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Mumbai Indians Edge Out Punjab Kings in IPL Thriller

This win propels Mumbai Indians into seventh position.
April 19, 2024
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The Mumbai Indians snatched a nail-biting 9-run victory over the Punjab Kings in a dramatic IPL 2024 encounter. Punjab, chasing a challenging 193, fought valiantly but ultimately fell short, bowled out for 183 in 19.1 overs.

Ashutosh Sharma blazed a stunning 61 off just 28 balls (2 fours, 7 sixes) for Punjab, and Shashank Singh provided solid support with 41 off 25 (2 fours, 3 sixes). Their partnership ignited hope for Punjab, who surged to 77/6 in 9.2 overs.

Mumbai’s bowlers delivered under pressure, with Gerald Coetzee and Jasprit Bumrah claiming three wickets apiece. Akash Madhwal, Hardik Pandya, and Shreyas Gopal also chipped in with a wicket each.

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Earlier, Suryakumar Yadav anchored Mumbai’s innings with a masterful 78 off 53 balls (7 fours, 3 sixes) after they were sent into bat. Rohit Sharma (36), Ishan Kishan (8), Tilak Varma (34), Hardik Pandya (10), and Tim David (14) made contributions.

Harshal Patel starred for Punjab with three wickets, while Sam Curran picked up two.

This win propels Mumbai Indians into seventh position in the points table (3 wins, 4 losses). Punjab Kings languish in ninth with only two wins from seven matches. Rajasthan Royals continue to dominate at the top of the standings with an impressive six wins from seven games. Kolkata, Chennai, and Hyderabad remain tightly packed with eight points each, separated only by net run rate.

Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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