Review of 17th Match of IPL Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians:
KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings defeated Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets in 17th match of IPL played at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Friday, 23rd April 2021.
Umpires of 17th Match of IPL Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians: Nitin Menon, C. Shamshuddin, Khalid Saiyed, Ulhas Gandhe
Referee of 17th Match of IPL Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians: V. Narayanankutty
Punjab Kings won the toss and took the decision of fielding first.
Mumbai Indians Innings of 17th Match of IPL Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians:
Mumbai Indians played with run rate of 6.55 and scored 131 runs for 6 wickets in their 20 overs.
Rohit Sharma performed excellently with his bat and smashed 63 runs off 52 balls, including 5 fours and 2 sixes. Surya Kumar Yadav also played a fine knock smashing 33 runs in 27 balls, including 3 fours and 1 six. Kieron Pollard smashed 16 runs off 12 balls.
Mohammad Shami and Ravi Bishnoi have shown similar performance as both picked up 1 wicket each, giving away 21 runs each in their 4 overs. Deepak Hooda and Arshdeep Singh picked up 1 wicket each giving away 15 and 28 runs respectively in their 3 overs.
Punjab Kings Innings of 17th Match of IPL Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians:
Punjab Kings have shown tremendous performance and smashed 132 runs for 1 wicket in 17.4 overs and thus won by huge margin with 14 balls left to be spared.
KL Rahul performed in brilliant way and smashed 60 runs off 32 balls with the help of 3 fours and 3 sixes. Mayank Agarwal was also seen quite energetic, smashing 25 runs off 20 balls with the help of 4 fours and 1 six.Chris Gayle also played fine knock and scored 43 runs off 35 balls with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes.
Rahul Chahar picked up 1 wicket for 19 runs in his 4 overs. Others bowlers were unable to contribute for taking their team towards victory as they did not picked up any wicket.
KL Rahul was awarded as man of the match for his extremely brilliant batting performance.
Important stats and numbers related to 17th Match of IPL Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians:
It happened for the the first time that Punjab Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets and registered biggest win against Mumbai Indians in history of IPL. In 2019 Punjab Kings won against Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets at Mohali.
It happened for the first time since 2018 when Mumbai Indians have lost two consecutive IPL matches. They have played close to fifty matches and do not suffer loss in two consecutive matches in a season.
Rohit Sharma became the first player to bat in 200 IPL innings in this match. He was the highest scorer for Mumbai Indians although his efforts went in vain.
Jasprit Bumrah became the sixth player to play in 100 IPL matches for Mumbai Indians. Kieron Pollard is the first one, Rohit Sharma being second , Harbhajan Singh is third, Lasith Malinga is fourth and Ambati Rayudu is the fifth player to reach this milestone.
Rohit Sharma has become the third highest run-scorer in this match IPL history. He overtook Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner.
It happened for the 41st time that Rohit Sharma scored fifty+ in IPL, and overtook Suresh Raina’s 40 fifty+ scores in IPL. AB de Villiers, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina are other three players before Rohit Sharma.
KL Rahul made his 22nd fifty+ score in this match and register the record of scoring maximum number of fifty+ knocks for Punjab Kings in IPL surpassing Shaun Marsh who has made 21 fifty-plus scores for.
Mayank Agarwal becomes the ninth player to complete his 1000 runs against Punjab Kings in IPL. He is at the fourth position among Indians to reach this feat. Other three Indian players who have completed their 1000 runs against Punjab Kings are KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha and Mandeep Singh.