PBKS vs MI in IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians register lowest powerplay score at Chepauk Stadium in IPL 2021- A fine bowling performance from Punjab Kings at MA Chidambaram Stadium saw Mumbai Indians manage just 21 runs for the loss of one wicket in their powerplay overs. It was the lowest powerplay score of IPL 2021 at the venue. It was also one of the lowest powerplay scores by Mumbai Indians. The bowing trio of Mohammad Shami, Deepak Hooda and Moises Henriques ensured they do not give away any easy runs for Mumbai Indians.
In the match, Deepak Hooda quickly got rid of Mumbai Indians opening batsman Quinton De Kock for just 3 runs to leave Mumbai Indians at 7/1 after 2 overs. The latter could have change the prospect of the powerplay overs. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan were the ones at the crease in the next four overs. The latter departed after facing 17 balls with just 6 runs to his name.
It is notable that Cheapuk Stadium is one of the toughest track to bat.
PBKS vs MI: Mumbai Indians register lowest powerplay score at Chepauk Stadium in IPL 2021
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In the match, Punjab Kings skipper KL Rahul won the toss and elected to bowl against Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League encounter here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday.
At the time of toss, Rohit Sharma said: “We were going to bat first anyway. When we came here we saw some dew so hopefully, there shouldn’t be any dew. It was just a small niggle on my calf and it looks good now. We are unchanged.”