New Delhi. The team of Mumbai Indians has not been able to perform as expected in IPL 2023 till now. Punjab Kings defeated the 5-time champion team by 13 runs in a match. This is Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai’s third defeat in 6 matches. Left arm fast bowler Arjun Tendulkar looted 31 runs in one over against Punjab. He became the second expensive bowler in the history of the team. Now it has to be seen whether the Mumbai team gives him a further chance or not. Earlier, Gujarat Titans’ left-arm fast bowler Yash Dayal had scored 31 runs in the 20th over against KKR. Since then he has not got a chance to play again.
Talking about the match, Punjab Kings scored 214 runs for 8 wickets while playing first. Captain Sam Karen scored 55 runs off 29 balls. In response, Mumbai Indians fought hard, but the team could only reach 201 runs for 6 wickets. Left-arm fast bowler Arshdeep Singh dashed Mumbai’s hopes by taking 2 big wickets in the last over. He took 4 wickets for 29 runs in 4 overs.
96 runs were scored in the last 5 overs
The beginning of Punjab Kings was not good. After 15 overs, the team’s score was 118 for 4 wickets. In such a situation, it seemed that the team would reach 170. But in the 16th over, Sam Karen and Harpreet Singh scored 31 runs in Arjun Tendulkar’s over with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes. On the first ball, Karen hit a six over long off. The next ball was wide. Karen hit a four on the second ball. Took a single on the third ball. Harpreet hit a four on the fourth ball. Hit the 5th ball for a six. The next ball was a no ball and Harpreet hit a four on it as well. Harpreet hit a four on the last ball as well. Arjun Tendulkar took one wicket for 48 runs in 3 overs.
More than 30 runs scored for the second time
The Punjab batsmen did not stop here. Joffra Archer gave 13 runs in the 17th over, Cameron Green gave 25 runs in the 18th over, Archer gave 10 runs in the 19th over and Jehan Behrendorff gave 17 runs in the 20th over. Punjab Kings scored 96 runs in the last 5 overs. This is the second best performance of any team in the history of T20 league. Talking about IPL history, 23-year-old Arjun Tendulkar is the second bowler of Mumbai Indians to give the most runs in an over. Earlier in 2022, left-arm fast bowler Daniel Symes scored the maximum 35 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders. Apart from this, Mumbai bowler has never given 30 or more runs in an over.
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Apart from this, in 2014, Pawan Suyal scored 28 against RCB, in 2017, Mitchell McClenaghan scored 28 against Punjab Kings and in 2019, fast bowler Alzarri Joseph scored 28 runs in an over against Rajasthan Royals. This is Mumbai’s third defeat in 6 matches in IPL 2023. The team is at number 7 in the point table with 6 points.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : April 23, 2023, 07:02 IST