(PBKS Vs CSK) Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings: In the 38th match of IPL 2022 played at Wankhede, Mumbai, Punjab Kings defeated Chennai Super Kings by 11 runs. This is Punjab’s fourth win in eight matches. At the same time, this is Chennai’s sixth defeat in eight matches.
Punjab Kings scored 187 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs after playing first. In response, the team of Chennai Super Kings could only score 176 runs in the stipulated overs. At one time it seemed that Ambati Rayudu would easily give victory to Chennai, but in the 18th over, Kagiso Rabada ensured the victory of Punjab Kings by giving only six runs and getting Rayudu out.
When Rayudu and Jadeja were at the crease and Chennai had to score 41 runs in 18 balls, it looked like Chennai would win the match, but Rayudu was out for 78 runs in the 18th over. Rabada gave only 6 runs in this over and confirmed his team’s victory. Rayudu hit 7 fours and 6 sixes in his innings.
Chennai had a very bad start
Chasing the target of 188 runs from Punjab, the start of Chennai was not good. Opener Robin Uthappa was dismissed after scoring just one run. After this, Mitchell Santner, who came to bat at number three, could only score 9 runs in 15 balls. At the same time, Shivam Dubey also returned to the pavilion for 8 runs. After the fall of three wickets for 40 runs, Gaikwad and Rayudu shared a 39-run partnership, but Gaikwad could not convert the good start into a big innings. Gaikwad scored 30 runs in 27 balls with the help of 4 fours. Rayudu played an innings of 78 runs in 39 balls. During this, 7 fours and 6 sixes came off his bat. At the same time, Jadeja returned unbeaten on 21 runs in 16 balls. At the same time, Dhoni scored 12 runs in 8 balls with the help of a four and a six.
In the bowling, Rishi Dhawan and Kagiso Rabada took two wickets each for Punjab. Apart from this, Sandeep Sharma and Arshdeep Singh got one success each. Earlier, Punjab Kings scored 187 for 4 in 20 overs thanks to Shikhar Dhawan’s 88 not out in 59 balls, Bhanuka Rajapaksa 42 in 32 balls and Liam Livingstone’s 19 runs in 7 balls.