Punjab Kings (PBKS) bounced again within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 with an 11-run victory in opposition to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Monday on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
In his two hundredth IPL recreation, Shikhar Dhawan blazed with the bat and scored an unbeaten 88*(59) earlier than PBKS clinched an 11-run victory in yet one more last-over end.
Shikhar Dhawan, Player of the Match within the post-match presentation mentioned: “The process, I always talk about it, I focus on it. About my fitness, my approach – I keep working on those skills. Results will take care of itself.”
Talking in regards to the pitch, Dhawan mentioned: “The wicket was stopping a bit, I tried to go for the big shots, but I couldn’t connect. But I kept my calm. Once I get set, I can get those boundaries, that’s what I bank on. While batting first it’s about putting pressure on the bowlers and getting boundaries. We don’t have to lose too many wickets, that was our conscious effort.”
“I have become a senior in the team (laughs), I give a lot of input to the players and my captain, on the field. The youngsters think a lot, sometimes they overthink, so I try to communicate with them. I talk about the law of attraction and how to achieve big in life,” the opening batter concluded.
Punjab Kings will subsequent conflict with Lucknow Super Giants on Friday.
Brief Scores: Punjab Kings 187/4 (Shikhar Dhawan 88*, Bhanuka Rajapaksa 42; Dwayne Bravo 2-42) beat Chennai Super Kings 176/6 (Ambati Rayudu 78, Ruturaj Gaikwad 30; Kagiso Rabada 2-23) by 11 runs.
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