Fakhar Zaman achieves unique milestone in PSL

He is representing Lahore Qalandars

March 18, 2023
Fakhar Zaman plays a shot — PCB

Lahore Qalandars’ opener Fakhar Zaman achieved a unique feat during the final of the eight edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) against Multan Sultans on Sunday.

After hitting a maximum in the 10th over of the match at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Zaman became the first player to smack 100 sixes in the history of the PSL. He took just 76 innings to reach the landmark. 

Most sixes in PSL

100 – Fakhar Zaman

89 – Kamran Akmal

88 – Asif Ali

81 – Shane Watson

77 – Shoaib Malik

Zaman was dismissed after scoring 39 runs in 34 balls with the help of four fours and a six.

The left-hander is currently the third highest run-scorer in the PSL 8 with 429 runs in 13 innings at a strike-rate of 160.67.

Lahore is aiming to become the first team to win back-to-back PSL titles, whereas Multan will be looking to clinch their second title.

The home side is led by pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi, meanwhile wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan is in charge of Multan.

Multan defeated Lahore in the Qualifier to book their spot in the final. Whereas, Lahore overpowered Peshawar Zalmi to qualify for the championship match.

The winner will not only lift the Supernova Trophy but will also collect a cheque of Rs120m, while the runners-up will receive a cheque of Rs48m.

Faizan Lakhani is Deputy Editor (Sports) at Geo News.