Stats highlights from Match 6 of the Pakistan Super League between Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi.
Second Shortest T20 Innings
Lahore Qalandars’ innings of 59 all out in 66 balls is the second shortest completed innings ever in terms of balls bowled, behind Bangladeshi domestic team Mohammedan who were dismissed for 45 by Prime Bank in just 52 balls in 2013.
Shahid Afridi, who played for Peshawar Zalmi, was also playing for the Rangpur Riders when they bowled Khulna Titans out for 44 in 64 balls last year in the Bangladesh Premier League.
|Lahore Qalandars||Peshawar Zalmi||12/02/17||Dubai (DSC)||59||62|
|Khulna Titans||Rangpur Riders||10/11/16||Dhaka||44||64|
Lowest PSL Score
Lahore Qalandars’ score of 59 all out is the lowest score in the Pakistan Super League, considerably fewer than the previous lowest of 111 for 9 by Karachi Kings against Islamabad United last season. It is the second lowest score in Pakistani domestic cricket, behind the 55 all out made by DM Jamali against Lahore Lions in 2014. On only 21 occasions in all T20 cricket has a lower total been made in a completed innings. Lahore Qalandars now hold the record for the highest and lowest first innings scores in the PSL.
|Lahore Qalandars||Peshawar Zalmi||12/02/17||Dubai (DSC)||59|
|Karachi Kings||Islamabad United||20/02/16||Dubai (DSC)||111-9|
|Lahore Qalandars||Peshawar Zalmi||6/02/16||Dubai (DSC)||117-6|
|Islamabad United||Quetta Gladiators||11/02/16||Sharjah||117|
|Karachi Kings||Peshawar Zalmi||10/02/17||Dubai (DSC)||118-7|
|Lahore Qalandars||Karachi Kings||05/02/16||Dubai (DSC)||125-8|
Lowest match batting average
The match batting average of 7.00 is the third lowest in all T20 cricket, excluding reduced-overs matches. The match aggregate of 119 runs is the lowest in which 17 wickets have fallen.
|Jharkhand v Tripura||20/10/09||Dhanbad||62||10||6.20|
|Tridents v Red Steel||03/08/13||Bridgetown||105||16||6.56|
|Qalandars v Zalmi||12/02/17||Dubai (DSC)||119||17||7.00|
|Netherlands v Sri Lanka||24/03/14||Chittagong||79||11||7.18|
|Assam v Delhi||06/01/16||Vadodara||94||12||7.83|
Lowest PSL Powerplay and Middle Overs
Peshawar Zalmi’s Powerplay total of 20-2 is the fewest runs scored in a PSL Powerplay. The previous lowest was by 22 by Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators last season. Zalmi’s score of 20 could have been considerably lower were it not for the sixth over that went for 11.
|Lahore Qalandars||Peshawar Zalmi||12/02/17||Dubai (DSC)||20-2|
|Islamabad United||Quetta Gladiators||04/02/16||Dubai (DSC)||22-2|
|Lahore Qalandars||Peshawar Zalmi||06/02/16||Dubai (DSC)||27-2|
|Karachi Kings||Peshawar Zalmi||10/02/17||Dubai (DSC)||28-4|
|Lahore Qalandars||Islamabad United||17/02/16||Dubai (DSC)||28-3|
Peshawar Zalmi’s 33 runs scored between overs 7 and 15 is also a new record low in the PSL for a completed middle over phase (7-15).
|Team||Opposition||Date||Venue||Middle Overs Score|
|Peshawar Zalmi||Lahore Qalandars||12/02/17||Dubai (DSC)||33-5|
|Islamabad United||Quetta Gladiators||11/02/16||Sharjah||36-5|
|Lahore Qalandars||Peshawar Zalmi||06/02/16||Dubai (DSC)||40-2|
|Islamabad United||Quetta Gladiators||04/02/16||Dubai (DSC)||42-5|
|Islamabad United||Karachi Kings||07/02/16||Dubai (DSC)||42-3|
|Karachi Kings||Quetta Gladiators||10/02/17||Dubai (DSC)||42-0|
Shah’s spin web
Yasir Shah’s match figures of 4-0-7-4 are the fourth best ever in the PSL and the joint least expensive four over spell in the PSL.
|Ravi Bopara||Karachi Kings||Lahore Qalandars||Sharjah||12/02/16||4-0-16-6|
|Shahid Afridi||Peshawar Zalmi||Quetta Gladiators||Sharjah||14/02/16||4-1-7-5|
|Mohammad Sami||Islamabad United||Karachi Kings||Dubai (DSC)||20/02/16||4-0-8-5|
|Yasir Shah||Lahore Qalandars||Peshawar Zalmi||Dubai (DSC)||12/02/17||4-0-7-4|
|Mohammad Nawaz||Quetta Gladiators||Islamabad United||Dubai (DSC)||04/02/16||4-0-13-4|
Akmal’s unwanted record
When Umar Akmal was dismissed for a duck, his second of this season’s PSL, he gained an unwanted record as the player to have been dismissed for most ducks in T20 cricket.
Freddie Wilde is an analyst at CricViz. @fwildecricket.