets||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|Feb16, 2016||Peshawar Zalmi||5 Wickets||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|Feb 10, 2016||Peshawar Zalmi||3 Runs||Sharjah Cricket Stadium|
How many times has Peshawar won PSL?
|Home ground||Arbab Niaz Stadium|
|Capacity||35,000 (after reconstruction)|
|PSL wins||1 (2017)|
Who is the captain of Karachi Kings in PSL 2022?
|PSL 2022||League stage (6th)|
Who is best captain in PSL?
List of PSL captains. This is a list of the players who have acted as captain in at least one match of PSL. Five teams competed in both; first and second seasons of the league. Sarfraz Ahmed, captain of the team Quetta Gladiators, is the most successful captain by winning most (29) matches.