Pakistan Super League 2023 League Stage Stats Review: Record match totals, Peshawar Zalmi's unwanted feat and more stats
Lahore Qalandars, Multan Sultans, Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi will compete in the playoffs.
The eighth edition of the exciting Pakistan Super League has come to fag end with only the playoffs remaining. Defending champions Lahore Qalandars and previous edition's finalists Multan Sultans are set to play the Qualifier in Lahore.
Shadab Khan-led Islamabad United and Babar Azam-led Peshawar Zalmi will face each other in the Eliminator at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The PSL 2023 witnessed the highest team totals, highest successful run-chase and fastest centuries being recorded and previous records being broken.
The top two highest-successful chases were recorded against Peshawar Zalmi in back-to-back games in the league stage. A total of seven centuries were recorded in the Pakistan Super League 2023 wherein four were amassed by overseas players.
Mohammad Rizwan leads the batting chart with 483 runs at an average of 60.38 in as many as 10 innings, and he is followed by Pakistani skipper Babar Azam in the second spot with 416 runs, averaging at 52.00. Imad Wasim takes the third position with 404 runs at a staggering average of 134.67. In the bowling department, Abbas Afridi leads the chart with 22 scalps, and he is followed by 20-year-old speedster Ihsanullah with 20 wickets. Rashid Khan occupies the third place with 15 wickets.
Meanwhile, let us look at the stats and numbers from PSL 2023
36 - Usman Khan smashed the fastest hundred of PSL and broke Rilee Rossouw’s 41 ball hundred record which he had recorded against Peshawar Zalmi just a day prior.
1 - Multans Sultans scored 262 in 20 overs against Quetta Gladiators which is the highest total in the history of PSL
Highest team totals in PSL
262/3 - Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators
253/8 - Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans
247/2 - Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi
245/3 - Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators
1 - 515 runs scored between Quetta Gladiators and Multan Sultans is the highest match aggregate in the history of T20, bettering the previous record of 501 runs scored between Titans and Knights .
Highest match aggregates in T20
515 - Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans
501 - Titans vs Knights
497 - Central Districts vs Otago
1 - Jason Roy smashed 145*(63) against Peshawar Zalmi which is highest individual score in PSL, surpassing Colin Ingram’s record of 127 against Quetta Gladiators
77 - Qais Ahmad conceded 77 runs in his four overs against Sultans. This is the most runs conceded by any bowler in PSL. Shahid Afridi’s had conceded 67 runs against Islamabad United in 2022.
1 - Quetta Gladiators recorded the highest total (253/8) by a team in losing cause.
243 - Multan Sultans pulled off the highest successful run-chase in the history of PSL, bettering the previous best of 241 recorded by Quetta Gladiators against Peshawar Zalmi
17 - Rilee Rossouw’s scored a fifty of 17 balls which is the joint fastest fifty by a batter in PSL. Kamran Akmal, Asif Ali and Hazaratullah Zazai has also scored fifty in 17 balls.
8 - Babar Azam scored his 8th T20 century and became the joint second player to achieve this feat along with Aaron Finch, Michael Klinger and David Warner. Chris Gayle tops the list with 22 hundreds
2 - Quetta Gladiators (91) recorded the second highest runs in powerplay in PSL history.
Most runs by a team in powerplay in PSL
97 - Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators
91 - Quetta Gladiators v Multan Sultans
88 - Peshawar Zalmi v Quetta Gladiators