The win saw Sydney Thunder Academy secure their place in the Tri-Series Final on Thursday and end Lahore Qalandars’ unbeaten run so far on this tour.
Thunder Academy, batting first, posted a total of 7/174 off 20 overs. Openers Andrew Harriott and Kerrod White shared a 61-run opening stand. Arjun Nair at number three scored 52 off 30 deliveries. Captain Chris Green added 15 runs.
Lahore Qalandars’ Mudassar Riaz and Mohammad Irfan shone with the ball with 2/30 and 3/30, respectively.
Lahore Qalandars impressed with the bat, with four of their top five batsmen scoring 21 or more.