Learn about CSK vs PBKS match result along with key match highlights, IPL points table update, man of the match, full list of award winners list and everything else you need to know today about Match 41 of IPL 2023 between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings.
Prabhsimran Singh and Liam Livingstone’s powerful performances led Punjab Kings (PBKS) to a thrilling four-wicket victory against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. This win puts PBKS in fifth place on the points table, tied with CSK at 10 points each, but a higher net run rate keeps CSK in fourth place.
PBKS began their pursuit of 201 runs strongly, as openers Shikhar Dhawan and Prabhsimran Singh took the attack to the CSK bowlers. The run rate remained above 10 for most of the innings, with PBKS reaching 50 runs in just 4.1 overs. After Dhawan’s dismissal, Atharva Taide joined Prabhsimran, contributing to a brief partnership before both players were dismissed.
Liam Livingstone and Sam Curran then built a crucial partnership, helping PBKS navigate the middle overs and keeping the match alive. The pair had to chase down 72 runs in the final five overs, and Livingstone responded by smashing three sixes off Tushar Deshpande. Despite Livingstone’s dismissal, Jitesh Sharma and Curran maintained the momentum, and PBKS ultimately won the match with Raza scoring the required runs on the final ball.
Tushar Deshpande was the most successful bowler for CSK, claiming three wickets, while Ravindra Jadeja took two and Pathirana took one.
In the first innings, Devon Conway’s consistent form continued, as he and Ruturaj Gaikwad powered CSK to a formidable 200/4. The opening pair’s 86-run stand set the stage, with Conway reaching his fifth half-century of IPL 2023 and surpassing 5,000 T20 runs in the process. Contributions from Shivam Dube and Moeen Ali, followed by a late cameo from MS Dhoni, propelled CSK to their impressive total.
Each of Arshdeep Singh, Sam Curran, Rahul Chahar, and Sikandar Raza took a wicket for PBKS.
PBKS vs CSK Score Summary:
- Chennai Super Kings 200/4 (20 ov)
- Punjab Kings 201/6 (20 ov)
- PBKS won by 4 wickets
Points Table Update after IPL PBKS vs CSK Match 41
Punjab Kings won today’s match by 4 wickets to claim their 2 points. PBKS are now ranked number five with 10 points on the IPL points table while CSK remains at number four.
PBKS vs CSK Match 41 Award Winners at IPL 2023
- Player Of The Match: Devon Conway (92* off 52)
- RuPay On-The-Go 4s: Devon Conway (16 fours)
Note: All the prizes carried a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh
Major Highlights for PBKS vs CSK Match Today
- Prabhsimran Singh and Liam Livingstone lead Punjab Kings (PBKS) to a thrilling four-wicket victory over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an IPL match.
- Both teams now have 10 points each on the points table, with CSK in fourth place due to a higher net run rate.
- PBKS chased down the 201-run target set by CSK, with openers Shikhar Dhawan and Prabhsimran Singh starting off aggressively.
- Key partnerships between Atharva Taide and Prabhsimran Singh, as well as Liam Livingstone and Sam Curran, contributed to PBKS’s successful chase.
- Livingstone’s explosive performance included three sixes off Tushar Deshpande, helping PBKS close in on the target.
- Despite wickets falling, Jitesh Sharma and Sam Curran maintained momentum, ultimately leading PBKS to victory.
- Tushar Deshpande emerged as CSK’s top bowler, claiming three wickets, with Ravindra Jadeja and Pathirana taking two and one wickets, respectively.
- Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad’s 86-run opening stand powered CSK to a formidable total of 200/4.
- Conway reached his fifth half-century of IPL 2023 and crossed 5,000 T20 runs during his innings.
- Contributions from Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, and a late cameo from MS Dhoni helped CSK reach an impressive total.
- Arshdeep Singh, Sam Curran, Rahul Chahar, and Sikandar Raza each took a wicket for PBKS.
- Liam Livingstone and Sam Curran’s crucial partnership kept PBKS in the game during the middle overs, chasing down 72 runs in the final five overs.
- PBKS won the match on the final ball, with Raza scoring the required three runs, ending the game at 201/6.
- Conway’s unbeaten 92 off 52 balls, featuring 16 fours and a six, anchored CSK’s innings and set a challenging target for PBKS.
- The thrilling encounter saw momentum shifts, big-hitting performances, and impressive bowling, showcasing the excitement and competitiveness of IPL cricket.
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