PESHAWAR, 13 December: Malik Champions League Twenty20 Tournament has got underway in Peshawar.

In the opening match of the championship played at Wali Abad ground in Pishtakhara on Monday, Afridi Star defeated Khilil Combined Club by 68 runs.

Afridi Star decided to bat first after winning the toss and set a target of 150 runs for Khalil Combined in 20 overs. Khalil Combined were all out on 83.

Twelve teams are participating in the tournament, which will continue till the end of December.