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    PSL 2023: Top 11 players in PSL so far

    Babar Azam (left), Rilee Russouw (center) and Mohammad Rizwan (right). — Twitter

    As the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season eight enters its last day, let us take a look at the top 11 local and foreign players who have made a name for themselves in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s flagship tournament.

    Here is a look at the PSL 2023 Team of the Tournament.

    1. Babar Azam – Peshawar Zalmi

    The prolific batter is currently the highest run-scorer, 522, in the event and played a key role in his side’s run to the playoffs. Coupled with an improved strike-rate, Azam is one of the first names on the team sheet this season.

    Runs: 522

    Average: 52.20

    Strike-rate: 145.40

    2. Mohammad Rizwan – Multan Sultans (c)

    For the third consecutive year, the consistent Rizwan amassed 500 or more runs in a single edition of PSL. He is also the captain of the Team of the Tournament because of his impressive leadership skills.

    Runs: 516

    Average: 57.33

    Strike-rate: 142.54

    3. Mohammad Haris – Peshawar Zalmi

    The young Haris impressed one and all in the tournament with his enterprising stroke play. His fearless approach makes him a great asset for Zalmi and Pakistan cricket in general.

    Runs: 350

    Average: 31.81

    Strike-rate: 186.17

    4. Rilee Rossouw – Multan Sultans

    The South African batter has been a key player for Sultans this season with his clean hitting and game awareness during crunch times.

    Runs: 401

    Average: 44.55

    Strike-rate: 172.84

    5. Azam Khan – Islamabad United

    With his ability to clear the fence at will, Azam Khan can take the game away from the opposition in a matter of a few balls.

    Runs: 282

    Average: 40.28

    Strike-rate: 161.14

    6. Imad Wasim – Karachi Kings

    Despite the Kings failing to live up to expectations, their captain Imad Wasim was in great touch, especially with the bat, throughout the league stage.

    Runs: 404

    Average: 134.66

    Strike-rate: 170.46

    7. Faheem Ashraf – Islamabad United

    The all-rounder provides balance to the side with his ability to finish a match while also being a handy option with the ball.

    Runs: 215

    Wickets: 8

    Batting strike-rate: 149.30

    8. Rashid Khan – Lahore Qalandars

    The wily Afghanistan leg-spinner was instrumental in ensuring that Lahore played their second consecutive PSL final.

    Wickets: 18

    Economy: 6.53

    Best: 4-21

    9. Abbas Afridi – Multan Sultans

    The emerging right-armer has been a crucial part of the Sultans’ campaign this year by picking up regular wickets during the death overs. He is also the highest wicket-taker in the tournament.

    Wickets: 23

    Economy: 9.45

    Best: 5-47

    10. Ihsanullah – Multan Sultans

    Ihsanullah stole the limelight this season with his pace and accuracy, which makes him one of the players to watch out for in the future.

    Wickets: 21

    Economy: 7.26

    Best: 5-12

    11. Haris Rauf – Lahore Qalandars

    The speedster regularly chipped away at the wickets during the tournament and remained an important member of Lahore’s bowling attack.

    Wickets: 17

    Economy: 8.98

    Best: 3-22

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