IPL 2023 MI vs PBKS: In the 31st league match of the 16th season of IPL, the match is being played between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Punjab Kings (PBKS). In this match, the team of Punjab Kings, batting first, managed to reach a score of 214 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. For the team, captain Sam Karan scored 55 while Harpreet Singh Bhatia scored an excellent 41 runs. Piyush Chawla took 2 wickets in bowling for Mumbai.
Mathew Short started the innings with Prabhsimran, Punjab scored 58 runs in the first 6 overs
The team of Mumbai Indians decided to bowl first after winning the toss in this match. Matthew Short landed on the ground with Prabhsimran Singh to start the innings in this match for Punjab Kings. Only 18 runs partnership was seen between the two for the first wicket. Punjab got the first blow in the form of short, who became the victim of Cameron Green after scoring 11 runs.
From here, Prabhsimran Singh, along with Atharva Tayde, started the process of scoring runs in the first 6 overs, in which together they took the score to 58 runs.
Punjab team lost quick wickets in the middle overs
The team of Punjab Kings got the second blow in this match in the form of Prabhsimran Singh on the score of 65, who got out LBW off the ball of Arjun Tendulkar after playing an innings of 26 runs. After this, the team got the third blow on the score of 82 in the form of Liam Livingston, who scored just 10 runs and got stumped in an attempt to play a big shot off Piyush Chawla. Punjab then lost their fourth wicket at the score of 83 in the form of Atharva Tayde, who was bowled out by Piyush Chawla.
Sam Karan played a blistering innings with Harpreet Singh Bhatia and took the team beyond 200
Captain Sam Karan, who lost 4 wickets at the score of 83, not only handled the innings of Punjab Kings along with Harpreet Singh Bhatia, but also worked to take them towards a big score while scoring fast. The Punjab team had scored 118 runs at the loss of 4 wickets till the end of the game of 15 overs. After this, in the 16th over of the innings which was bowled by Arjun Tendulkar, Sam Karan and Harpreet Singh Bhatia together scored 31 runs and took the score to 149 runs.
After this, the Punjab team scored a total of 13 runs in the 17th over, due to which the team’s score reached 162 runs. In the last 18th over of the innings, the Punjab team definitely got the 5th blow in the form of Harpreet, but with a total of 25 runs in it, the score rapidly reached 187 runs.
There was a quick partnership of 92 runs in 50 balls for the 5th wicket between Sam Karan and Harpreet Singh Bhatia. The Punjab Kings team got the 6th blow in the form of Sam Karan, who returned to the pavilion after scoring 55 runs in 29 balls with the help of 4 sixes and 5 fours.
Jitesh Sharma, who came out to bat in the last over, also played a quick inning of 25 runs in just 7 balls with the help of 4 sixes. The Punjab team scored 214 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. In bowling for Mumbai, Cameron Green and Piyush Chawla took 2-2 wickets while Arjun Tendulkar, Jason Behrendorff and Joffra Archer took 1-1 wickets.