IPL 2021, PBKS vs MI: Punjab Kings defeated Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets.© BCCI/IPL
Punjab Kings, after a hat-trick of defeats, pulled off their second win of IPL 2021 after beating defending champions Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets on the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. Main by instance, skipper KL Rahul remained unbeaten on 60 off 52 balls on a troublesome pitch to get his facet over the road. Delighted along with his facet’s huge win towards a powerful facet like Mumbai Indians, batting coach Wasim Jaffer celebrated the victory in his personal model with a tongue in cheek tweet. He posted an image of a lion which with a caption written on it that learn: “Jab shikaar karte hai, bada hee karte hai (once we hunt, we hunt large)”.
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) April 23, 2021
Mumbai Indians are essentially the most profitable facet in match’s historical past, with 5 titles below their belt. Each season they enter the competitors as large favorites and they’re the group to beat.
Aside from KL Rahul, Chris Gayle additionally performed an important knock as he scored an unbeaten 43 off 35, that too taking part in towards his nature. Whereas Rahul smashed three sixes throughout his knock, Gayle cleared the fence simply as soon as.
Earlier, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma scored 63 off 52 balls however the failure of their middle-order price them yet one more match as they managed solely 131 for six from their 20 overs.
After beating Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings climbed to the fifth spot on the IPL 2021 Factors Desk, with two wins from three matches. The defending champion, regardless of struggling their third lack of the season, remained on the fourth spot, due to their barely superior web run-rate.