Punjab Kings played under the captaincy of Sam Karen this season. IPL 2023 (IPL 2023) On Saturday, in a very exciting match, they won by defeating Mumbai Indians by 13 runs. In this match played at Wankhede Stadium, a big player of Punjab Kings made a big record. That too in front of Mumbai captain and opener Rohit Sharma.
In the IPL-2023 match, Punjab Kings defeated Mumbai Indians by 13 runs on Saturday in search of their first title. In this match played at the iconic Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and invited Punjab to bat first. Punjab scored 214 runs for 8 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.
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The Mumbai team scored 201 runs in their reply and lost 6 wickets. Sam Karen scored 55 runs in 29 balls for Punjab. At the same time, pacer Arshdeep Singh, who defended 16 runs in the last over of the innings, took 4 wickets.
IPL 2023: Record of Jitesh Sharma
Meanwhile, the wicketkeeper and batsman of Punjab Kings Jitesh Sharma Has made a big record. He has become the Punjab Kings batsman with the highest strike rate (at least 25 runs) in an IPL match. In this match, he scored 25 runs in just 7 balls, due to which his strike rate was 357.14. Earlier this record was in the name of Bhanuka Rajapaksa, who scored 31 runs in 9 balls against KKR last year, his strike rate was 344.44.
IPL 2023: KL Rahul also left behind
For your information, let us tell you that in 2018, KL Rahul scored 51 runs in 16 balls against Delhi Capitals in Mohali with a strike rate of 318.75. And, Nicholas Pooran also scored an unbeaten 25 off 8 balls against Rajasthan Royals in Sharjah in 2020 with the bat at a strike rate of 312.50.