Peshawar Zalmi is a franchise cricket team that participates in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), which is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in Pakistan. The team represents the city of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Peshawar plays the most finals in PSL they won only 1 title in 2017 PSL and were runner-up 3 times. Among the prominent players playing for Peshawar Zalmi are Kamran Akmal, Darren Sammy, Shakib Al Hasan, and Hasan Ali. In this article, we talk about the top players with the most PSL runs for Peshawar Zalmi.
Most PSL Runs for Peshawar Zalmi
1. Kamran Akmal | (1972 runs)
Wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal reigns in the list of highest run-scorers in PSL for Peshawar Zalmi. He made his PSL debut with Peshawar Zalmi in 2016 and was the highest run-scorer in the second edition of PSL. He is one of the most consistent players in Peshawar. Kamran scored 1972 runs in 72 matches at an average of 27.38 with a strike rate of 136.94. He scored 3 centuries which are the most by any player in the history of PSL and 12 fifties. His highest score is 107* against Lahore Qalandars.
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2. Shoaib Malik | (1033 runs)
Veteran Middle-order batsman Shoaib Malik makes the 2nd spot to score the most PSL runs for Peshawar Zalmi. He joins Peshawar Zalmi in 2020 and was the leading run scorer for Peshawar in PSL 5 and 6. He is one of the best batsmen to play against a spinner. For Peshawar, he has played 33 matches and scored 1033 runs at an average of 38.25 with a strike rate of 141.31. He scored 8 fifties and the highest score for Peshawar is 73 against Lahore Qalandars.
3. Darren Sammy | (691 runs)
Former skipper of Peshawar Zalmi Darren Sammy is 3rd in the list to accumulate the most PSL runs for Peshawar Zalmi. He made his PSL debut in 2016 with Peshawar Zalmi and played till 2020 after which he is the mentor of the Peshawar team. He has scored 691 runs in 49 matches at an average of 25.59 with a strike rate of 146.39. Sammy hits 48 fours and 46 sixes with a career-best 48 against Quetta Gladiators.
4. Mohammad Hafeez | (671 runs)
Veteran batsman Mohammad Hafeez makes the 4th spot to score the most PSL runs for Peshawar Zalmi. He made his PSL debut with Peshawar in 2016 and later move on to Lahore Qalandars. He has played 33 matches for Peshawar and scored 671 runs at an average of 22.36 including 4 fifties. Hafeez has a strike rate of 113.53 and his highest score for Peshawar is 77 against Quetta Gladiators. he hits 68 fours and 25 sixes.
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5. Haider Ali | (557 runs)
Aggressive Batsman Haider Ali is 5th on the list. He made his PSL debut with Peshawar Zalmi in 2020. He has scored 557 runs in 28 matches at an average of 23.20 with a strike rate of 137.87. Haider scored 2 fifties with a career-best 69 against Lahore Qalandars. He hit 51 fours and 27 sixes.
List Of Players with the Most PSL Runs for Peshawar Zalmi