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IPL 2023: Sam Curran, Arshdeep shine as Punjab Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 13 runs

Reported By:DNA Web Team| Edited By: DNA Web Team |Source: DNA Web Desk |Updated: Apr 22, 2023, 11:41 PM IST

In a thrilling IPL 2023 match at Wankhede Stadium, Punjab Kings emerged victorious over Mumbai Indians by a margin of 13 runs. The star of the show was undoubtedly Arshdeep Singh, whose high-quality bowling in the slog overs proved to be the difference between the two sides. Arshdeep returned figures of 4 for 29, leaving the Mumbai Indians struggling to keep up with the required run rate.

Despite valiant efforts from Cameron Green, who scored an impressive 67, and Suryakumar Yadav, who contributed 57 runs, Mumbai Indians were unable to chase down the target set by Punjab Kings.

The heroics of Arshdeep Singh, combined with a solid batting performance from Sam Curran (55 off 29), Harpreet Bhatia (41 off 28), and Jitesh Sharma (25 off 7), ensured that Punjab Kings posted a formidable total of 214 for 8 in their allotted 20 overs.

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Piyush Chawla was the pick of the bowlers for Mumbai Indians, with figures of 2 for 15. However, it was not enough to prevent Punjab Kings from securing a well-deserved victory. MI skipper Rohit Sharma had won the toss and opted to bowl, but his decision ultimately proved to be unsuccessful.

Overall, it was a thrilling match that showcased the best of IPL cricket. Punjab Kings will undoubtedly be delighted with their performance, while Mumbai Indians will be left to rue missed opportunities.

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