DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi claimed the match against Karachi Kings on February 17. Brad Hodge rocked with 84 on 44 balls, he was declared man-0f-the-match.
Karachi Kings: 152/7, overs 20/20
Peshawar Zalmi: 158/7, overs 18.3/20
For Karachi Kings it was must win match for them to secure their place in the next round, Shoaib Malik decided to bat first, Lendl Simmons and Shahzaib Hasan started the proceedings, Shahzaib went early, no player from Shoaib Malik managed to stay at crease for longer period of time, Karachi Kings captain, Shakib ul Hasam and in-form Ravi Bopara got out after small starts, Simmons was highest scorer from the batting side, he made 49 of 37 balls.
Peshawar Zalmi started the chase in awkward fashion, both openers Mohammad Hafeez and Dawid Malan got out early, Shahid Afridi falied to leave any impact with bat too. It was Hodge storm then. 41-year-old Australian power hitter took the match away highhandedly in the end. 55 runs were required in five over, he belted 3 sixes and 1 four in a over of Usma Mir. In next two over he hit six to Mohammad Amir and then two sixes to Ravi Bopara.