Babar Azam Creates PSL History With Match-Losing 68 Vs Quetta Gladiators

In a pulsating encounter against Quetta Gladiators, Babar Azam showcased his batting prowess, treating fans to a scintillating innings in the ongoing PSL 2024 season. Opening for Peshawar Zalmi in pursuit of a daunting 207-run target, the right-handed maestro blazed his way to a rapid 68 off just 42 deliveries. His innings, adorned with four boundaries and four towering sixes, was a testament to his exquisite timing and power-hitting abilities.

Despite Babar’s heroics with the bat, Peshawar Zalmi fell agonizingly short of their target, succumbing to a 16-run defeat as their batting lineup failed to rally around the star batsman.

Babar Azam Creates History:

In the midst of his spectacular innings, Babar Azam etched his name in the annals of PSL history by achieving a monumental milestone. With his 68-run blitz, Babar crossed the 3,000-run mark in his PSL career, becoming the first batsman ever to achieve this remarkable feat. His journey in the PSL since his debut in 2016 has been nothing short of extraordinary, culminating in this historic milestone.

Top Run-Scorers in PSL History:

As Babar Azam reigns supreme atop the leaderboard with 3,003 runs in 78 innings, let’s take a glance at the illustrious company he finds himself in:

  • Babar Azam: 3,003 runs in 78 innings
  • Fakhar Zaman: 2,381 runs in 77 innings
  • Shoaib Malik: 2,135 runs in 78 innings
  • Mohammad Rizwan: 2,007 runs in 61 innings
  • Kamran Akmal: 1,972 runs in 74 innings

With Babar Azam’s record-breaking achievement, he not only cements his status as a modern-day batting great but also sets a benchmark for aspiring cricketers in the PSL arena.


Babar Azam’s blazing innings and historic milestone highlight the thrilling action unfolding in the PSL 2024 season. As the tournament progresses, fans eagerly anticipate more scintillating performances and monumental achievements from cricket’s brightest stars.