Match 28: Multan Sultans with record-breaking win over Quetta Gladiators in this match. The Multan Sultans put an end to Quetta Gladiators’ journey in HBL PSL 8. Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to chase first. Multan Sultans batted destructively and gave the bowlers their worst nightmare.
Their batting ended with spectacular and history-making 262 runs on the scoreboard setting the record in T20 cricket. Quetta Gladiators fell short of 9 runs which are also quite good from the chasing team. But the bowling attack of Multan Sultans handled them off meticulously.
Record-breaking breaking batting from Multan Sultans tonight against Quetta Gladiators tonight. They sparkle by making 262 runs, the highest runs on Pakistan soil and 8th highest in T20 cricket worldwide. Additionally, it is the highest run ever made in the history of the Pakistan Super League.
Match 28: Multan Sultans With Record-Breaking Win Over Quetta Gladiators
Multan Sultans Highlights
Usman Khan who played his second match in PSL 2023 hit a record-breaking century off just 36 balls. It’s the fastest century in HBL PSL history. Multan Sultans picked up 17 sixes in just 22 balls which led to the fastest century of Usman Khan.
The record was set just yesterday by his own teammate Rilee Russouw. Russouw came up with a smoking century off 43 balls against Peshawar Zalmi in match 27 of the PSL 8. In addition, Multan Sultans is delivering glitter-gold performances. Usman Khan was outstanding and pure-hitting from him on both the leg side and off-side. His inning ended with magnificent 120 runs from just 43 balls.
Usman and Rizwan have an outstanding partnership of 157 within the first ten overs of the Sultans’ batting. Pure classy batting from Rizwan as well as he also hit a fifty. But he went early after scoring 55 runs from 29 balls only.
Rilee Russouw struggled in this match and got out early with just 15 runs to his name. But Tim David got in on the action alongside Keiron Pollard. They hit the gas and took Multan Sultans above 200 and concluded the first half of the match with 262 runs. Such an amazing display of batting by the Multan Sultans.
Abbas Afridi also became the highest wicket-taker of the ongoing edition of PSL 2023. He has taken 21 wickets in this tournament so far.