Pakistan is known for bringing out top-class pace bowlers in every generation of cricket, which is so true for the current T20 era.
When you look at the top-10 list of bowlers who have picked the most wickets in a single PSL edition, it is almost filled with Pakistani fast bowlers, except for Shadab Khan, the lone spinner in the list.
Hasan Ali picked 25 wickets in the 2018/19 season is the highest any bowler has picked in one edition of the Pakistan Super League.
This article will reveal the top ten instances where the bowlers have picked the most wickets in a single PSL season.
Most Wickets in a Single PSL Tournament
|PLAYER||WICKETS||FOR TEAM||SEASON||MATCHES||MAIDENS||RUNS GIVEN||BEST BOWLING||AVERAGE||ECONOMY||STRIKE RATE|
|Hasan Ali||25||Peshawar Zalmi||2018/19||13||0||341||4/15||13.64||6.77||12.0|
|Abbas Afridi||23||Multan Sultans||2022/23||11||0||372||5/47||16.17||9.45||10.2|
|Faheem Ashraf||21||Islamabad United||2018/19||12||0||322||6/19||15.33||7.29||12.6|
|Rashid Khan||20||Lahore Qalandars||2022/23||11||0||281||4/21||14.05||6.53||12.9|
|Shahnawaz Dahani||20||Multan Sultans||2020/21-2021||11||1||340||4/5||17.00||8.42||12.1|
|Shaheen Shah Afridi||20||Lahore Qalandars||2021/22||13||0||394||3/30||19.70||7.57||15.6|
|Shadab Khan||19||Islamabad United||2021/22||9||0||207||5/28||10.89||6.46||10.1|
|Shaheen Shah Afridi||19||Lahore Qalandars||2022/23||12||0||402||5/40||21.15||9.13||13.8|
|Faheem Ashraf||18||Islamabad United||2017/18||12||1||310||3/19||17.22||7.75||13.3|
|Wahab Riaz||18||Peshawar Zalmi||2017/18||13||0||344||3/30||19.11||6.90||16.6|
Also Read: Most Runs in a Single PSL Season
Team Multan Sultans have three bowlers (highest among PSL teams) who have picked 20+ wickets in a single season, thanks to their two bowlers dominating the 2023 PSL bowling numbers.
Among the above bowlers, Shadab Khan has the best economy rate of 6.46. He gave away only 207 runs in the 9 matches he bowled in the 2021/22 season, picking up 19 wickets.
Shadab’s average in the 2021/22 season is the best among all the season-wise bowling figures of bowlers with more than 12 wickets.
Shadab, in the same season, has the best single-season strike rate among any 12-or-more wickets-season of bowlers.
Also Read: Complete PSL Stats
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