MI vs PBKS
MI vs PBKS

MI vs PBKS Highlights IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings lock their horns to play the 42nd league match of the IPL 2021.

IPL Match No42
MatchMI vs PBKS
TeamsMumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings
DateSeptember 28, 2021
TossMI won the toss and have opted to field
VenueSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

 

IPL 2021 MI vs PBKS Scorecard

TeamScore
Punjab Kings135/6(20 overs)
Mumbai Indians137/4(19Overs)

Punjab Kings Innings

PlayerStatusRunsBall4s6sSR
KL Rahulc Bumrah b Pollard21222095.45
Mandeep Singhlbw b Krunal Pandya151420107.14
Chris Gaylec Hardik Pandya b Pollard140025
Aiden Markramb Rahul Chahar422960144.83
Nicholas Pooranlbw b Bumrah230066.67
Deepak Hoodac Pollard b Bumrah282611107.69
Harpreet BrarNot Out14190073.68
Nathan EllisNot Out6400150.00

 

Mumbai Indians Innings

PlayerStatusRunsBall4s6sSR
Rohit Sharma (c)c Mandeep b Ravi Bishnoi8101080
Quinton de Kock (wk)b Shami27292093.1
Suryakumar Yadavb Ravi Bishnoi01000
Saurabh Tiwaryc Rahul b Nathan Ellis453732121.62
Hardik PandyaNot Out403042133.33
Kieron PollardNot Out15711214.29

Captain View

Rohit Sharma

We’ll look to bowl first. Just a team plan, nothing specific. It’s a good pitch to bat on, so pretty simple actually. As a team we do understand where we stand at the moment and we also understand that we haven’t played to the best of our potential.

We know where we’ve made mistakes and hopefully we can correct it tonight. Because of where we stand at the moment, we have had to make some difficult changes which we didn’t want to do. A couple of changes: Ishan goes out and Tiwary comes in and NCN comes in for Milne.

KL Rahul

I was a bit confused at the toss. Don’t mind batting first and we need to assess what a good total would be. Not much to fix, it’s important to realize that we are a team that has capitalized on good starts. We haven’t handled pressure really well.

But when our backs are against the wall, we have done really well. We need to be a bit brave and trust our instincts. We need to trust our basics and not worry about the results. Just one change: Mayank has a stiff back and so he misses out. Mandeep Singh comes in.

MI vs PBKS Playing 11

Mumbai Indians(MI)Punjab Kings(PBKS)
Rohit Sharma(c)KL Rahul(w/c)
 Quinton de Kock(w) Mandeep Singh
 Suryakumar Yadav Chris Gayle
 Saurabh Tiwary Aiden Markram
 Krunal Pandya Nicholas Pooran
 Hardik Pandya Deepak Hooda
 Kieron Pollard Harpreet Brar
 Nathan Coulter-Nile Nathan Ellis
 Rahul Chahar Mohammed Shami
 Jasprit Bumrah Ravi Bishnoi
 Trent Boult Arshdeep Singh

 

IPL 2021 MI vs PBKS Highlights

Punjab Kings Batting

KL Rahul and Mandeep Singh open the innings for Punjab Kings while Krunal Pandya opens the bowling attack.

The duo struggles to withstand the Mumbai Indian’s bowling attack. Krunal Pandya bags the first wicket and breaks the partnership. Krunal Pandya dismissed Mandeep Singh for 15 runs while PBKS scored 36 runs.

Soon in the followed over Pollard dismissed Gayle for just 1 run. Pollard bags another wicket off the same over in the form of KL Rahul’s wicket. PBKS struggles to make a partnership and loses wickets in regular intervals of time.

Markram and Deepak Hooda make a partnership that saves PBKS from getting low scores. The duo added 61 runs partnership for their next wicket. Rahul Chahar finally dismissed Markram for 42 runs while PBKS scored 109 runs.

Deepak Hooda with his struggled 28 runs leads PBKS to score 135 runs for 6 wickets loss at the end of the 20 overs.

Mumbai Indians Batting

Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock opens the batting attack to chase down the target of 135 runs. Markram opens the bowling attack against MI.

The dangerous duo struggles to make quick-fire runs in the powerplay and loses the wicket of the skipper. Ravi Bishnoi in the very next dismissed Suryakumar Yadav for a golden duck.

de Kock and Saurabh Tiwary join hands and makes 45 runs partnership which makes the MI score to 61 runs. Saurabh Tiwary and Hardik Pandya join hands and lead the MI.

While the duo makes the steady innings Nathan Ellis breaks the partnership by dismissing Tiwary for 45 runs. Still, MI has Kieron Pollard and Hardik on strike. The duo leads the team to beat PBKS by 6 wickets.

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Man of the Match 

Kieron Pollard | Mumbai Indians

Very important to get my 300th wicket. I know what I can do in all the facets of the game. I will be more than happy to do what the team needs of me. You try and watch and target whom you can target and not.

I enjoyed my 300th wicket which was KL and obviously it’s a landmark and very special. For me, it’s just of trying to practice and it’s all about practicing and batting according to the situation.

I admit that I don’t have pace, swing, and seam but I can use my brain and get the job done. For us it’s very important to get these 2 points and hopefully, this will be the much-needed spark in the dressing room.