Highest Individual Score in PSL: Statistics and History

A comprehensive list of all the players who have achieved the highest individual score in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Highest Individual Score in PSL: Statistics and History
Dillip Mohanty

Written by: Dillip Mohanty

(Sports Editor)

Fact checked by: Umaima Saeed

(Sports Writer)

Last updated: 2024-03-01

5 minutes read

The Pakistan Super League has witnessed some big scores in the past few seasons especially since the tournament has shifted base completely to Pakistan. The batters are feasting on the flat decks offered on the 4 venues where the matches are being played. We will focus on who has the highest individual score in PSL.

HIGHEST SCORE IN PSL

BY AN INDIVIDUAL BATTER (2016-2023)

PLAYERSCOREAGAINSTVENUEYEAR
JASON ROY145*PESHAWAR ZALMIRAWALPINDI2023
COLIN INGRAM127*QUETTA GLADIATORSSHARJAH2019
RILEE ROSSOUW121PESHAWAR ZALMIRAWALPINDI2023
USMAN KHAN120QUETTA GLADIATORSRAWALPINDI2023
CAMERON DELPORT117*LAHORE QALANDARSKARACHI2019
SHARJEEL KHAN117PESHAWAR ZALMIDUBAI2016
MARTIN GUPTILL117KARACHI KINGSKARACHI2023
JASON ROY116LAHORE QALANDARSKARACHI2022
BABAR AZAM115QUETTA GLADIATORSRAWALPINDI2023
FAKHAR ZAMAN115ISLAMABAD UNITEDRAWALPINDI2023
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Jason Roy 145*

Quetta Gladiators opening batter Jason Roy hit a mesmerizing 145 not out in 63 balls which is the highest individual score in PSL. Quetta were chasing a mammoth total of 241 runs at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium during PSL 8. Opening alongside Martin Guptill, Roy hit 9 fours and 2 sixes to get to his 50 in 22 balls.  He faced 22 more deliveries to bring up his hundred off 44 balls. He added 109 runs for the 2nd wicket with Will Smeed and then an unbeaten 93 runs with Mohammad Hafeez to take the team to an improbable win. Roy hit a total of 20 fours and 5 sixes in his knock.

Colin Ingram 127*

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Before Roy’s heroics in PSL 8, Karachi Kings’ South African import Colin Ingram held the record for the individual highest score in PSL. This knock also came while chasing as Quetta Gladiators batted first and finished with 186/5. In pursuit of a chaseable total, the Kings lost their openers Babar Azam and Colin Munro early. Batting at number 4, Ingram added 50 runs for the 3rd wicket with Awais Zia and hit 12 fours and 8 sixes in his stellar innings. Ingram hit an unbeaten 127 in 59 balls with the next best score in the lineup being 19. Kings won by 6 wickets and 8 balls to spare.

Rilee Rossouw 121

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Another brilliant performance from the chasing side as Rilee Rossouw almost single-handedly took Multan Sultans to a 4-wicket win while chasing 243 against Peshawar Zalmi. The openers were dismissed early pushing Rossouw in the middle in the 2nd over. He was accompanied by Kieron Pollard with the pair adding 99 runs for the 3rd wicket. Rossouw moved to 50 in 17 balls and then to 100 in 41 deliveries. He was dismissed by Azmatullah Omarzai for 121 in 51 balls when Sultans required 16 runs off 9 deliveries. Rossouw hit 12 fours and 8 sixes and broke his record for the fastest century in PSL.

Usman Khan 120

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Just a day after Rossouw hit the highest individual score in PSL for Multan Sultans, the team found another centurion in Usman Khan. Playing the very next day at the same venue against Quetta Gladiators, Sultans were asked to bat first. Opening the innings, Usman took full advantage of the powerplay as the scorecard read 91 without loss in 6 overs. He got to his 50 in 22 deliveries and moved to 100 in only 36 balls, the fastest-ever ton in PSL history. He blasted nine sixes and 12 fours and was dismissed for 120 in 43 balls, in the 10th over of the innings.

