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After beating Lahore Qalandars by five wickets in the final held at the National Stadium in Karachi, Karachi Kings have finally been crowned the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 champions.

In terms of rivalry, the PSL 2020 final between Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars was said to be the biggest final. This is primarily because both Karachi and Lahore have a rich background at the domestic level over the years on numerous sporting fronts.

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Pakistan’s star batsman, Babar Azam, played an important role in the Karachi King’s victory. To help his side secure their first ever PSL title in five years, Azam scored a commanding half-century. In his 49-ball 63, Azam smashed seven boundaries.

It was however, King’s captain Imad Wasim who reached the winning limit to assist the Kings in 18.4 overs to overhaul a modest 135-run target.


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Glimpses of the last unforgettable PSL 2020

The final was a big one between Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars. Let’s take a look at some of the finale’s most memorable moments.

Karachi Kings captain Imad Wasim celebrates Babar Azam’s victory after hitting the winning runs.

For his excellent performance in the final, Azam got the ‘Player of the Match’ trophy.

For scoring 473 runs at an average of nearly 125, Azam also won the ‘Player of the Tournament’ award.

By holding the cup, Karachi Kings owner Salman Iqbal celebrated his team’s victory.

With the cup, the entire Karachi Kings franchise is celebrating the PSL 2020 win.

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The most significant feature of PSL is that the title-decider has given multiple matchups for each edition. This also means that in each of the five seasons, no two similar sides have fought each other for the trophy.

In the finals of 2016 and 2018, two-time champions Islamabad United beat Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi, respectively. Until Quetta gained sweet vengeance by beating Peshawar in the 2019 finale, Peshawar prevailed over a weakened Quetta to be crowned champions in 2017.

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