It was one other run fest on the IS Bindra Stadium as boundaries galore within the high-scoring thriller. A complete of 430 runs have been scored by the 2 groups mixed with Mumbai pipping Punjab for his or her fifth win of the season.
With the win, Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai additionally joined the 10-point visitors on the factors desk whereas the defeat denied Punjab an opportunity to leapfrog to the second spot.
After the Liam Livingstone-Jitesh Sharma mayhem powered Punjab to 214 for 3, the Ishan and Surya twister hit Mohali as they added a large 116 runs off simply 55 balls for the third wicket. Whereas Ishan fired 41-ball 75, Surya’s belligerent 31-ball 66 gave Mumbai the much-needed push within the steep chase.
Tilak Varma and Tim David then completed off the chase with 7 balls to spare.
Uncapped Jitesh (27-ball 49) matched T20 specialist Livingstone (82 not out; 42b) in aptitude and flamboyance because the duo stepped up in model within the again finish to propel Punjab Kings to a robust whole Mumbai Indians opted to bowl.
As It Occurred
However Ishan was at his livid greatest whereas Suryakumar batted together with his traditional aptitude making a mockery of 200-plus chase.
Arshdeep Singh took a shocking catch to dismiss Suryakumar off Aussie seamer Nathan Ellis (2/34) after which he got here to bowl the subsequent over and accounted for Ishan with a knuckle ball.
The duo have been dismissed in eight runs to open up the match with 37 runs wanted off 22 balls however David (19 not out) and Tilak Verma (26 not out) sealed the chase.
Tilak (26 not out off 10 balls) launched mercilessly into Arshdeep Singh, who went for 66 in 3.5 overs because it completed in a jiffy ultimately.
From being 0/1, it was solely a one-way visitors for Mumbai Indians with Ishan forging a counter-attacking fifty-plus partnership with Cameron Inexperienced (23; 18b) to set the tempo.
The duo bought it going towards Punjab’s ace pacer Arshdeep Singh, hitting him for 16 runs.
Ishan first confirmed the best way with Cameron Inexperienced (23 off 18 balls) in a fifty-plus partnership to point out the best way after their five-time title successful skipper Rohit Sharma capped a three-ball duck in his 2 hundredth look for his franchise.
The left-handed wicketkeeper-batter batted at his belligerent greatest and gave Mumbai an ideal begin in firm of Suryakumar.
It was then Suryakumar present that lit up Mohali when he batted with disdain towards Sam Curran to race to a 23-ball fifty, his third this season and nineteenth general.
Suryakumar, who got here in as Influence Substitue for debutant Akash Madhwal, abruptly opened the face of his blade to a large Curran supply and cleared the backward level boundary with utmost ease.
Curran retuned with a large fullish supply and Surya had no downside reaching to it, as he went down on his knee to sail the ball over to 87-metre.
The subsequent ball he gave a return catch to Curran nevertheless it was too tough for the pacer as he smashed two extra boundaries to get 23 runs from the over.
There was no wanting again for the MI duo who saved scoring in boundaries to convey the equation right down to 45 runs from final 5 5 overs.
Earlier, Livingstone raced to season’s first fifty in 32 balls and ended up being the top-scorer with 82 not out (42b), studded with seven boundaries and 4 sixes.
Giving Livingstone an ideal assist, PBKS glovesman Sharma continued to impress as he remained unbeaten on 49 (27b) in a 119-run fourth wicket partnership that got here off simply 53 balls.
Livingstone was at his livid greatest when he smacked his English teammate Jofra Archer for 3 sixes in a row within the nineteenth over.
There was no slam-bang strategy however sheer orthodox hits on each side of the wicket from the Vidarbha keeper-batter.
Sharma seemed fluent, be it towards the guile of legspinner Chawla or sheer uncooked tempo from Archer as he hit 5 fours and two sixes, solely to stay stranded one run shy of a maiden IPL fifty.
MI was letdown huge time by their star English pacer Archer who seemed rusty and conceded 56 from his full quota.
It was yet one more poor present from the MI bowlers on the back-end as they gave away 115 runs from 48 balls to concede a fourth successive 200-plus rating.
At 99/3 in 12 overs after Chawla’s tidy spell of two/29, MI seemed to have tightened the noose after Rohit Sharma opted to bowl.
The duo of Livingstone and Sharma upped the ante within the subsequent over after they took Archer to cleaners in an over that yielded 21 runs.
Getting back from an harm, Archer seemed wayward and bowled a waist excessive full toss which might have been a nasty blow however his English teammate managed to place it away.
Sharma then unleashed his fury smashing Archer 4 boundaries to get into the groove.
On batting-belter, Chawla well assorted his tempo and quietly did his job, dismissing a dangerous-looking Shikhar Dhawan (30; 20b) and Matthew Quick (27; 26b) within the center overs.
Having bought a reprieve on 23, Dhawan began to interrupt the shackles and stepped out Chawla for a boundary over the bowler’s head.
Dhawan tried to repeat the identical within the subsequent supply however this time the veteran legspinner had the final snort when he outfoxed the lefthander, altering his size.
Contemporary from their humdinger of a win towards Chennai, PBKS couldn’t discover their mojo up entrance after Rohit Sharma opted to bowl.
Returning to the identical venue the place their bowlers have been hammered by Lucknow Tremendous Giants to put up a mammoth 257/5, PBKS began on a jittery observe.
Prabhsimran Singh bought out within the second over, whereas Dhawan as all the time was a slow-starter.
(With inputs from PTI)