Karachi Kings won the toss and chose to take guard. Karachi Kings scored 152/7 in their 20 overs.
Lendl Simmons missed out on his half century as he mad 49 runs from 37 balls with the help of six boundaries and two sixes. Ravi Bopara made 23 runs from 22 balls.
Shahzaib Hasan and Bilawal Bhatti contributed 18 and 15 runs respectively with the blade.
Aamer Yamin, Hasan Ali, Imran Khan Jr., Shahid Afridi and Darren Sammy all dismissed one batsman.
Peshawar Zalmi, chased the target of 153 runs in 18.3 overs. Hodge was the stand out batsman of the lot as he took the match away from Karachi side by making 85 runs from 45 balls with the help of six boundaries and six sixes each.
Jim Allenby scored 31 runs from 29 balls with four boundaries to his name while Darren Sammy contributed 11 runs with the bat.
Bilawal Bhatti took two wickets for the side.
Karachi Kings can still qualify for the play off stage of the competition provided if Islamabad United beats Lahore Qalandars in their upcoming game. Karachi Kings will be knocked out if Qalandars manage to beat their opponents.
If Lahore Qalandars lose to Islamabad tonight, Karachi Kings will progress as they had beaten them in the round robin stages.
PESHAWAR ZALMI INNINGS
Over 18.3: Peshawar Zalmi 158/5 (won by five wickets)
Peshawar Zalmi beat Karachi Kings by five wickets thanks to a 70 run knock by Brad Hodge.
Over 18: Peshawar Zalmi 151/5 (require 2 runs to win)
Brad Hodge single handedly winning the game for Zalmi.
Over 17: Peshawar Zalmi 135/5 (require 18 runs to win)
Brad Hodge hit the six from Mohammad Amir’s over.
Over 16: Peshawar Zalmi 121/5 (require 32 runs to win)
A disastrous over by Usama Mir as he conceded 23 runs in it
WICKET: Kamran Akmal run out 8 (9b 1×4 0x6). Peshawar Zalmi 121/5 in 16 overs. Next batsman: Darren Sammy.
Over 15: Peshawar Zalmi 98/4 (require 55 runs to win)
Mohammad Amir was brought back into the attack and he gave 10 runs in the over. Kamran Akmal hit the pacer towards midoff regions.
Over 14: Peshawar Zalmi 88/4 (require 65 runs to win)
Bilawal Bhatti gave eight runs in his last over.
Over 13: Peshawar Zalmi 80/4 (require 73 runs to win)
Brad Hodge hit the two boundaries in Usama Mir’s over.
Over 12: Peshawar Zalmi 70/4 (require 83 runs to win)
Bilawal Bhatti dismissed danger man Shahid Afridi in the over.
WICKET: Shahid Afridi lbw Shahid Afridi 5 (5b 4×4 0x6). Peshawar Zalmi 69/4 in 11.5 overs. Next batsman: Kamran Akmal.
Over 11: Peshawar Zalmi 61/3 (require 92 runs to win)
Usama Mir trapped Jim Allenby leg before.
WICKET: Jim Allenby lbw Usama Mir 31 (29b 4×4 0x6). Peshawar Zalmi 58/3 in 10.2 overs. Next batsman: Shahid Afridi.
Over 10: Peshawar Zalmi 57/2 (require 96 runs to win)
Shakib Al Hasan gave three runs in the over.
Over 9: Peshawar Zalmi 54/2 (require 99 runs to win)
Usama Mir went for 10 runs in the over.
Over 8: Peshawar Zalmi 44/2 (require 109 runs to win)
Four singles taken from Shakib Al Hasan’s over.
Over 7: Peshawar Zalmi 40/2 (require 113 runs to win)
Eight runs conceded by Bilawal Bhatti.
Over 6: Peshawar Zalmi 32/2 (require 121 runs to win)
Shakib Al Hasan gave six runs in the over. Jim Allenby hit the spinner for a boundary.
Over 5: Peshawar Zalmi 26/2 (require 127 runs to win)
Bilawal Bhatti was introduced into the bowling attack and he conceded nine runs but also provided a breakthrough as well.
WICKET: Dawid Malan c Saifullah Bangash b Bilawal Bhatti 8 (11b 1×4 0x6). Peshawar Zalmi 25/2 in 4.4 overs. Next batsman: Brad Hodge.
Over 4: Peshawar Zalmi 14/1 (require 139 runs to win)
Five singles taken by the Zalmi batsmen from Sohail Khan’s over.
