Today in IPL 2023, the teams of Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians faced each other. After the strong performance of the Punjab batsmen, the bowlers also bowled brilliantly and won the match by 13 runs. Arshdeep Singh bowled brilliantly and took 4 wickets. In the last over, when the match was looking very tricky, Arshdeep Singh bowled 2 consecutive balls in 2 balls.
Meanwhile, he clean bowled Tilak Verma and Nehal and broke the middle stumps.
Mumbai Indians won the toss and decided to bowl first. After a good start by Punjab in the powerplay, the Mumbai bowlers bowled brilliantly and kept their hands tight in terms of runs. But in the end, Sam Karn, Harpreet Singh and Jitesh Sharma batted brilliantly.
In 15 overs, Punjab’s score reached only 118, which seemed very low considering the stadium in Mumbai. But in the end, the said three batsmen played stormy innings and added 96 runs in the last 5 overs.
Captain Sam Curran played an innings of 55 runs in 29 balls. Punjab scored 214 runs after losing 8 wickets in 20 overs.
Chasing the target of 215 runs, the Mumbai Indians team was given a blow by Arshdeep Singh in his very first over. He returned the pavilion to Ishan Kishan after scoring 1. After that, captain Rohit Sharma (44), Cameron Green (67), Suryakumar Yadav (57) and Tim David (25) played excellent innings. But could not lead his team to victory.
In the last over, when the competition seemed to be very tight, Arshdeep Singh ensured Punjab’s victory by taking 2 consecutive wickets. The Mumbai Indians team could only score 201 runs in the allotted 20 overs. In this way, Punjab won the competition by defeating Mumbai by 13 runs.