The beauty of HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) is that it has been able to unite the top talent of the country with the best T20 players in the world. This has enabled fans to witness some high quality sporting action, creating memorable experiences along the way.
Across the three editions of the league, several performances by foreign stand out in their impact but some players left an everlasting impression. These include the stellar displays from Luke Ronchi, Andre Russell, Ravi Bopara and Darren Sammy.
Ronchi set the stage on fire in his debut stint in PSL, where he completely thrashed all bowling attacks in season 3. The Kiwi wicketkeeper blasted right from the start and was pivotal to Islamabad United’s success as he ended up being the highest run-getter in the tournament.
West Indies all-rounder Russell had a memorable outing in the inaugural edition of the league. His intimidating pace allowed him to garner the most number of wickets in PSL 1. He will now be seen in action with the Multan Sultans.
Bopara’s all-round heroics were the sole silver lining in Karachi Kings’ otherwise ordinary campaign in the first season of PSL. In addition to claiming the player of the tournament award, he holds the record of best ever bowling figures recorded in PSL history.
The inspirational Caribbean captain Sammy has been at the forefront of Peshawar Zalmi’s success over the years. He showcased great fighting spirit in taking to the field in the previous edition, despite suffering from a severe hamstring injury. Even then, Sammy boasted the highest strike rate in PSL 3.