Pakistan Super League (PSL) was established by the Pakistan Cricket Board in 2016. The PSL matches were first held in Dubai and then shifted to Pakistan in 2020. Founded in 2015, Islamabad United (IU) is a franchise team held by Leonine Global Investments via its sports entity Leonine Global Sports, owned by Amna Naqvi and Ali Naqvi. The team competes in PSL. Islamabad United has won two PSL titles to date. They won the first PSL championship, beating Quetta Gladiators in the final, and their second title in the third season of the PSL after beating Peshawar Zalmi in the finale by three wickets.
Let us have a look at the top 10 Highest Totals by Islamabad United in PSL.
1. Islamabad United V/S Peshawar Zalmi
This match happened on 17 June 2021. Islamabad United came to bat first and scored 247 runs losing 2 wickets. Usman Khawaja was the highest scorer of a century scoring 105 runs in 56 balls. In return to which Peshawar Zalmi scored 232 runs and lost the match by 15 runs.
2. Peshawar Zalmi V/S Lahore Qalandars
Islamabad United came to bat in the first innings and scored 238 runs for three wickets with the help of Cameron Delport, who scored 117 runs in 60 balls. The match happened in Karachi on 9 March 2019. Lahore Qalandars lost the match by 49 runs. They scored 189 runs.
3. Islamabad United V/S Quetta Gladiators
Islamabad United won this match by 43 runs. The team batted first and scored 229 runs losing four wickets. Colin Munro scored 72 runs and Azam Khan scored 65 runs which helped the team score runs. Quetta Gladiators scored 186 runs.
4. Islamabad United V/S Quetta Gladiators
Islamabad United batted first and scored 199 runs for eight wickets. Alex Hales scored the highest runs for the team scoring 62 runs. In return to which Gladiators scored 203 runs losing five wickets and chased the target and won the match by five wickets.
5. Islamabad United V/S Lahore Qalandars
Colin Munro helped his team Islamabad United to score 198 runs in 20 overs on 4 March 2020. Munro scored 87 runs batting first. Lahore Qalandars came to chase the target but got all out on 127 runs. Rumman and Zafar both took three wickets.
6. Islamabad United V/S Karachi Kings
This was the sixth match of the 2021 PSL. Kings came to bat first and scored 196 runs losing three wickets. Sharjeel Khan scored 105 runs. Islamabad United came to chase the total and chased the target in 19.1 overs scoring 197 runs and winning the match by five wickets. Alex Hales was declared man of the match for scoring 46 runs in 21 balls.
7. Islamabad United V/S Multan Sultan
Multan Sultan came to bat on 1 February 2022 and scored 217 runs losing five wickets. Tim David scored 71 runs. Islamabad United came to chase the target and scored 197 runs and go all out. Shadab Khan scored 91 runs but failed to chase the target and lost the match by 20 runs.
8. Islamabad United V/S Peshawar Zalmi
Peshawar Zalmi batted first and set a target of 206 runs for Islamabad United. Mohammad Haris scored 70 runs for his team. This match was played on 17 February 2022 in Lahore. Islamabad United came to chase the target but scored only 196 runs in 20 overs and lost the match by 10 runs. Azam Khan batted well and scored 85 runs for the United.
9. Islamabad United V/S Peshawar Zalmi
This match was played in Rawalpindi on 7 March 2020. Shadab Khan scored 77 runs which helped Islamabad United score 195 runs. However, the match was interrupted by rain. The rain started when the ninth over was about to start. Till that time Zalmi scored 85 runs and in the end, they won the match by seven runs due to the D/L method.
10. Islamabad United V/S Karachi Kings
Karachi Kings batted first and scored 190 runs losing four wickets. Babar Azam scored 81 runs batting first. Islamabad United came to chase the target and with the help of Iftikhar Ahmed batting who scored 71 runs, his team chased the target in 18.4 overs scoring 191 runs and won the match by eight wickets.