Finally, this season, Multan Sultans and Lahore Qalandars started showing their presence in PSL. Multan Sultan led PSL 5 Points Table with six win games and got 14 points. Each win carries two points, as two of MS’s games ended without any result, so they get two more points. Lahore, which was always ending its journey at the last position, finally gets into the top three.
PSL All Season Points Tables
- PSL 2016 Points Table
- PSL 2017 Points Table
- PSL 2018 Points Table
- PSL 2019 Points Table
- PSL 2021 Points Table
- PSL 2022 Points Table
- PSL 2023 Points Table
PSL 5 Qualifier Match Scorecard
Multan Sultan performed well throughout the tournament, losing only two games in the group stage and finishing at the top of the points table. In the Qualifier game against KK, they choked and scored 141 runs in 20 overs.
Here is the twist where Sultan’s defended the total beautifully and managed to tie the game. Sohail Tanvir bowled a stunning spell and got three wickets by giving only 25 runs in four Overs. Babar Azam batted really well and played an inning of 65 runs.
The result of the match was decided on Super Over (Karachi won by one run).
Karachi scored 13 runs in the super over with the help of six and four hits by Rutherford on the 4th and 5th balls to Tanvir. Muhammad Amir defended this without conceding any boundary in Super Over.
|Multan Sultans||141/7||20 Overs|
|Karachi Kings||141/8||20 Overs|
|Most Wickets||Sohail Tanvir (MS)||3 Wickets|
|Most Runs||Babar Azam (KK)||65 Runs|
|Man of the Match||Babar Azam (KK)||65 Runs|
PSL 5 Eliminator Scorecards
Peshawar Zalmi lost to Lahore Qalandars in the first eliminator by five wickets. Lahore chased down a total of 170 runs in 19 overs.
|Peshawar Zalmi||170/9||20 Overs|
|Lahore Qalandars||171/5||19 Overs|
|Most Wickets||Dilber Hussain (LQ), Saqib Mehmood (PZ)||3 Wickets|
|Most Runs||Muhammad Hafeez (PZ)||74 Runs|
|Man of the Match||Muhammad Hafeez (PZ)||74 Runs|
Lahore Qalandars won the second eliminator against the Top team of PSL 5 points table Multan Sultan. They entirely outclassed Multan with their batting and bowling.
|Lahore Qalandars||182/6||20 Overs|
|Multan Sultans||157/10||19.1 Overs|
|Most Wickets||Haris Rauf, David Wiese (LQ)||3 Wickets|
|Most Runs||Adam Lyth (MS)||50 Runs|
|Man of the Match||David Wiese (LQ)||48 Runs & 3 Wickets|
PSL 5 Final Match Scorecard
Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars first time reached the final of PSL 5. In previous seasons, Karachi was ending its journey in knock-out Stages, and Lahore mostly ended at the end of the points table in the group stage.
The city of light Karachi won this season for the first time, and Qalandars have to wait for the next season. In PSL 5 final, Lahore set a total of 134 runs on board, and KK chased it in the 19th over with the help of a special inning by Babar.
|Lahore Qalandars||134/7||20 Overs|
|Karachi Kings||135/5||18.4 Overs|
|Most Wickets||Waqas, Arshad, Umair (KK), Haris, Dilbar (LQ)||2 Wickets|
|Most Runs||Babar Azam (KK)||63 Runs|
|Man of the Match||Babar Azam (KK)||63 Runs|