Usman Khan smashes 36-ball century in PSL to break record

Usman Khan needed just 36 balls to reach the three-digit mark and break teammate Rilee Rossouw’s record of the fastest century in the history of the Pakistan Super League.

Published : Mar 11, 2023 20:35 IST

Usman Khan celebrates scoring his hundred.
Usman Khan celebrates scoring his hundred. | Photo Credit: Twitter @MultanSultans

Usman Khan celebrates scoring his hundred. | Photo Credit: Twitter @MultanSultans

Multan Sultans’ Usman Khan smashed the fastest century in Pakistan Super League (PSL) in an ongoing match against Quetta Gladiators at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

Usman needed just 36 balls to reach the mark and go past teammate Rilee Rossouw’s record. Rossouw had scored a 41-ball hundred against Peshawar Zalmi at the same venue on Friday.

The 27-year-old batter finished with 120 off 43 with 12 fours and nine sixes to his name.

Multan Sultans ended with 262 for three in its 20 overs, registering the highest team total in PSL history. The record was previously held by Islamabad United, which had scored 247 for two against Peshawar Zalmi in 2021.

Sultans broke their own record for the highest total in the current edition of the PSL. On Friday, Sultans had scored 244 for six against Zalmi.

Fastest centuries in Pakistan Super League:

Batter Balls Team Opponent Venue Date
Usman Khan 36 Multan Sultans Quetta Gladiators Rawalpindi March 11, 2023
Rilee Rossouw 41 Multan Sultans Peshawar Zalmi Rawalpindi March 10, 2023
Rilee Rossouw 43 Multan Sultans Quetta Gladiators Multan February 29, 2020
Jason Roy 44 Quetta Gladiators Peshawar Zalmi Rawalpindi March 8, 2023
Harry Brook 48 Lahore Qalandars Islamabad United Lahore February 19, 2022
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