Lahore Qalandars have defeated Peshawar Zalmi by 40 runs.
Lahore Qalandars won the toss and elected to bat against Peshawar Zalmi in the first match of PSL 8 at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore.
Lahore Qalandars scored 241 runs by losing only 3 wickets in the allotted 20 overs.
On behalf of Lahore Qalandars, Abdullah Shafiq scored 75 off 45 balls, Fakhar Zaman scored 96 off 41 balls while Sam Billings scored 47 off 23 balls.
In response, Peshawar Zalmi could only score 201 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in the allotted 20 overs.
Captain Shaheen Shah Afridi took 5 wickets in 4 overs on behalf of Lahore Qalandars.
Qalandar’s Playing XI
Lahore Qalandars included Shaheen Shah Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Sam Billings, Abdullah Shafiq, Tahir Baig, Hussain Talat, Rashid Khan, Sikandar Raza, David Wiese and Zaman Khan.
Peshawar Zalmi made 3 changes in the match against Lahore Qalandars. The team included Babar Azam, Muhammad Haris, Saeem Ayub, Tom Koehler Cadmore, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Rowman Powell, Jimmy Neesham, Salman Arshad, Arshad Iqbal, Wahab Riaz and Saad Masood.