Top 5 Players with Most Runs in PSL History

Pakistan Super League is considered to be one of the top T20 leagues in the world. The league has been dominated by some of the most talented and experienced players from Pakistan and around the world. Babar Azam and Kamran Akmal are among the most talented and successful players in the PSL and are known for their consistency and ability to score runs under pressure. In this article, we discussed the top 5 players who scored the most runs in PSL and the list of PSL Statistics.

Top 5 players who scored the  Most Runs in PSL

This is the list of who scored the most runs in PSL history.

  1. Babar Azam
  2. Kamran Akmal
  3. Fakhar Zaman
  4. Shoaib Malik
  5. Mohammad Hafeez

1. Babar Azam | (2413 runs)

Babar Azam score Most runs in PSL history

Babar Azam tops the list of highest run scorers in PSL history. He made his debut with Islamabad United in 2016 and quickly renowned himself as one of the top players in the league. Babar first season in PSL is below average. In his second season, he finished as the second-highest run-scorer with 291 runs in 10 innings at an average of 32.33. He also showed his potential as a captain, leading the Karachi Kings to victory in the 2020 edition of the tournament. In PSL, Babar has scored 2413 runs in 66 innings at an average of 42.33 with a strike rate of 121.13. He scored 23 fifties but unfortunately not scored a century in PSL with a career-best 90* against Peshawar Zalmi.

Records in PSL:

  • Highest run scorers in PSL 5 and 6 editions of the tournament.
  • Most fifties in PSL history
  • Highest batting average in PSL (42.33).
  • Hit the most fours (259) in PSL

 

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2. Kamran Akmal | (1972 runs)

Kamran Akmal 2nd highest run scorer in PSL

Kamran Akmal is in the 2nd spot to make the most runs in PSL. He made his debut with the Peshawar Zalmi in 2016 and become one of the top players in the league. In their PSL career, he has scored a total of 1,972 runs in 74 innings, with an average of 27.38 and a strike rate of 136.94. He has hit 12 fifties and 3 centuries, with his highest score being an unbeaten 107* against Lahore Qalandars. He is known for his aggressive and powerful batting style.

Records in PSL:

  • Top run scorer in the 2nd edition of PSL
  • Second highest run scorer in the 3rd edition of PSL
  • Hit the most sixes (89) in PSL history
  • Most Centuries scored (3) in PSL history

3. Fakhar Zaman | (1939 runs)

Fakhar Zaman 3rd most runs scorer in PSL

Fakhar Zaman is one of the consistent players and makes the third spot to score the most runs in PSL. He made his debut with the Lahore Qalandars in 2017 and has been a stylish player on the team. Fakhar has played a total of 63 matches in his PSL career so far, scoring 1,939 runs at an average of 31.27. He has scored 16 fifties and 1 century. His strike rate is 138.79 which is a career-best 106 against Karachi Kings. He has been a key player for his team throughout his PSL career, and his stats reflect his skill and potential as a player.

Records in PSL:

  • Highest scorer in PSL 7 with 588 runs at an average of 45.23
  • One of the fewest century scorers in PSL history
  • Second highest run scorer in PSL 5 (325 runs)

 

Also Read: Most T20 Runs for Pakistan in Cricket History

 

4. Shoaib Malik | (1882 runs)

Shoaib Malik 4th most runs scorer in PSL

Shoaib Malik has had a successful career in the PSL and is 4th on the list to assemble the most runs in PSL. He made his debut with Karachi Kings in 2016 and has since played for various teams like Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans, and Peshawar Zalmi. He is known for his all-round skills as a batsman and bowler. In the PSL, Malik scored 1882 runs at an average of 34.21 with a strike rate of 129.97 in 68 innings. His highest score is 73 against Lahore Qalandars and he has scored 12 fifties in his PSL career.

Records in PSL:

  • One of the few players to play in every season of the Pakistan Super League.

5. Mohammad Hafeez | (1596 runs)

Mohammad Hafeez 5th most runs in PSL

Mohammad Hafeez is in the 5th position to accumulate the most runs in PSL history. Hafeez has played in every edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) since its inception in 2016. He debuted in PSL with Peshawar Zalmi and played for Lahore for 7 years before moving to Lahore Qalandars. He has played a total of 71 matches in the PSL and has scored 1596 runs at an average of 27.51 and a strike rate of 122.67. Hafeez scored 9 fifties with a career-best 98* against Islamabad United. He is one of the most respected players in the league, known for his sportsmanship.

