Learn about PBKS vs MI 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 31 of IPL 2023 between Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians.
Arshdeep’s courageous final over clinched a 13-run triumph for Punjab Kings against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium on Saturday during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. Punjab Kings secured their fourth win in IPL 2023 by defeating Mumbai Indians in Match 31 at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.
Chasing 215, Mumbai Indians faced an early setback when Arshdeep Singh dismissed Ishan Kishan, caught brilliantly by Matthew Short in the second over. Rohit Sharma and Cameron Green responded with a strong partnership, hitting three sixes and four fours, reaching 54/1 at the conclusion of the Powerplay.
Rohit Sharma then launched a six off Chahar, igniting a scoring spree in subsequent overs. Liam Livingstone broke the 44-run stand by capturing Rohit Sharma’s wicket, leaving MI at 88/2 halfway through the innings. Suryakumar Yadav quickly found his rhythm, scoring boundaries throughout the field. Green adopted an aggressive approach, and MI added 54 runs during overs 12 to 15.
Green targeted Ellis but was dismissed after scoring 67(43). Suryakumar reached his fifty in just 23 balls, with MI adding 14 runs in the 17th over. Needing 40 runs in the final three overs, Tim David struck a six off Arshdeep, who then claimed Suryakumar Yadav’s wicket (57 off 26). Arshdeep performed admirably, conceding only nine runs. David smashed a massive 114m six off Ellis, leaving MI needing 16 runs in the last over.
Arshdeep conceded only one run in the first two balls of the final over, then went on to dismiss Tilak Varma and Nehal Wadhera on consecutive deliveries. Although he missed out on a hat-trick, he allowed just one more run, securing a 13-run victory for PBKS.
Earlier, despite losing Matthew Short’s wicket early on, Punjab Kings got off to a strong start with Prabhsimran Singh and Atharva Taide. PBKS reached the 50-run mark in 5.3 overs and finished the powerplay at 58/1. However, Mumbai struck back in the middle overs, with Arjun Tendulkar and Piyush Chawla claiming wickets.
PBKS reached 83/4 after 10 overs, with Sam Curran and Harpreet Singh Bhatia at the crease. The duo launched a counterattack, crossing the 100-run mark in 13.4 overs. They targeted Arjun Tendulkar in the 16th over, scoring six boundaries and setting their sights on a 200-plus total. This over proved to be the turning point of the match.
Cameron Green broke the partnership, but Jitesh Sharma’s two consecutive sixes kept PBKS on track for 200. Sam Curran was dismissed for 55(29), and Jitesh Sharma soon followed for 25(7). Harpreet Brar faced the last two balls, scoring a four and getting run out on the final ball. PBKS finished the first innings with a total of 214/8 in 20 overs.
PBKS vs MI Score Summary:
- Mumbai Indians 201/6 (20 ov)
- Punjab Kings 214/8 (20 ov)
- PBKS won by 13 runs.
Points Table Update after IPL PBKS vs MI Match 31
Punjab Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 13 runs in 2nd match of the day to claim their 2 points today. Punjab Kings are currently placed at number five while Mumbai Indians are at number 7 positions on the IPL points table.
PBKS vs MI Match 31 Award Winners at IPL 2023
- Player Of The Match: Sam Curran (PBKS)
- TIAGO.ev Electric Striker Of The Match: Suryakumar Yadav (MI) – Strike Rate 219
- Herbalife Active Catch Of The Match: Atharva Taide (MI)
- Visit Saudi Beyond The Boundaries Longest 6: Tim David (MI) – 114 metres
- RuPay On-The-Go 4s: Suryakumar Yadav (MI) – 7 Fours
- UPSTOX Most Valuable Asset Of The Match: Cameron Green (MI) – 41.5 MVA pts
- Dream11 Gamechanger Of The Match: Cameron Green (MI) – 151 Dream11 pts
Note: All the prizes carried a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh
Major Highlights for PBKS vs MI Match Today
- Arshdeep’s decisive final over secured a 13-run victory for Punjab Kings against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023.
- Punjab Kings registered their fourth win in the tournament.
- Chasing 215, Mumbai Indians lost Ishan Kishan early, caught by Matthew Short off Arshdeep Singh.
- Rohit Sharma and Cameron Green built a strong partnership, reaching 54/1 after the Powerplay.
- Liam Livingstone broke the 44-run stand, dismissing Rohit Sharma; MI stood at 88/2 at the halfway mark.
- Suryakumar Yadav and Cameron Green accelerated the scoring, adding 54 runs during overs 12 to 15.
- Green was dismissed for 67(43) by Ellis, while Suryakumar reached his fifty in 23 balls.
- Needing 40 runs in the final three overs, Tim David and Suryakumar Yadav kept MI in the game.
- Arshdeep Singh dismissed Suryakumar (57 off 26) and conceded only nine runs in the crucial over.
- With 16 runs needed in the last over, Arshdeep dismissed Tilak Varma and Nehal Wadhera in consecutive deliveries, ensuring a PBKS win.
- Earlier, PBKS had a strong start, reaching 58/1 after the powerplay with Prabhsimran Singh and Atharva Taide at the crease.
- Mumbai Indians fought back in the middle overs, with Arjun Tendulkar and Piyush Chawla claiming key wickets.
- Sam Curran and Harpreet Singh Bhatia counterattacked, crossing the 100-run mark in 13.4 overs.
- The duo targeted Arjun Tendulkar in the 16th over, scoring six boundaries and shifting the momentum towards PBKS.
- PBKS finished the first innings with a total of 214/8 in 20 overs, setting a challenging target for Mumbai Indians.
IPL Next Match
Its a double header Sunday with two matches including Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals (RCB vs RR) at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK vs KKR) at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in IPL 2023 Today on Sunday April 23.