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Islamabad United Batsman makes record in ILT20

This season of ILT20 was expected to be fire. And why it wouldn’t be? A lot of talented Pakistan players are playing in the league, increasing the bar and setting the stage. This is what Azam Khan has done for the Desert Vipers. The Vipers needed a boost in their net run rate. And this is where Azam Khan came to the rescue. The way he batted explosively shows that this SHERU from Islamabad United means business. Are you curious enough to know how he did it? Continue reading the story then.

Azam scores 50 in 18 deliveries!

Azam Khan, the young batsman from Islamabad United has set a new record in ILT20. He was playing for the Desert Vipers against the Gulf Giants. The team needed to chase the 161 runs faster so that they could get a boost in their NRR.

And the young lad from Islamabad United took up the mantle. He scored 50 runs in 18 balls, creating the record for the fastest fifty in ILT20.

Previously, Kieron Pollard held the record for the fastest fifty in this tournament. However, Azam Khan broke the record by scoring the 50 in 18 balls.

This innings had 5 fours and 4 sixers. The strike rate of 300 is a testament to Azam Khan’s ability as an explosive middle-order batsman.

PSL 9 hasn’t even started, and such signals are great for Islamabad United. They will face the defending champions on 17 February 2024 in the tournament opener in Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.

A huge victory for the Desert Vipers

This was a huge victory for the Desert Vipers. This inning from Azam Khan helped them chase 161 runs with 19 balls remaining. This way, they got the necessary boost in their NRR, taking them to third position on the points table.

They suffered an early blow when they lost their opening batsman on 21 runs. However, Alex Hales and Colin Munro set the stage for Azam Khan to come and wipe the floor with the GG bowlers.

This is another good indication for Islamabad United. Colin Munro and Alex Hales both are Islamabad United players.

Mohammad Amir was a crucial piece in the puzzle since he helped the Vipers restrict the Gulf Giants at 161 runs with his three important wickets.

PSL stars neve stop to amaze you anywhere.


With less than 15 days to go until the first match, we are seeing how exciting the PSL is going to be. All the key players are already showing their prime form. Previously, Shaheen, Amir, and Imad have shown their clas in the ILT20. Now, Azam Khan has stepped up the game by setting a record in the history of this tournament.

Islamabad Untied with play their first match of PSL on 17 February. However, most of the players are already showing their intent. This excites me for the upcoming season of HBL PSL 9. Does this excite you too? If it does, turn on the notifications so that you never miss any PSL update from us.


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