Records Breaking PSL Match held At the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi on Saturday, Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators set a new record for the greatest aggregate total in a T20 match, playing in the 28th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season. Together, the two sides scored 515 runs, breaking the previous record. The Gladiators scored 253 runs in response to the Sultans’ 262-run goal, which is the most ever achieved by a side batting second in a T20.
Records Breaking PSL Match
The Titans and Knights combined for 501 runs in the South Africa T20 Challenge in October 2022, setting a new record for a single T20 match. Gladiators scored 253 runs and had the best score in the second innings while losing, which eliminates them from the playoff race in the tournament. Ahead of Otago in 2016, the Central District of New Zealand scored 248 runs while batting second.
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The Sultans achieved two additional records in the same game. Usman Khan of the Sultans became the first player to make a century in just 36 balls, becoming the fastest PSL player to reach that milestone. Before being dismissed by Gladiators captain Muhammad Nawaz, Sultan’s hitter managed to score 120 runs on 43 balls with 12 fours and nine sixes with a strike rate of 279.1.
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Rilee Rossouw of the Sultans recently shattered his own record for the quickest PSL century after striking a century in just 41 balls during a match against the Peshawar Zalmi. Subsequently, with a strike rate of 13.1, the Mohammad-Rizwan-led team reached the highest goal in PSL history by scoring 262 runs in 20 overs while losing just three wickets (Usman Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, and Rilee Rossouw).
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Islamabad United previously held the record for the highest target, scoring 247 runs in 20 overs against Quetta Gladiators in Abu Dhabi in 2021, losing by two wickets and scoring at a strike rate of 12.35.
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