Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings played the IPL 31st match in Mumbai. However, Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bowl first. With the ball, they failed to stop Punjab Kings at a low target. In 20 overs Punjab Kings scored 214 runs with the fall of 8 wickets. Sam Curran, the captain of the Punjab Kings scored fifty in this match.
Moreover, in the second innings, Mumbai Indians scored 201 runs in 20 overs with a fall of 6 wickets. Three players from Mumbai Indians played a big inning for the team. Out of three two players scored fifty but still, they failed to chase the target. Watching this match was an absolute pleasure. Below you will get the summary of the match.
Punjab Kings Innings
Matthew Short and Prabhsimran Singh started the inning for the team. However, both the players played a good inning for the team. Matthew Short scored 11 runs in 10 balls. Piyush Chawla caught him on the ball of C Green.
Moreover, Prabhsimran Singh scored 26 runs in 17 balls. AS Tendulkar bowled him. Atharva Taide came to bat number three. He scored 29 runs in 17 balls. Piyush Chawla bowled him. Furthermore, Liam Livingstone came to bat at number four. He scored 10 runs in 12 balls. Piyush Chawla bowled him.
Harpreet Singh came to bat at number five. He scored 41 runs in 28 balls. C Green bowled him. He played a very good inning for the team. Moreover, his inning helped the team to score big on the scoreboard.
Sam Curran came to bat at number six. He scored 55 runs in 29 balls. Jofra Archer caught and bowled him.
Punjab Kings played excellently in the first inning and scored big runs on the scoreboard. In 20 overs Punjab Kings scored 214 runs with the fall of 8 wickets. Moreover, they defended this target with a team like Mumbai Indians and won the IPL 31st match.
Punjab Kings Bowling Scorecard
Mumbai Indians Innings
Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan opened the innings for the team. However, Ishan Kishan got out on 1 run. MW Short caught him on the ball of Arshdeep Singh. Moreover, Rohit Sharma played a good inning for the team. He scored 44 runs in 27 balls. LS Livingstone caught and bowled him.
Cameron Green came to bat at number three. He played an excellent inning for the team. He scored 67 runs in 43 balls. Sam Curran caught him on the ball of Nathan Ellis.
Moreover, Suryakumar Yadav came to bat at number four. He also played a good inning for the team. He scored 57 runs in 26 balls. A Taide caught him on the ball of Arshdeep Singh.
Mumbai Indians tried hard to chase the target but they failed and lost the IPL 31st match. While chasing the target they scored 201 with the fall of 6 wickets. The target was big to chase and there was a need for a big inning from every player.
Mumbai Indians Bowling Scorecard
Punjab Kings Playing XI
Mumbai Indians Playing XI