LSG vs PBKS, IPL 2023: Punjab Kings defeated the hosts Lucknow Super Giants by 2 wickets in the 21st match of IPL 2023. Punjab Kings achieved the target of 160 runs for the win. Sikandar Raza played an important role in the victory of Punjab. He hit a half century. Apart from him, Shahrukh Khan also played an important innings.
In IPL 2023, Punjab Kings broke the winning streak of Lucknow Super Giants at home. In the 21st match of this season played at Ekana Stadium, Punjab defeated Lucknow by 2 wickets. Punjab got a target of 160 runs, which they achieved with the help of Sikandar Raza’s Fifty. Sikandar Raza also got good support from Shahrukh Khan. Shahrukh Khan played an important inning of 23 runs in 10 balls. Apart from these two, Matthew Short also scored 34 runs in 22 balls. Shahrukh Khan gave victory to Punjab by hitting a four in the last over. This is Lucknow’s first defeat at home this season. Captain KL Rahul played an inning of 74 runs in 56 balls for Lucknow Super Giants. Apart from him, Kyle Myers also scored 29 runs. No other batsman walked.
Captain Sam curran took the maximum 3 wickets from Punjab Kings. Punjab Kings had a tough start while chasing a target of 160 runs. Atharva Tayde departed without scoring on the third ball, adding pressure to the team. Prabhsimran Singh, who was expected to make an impact, scored only 4 runs before getting dismissed. Matthew Short then steadied the innings and took the team’s score to 45 runs. However, the team’s batting faltered once he got out, and Harpreet Singh, Sam Karen, and Jitesh Sharma were also dismissed quickly.