South African batter, Rilee Rossouw delivered another outstanding performance during the 27th game of the ongoing eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Representing Multan Sultans, Rossouw scored a scintillating century against Peshawar Zalmi at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, leading his team to a historic victory.
The left-handed batter scored 121 runs off 51 balls, including 12 boundaries and eight maximums, helping Multan Sultans chase down a massive target of 243 runs.
With this remarkable innings, the 33-year-old broke his own PSL record for the fastest century and helped the Mohammad Rizwan-led side qualify for the playoffs.
Previously, Rilee Rossouw had achieved a century in 43 balls, but in today’s match against Babar Azam-led Zalmi, the South African batter hit a century in just 41 balls.
|Rilee Rossouw||41||Peshawar Zalmi||2023|
|Rilee Rossouw||43||Quetta Gladiators||2023|
|Jason Roy||44||Peshawar Zalmi||2023|
|Harry Brook||48||Islamabad United||2022|
|Cameron Delport||49||Lahore Qalandars||2019|
Meanwhile, Babar Azam accomplished a personal milestone in the same game by scoring his fourth PSL 8 half-century, making it his fastest T20 career fifty by hitting 50 runs in only 24 balls.
The right-hander played remarkably and contributed 73 runs off 39 balls, leading Zalmi to 242-6 in 20 overs. Additionally, it was his 83rd score of 50 runs or more in T20s.
Name: Riley Rossouw
Game: Hitting the fastest 100s in the HBL PSL
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— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) March 10, 2023
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