A rampaging Afridi all set handy his aspect the win until he was caught on a ball by Usama Mir, the younger legspinner who was fearless whereas bowling the final over of the match.
Skipper Sammy supported his aspect with a gradual 34 and stabilised the innings additional after the lack of early wickets that his aspect suffered.
Zalmi faltered which chasing the goal of 175 and appeared to be in hassle after dropping 5 wickets, and have been desperately making an attempt to regular their innings.
The openers made a contribution of 30 runs, with the subsequent three batsmen solely scoring in single digits.
Earlier arduous hitter Morgan didn’t contribute within the match and returned to the pavilion after simply making three runs. Kings Sohail Khan picked
Kings on the finish of innings set a goal of 175 for Peshawar Zalmi, with Azam contributing 46 earlier than he was caught by Hasan Ali on a ball by Shakib al Hasan and Shoaib Malik making an unbeaten 51 off 27 ball.
Kings have been off to a gradual begin with their openers hitting periodic boundaries and had scored 45 within the first 5 overs of their match in opposition to Zalmi.
Babar Azam appeared to be in kind, shortly crossing the 30-run mark and was supported by his skipper Sangakkara on the crease.
Peshawar Zalmi received the toss and elected to area of their match in opposition to the Karachi Kings.
Sangakkara and Azam opened the batting for Karachi Kings.
DJG Sammy (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Kamran Akmal†, Iftikhar Ahmed, EJG Morgan, Sohaib Maqsood, Shakib Al Hasan, Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Imran Khan
KC Sangakkara (capt), Babar Azam, CH Gayle, Shoaib Malik, RS Bopara, Imad Wasim, KA Pollard, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Amir, Usama Mir, Usman Khan