Most Runs in a Single PSL Edition

Batter With the Most Runs Scored in a Single Edition of PSL

Every PSL season is a source of enjoyment and excitement for fans worldwide, not just in Pakistan. This offers a great deal of energy and excitement but also challenges the season’s batsmen and bowlers to their full capabilities. Every batsman strives to smash more runs in order to reach the top spot on the season’s list of batters with the most runs. Fakhar Zaman breaks Babar Azam’s record for scoring the most runs in a PSL edition. Fakhar Zaman, the opener for Lahore Qalandars scored the most runs in a single edition of the Pakistan Super League – PSL.


Batter Team Season Matches Runs Balls Avg. 50s
Fakhar Zaman Qalandars 2022 13 588 385 45 07
Babar Azam Kings 2021 11 554 418 69 07
Babar Azam Kings 2020 11 473 381 59 05
Shane Watson Gladiators 2019 12 430 299 43 04
Luke Ronchi United 2018 11 435 239 43 05
Kamran Akmal Zalmi 2017 13 353 273 32 02
Umar Akmal Qalandars 2016 07 335 213 83 04


1. Fakhar Zaman – 588 RunsĀ 

Fakhar Zaman Becomes Highest Run Scorer in a Single Pakistan Super League – PSL Season. He made history against Quetta Gladiators in the 7th edition of the PSL. Umar Akmal had previously held the record, scoring 335 runs in the first PSL season.

Currently, Fakhar is the tournament’s best run-scorer with 584 runs, surpassing Babar’s previous record of 554 runs. Fakhar Zaman has also become the only batsman in tournament history to register eight half-centuries in a single year. A record of seven half-centuries in one edition was previously held by Babar.


2. Babar Azam – 554 Runs

Babar Azam has great numbers in Pakistan Super League. In 2021, he scored the most runs in the PSL 06 season. His name currently appears on the list of players with the most runs scored in the Pakistan Super League and for the Karachi Kings.

In PSL 6 in 2021, he scored 554 runs in 11 innings with an exceptional batting average of 69. The fact that he averaged eight runs per six balls (over) throughout that season demonstrates his superior hitting ability. During the season, he also hit 56 fours and 12 sixes.


3. Babar Azam – 473 Runs

Pakistan Super League 2020 was the inaugural tournament to be staged in Pakistan. Babar performed superbly for the Karachi Kings in this competition. Thanks to this extraordinary accomplishment, Babar acquired international prominence and improved performance.

Babar scored 473 runs in 11 innings with a batting average of 59 in 2020. This season, he has seven per overruns and has hit 55 fours, five sixes, and five fifties. Thanks to his outstanding performance, the Karachi Kings won the first PSL tournament in 2020.


4. Shane Watson – 430

Shane Watson, the Australian star hitter, scored the most runs during the fourth season. He scored 430 runs in 12 matches with a strike rate of 143 and a batting average of 43. This season, he hit four fifties, and his 71 runs against Islamabad in the semi-final helped Quetta win and advance to the finals.


5. Luke Ronchi – 435 Runs

In 2018, Luke Ronchi had an outstanding PSL season. He was the season’s leading scorer with 435 runs in 11 innings and a 43-batting average. Because of his amazing performance, Islamabad United won the PSL championship. In that season, he averaged 11 runs per over, which is among the most in league history. In addition, he blasted 24 sixes, 51 fours, and a phenomenal 182 strike rate.


6. Kamran Akmal – 353 Runs

Kamran Akmal was one of Peshawar Zalmi’s top wicketkeeper hitters. Since the beginning of his PSL career, he continuously played for Zalmi. In the 2017 season of the Pakistan Super League, Kamran scored the most runs. In 13 innings, he scored 353 runs with a batting average of 32. His Average runs per six balls (over) is 08. This season, he has scored three scores of fifty or more, including a hundred against Karachi Kings in the playoffs.


7. Umar Akmal – 335 Runs

Umar Akmal was the leading scorer in the debut season of the Pakistan Super League, demonstrating his brilliance. In 2007, as a member of Lahore Qalandars, he made 335 runs with an amazing batting average of 83. In addition, he smashed 17 sixes and 27 fours during the season.