Over 3: Peshawar Zalmi 9/1 (require 144 runs to win)
Just three runs conceded by Mohammad Amir in the over.
Over 2: Peshawar Zalmi 6/1 (require 147 runs to win)
Sohail Khan bowled the second over of the innings and gave two runs in it.
Over 1: Peshawar Zalmi 4/1 (require 149 runs to win)
Mohammad Amir bowled the first over for Karachi Kings while Mohammad Hafeez and Dawid Malan opened the batting for Zalmi. Amir bowled a wide line and was dispatched for a boundary on the first ball. The batsman skied the ball and was caught by Riki Wessels.
WICKET: Mohammad Hafeez c Riki Wessels b Mohammad Amir 4 (6b 1×4 0x6). Peshawar Zalmi 4/1 in 1.0 overs. Next batsman: Jim Allenby
KARACHI KINGS INNINGS
Over 20: Karachi Kings 152/7
Hassan Ali bowled the final over of the innings and Karachi Kings end up with 152/7 on the scoreboard.
WICKET: Sohail Khan run out 7 (5b 0x4 1×6). Karachi Kings 147/7 in 19.1 overs. Next batsman: Usama Mir.
Over 19: Karachi Kings 147/6
Sohail Khan and Bilawal Bhatti each scored a six in Imran Khan Jr.’s over.
WICKET: Ravi Bopara c & b Imran Khan 23 (22b 2×4 0x6). Karachi Kings 136/6 in 18.1 overs. Next batsman: Sohail Khan.
Over 18: Karachi Kings 136/5
Darren Sammy gave nine runs in the over. Bilawal Bhatti hit the maximum on the last ball.
WICKET: Shakib Al Hasan c Abdur Rehman b Darren Sammy 11 (12b 0x4 0x6). Karachi Kings 127/5 in 17.1 overs. Next batsman: Bilawal Bhatti.
Over 17: Karachi Kings 127/4
Eight runs taken from Imran Khan Jr’s over.
Over 16: Karachi Kings 119/4
Six singles taken from the over bowled by Darren Sammy.
Over 15: Karachi Kings 113/4
Imran Khan Jr. gave nine runs in the over.
Over 14: Karachi Kings 104/4
Aamir Yamin struck on the first ball after the strategic time out. Ravi Bopara struck the four in the over.
WICKET: Shoaib Malik c Imran Khan Jr. b Aamir Yamin 15 (14b 0x4 0x6). Karachi Kings 97/4 in 13.1 overs. Next batsman: Shakib Al Hasan.
Over 13: Karachi Kings 97/3
Five runs taken from the over bowled by Shahid Afridi.
Over 12: Karachi Kings 92/3
Ravi Bopara hit Abdur Rehman for a four towards the off side.
Over 11: Karachi Kings 83/3
Lendl Simmons was bowled by Afridi on 49 runs after hitting back to back boundaries.
WICKET: Lendl Simmons b Shahid Afridi 49 (37b 6×4 2×6). Karachi Kings 83/3 in 10.4 overs. Next batsman: Ravi Bopara.
Over 10: Karachi Kings 74/2
Lendl Simmons hit Abdur Rehman for a towering six.
Over 9: Karachi Kings 66/2
Simmons hit Afridi for a six.
Over 8: Karachi Kings 56/2
Abdur Rehman gave 11 runs in his first over.
Over 7: Karachi Kings 45/1
Skipper Shahid Afridi gave three runs in his first over.
Over 6: Karachi Kings 42/1
Shahzaib Hasan was hit for a four and six before being caught behind the stumps.
WICKET: Shahzaib Hasan c Kamran Akmal b Hassan Ali 18 (17b 1×4 1×6). Karachi Kings 41/1 in 5.5 overs. Next batsman: Riki Wessels.
Over 5: Karachi Kings 31/0
Imran Khan Jr. was given the ball to bowl and he gave six runs in his first over.
Over 4: Karachi Kings 25/0
Four runs taken by the Karachi Kings openers from Hassan Ali’s second over.
Over 3: Karachi Kings 21/0
Aamir Yamin gave eight runs in his second over. Lendl Simmons cut the pacer for a boundary.
Over 2: Karachi Kings 13/0
Hassan Ali bowled the second over. He got the inside edge from Simmons’ bat and the ball went for a boundary.
Over 1: Karachi Kings 6/0
Shahzaib Hasan and Lendl Simmons opened the batting for Karachi Kings while Aamir Yamin started with a no-ball and the free hit went for a boundary.