Muhammad Haris Equals Paul Stirling’s Record in PSL 7 [Video]

Peshawar Zalmi’s young batsman, Muhammad Haris has smashed the joint-fastest fifty in PSL 7, scoring a half-century off just 18 balls.

Opening batting for Peshawar Zalmi, the 20-year-old batsman wreaked havoc on United bowlers, hitting 4 sixes and 5 fours. Batting at an incredible strike rate of nearly 250, Muhammad Haris brought up his fifty off only 18 balls. With this, the young batter leveled the record of Tim David and Paul Stirling to score the joint-fastest fifty of the seventh edition of Pakistan Super League.

Paul Stirling had set the record when Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United met in the first round of PSL 7 at the National Stadium, Karachi. Tim David had also joined him later when Multan Sultans defeated Peshawar Zalmi in their last match of Karach-leg of PSL 7.

Muhammad Haris has also recorded the third joint-fastest fifty in PSL history, following Kamran Akmal and Asif Ali. Young batter’s fiery fifty helped Peshawar Zalmi post 74 runs in the powerplay against Islamabad United. Muhammad Haris smacked an outstanding innings of 70 off 32 balls before losing his wicket to Waqas Maqsood.

Here’s a list of five fastest fifties scored in PSL 7:

Player Balls Team Opponent Venue
Muhammad Haris 18 Peshawar Zalmi Islamabad United Lahore
Tim David 18 Multan Sultans Peshawar Zalmi Karachi
Paul Stirling 18 Islamabad United Peshawar Zalmi Karachi
Jason Roy 20 Quetta Gladiators Lahore Qalandars Karachi
Jason Roy 24 Quetta Gladiators Islamabad United Lahore

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