List of players who scored Most the  runs in PSL History

 

Players MatchesInningsRunsHSAverageStrike Rate10050
Babar Azam
(PZ, ISU, KK)
6866241390*42.33121.13023
Kamran Akmal
(PZ)
75741972107*27.38136.94312
Fakhar Zaman
(LQ)
6363193910631.27138.79116
Shoaib Malik
(KK, MS, PZ)
726818827334.21129.97012
Mohammad Hafeez
(LQ, PZ)
7168159698*27.51122.6709
Mohammad Rizwan
(KK, LQ, MS)
5948144683*40.16123.90012
RR Rossouw
(MS, QG)
63591414100*32.13140.0017
Shane Watson
(ISU, QG)
4646136191*32.40138.5909
Sarfraz Ahmed
(QG)
726013418131.92126.6207
Sharjeel Khan 
(ISU, KK)
4544108511725.83141.4624
Shan Masood
(MS)
343310828832.78136.1007
Ahmed Shahzad
(MS, QG)
454310779926.26120.0609
Luke Ronchi
(ISU)
3131102294*36.42166.12010
Asif Ali
(ISU)
675710167523.09158.7503
Shoaib Maqsood
(LQ, MS, PZ)
434197085*29.39128.3007
Umar Akmal
(LQ, QG)
37359349331.13141.0808
Alex Hales
(ISU, KK)
282689582*37.29145.0505
Cameron Delport
(ISU, KK, LQ, MS)
3938873117*24.25126.8815
Colin Ingram
(KK, ISU)
3735819127*30.33146.7713

Sources: Cricinfo

List of Players who scored Most Runs In PSL 2022

 

Players MatchesInningsRunsHSAverageStrike Rate10050
Fakhar Zaman (LQ)131358810645.23152.7217
Mohammad Rizwan (MS)121254683*68.25126.6807
Shan Masood (MS)12124788839.83138.1504
Shoaib Malik (PZ)11114015844.55137.3203
Alex Hales (ISU)9935582*44.37147.3003
Babar Azam (KK)101034390*38.11118.6802
M Hafeez (LQ)13133236929.36128.6801
J Roy (QG)6630311650.50170.2212
Kamran Ghulam (LQ)131329955*24.91117.2501
Azam Khan (ISU)12112968529.60141.4602

 

List of Players who scored the most runs in PSL 2021

 

Players MatchesInningsRunsHSAverageStrike Rate10050
Babar Azam (KK)111155490*69.25132.5307
Mohammad Rizwan (MS)121250082*45.45127.8704
Shoaib Maqsood (MS)121242865*47.55156.7705
Shoaib Malik (PZ)13133547335.4149.3602
Sharjeel Khan (KK)111133810530.72148.2411
Sarfraz Ahmed (QG)10103218145.85137.7603
Fakhar Zaman (LQ)10102878331.88121.0902
Colin Munro (LQ)7728590*57.00169.6402
Kamran Akmal (ISU)13132835921.76129.3102
S Rutherford (PZ)12122765634.5153.3301

Source: Cricfooty

Questions

Who scored the most runs in PSL?

Babar Azam has scored the most runs in PSL history. Babar has scored 2413 runs at an average of 42.33 with a strike rate of 121.13.

Which Batsman scored the Most Runs in PSL 2022?

Fakhar Zaman has scored the most runs in PSL 2022. In 2022, Fakhar scored 588 runs at an average of 45.23 with a strike rate of 152.72.

Who scored the most runs in PSL 2021?

Babar Azam has scored the most runs in PSL 2021. In 2021, he scored 554 runs at an average of 69.25 with a strike rate of 132.53.

Which batsman scored the most runs in PSL 20120?

Babar Azam has scored the most runs in PSL 2020. In 2020, Azam scored 473 runs in 11 innings at an average of 59.12 with a strike rate of 121.13.

Which batsman scored the most runs in PSL 2019?

Shane Watson has scored the most runs in PSL 2019. In 2019, Watson scored 430 runs in 12 innings at an average of 43.00 with a strike rate of 143.81.

Who scored the most runs in PSL 2018?

Luke Ronchi has scored the most runs in PSL 2018. In 2018, Ronchi scored 435 runs in 11 innings at an average of 43.50 with a strike rate of 182.

Which batsman scored the most runs in PSL 2017?

Kamran Akmal has scored the most runs in PSL 2017. In 2017, Watson scored 353 runs in 11 innings at an average of 32.09 with a strike rate of 129.30.

Who scored the most runs in PSL 2016?

Umar Akmal scored the most runs in PSL 2016. In 2016, Umar scored 335 runs in 7 innings at an average of 83.75 with a strike rate of 157.27.

Who scored the most 100 in PSL?

Kamran Akmal Has scored the most centuries (3) in PSL history.

Which batsman scored the most sixes in PSL history?

Kamran Akmal has scored most sixes (89) in PSL history.

who scored the Highest individual score in PSL?

Coilin Ingram scored the highest individual score in PSL. He scored 127* against Quetta Gladiators.

 

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