Karachi Kings defeated Lahore Qalandars on Tuesday by 5 wickets within the remaining to elevate the title. Azam performed an unbeaten knock of 63 runs as he helped his facet chase down the goal of 135 runs. He additionally gained the Participant of the Event award.
Former Australian cricketer Jones handed away in September this yr attributable 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 needed to be postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
After the victory, Azam took to Twitter and wrote: “Deano, job completed coach! #Champions #KarachiKings”.
Deano, job completed 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 Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) shared a video of Akram wherein he mentioned, “Karachi Kings, the champions. This (win) is for Dean Jones and for the followers of Karachi Kings.”
Azam completed the event with 473 runs, claiming three ‘participant of the match’ awards. He additionally gained the award for ‘Finest Batsman of PSL 2020’.