KL Rahul adjusts to everything, never get the feeling he's a leader: Ajay Jadeja
Punjab has managed to win just 14 of the 25 games played under Rahul's leadership so far. The team has finished sixth in the league stages in the last two IPL editions. Also, this season they are almost out of the playoff fight. They are currently placed fifth in the tally with 10 points.
IPL 2021: Bowlers, Pandya power Mumbai to six-wicket win over Punjab
Chasing 136, Mumbai were given a double jolt in the fourth over when Ravi Bishnoi took out Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav on successive deliveries. While Sharma miscued a slog-sweep to mid-on, Yadav failed to read the googly and was bowled through the gate.
Angry Kumble blames batsmen for Punjab's two-run loss against RR
"It's sort of become a pattern for us especially when we get to Dubai, it seems. The approach was clear, we needed to finish it in 19 overs. That was the approach, to not let it go till the end. But unfortunately, when you leave it to the last couple of balls, it becomes a lottery. Credit to [Kartik] Tyagi for the way he bowled," Kumble said after the match.
PBKS' Pooran pledges to donate in fight against Covid-19
"Although many other countries are still being affected by the pandemic, the situation in India right now is particularly severe. I will do my part to bring awareness and financial assistance to this dire situation," the 25-year-old West Indian, who hasn't really had a memorable outing in this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), said in a video on Twitter on Friday.
Punjab Kings romp to 9-wicket win over MI
While MI have struggled with the bat in previous games too but they have managed to put up scores with which they could fight. However, in the last two matches they have failed to get to even 140 which has resulted in losses. On Friday, they were restricted to their lowest total of the season -- 131 for six in 20 overs, despite Rohit Sharma getting 63.
Bat fearlessly like Hooda: KL Rahul to teammates
"It is important for us to bat fearlessly. It is great to see boys trying to understand what we expect," said Rahul after the match. Hooda made 64 off 28 balls, his knock helping the team put up a big 221-run total.