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As the world of cricket evolves, it’s becoming increasingly common for players to move from one franchise to another. This can result in players performing against their former teams, which is always an interesting spectacle to watch.
When players perform against their former franchise, it adds an extra layer of excitement and tension to the game. In the case of the Karachi Kings, there have been several instances where players who previously played for the Kings have faced their former team, often resulting in intense and thrilling matches.
Karachi Kings picked Guptill in 2021 in Abu Dhabi Leg. He didn’t perform in the six matches for Karachi. Later they released him and Martin was available in Draft. This year Quetta picked him in the supplementary category. He faced his former franchise in National Bank Cricket Arena and was looking to take revenge on the former franchise Martin didn’t show any mercy and scored 117 runs and became the first centurion of this season.n his innings he hit 12 fours and 5 maximum.
Another ex-Karachi player who took revenge on a former franchise the next year got released. Haris was selected by Karachi kings in 2021 but didn’t get a chance to play any game. Peshawar Zalmi picked him and was their first choice Kamran Akmal was benched for him. He hit 4 maximum and 4 fours making a quick 49 runs From 27 balls and taking sweet revenge.
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Ben Dunk was a part of the King’s squad in 2019 but wasn’t preferred in the final playing 11. He took revenge on the former franchise when Lahore picked him and gave him a chance. He played against his former franchise and he went brutal as he hit 12 sixes and smashed Kings all over the stadium. In that innings, he also scored 3 fours and scored 99 runs and won that match for Qalandars at their home ground.
Another player who took revenge from his former franchise Karachi was Iftikhar Ahmed. He was part of the Karachi kings and played some good knocks and helped them to win their first title. In Draft United picked him, Iftikhar Ahmed was in great form in the season and when he faced his former franchise he didn’t show any mercy. He scored 71 runs in just 37 balls,5 maximum and 5 fours were part of his revenge.