Sam Billings' 78* off 50 balls helped Islamabad United to chase down the target of 149.
Zalmi made tough work of a lowly chase of 60 but ended up as eventual winners despite Yasir Shah's 4/7.
Jason Roy's 60* helps Lahore to easily chase down 159 with 10 balls to spare despite Misbah-ul-Haq's 61*.
A superb 80* off 57 balls by Eoin Morgan helped Zalmi to chase down below-par total of 118.
A brilliant collective bowling performance by Quetta downed Qalandars in low-scoring match after Rilee Rossouw's 60 off 47 balls.
Brad Haddin smashed 73 off 39 balls while Shane Watson took 4-44 as Kamran Akmal's 88 off 48 balls went in vain.
Writing in his exclusive blog for PakPassion.net, Fazeer Mohammed discusses the impact of ban imposed by the ICC on the career of Andre Russell and why the all-rounder's example is one for all cricketers to be wary about in terms of fulfilling their obligations in such matters.
In the first edition of the PSL, Peshawar Zalmi were the outstanding team in the group stages, winning six out of eight games and topping the table. However, they lost both the qualifiers in a disappointing manner. With a host of changes giving a new look to the squad this season, can they make it count and win the second edition of the tournament?