The Qalandars had set a 200-run goal for Peshawar after Wahab Riaz opted to bowl first towards Lahore.
Early within the Peshawar innings, Lahore skipper Shaheen Shah Afridi set the tone for his group by dismissing Zalmi opener Hazratullah Zazai for zero within the third ball of the innings.
The lack of the early wicket put Zalmi on the backfoot and common wickets by Lahore by no means allowed Peshawar to take management of the sport.
For Zalmi, Kamran Akmal and Haidar Ali made 41 and 49 runs, respectively, however the group was unable to catch as much as the excessive required run fee.
Zaman Khan took three wickets for Lahore, whereas skipper Shaheen and David Weise took two wickets every. Rashid Khan took a wicket as nicely.
Zalmi ended their 20 overs with 170-9 serving to Lahore register a 29-run victory. Peshawar would have been all out within the final over had David Weise’s hattrick wicket not overturned by the evaluation.
Earlier, Lahore openers Fakhar Zaman and Abdullah Shafique set the tone for Qalandars’ batting as they took the Peshawar Zalmi bowlers to the cleaners.
Fakhar made his third successive fifty-plus scores by reaching his half-century within the tenth over. Nonetheless, in the identical over, Usman Qadir dismissed Shafique for 41 runs to interrupt the opening stand.
Fakhar continued his assault on the Zalmi bowlers earlier than being dismissed by Hussain Talat within the thirteenth over for 66. By the point the left-hander was dismissed he had given the platform to his group to arrange an enormous goal for Peshawar.
Within the subsequent few overs, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Hafeez, and Rashid Khan’s cameo propelled Lahore to finish their innings at 199-4.
For Peshawar, Salman Irshad took two wickets whereas Usman Qadir and Hussain Talat picked one every.