PSL 8: Babar scores fastest fifty of his T20 career

Babar scored 73 runs off 39 balls with a strike-rate of 187.17

By Web Desk
March 10, 2023
Babar Azam scores fifty against Multan Sultans in PSL 8 on Friday - PCB

Peshawar Zalmi's skipper Babar Azam is in his supreme form as the right-handed batter brought up another fifty in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 8. 

In their match against Multan Sultans today, Zalmi's captain brought up his fourth fifty in this year's tournament. He took just 24 balls to score fifty, which is now the fastest of his T20 career. 

The right-handed batter scored 73 off 39 balls to help Zalmi score 242-6 in 20 overs. It was also his 83rd 50+ score in T20s. 

For his excellent performance that too with an improved strike-rate, he was highly praised on Twitter. 

Zalmi's openers Babar and Saim Ayub set the perfect tone for their team to set another big total.

They both scored 134 runs together to help Zalmi post 242-6 in 20 overs which is also now the second-highest total in this year's PSL.

The skipper scored a fifty with an improved strike-rate whereas Saim once again dominated from the front. Babar scored 73 runs including nine boundaries and two maximums whereas Saim made 58 off 33.

Mohammad Haris, Peshawar's wicket-keeper batter, scored a quick 35 off 11 balls to contribute crucial runs to team's big total. In the end, Tom Kohler-Cadmore played a firepower knock of 38 off 18 balls.