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Ravi Bopara replaces Shoiab Malik as Karachi Kings captain

DUBAI: Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) most expensive franchise Karachi Kings captain Shoaib Malik has resigned from captaincy,TheNewsTribe.com reported.

According to latest reports from Kings camp, English all-rounder Ravi Bopara will lead Kings in Play-off round of PSL.

Also read: Ravi Bopara questions Shoaib Malik’s captaincy

While talking to media after the Peshwar Zalmi game, whic Kings lost by five wickets, Boparahad  questioned Shoaib Malik’s decision of batting firs after winning the toss against Zalmi.

He also criticized top players for not performing upto mark in the league including Shoaib Malik, Shakib al Hassan and Lendl Simmons.

He further citicised Karachi Kings overall performance in the tournament and said that his team did not deserve to qualify for next round.

“We played poorly throughout the league, we do not deserve to be through to play-off, if I be brutally true,” said Bopara.

Commenting about the standard of Pakistan Super League, Bopara said, “PSL is high on the cards, it is best league in the world, and ranks second after IPL.”

Bopara praised Brad Hodge’s knock and said

“We were winning the game until Hodge got hold of us.”