Earlier, Delhi Bulls – Future Mattress won the toss and elected to bowl. Bangla Tigers – Karwan’s openers Fayyaz Ahmed and Sagar Kalyan put on 44 runs in 4.5 overs. Then Fayyaz fell leg before to Zawar Farid for 24. At the score on 50, the aggressive Sagar Kalyan too departed when Nilansh Keshwani at covers pulled off a spectacular one-handed catch off Umair Ali Khan for 19. Ali Khan too fell at the same score run out for a duck, followed by Fawad Nawaz who got trapped leg before to Sultan Ahmed for 8. Ten runs later, Ameer Hamsa got caught by Sultan Ahmed at mid-wicket off Mohammad Azhar for 13. Then Furqan Khalil and Arsalan Jawed kept the scoreboard moving. They put on 50 runs for the sixth wicket. Furqan top scored with 33 runs off 29 balls with two sixes and one boundary before getting bowled to Zawar Farid. Arsalan Jawed remained unbeaten on 21 off 17 balls with one boundary and a six to ensure a total of 127 for 7 in 20 overs.
Chasing the total, Delhi Bulls – Future Mattress lost an early wicket when opener Syed Haider fell leg before to Arsalan Jawad for 6 to the second ball of the second over. However, opener Abdul Shakoor did not let the bowlers dominate and he hit Bangla Tigers – Karwan’s star bowler Sheraz Ahmed for three consecutive boundaries in the third over. Zawar Farid played an elegant shot off Arsalan Jawad and took 12 runs off the fourth over.