Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians played a thrilling encounter at the Wankhede Stadium. The boys from the North earned a famous 13-run victory. This win takes PBKS above MI in the league table.
Punjab’s top order struggles once again without Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan’s injury has affected Punjab Kings’ start in every match. This time they were 18-1 in 2.3 overs. After Short’s dismissal, Atharva Taide joined Prabhsimran in the middle. Both players started to take charge and scored 47 runs in 25 balls. Prabhsimran was dismissed for 26 runs.
Chawla’s magic lead to Livingston’s failure
Liam Livingston played his 2nd match of the season. He failed to impress once again and got out for just 10 runs. Piyush Chawla was the reason behind his dismissal. Chawla then went on to dismiss Taide, who was playing on 29 runs. PBKS were 83-4 in 9.4 overs.
Harpreet and Curran steady the innings
Harpreet Singh Bhatia was joined by Sam Curran in the middle. Both players took their time and then scored a 92 runs partnership in 48 balls. Harpreet scored 41 runs and Curran scored 55 runs of just 29 balls.
109 in the final 6 overs
Hrithik Shokeen bowled the 15th over and conceded 13 runs. That over was followed by one of the leakiest overs in IPL’s history. Arjun Tendulkar bowled the 16th over and conceded 31 runs. That led to the foundation and PBKS went on to score 96 runs in the last 5 overs. They took their total to 214-8 in 20 overs. Jitesh Sharma hit 4 massive sixes.
Rohit & Green taking charge after early dismissal
Arshdeep gave an early dismissal in the 2nd over. He sent Ishan Kishan back to the pavilion for just 1 run. Green joined Rohit in the middle and they built a 76 runs partnership in 49 balls. Rohit Sharma was dismissed on 44 runs and MI were 84-2 in 9.3 overs.
Surya regains confidence and scores a fifty
Suryakumar Yadav is going through some tough times. He has failed to get runs in the recent matches. However, he showed his class in this match and made 57 of just 26 balls. Surya and Green created a partnership of 75 runs in just 6 overs. Green was dismissed on 67 runs by Ellis.
Arshdeep’s dream spell
Tim David joined Surya in the middle and continued with the power-hitting. He scored 25 of just 13 balls and remained unbeaten. MI were confident about winning the match, but Arshdeep’s 2 overs changed the game. He took Surya’s wicket in the 18th over and then took 2 wickets in the final over to take his side over the line.
The young Indian pacer kept his calm and took his side over the line in this match.
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