A Singh’s death bowling helps Punjab Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 13 runs (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Arshdeep Singh’s (4/29 in 4 overs) death bowling helps Punjab Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 13 runs in another high scoring IPL thriller. Chasing 215 runs Mumbai Indians innings ended on 201/6 and fell short by 13 runs.
Put into bat by Mumbai Indians after winning the toss Punjab Kings lost Mathew Short (11 runs from 10 balls) early. They lost Prabhsimran Singh(26 runs from 17 balls) , Liam Livingstone (10 runs from 12 balls) and Atharva Taide (29 runs from 17 balls) at the half way stage. At the end of 10 overs they were 83/4.
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Harpreet Singh (41 runs from 28 balls) and Sam Curran (55 runs from 29 balls) put together 92 runs from just 50 balls for the fifth wicket change the momentum of the innings. Both scored 31 runs in the 16th over bowled by Arjun Tendulkar.
Punjab Kings scored 131 runs in the last 10 overs out of it 96 runs comes in last 5 overs. Jithesh Sharma (25 runs from 7 balls) who played a cameo powers Punjab to finish their innings on 214/8.
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Mumbai spinners Piyush Chawla (2/15 in 3 overs) and Hrithik Shokeen (0/24 in 3 overs) bowled economically for them. bur all pace bowlers went for runs in their spell which hurts them badly.
Camerron Green (2/41 in 4 overs) , Jason Behrendorff (1/41 in 3 overs) , Jofra Archer (1/42 in 4 overs) and Arjun Tendulkar (1/48 in 3 overs) are the wicket takers for Mumbai.
Left arm seamer A Singh given early blow for Mumbai in the chase by dismissing Ishan Kishan for just 1.Rohit Sharma (44 runs from 27 balls) and Cameroon Green (67 runs from 43 balls) partnership of 76 runs from just 50 balls kept them in the game. L Livingstone broke the partnership by dismissing Mumbai Captain Rohit Sharma.
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C Green along with Suryakumar Yadhav (57 runs from 26 balls) who played a sublime innings put together another partnership of 75 runs from 36 balls kept them in the hunt. Arshdeep Singh’s outstanding death bowling by dismissing Suryakumar Yadhav , Tilak Varma (3 runs from 4 balls) and Nehal Wadhera (0 runs from 1 balls) gives Punjab 13 run win.
Tim David (25 runs form 13 balls) batted well in the end but not enough for them to cross the line.
Arshdeep Singh (4/29 in 4 overs) , Liam Livingstone (1/23 in 2 overs) Nathan Ellis (1/44 in 4 overs) are the wicket takers for Punjab Kings.
Impact Player (PBKS):- Nathan Ellis in for Prabhsimran Singh
Impact Player (MI):- Nehal Wadhera in for Jason Behrendorff
Sam Curran (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Player of The Match:- Sam Curran (55 runs from 29 balls)
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