List of PSL 2020 Award Winning Players
The fifth edition of the PSL (Pakistan Super League 2020) kicked off on Tuesday (November 18). Karachi Kings defeated Lahore Qalandars by 5 wickets to win the title for the first time. Pakistan captain Babar Azam was instrumental in helping the Karachi Kings win the title. He played an unbeaten 63-run innings off 49 balls in the final. He won the Man of the Final award for a good reason.
Babar Azam, who has been in form throughout the tournament, has scored a total of 463 runs. Babur, who has batted in 11 innings of 12 matches, has averaged 59.12 runs at a strike rate of 124.14. Babar Azam, who scored 5 fifties, is the highest run-getter of the tournament and has won the award for the best batsman of the tournament.
PSL 2020 Award-Winning Players
Player of the Tournament
Babar Azam, who has won the man of the match award three times throughout the tournament, has also won the Tournament Best Award. Earlier, only Ravi Bopara (in 2016) won the tournament for Karachi Kings.
Highest Wicket Taker in the Tournament
Runner-up Lahore Calenders’ Shaheen Shah Afridi has taken 18 wickets in 12 matches. Shaheen Shah, the highest wicket-taker in the tournament, received the award for the best bowler of the tournament. Shaheen has given 6.11 runs per over, has taken wickets at an average of 19.52, the strike rate is 17.4.
Best Wicketkeeper of the Tournament
Shaheen Shah Afridi’s teammate Ben Dunk has become the best wicketkeeper of the tournament with 9 dismissals.
Best Fielder of the Tournament
Fakhar Zaman of Lahore Qalandars, who took 10 catches in the tournament, has become the best fielder of the tournament. Fakhar, who has blocked several important runs, has also contributed to the runout.
Emerging Player of the Tournament
Haider Ali, who played for Peshawar Zalmi, won the Emerging Player of the Tournament award. Haider, 20, has scored 239 runs at a strike rate of 156.23 in the tournament. He also got a chance in the Pakistan team with his performance in the first part of the tournament.