Khushdil Shah PSL Career Profile: Teams, Batting, Bowling, History

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Khushdil Shah PSL Career

Khushdil Shah is an international player of Pakistan cricket who represented the Federally Administered Tribal Areas during his career. Shah was born in Bannu. In the Pakistan Super League (PSL), he was an Emerging batsman for both Peshawar Zalmi as well as Multan Sultans.

 He also played for Multan Sultans. In November of 2019, he had his debut for Pakistan on the international stage.

In 2018 December, it was announced that he would be playing for Pakistan in the Asia Cup for ACC Emerging Teams.

He was included in the T20I squad of Pakistan in October 2019 to play the series versus Australia. On November 8, 2019, he made his first appearance for Pakistan in a Twenty20 International match against Australia.

Following in November, he was selected to represent Pakistan in the 2019 ACC Asia Cup for Emerging Teams, which would be held in Bangladesh.

In August of 2022, it was announced that Shah would be participating in the 2022 Asia Cup for Pakistan.

He was selected for the Pakistani team that would compete in the 2022 Cricket Men’s Twenty-20 World Cup in September of 2022.

Khushdil Shah PSL Career

Khushdiul Shah started his career as an emerging player of Peshawar Zalmi in 2017. He played for two PSL teams since his debut in the tournament Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans.

Since his debut in 2017, he participated in every season of PSL except 2019. In the last season of PSL which was held in March 2023, Khushdil Shah represents Multan Sultans. Multan Sultans were runner-up this season and defeated by Lahore Qalandars in the final.

Khushdil Shah PSL Teams

Khushdil Shah was an emerging player of Peshawar Zalmi in the season 2017 which was his debut in Pakistan Super League. He also played for Peshawar Zalmi in 2018.

In 2019 Khushdil Shah did not take part in PSL. Since 2020, he is a part of Multan Sultans. Multan Sultans won PSL in 2021; Khushdil Shah was also part of that winning team. In the recent season of PSL that was held in March 2023, Multan Sultans were runner-up in the tournament.

Khushdil Shah Batting Stats in PSL

Khushdil Shah is now playing for Pakistan all around the world, most notably in the Twenty20 competition. Khushdil Shah is a hard hitter of the ball and is also known as one of the best finishers in the game.

Since making his PSL debut, he has played in 49 matches and made 625 runs during 39 innings of play. His total number of PSL matches played is 49. His batting average currently stands at 26.04 points.

He is a good striker of the ball which is shown by his striking rate which is almost 142.36. So that we can say he has a successful career in PSL.

In his batting career in PSL history since his debut, he has smashed 42 boundaries and 34 maximums. Multan Sultans won the PSL contest in 2021 and was runner-up in the last edition in 2023. Both times Khushdil Shah was part of the team and played a key role.

PSL Span  Matches Inn Runs  Sr.  Hs Avg  100 50 0 4s 6s
2017-2023 49 39 625 142.36 70* 26.04 0 1 1 42 34

Khushdil Shah Bowling Stats in PSL

Khushdil Shah is normally known as a batting Al rounder but he can also bowl slow left-arm orthodox. He can bowl with good length.

Khushdil Shah’s bowling strike rate is 16.00 which is normally known as very good. The best balls per inning of Khushdil Shah are 4 wickets for 35 runs. So far he has taken 20 wickets in 24 matches in which he bowled. The economy of his bowling is 7.14 which is good in T20 cricket.

PSL Spam Matches  Overs  Mdns Runs  Wkts BBI Econ 4 Wkts 5 Wkts
2017-2023 24 53.2 0 381 20 4/35 7.14 1 0

Khushdil Shah in PSL 8 (2023)

Khushdil Shah played by Multan Sultan’s side in the last edition of PSL 8 that was held in March 2023. This season was not as good for him as he is a good striker of the ball. He appeared in 11 matches and batted in 7 innings and made only 72 runs with an average of 14.40.

Fastest T20 Century by Pakistani

Khushdil Shah of Southern Punjab hit the quickest century ever scored in Twenty20 cricket by a Pakistani to lead his squad to their maiden victory in the National T20 Cup in 2020.

At Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi, Shah scored a magnificent century by facing only 35 balls while playing against Sindh. The previous holder of this record was Ahmed Shehzad, who hit a century off of just 40 balls while playing for Barisal Burners in BPL in 2012. The match was played in 2012 against Duronto Rajshahi.

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