IPL 2023: Ishan-Suryakumar show helps Mumbai chase down 215, beat Punjab by six wickets
But Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav had other ideas at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium on Wednesday. In front of a vociferous crowd, Kishan slammed a terrific 75 while Suryakumar brought out his innovative array of shots in a whirlwind 66 as the duo shared a match-winning partnership of 116 for the third wicket to help Mumbai Indians chase down 215 and beat Punjab Kings by six wickets.
IPL 2023: Scintillating knocks from Livingstone, Jitesh carry Punjab to 214/3 against Mumbai
At the end of the 12th over, Punjab were 99/3 and a slowdown seemed imminent. But Livingstone brought out his high-risk shots to be not out on 82 off 42 balls, hitting seven fours and four sixes. Jitesh, meanwhile, continued his good form to be unbeaten on 49 off 27 balls, smashing five fours and two sixes.
IPL 2023: Mumbai Indians win toss, elect to bowl first against Punjab Kings
After winning the toss, Rohit said uncapped India pacer Akash Madhwal, who plays for Uttarakhand in domestic cricket, replaces injured Australia fast bowler Riley Meredith in the playing eleven. "It's a good pitch, we have chased down targets pretty well, so will stick to our strengths. You always want to have a score in front of you on such pitches."
IPL 2023: 'Beating CSK in Chennai is special', says PBKS skipper Shikhar Dhawan after winning last-ball thriller
PBKS picked up three runs off the final delivery and got a memorable win, going on to set the record for the highest run-chase at M.A. Chidambaram stadium and they also go level on points with CSK. Devon Conway (92* off 52) smacked his fifth half-century of the season to propel CSK to 200/4 as Dhoni provided finishing touches in Dhoni style with two sixes off the final two balls to the delight of the home crowd
IPL 2023: 'If we can't get a boundary, we'll run well', Sikandar Raza reveals plan behind his final ball heroics against CSK
PBKS beat CSK by four wickets in a last-ball thriller at Chepauk Stadium to register their fifth win of the season as Raza ran three off the final delivery to seal the victory. When PBKS needed 9 runs off the final over, six came off the first five balls before Raza managed to get the winning runs off the final delivery, that too without hitting a boundary and ensuring a victory for his side.
IPL 2023: Sikandar Raza's last ball heroics helps PBKS prevail over CSK for 4-wicket win
Devon Conway's sublime innings of unbeaten 92 off 52, Ruturaj Gaikwad's 37 off 31 and M.S. Dhoni's consecutive sixes off the last two balls CSK posted 200/4 after opting to bat first. In reply, PBKS started in fine fashion with skipper Shikhar Dhawan and Prabhsimran going after the pacers and the pair added on 50 runs before Dhawan got out and King posted 62/1 at the end of the Power-play.
IPL 2023: Conway's unbeaten 92, Gaikwad's 37, Dhoni's two sixes power CSK to 200/4 against PBKS
After Conway and Gaikwad provided a good start and stitched an 86-run opening partnership, Shivam Dube played a fine cameo 28 off 17, Then, Dhoni played with his vintage style as he finished the innings with two back-to-back sixes. Batting first, CSK got off to a good start as the opening combination of Gaikwad and Conway raised 57/0 in the Power-play with their fine shot selections.
IPL 2023: Chennai Super Kings win toss; opt to bat first against Punjab Kings
"We will bat first. Looks like a decent wicket. When you play a day game, the heat is a factor. The fast bowlers can get some rest. In the day game, few players are too early. It is important to be intelligent. Not to be exposed a lot under the sun," said CSK captain MS Dhoni at the toss.
IPL 2023: Clinical Lucknow Super Giants hammer Punjab Kings by 56 runs
Attacking fifties from Marcus Stoinis (72 off 40) and Kyle Mayers (54 off 24) set the foundation for LSG's massive total. Then Ayush Badoni 43 off 24 and Nicholas Pooran's 19-ball 45 quickfire took Lucknow to 257/5 on the board, second highest total in IPL history.
IPL 2023: Stoinis, Mayers' fifties power Lucknow Super Giants to historic 257/5 against Punjab Kings
Lucknow got off to a flying start thanks to Kyle Mayers Kyle Mayers 54 off 24. Then Marcus Stoinis and Ayush Badoni stitched 89 run partnership and LSG stood strong in the middle overs. Nicholas Pooran's 19-ball 45 quickfire did the rest as LSG posted a massive total of 257/5 on the board, second highest total in IPL history.