Karachi Kings defeated Lahore Qalandars on Tuesday by 5 wickets within the remaining to carry the title. Azam performed an unbeaten knock of 63 runs as he helped his facet chase down the goal of 135 runs. He additionally received the Player of the Tournament award.
Former Australian cricketer Jones handed away in September this 12 months due to a cardiac arrest on the age of 59. He was appointed as Karachi Kings’ coach forward of the fifth version of the PSL in March. The facet had progressed to the playoffs however the final stage had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
After the victory, Azam took to Twitter and wrote: “Deano, job done coach! #Champions #KarachiKings”.
Deano, job done coach! 🏆 #Champions #KarachiKings https://t.co/uM6tKebG0u
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) 1605641720000
Former Pakistan quick bowler and Karachi Kings coach Wasim Akram additionally devoted the trophy to Jones.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) shared a video of Akram by which he mentioned, “Karachi Kings, the champions. This (win) is for Dean Jones and for the fans of Karachi Kings.”
Azam completed the match with 473 runs, claiming three ‘participant of the match’ awards. He additionally received the award for ‘Best Batsman of PSL 2020’.