Pakistan Super League, 2019: Match 3, Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators – Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and numbers recorded during the game between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators.

Umar Akmal
Umar Akmal. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Quetta Gladiators began the PSL 2019 with a 6-wicket win thanks to Umar Akmal’s heroics during the 156-run chase against Peshawar Zalmi. Umar Akmal scored 75 from 50 deliveries with seven fours and three sixes and shared a crucial 62-run partnership with skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed. Earlier, the previous runners-up Zalmi could only post 155/4 in their 20 overs. Kamran Akmal struck a 36-ball 49 at the top while Misbah-ul-Haq’s unbeaten 49 off 32 balls gave Zalmi a perfect finish.

All the major stats and numbers recorded during the game between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators:

Age doesn’t matter for Misbah:

44y 263d – At the age of 44 years and 263 days, Misbah-ul-Haq is the 9th oldest player to feature in a Twenty20 game. He is the 3rd oldest Asian player to feature in a T20 after Sri Lanka’s Ajith Ekanayake (46y 179d) and India’s Pravin Tambe (45y 131d).


44y 263d – Misbah-ul-Haq hit two sixes in this game which makes him the 2nd oldest player to hit a six in the Twenty20 cricket. Misbah is only behind Bahamas’ Mario Ford (49y 225d) who hit two sixes in his last of two T20 matches. Ford is also the 2nd oldest cricketer in the history of T20 format.


49* – Misbah-ul-Haq remained unbeaten on 49 in this game. Had Misbah completed his fifty, he could have become the oldest player to score a half-century in the Twenty20 format. The oldest to hit a T20 fifty is Faisal Javed of Qatar at the age of 43 years and 338 days when he faced Bahrain in the last month’s T20I game.


Akmal brothers on the top

52 – Kamran Akmal became the first player in the Pakistan Super League to hit 50 sixes. His first of the three sixes in this game was his 50th six in PSL.


6 – Number of fifties for Umar Akmal in the PSL thus far; only Kamran Akmal (8) and Babar Azam (7) have more fifties in the PSL than him.


16 – Umar Akmal has taken 16 catches as a fielder in the PSL; the most by any player in the league. He went past Mohammad Hafeez’s 15 catches by completing the Kieron Pollard’s catch.


35 – This game was 35th in the Pakistan Super League for Kamran Akmal; the most appearances in the league for any player.


Sammy equals Gambhir:

170 – Daren Sammy featured in 170 Twenty20 matches as captain; the joint 2nd most by any player. Sammy now levelled with Gautam Gambhir’s 170 appearances as captain and is only behind MS Dhoni’s 255.

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