The Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023 is in full swing and the excitement level is at its peak. With each passing game, the stakes are getting higher and the competition is becoming more intense. As we approach the business end of the tournament, the race for the Most Runs and Most Wickets titles is heating up.
Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023 Most Runs List
As of Match 27, Mohammad Rizwan of the Multan Sultans is still leading the Most Runs list with 428 runs in nine games. The right-handed opener has been in exceptional form throughout the tournament, scoring at an average of 61.14 and a strike-rate of 140.78. His consistency at the top of the order has been a major factor in the Sultans’ success this season.
Peshawar Zalmi skipper Babar Azam is hot on Rizwan’s heels with 416 runs in nine matches. Despite his team’s inconsistent performances, Babar has been a shining star with the bat, averaging 52 with a strike-rate of 146.47. His century against the Quetta Gladiators was one of the highlights of the tournament so far.
The third spot on the Most Runs list is occupied by the Sultans’ Rilee Rossouw, who scored the fastest century in PSL history off just 41 balls. The South African left-hander has been in explosive form, smashing 358 runs in eight innings at a strike-rate of 172.35.
Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023 Most Wickets List
When it comes to the Most Wickets list, Ihsanullah of the Multan Sultans is leading the way with 18 wickets in nine matches. The right-arm fast bowler has been a revelation this season, consistently picking up crucial wickets for his team. His economy rate of 6.56 is the best among the top five wicket-takers.
Abbas Afridi, also of the Sultans, is hot on Ihsanullah’s heels with 17 wickets in eight matches. The fast bowler has been a consistent performer for the Sultans, bowling at an economy rate of 9.78.
Lahore Qalandars’ Rashid Khan is slowly climbing up the ladder as well, with 15 wickets in seven matches at an economy rate of 8.68. The Afghan leg-spinner is one of the most sought-after T20 bowlers in the world and his performances in the PSL have only enhanced his reputation.
As the tournament progresses, it will be interesting to see who comes out on top in the race for the Most Runs and Most Wickets titles. With the playoffs just around the corner, the stakes are higher than ever and the competition is only going to get tougher. Fans all over the world will be eagerly waiting to see who emerges victorious in the end.