LSG vs PBKS IPL 2023 Match 21: In the 21st league match of the 16th season of IPL, the Punjab Kings (PBKS) team won the match against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) by 2 wickets, ending their 2 consecutive defeats. Chasing the target of 160 runs in this match, the Punjab team achieved it in 19.3 overs, in which Sikandar Raza played an important inning of 57 runs and contributed significantly to the team’s victory. This was Punjab’s third win in this season.
Punjab team lost 3 wickets in first 6 overs
Chasing a score of 160 runs, the beginning of the Punjab Kings team was very bad in this match, in which the team got the first blow in the form of Atharva Tayde on the score of zero. After this, on the score of 17, the team got another blow in the form of Prabhsimran Singh, who became the victim of Yudhveer Singh on a personal score of 4.
After this, Matthew Short and Harpreet Singh Bhatia shared a 28-run partnership in 22 balls for the third wicket. Short returned to the pavilion after playing an innings of 34 runs in 22 balls in this match. While the Punjab team managed to score only 45 runs in the first 6 overs, they also lost their 3 wickets.
Sikandar Raza handled one end and tried to take the team towards the target
After losing 3 wickets in the first 6 overs, Sikandar Raza handled the innings of Punjab Kings from one end and worked to maintain the pace of runs. There was a series of wickets falling from the other end, in which the team got the fourth blow in the form of Harpreet Singh Bhatia at the score of 75. After this, on the score of 112, the team lost its 5th wicket in the form of captain Sam Karan.
Shahrukh Khan finished the match and gave a thrilling win to Punjab
In this match, when Sikandar Raza returned to the pavilion after playing an innings of 57 runs in 41 balls, then suddenly the Lucknow team got a chance to return, but Shahrukh did not let this happen, in which he played an innings of 23 runs in 10 balls. Played an important role in getting the victory by 2 wickets in this match. For Lucknow, Yudhveer Singh, Ravi Bishnoi and Mark Wood took 2-2 wickets while Krishnappa Gautam and Krunal Pandya took 1-1 wickets in the match.
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