IPL 2021: MI vs PBKS Match Report, Key Highlights
The 17th match of the IPL 2021 ended in a victory for the Punjab Kings as they beat the Mumbai Indians by nine wickets. MI vs PBKS proved to be a one-sided encounter with KL Rahul’s side cruising to victory.
Punjab Kings won the toss and decided to bowl. After a tepid batting performance, Mumbai Indians put 131 runs on the board for PBKS to chase. Rohit Sharma was the top scorer for MI with 63 runs. Meanwhile, Mohammed Shami put up a solid bowling display taking two big wickets.
The Kings had a good start to the second innings, managing to score 56 runs in the first eight overs with the loss of one wicket. The one-sided encounter eventually ended in a victory for the Punjab Kings. Skipper KL Rahul’s 60-run knock was the highlight of the innings.
The win takes Punjab Kings to the 5th spot in the table while the Mumbai Indians occupy the 4th place. The next match of the IPL 2021 will see Rajasthan Royals battle it out against Kolkata Knight Riders.