In his match versus Gladiators, the right-handed batter managed only 19 runs from 18 deliveries.

Babar Azam, skipper of Peshawar Zalmi, became the first batsman in the history of the HBL PSL on Monday, becoming the first batter to surpass the 2500-run mark.

The right-hand batsman set the record after hitting Qais Ahmed for a boundary during his innings against the Quetta Gladiators at the National Bank Cricket Arena in Karachi.

To begin the competition on a positive note, Babar hit a match-winning 68-run knock off 46 balls against Kings.

Only Shoaib Malik (2023) and Fakhar Zaman (2020) have scored more than 2000 runs in the league’s history.

Babar (2509) scored 19 runs off 18 balls in his match against Gladiators. Muhammad Nawaz caught him lbw.