Karachi Kings is a franchise cricket team that competes as one of the 6 teams in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Founded in 2016, the team is based in Karachi, Pakistan, and is owned by Salman Iqbal. Karachi Kings won their first title in 2020 under Imad Wasim captaincy. The team’s star players include Babar Azam, Imad Wasim, and Mohammad Amir, who have consistently delivered outstanding performances for the team. In this article, we talk about the most PSL runs for Karachi Kings.
Most PSL Runs for Karachi Kings
1. Babar Azam | (2398 runs)
Former skipper of Karachi kings Babar Azam is top of the list to score the most PSL runs for Karachi Kings. He joins Karachi Kings in 2017 and was the 2nd highest run-scorer this season. In the 3rd edition of PSL Babar is the leading run-scorer for Karachi Kings. He was the leading run-scorer in PSL 5 and 6. Babar leave Karachi Kings in 2022 and move to Peshawar Zalmi. For Karachi, he has played 66 matches and scored 2398 runs at an average of 43.60 with a strike rate of 121.97. He has scored 23 fifties and his highest score is 90* against Peshawar Zalmi. He hit 258 fours which is the most by any player in PSL and hit 37 sixes.
2. Sharjeel Khan | (785 runs)
Aggressive Opener Sharjeel Khan makes the 2nd spot to assemble the most PSL runs for Karachi Kings. He joins Karachi Kings in 2020. In PSL so far, he has played 33 matches for Karachi and scored 785 runs at an average of 25.32 with a strike rate of 139.67. He has scored 1 century and 3 half-centuries and hit 70 fours and 53 sixes. His highest score is 105 against Islamabad united.
3. Imad Wasim | (682 runs)
Left-handed batsman Imad Wasim is in the number 3 position. He made his PSL debut with Karachi Kings in 2016 and is the current captain of the team. Imad has scored 682 runs in 68 matches at an average of 18.43 with a strike rate of 127.71. He scored 2 fifties and hit 55 fours and 26 sixes in PSL so far. His highest score is 55 against Islamabad United.
4. Colin Ingram | (613 runs)
South African batsman Colin Ingram is the fourth-highest run scorer in PSL for Karachi Kings. He made his PSL debut with Karachi Kings in 2018 and was the leading run-scorer in PSL 4 for Karachi Kings. Ingram has played 28 matches for Karachi and scored 613 runs at an average of 30.65. He scored 1 century and 2 half-centuries and his career-best in PSL is 127* against Quetta Gladiators. His strike rate is 145.60 and hit 51 fours and 32 sixes.
5. Ravi Bopara | (575 runs)
Middle-order batsman Ravi Bopara make the 5th spot. He made his PSL debut with Karachi Kings in 2016 and was the 2nd highest run scorer in that season and later move on to Peshawar Zalmi. He has played 31 matches and scored 575 runs at an average of 28.75 with a strike rate of 117.34. Bopara scored 3 fifties and his highest score for Karachi is 71* against Lahore Qalandars.
List of Players with the Most PSL Runs for Karachi Kings