PSL 2021, Match 7: Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans – Shaheen Afridi’s milestone, Mohammad Hafeez’s feat and more stats
Let's look at important numbers and stats after the end of the seventh match of PSL 2021.
Updated - Feb 27, 2021 1:02 pm
Multan Sultans registered their first victory of this season of PSL after losing the first 2 matches. They defeated Lahore Qalandars by 7 wickets, who had won their first 2 matches this year till now. Multan captain Mohammad Rizwan won the toss and invited the Lahore team to bat first.
Lahore posted a modest total of 157/6 in 20 overs with a fine half-century from Mohammad Hafeez. The veteran batsman hit 60 runs off 35 balls with the help of 3 fours and 5 sixes. Shahnawaz Dhani and Carlos Brathwaite took 2 wickets each for the Multan Sultans team.
While chasing this target, captain Mohammad Rizwan continued his terrific form and played a 49-ball 76 run innings. He hit 12 fours in his wonderful knock. Sohaib Maqsood scored 61 runs off 41 balls, in the end, to take the team to a 7-wicket victory in only 16.2 overs. Maqsood hit 7 fours and 2 sixes in his innings.
Let’s look at important numbers and stats after the end of the seventh match of PSL 2021:
Shaheen Afridi’s milestone
20 – At the age of 20 Years, 326 days Shaheen Afridi became the youngest fast bowler to complete 100 T20 wickets. He took 2 wickets in this T20 for 29 runs but could not take his team to a win. In the overall record, Mujeeb is the youngest (18 Years, 271 days) to complete 100 wickets in T20 cricket.
Mohammad Hafeez’s feat
225 – With 5 sixes in his innings, the total tally of Mohammad Hafeez’s sixes is now 225. Among the Pakistan batsmen, he has surpassed Kamran Akmal and is now on the third spot. Shoaib Malik has hit the most sixes (309) in T20 cricket among Pakistan players.
1168 – Hafeez has now scored 1168 runs in PSL till now and surpassed Shoaib Malik. He is now among the top-5 most run-getters in PSL history.
Mohammad Rizwan’s stellar form
474 – Multan captain Rizwan has crossed the score of 40 in each of his last 7 innings. He has scored 474 runs during this interval at an extraordinary average of 79. He has also scored the most runs (188) in the current season of PSL. He has hit 1 century and 3 half-centuries in these innings with a high score of 104 not out against South Africa.