PSL 2016-2020: The Entire Stat Collection of the Best PSL Performances

The fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League came to a conclusion with Karachi Kings winning their first PSL title by defeating Lahore Qalandars at National Stadium Karachi.

The fifth edition of PSL is one of the most important tournaments in history because it was held entirely in Pakistan. The tournament itself had to face some issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the overall quality of cricket on display was nothing short of amazing.


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The quality and standard of the league has been improving year after year and it promises to be one of the biggest products in world cricket.

Four different teams have held the trophy since the inception of PSL, with Islamabad United winning it twice, and Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators and Karachi Kings winning it once. There have been some amazing individual performances throughout all the editions.

Let’s have a look at the best performers in the league in all five seasons:

Most Runs

Player Matches Runs Average Strike Rate
Kamran Akmal (PZ) 56 1,537 29.00 138.34
Babar Azam (KK) 47 1,516 37.90 117.97
Shane Watson (IU, QG) 46 1,361 32.40 138.59
Shoaib Malik (MS, PZ, KK) 48 1,127 31.30 122.63
Ahmed Shehzad (QG) 45 1,077 26.26 120.06

 

Most Wickets

Player Matches Wickets Average Economy Rate
Wahab Riaz (PZ) 55 76 18.71 7.01
Hasan Ali (PZ) 45 59 20.93 7.47
Mohammad Amir (KK) 48 49 25.48 7.15
Mohammad Nawaz (QG) 52 49 25.55 7.12
Sohail Tanvir (MS, KK, QG) 46 48 25.14 7.55

 

Most Sixes

Player Matches Sixes
Shane Watson (QG, IU) 46 81
Kamran Akmal (PZ) 56 77
Luke Ronchi (IU) 31 50
Asif Ali (IU) 43 50
Kieron Pollard (KK, PZ, MS) 33 44

Best Bowling Figures in an Innings

Player Overs Bowling Figures Match Details Date
Ravi Bopara 4.0 16/6 Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars 12-02-2016
Faheem Ashraf 4.0 19/6 Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars 09-03-2019
Umar Gul 4.0 24/6 Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators 07-03-2018
Shaheen Afridi 3.4 4/5 Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans 09-03-2018
Shahid Afridi 4.0 7/5 Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators 14-02-2016

Most 50+ Scores

Player Matches 50+
Babar Azam (KK) 47 14
Kamran Akmal (PZ) 56 12
Luke Ronchi (IU) 31 10
Ahmed Shehzad (QG) 45 09
Shane Watson (IU, QG) 46 09

Highest Totals

Team Score Opposition Date
Islamabad United 238/3 Lahore Qalandars 09-03-2019
Peshawar Zalmi 214/5 Islamabad United 15-03-2019
Lahore Qalandars 209/5 Quetta Gladiators 03-03-2020
Lahore Qalandars 204/4 Multan Sultans 22-02-2019
Quetta Gladiators 203/8 Lahore Qalandars 16-02-2016

 


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Highest Individual Scores

Player Runs Balls Match Details Date
Colin Ingram 127* 59 Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators 24-02-2019
Cameron Delport 117* 60 Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars 09-03-2019
Sharjeel Khan 117 62 Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi 21-02-2016
Chris Lynn 113* 55 Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans 15-03-2020
Kamran Akmal 107* 61 Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars 16-03-2018

Most Dismissals

Player Matches Dismissals Catches Stumpings
Kamran Akmal (PZ) 56 44 36 08
Sarfaraz Ahmed (QG) 52 35 25 10
Mohammad Rizwan (KK) 35 31 21 10
Luke Ronchi (IU) 31 22 19 03
Kumar Sangakkara (MS, KK, QG) 24 20 19 01

Most Catches

Player Matches Catches
Mohammad Nawaz (QG) 52 30
Babar Azam (KK) 47 25
Kieron Pollard (KK, MS, PZ) 33 24
Mohammad Hafeez (LQ, PZ) 48 21
Asif Ali (IU) 43 20

Most Matches

Player Matches Team(s)
Kamran Akmal 56 Peshawar Zalmi
Wahab Riaz 55 Peshawar Zalmi
Mohammad Nawaz 52 Quetta Gladiators
Sarfaraz Ahmed 52 Quetta Gladiators
Darren Sammy 49 Peshawar Zalmi



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