Peshawar Zalmi’s wicket-keeper batsman, Kamran Akmal, has become the first player to score 1,500 runs in Pakistan Super League (PSL) history.
The right-handed opener got there in 53 innings at an average of 29.86 with 3 centuries and 9 fifties. Akmal has played all PSL seasons for Peshawar Zalmi mainly because he has been a true match-winner for his franchise.
The 38-year-old crossed the 1,500 runs mark earlier today in the match against Islamabad United. He scored 37 runs from 21 balls to set his team on the path of victory.
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He is followed by veteran Australian all-rounder, Shane Watson, who has amassed 1,295 runs in 45 innings. The Aussie has represented Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators in the PSL.
Here are the top 5 all-time leading run-scorers in PSL:
|Kamran Akmal (PZ)||2016-2020||53||1523||107*||29.86||138.95||3||9||76|
|SR Watson (IU, QG)||2016-2020||45||1295||91*||31.58||136.60||0||8||77|
|Babar Azam (IU, KK)||2016-2020||39||1230||78||34.16||116.69||0||11||20|
|Ahmed Shehzad (MS, QG)||2016-2020||42||1077||99||26.92||120.33||0||9||32|
|L Ronchi (IU)||2018-2020||30||1002||94*||37.11||165.89||0||10||49|
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