Pakistan Super League 2018 : Statistical Highlights

All the key stats that were recorded during Pakistan Super League 2018

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The third season of Pakistan Super League 2018 (HBL PSL 3) was held from 22 February to 25 March 2018. The group stage and first playoff matches took place in the UAE, with two playoff matches played in Lahore and the final in Karachi.

In the final game inaugural champions Islamabad United defeated defending champions Peshawar Zalmi by 3 wickets and won the title for record second time.

In a cracking PSL 3, lots of records were made, broken and shattered and we have all the statistical highlights from one of the most exciting T20 leagues in the world.

All the key stats from Pakistan Super League 2018 (HBL PSL 3):

PSL Champions

Winners Runners-up Year
Islamabad United Quetta Gladiators 2016
Peshawar Zalmi Quetta Gladiators 2017
Islamabad United Peshawar Zalmi 2018

Highest Team Totals

Score Team Vs Venue
188/3 Karachi Multan Dubai
186/4 Lahore Quetta Sharjah
185/4  Islamabad Multan Sharjah
183/3 Multan Peshawar Dubai

Biggest wins (in terms of runs)

Margin Winner Against Venue
67 runs Quetta Karachi Dubai
63 runs Karachi Multan Dubai
44 runs Peshawar Karachi Sharjah

Biggest wins (in terms of wickets)

Margin Winner Against Venue
10 wkts Peshawar Lahore Sharjah
9 wkts Quetta Lahore Dubai
9 wkts Multan Quetta Sharjah

Most Runs

Player Inns Runs Avg HS 100s 50s
L Ronchi (IU) 11 435 43.5 94* 0 5
K Akmal (PZ) 13 425 38.6 107* 1 4
B Azam (KK) 11 402 40.2 66 0 5
J Denly (KK) 11 323 32.2 79* 0 3
S Watson (QG) 10 319 35.4 90* 0 2

Most Wickets

Player Inns Wkts Avg Eco Best 4-fer
F Ashraf 12 18 17.2 7.8 3/19 0
W Riaz 13 18 19.1 6.9 3/30 0
Usman Khan 9 16 16.1 8.0 4/17 1
Rahat Ali 11 15 21.4 7.6 4/16 1
S Patel 9 13 14.5 7.0 4/34 1

Highest Individual scores

Player Score vs Venue
K Akmal (PZ) 107* LQ Sharjah
L Ronchi (IU) 94* KK Dubai
F Zaman (LQ) 94 QG Sharjah

Best Bowling Figures in an innings

Player Figures vs venue
Umar Gul 6/24 QG Dubai
S Shah Afridi 5/4 MS Dubai
Rahat Ali 4/16 PZ Lahore

Highest Partnerships

Partners Team Runs Wkt vs Venue
Denly - Babar KK 118 2nd MS Dubai
Denly - Babar KK 117 2nd PZ Lahore
K Akmal - A Fletcher PZ 107 1st KK Lahore
T Iqbal - K Akmal PZ 104* 1st LQ Sharjah
Duminy - Ronchi IU 104 1st KK Sharjah

Most Expensive spells of PSL 3

- Faheem Ashraf (IU) : 4-0-53-1 vs KK at Dubai
- Hasan Ali (PZ) : 4-0-53-2 vs IU at Karachi
- Liam Dawson (PZ) : 4-0-52-0 vs QG at Lahore

8 - Most no.of catches taken by a fielder in PSL 3 - JP Duminy (IU) and J Denly.

182.75 - Daren Sammy's strike rate in PSL 3 which is highest by anyone (Minimum 150 runs).

5.44 - Mohammad Nawaz's (QG) economy rate this season and he has been the most economical bowler of PSL 3 (Min.10 over)

1 - Kamran Akmal was the one and only batsman to score a hundred in PSL 3, he scored 107* runs off 61 balls against Lahore Qalandars in Sharjah

17 - Kamran Akmal scored fastest fifty of PSL in just 17 balls against Karachi Kings in Lahore in 2nd Qualifier match.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 27 Mar, 2018

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