Pakistan Cricket Board have gradually revived worldwide cricket in the country as improved security made it possible to host the final in Lahore in March past year.
Peshawar will now take on Karachi Kings in the second eliminator in Lahore on Wednesday and the victor of that match will face Islamabad United in the final in Karachi on Sunday.
Karachi Kings finished second in the league stage and lost the first playoffs against Islamabad United.
The high-voltage match start was delayed for more than an hour due to a wet outfield.
Skipper Imad Wasim is likely to play in the knock-out game as he has recovered from the head injury sustained in Dubai last week.
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Mukhtar Ahmed, Zulfiqar Babar, and Danish Aziz will be joining the Karachi Kings squad.
The victor of the match will directly go to the final and play against Islamabad United on March 25. PTV Sports and Ten Sports will broadcast Live match in Pakistan and UAE. Cricket fans can also view the match online on the PSL-T20 Official website.
Karachi Kings' talisman Shahid Afridi will not be available for today's eliminator against Peshawar Zalmi.
Earlier, Peshawar Zalmi 157-10 (Dawson 62, Rahat 4-16) beat Quetta Gladiators 156-9 (Sarfraz 35, Gul 2-21) by 1 run in first eliminator of PSL 2018 here at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Strict security measures have been taken to ensure no untoward incident takes place during the match.