22-year-old Prabhsimran Singh has been joined by Punjab Kings for 60 lakhs.
Right-handed batsman Prabhsimran Singh played a brilliant inning against Delhi Capitals.
New Delhi. The young batsman of Punjab Kings not only brought the team to a respectable score but also won a resounding victory by playing an excellent inning against Delhi Capitals in difficult times. Before this match, there was not much discussion about Prabhsimran Singh, but after playing a century against Delhi, this promising player of Punjab robbed the whole party. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians batsman Suryakumara Yadav also scored a brilliant century against Gujarat Titans, but if we have to pick one of these two as the ‘Player of the Week’ for the second week of May, it would be Prabhsimran Singh. Will be Apart from the century, there are many reasons for this.
The 59th match of IPL between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings was played at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. In this match, Delhi captain David Warner won the toss and invited Punjab to bat first. Prabhsimran Singh and captain Shikhar Dhawan started the innings for Punjab Kings. Just 10 runs were added to the total score when Dhawan left the company of fellow opener Prabhasimran. After this, the process of falling wicket of Punjab Kings continued. Amidst the fall of wickets, 22-year-old Prabhsimran Singh stood at one end. He completed his century with a small partnership and took the team’s score to 167 runs.
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Prabhsimran Singh did not get support from the other end
Thanks to this excellent innings played by Prabhsimran in difficult times, it became difficult for Delhi to score Punjab’s score. Only 3 batsmen from Punjab could touch double figures. Prabhsimran Singh played a century in his 12th match in the current season. Earlier he had played 6 matches in IPL. On the other hand, Suryakumar Yadav scored an unbeaten 103 off 49 balls against Gujarat Titans. In that match, Surya was supported by Vishnu Vinod and Cameron Green from the other end, who shared a half-century partnership.
Shikhar Dhawan and team management put faith in Prabhsimran
Prabhsimran is not a new name in domestic cricket but he played a big inning for the first time in IPL and lived up to the trust of the team. The Punjab team gave Prabhsimran opportunities in the opening continuously this season. He played a half-century innings against Rajasthan. After this, a century has come from his bat. Punjab Kings team management and captain Shikhar Dhawan had faith in the ability of this player from the beginning. On the basis of Prabhsimran, Punjab has kept its playoff hopes alive in IPL 2023.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 15, 2023, 06:00 IST