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PSL 2023: Fakhar Zaman smashes 100th PSL maximum

Fakhar becomes first player to score as many sixes to date

By Sports Desk
March 18, 2023
Fakhar Zaman plays a shot in the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore in March 18, 2023. — PSL
Fakhar Zaman plays a shot in the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore in March 18, 2023. — PSL 

During the tournament final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) Saturday, Lahore Qalandars Fakhar Zaman completed 100 sixes in the tournament's eight seasons.

He is the first player to score as many sixes to date.

After hitting a maximum in the 10th over of the match at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Zaman became the first player to smash 100 sixes in the history of the PSL.

Most sixes in PSL

100 – Fakhar Zaman

89 – Kamran Akmal

88 – Asif Ali

81 – Shane Watson

77 – Shoaib Malik

Lahore are aiming to become the first team to win back-to-back PSL titles, whereas Multan are 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.