Cameron Delport 117*

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The Islamabad United opener played an impactful unbeaten knock of 117 in 60 deliveries hitting 13 fours and six sixes in an important PSL 4 clash in Karachi. United lost opener Luke Ronchi on the very first ball of the match while batting first but Delport didn’t let the fall of 2 quick wickets hamper the flow of the innings. He added 118 runs for the 3rd wicket with Chadwick Walton taking the team to 238/3. It was the fastest hundred in PSL at that time. United’s score was also the highest in PSL history. Delport was dropped on 27 by Sohail Akhtar and made full use of the gift helping United to finish third at the points table.

Sharjeel Khan 117

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Sharjeel Khan became the first batter in PSL history to score a hundred when he hit 117 in 62 balls with 12 fours and 8 sixes against Peshawar Zalmi to help Islamabad United win the 2nd eliminator and qualify for the finals which the side eventually won. It was the highest score in PSL by an individual for 3 years. Sharjeel also remained the only batter to hit a ton in the first PSL season. Sharjeel put in 108 runs for the 1st wicket with Dwayne Smith and then 63 more with Khalid Latif for the 3rd wicket before being dismissed in the final over. Islamabad put up 176/3 in 20 overs and won the game by 50 runs.

Martin Guptill 117

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An astonishing knock from the experienced Kiwi opener for Quetta Gladiators PSL 8. Quetta Gladiators while batting first lost 3 wickets in the powerplay adding only 23 runs. Guptill picked up pace after he completed his 50 off 44 balls and moved to 100 in 62 deliveries. He added 69 runs with Iftikhar Ahmed for the 4th wicket and 64 for the 5th wicket with Mohammad Nawaz. Guptill’s contribution in the latter partnership was 59 runs off 20 balls as he dominated the Quetta innings helping them to a winning total of 168/7.

Jason Roy 116

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The English opener announced himself playing his first match of PSL 7. Quetta Gladiators were asked to chase 205 by Lahore Qalandars. Roy in his first innings of the season, smashed the experienced bowling lineup comprising Shaheen Afridi, Rashid Khan, Zaman Khan, David Wiese and Haris Rauf to all parts of the ground scoring 116 in 57 balls with 11 fours and 8 mighty sixes. He added 71 runs for the 1st wicket with Ahsan Ali and then 96 with compatriot James Vince. Gladiators required 38 off 26 balls when Roy was dismissed by Wiese and won the game by 7 wickets and 3 balls to spare.

Babar Azam 115

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Babar Azam’s 115 off 65 balls is the highest individual score in PSL in a losing cause. Opening the innings as a captain for Peshawar Zalmi, Babar added 162 runs with fellow opener Saim Ayub and 62 for the 2nd wicket with Rovman Powell before getting out in the final over. Babar got to his 50 in 32 balls and then his century in 60 deliveries and hit a total of 15 fours and 3 sixes. In the same game, Roy smashed an unbeaten 145, the individual highest score in PSL to take Quetta to a famous win.

Fakhar Zaman 115

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The very next day after Babar and Roy’s centuries, PSL 8 witnessed another massive three-figure score as Lahore Qalandars opener Fakhar Zaman hit 115 in 57 balls with 8 fours and as many sixes to help his side put 226/5 on the board. Qalandars lost Abdullah Shafique in the first over but Zaman added 122 with Kamran Ghulam and then 70 with Sam Billings to guide the side to a winning score. He moved to 50 in 24 balls and then 100 in 50 deliveries. Qalandars won the game by a massive margin of 119 runs, the highest win margin in the history of PSL.

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Dillip Mohanty

Dillip Mohanty

Dillip has over two decades of experience in creating sports content. As the Sports Editor of SportsBoom, Dillip brings in a wealth of experience and expertise to the role. Dillip has worked with leading sports broadcasters and sports web content portals in Asia. He is an adept storyteller and has a special liking for data stories. He has a keen interest in data analysis and uncovering insights from large datasets. He loves to tell the story with rich and compelling data visualisation.

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