CPL 2021: Punjab Kings’ Nicholas Pooran returns to form ahead of IPL 2021 Phase 2, Can he unleash himself in UAE? Check out

CPL 2021: Punjab Kings’ Nicholas Pooran returns to form ahead of IPL 2021 Phase 2, Can he unleash himself in UAE
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CPL 2021: Punjab Kings’ Nicholas Pooran returns to form ahead of IPL 2021 Phase 2, Can he unleash himself in UAE? Check out: St Lucia Kings registered a thumping win over Nicholas Pooran’s Guyana Amazon Warriors in the ongoing edition of the Caribbean Premier League on Thursday. But what could be said as the main highlight of the match was Punjab Kings’ Nicholas Pooran’s blistering 41 off 26 deliveries, including five massive sixes.

Although Guyana Amazon Warriors skipper Nicholas Pooran couldn’t take his side over the line against Lucia Kings, his IPL franchises and Punjab Kings fans would have surely been delighted with his batting display. Pooran scored quick-fire 41 off just 26 balls at a strike rate of 157.69 that included two fours and five maximums.

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Nicholas Pooran had a lean patch in the first phase of the IPL 2021 scoring just 28 runs in 7 innings at an average of 4.66 including Ducks off 0, 1, 2, and now, 3, balls. In six innings, Pooran has got out for a 0-ball duck, a 1-ball duck, a 2-ball duck, a 3-ball duck. One of the best power hitters in world cricket, Nicholas Pooran struggled for form in the first phase of the IPL 2021.

Nicholas Pooran’s Guyana Amazon Warriors are currently placed fourth in the CPL 2021 league standings with two wins and three defeats in five encounters. Pooran is expected to join Punjab Kings’ squad in UAE for the second phase of the IPL 2021 after the culmination of the ongoing edition of the Caribbean Premier League. The final of the CPL 2021 will be played on September 15 in St Kitts.

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings schedule for second phase in UAE

Punjab Kings finished third from bottom in the IPL 2020 edition with just six wins in the group round.

Match No. Day Date Time (IST) Match Venue
32 Tuesday 21-Sep-21 07:30 PM PBKS vs RR Dubai
37 Saturday 25-Sep-21 07:30 PM SRH vs PBKS Sharjah
42 Tuesday 28-Sep-21 07:30 PM MI vs PBKS Abu Dhabi
45 Friday 01-Oct-21 07:30 PM KKR vs PBKS Dubai
48 Sunday 03-Oct-21 03:30 PM RCB vs PBKS Sharjah
53 Thursday 07-Oct-21 03:30 PM CSK vs PBKS Dubai

 

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