Are CSK's injury woes the reason behind their slide in IPL 2022?
CSK have been hit by injuries this season with fast bowlers Deepak Chahar ruled out for the entire season with a back injury suffered during rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru, while Adam Milne too is out, thus adding to coach Stephen Fleming's problems.
IPL 2022, PBKS vs CSK: Rishi Dhawan's face shield catches everyone's attention
The 32-year-old Dhawan was picked by Punjab Kings in the IPL 2022 mega auction for Rs 55 Lakh after his impressive performance in the domestic circuit with Himachal Pradesh. He led his team to the historic Vijay Hazare Trophy last year. On his IPL comeback, the seamer had a decent outing with the ball for Punjab. He first cleaned up in-form batter Shivam Dube (8) in his second over and then dismissed MS Dhoni in the last over of the innings, helping Punjab beat CSK by 11 runs on Monday.
IPL 2022: PBKS' Agarwal hails death bowling by Arshdeep, Rabada for 11-run win over CSK
After Punjab Kings had posted a defendable 187/4 in 20 overs thanks mainly to a majestic unbeaten 88 by Shikhar Dhawan and his 110-run partnership with Bhanuka Rajapaksa (42), Ambati Rayudu (78) had propelled Chennai Super Kings to a position from where they could have gone for victory.
IPL 2022: Clinical bowling, Dhawan's unbeaten 88 help PBKS beat Chennai by 11 runs
Dhawan carried his bat as he scored an unbeaten 88 off 59 deliveries, hitting 9 fours and 2 sixes and shared a 110-run partnership with Bhanuka Rajapaksa to guide Punjab Kings to a competitive 187/4 in 20 overs after being asked to bat first. Kagiso Rabada (2/23), Rishi Dhawan (2/39) and Arshdeep Singh (1/23) bowled superbly as they denied Chennai Super Kings many chances in the last four overs.
IPL 2022: Dhawan's unbeaten 88 takes Punjab Kings to 187/4 against CSK
Shikhar Dhawan carried his bat as he scored an unbeaten 88 off 59 deliveries, hitting 9 fours and 2 sixes as he helped Punjab Kings to a defendable total after they were asked to bat first by Chennai Super Kings skipper Ravindra Jadeja. Dhawan carried his bat as he scored an unbeaten 88 off 59 deliveries, hitting 9 fours and 2 sixes.
IPL 2022: CSK win toss, elect to bowl against Punjab Kings
Jadeja said they are hoping that the dew will come into action in the second innings. "We don't know if the dew might come or not in the second half, but we're hoping it will come," Jadeja said. He said CSK are going in with the same playing XI that took the field against Mumbai Indians in their previous match.
Punjab Kings' all-out approach with bat not paying off after Delhi self-implosion
It's extremely clear that Punjab's batting approach, as seen by the batters assembled by them ahead of IPL 2022 has been built on one theory: To go all-out by looking to hit boundaries all the time. The approach makes their batting order look thrilling when every batter in the line-up comes to the boundary-hitting party when they chased down 206 against Royal Challengers Bangalore where no batter reached fifty but everyone contributed enough to secure a win in their opening match of the tournament apart from posting totals of 198, 189 and 180.
IPL 2022, Day 26 Highlights: Delhi Capitals beat Punjab Kings by 9 wickets
In a one-sided thriller, Delhi Capitals (DC) on Wednesday crushed Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 9 wickets. DC showed an impressive performance with both bat and the bowl. DC's net run rate also improved after this match.
IPL 2022, Day 19 Highlights: Punjab Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 12 runs
In a high-scoring thriller, Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Wednesday defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) by 12 runs. It was the fifth-successive loss for Mumbai Indians. MI players played well, but they also needed luck to win the matches. Here are the key highlights of the game:
IPL 2022: Punjab Kings skipper Mayank Agarwal happy to contribute to team's win against Mumbai Indians
"It was a good night, very very happy to contribute to the team's win but the crucial thing for us was the two points. I can't really say that it was just the runs on the board. I thought this game had a lot of ups and downs, there were a lot of crucial moments and more often than not we were nailing those crucial moments and winning those crucial moments," Agarwal said after the match on Wednesday night.