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IPL 2024 Match 2 Highlights | Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals

IPL 2024 Match 2 Highlights Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals

IPL 2024 Match No.2: Punjab Kings secured a fantastic win against Delhi Capitals at their new home ground in Mullanpur. The game was filled with excitement and standout moments, with some players really shining on the field.

Delhi Capitals faced a bit of trouble early on when one of their bowlers, Ishant Sharma, got injured after bowling just two overs. That left them short-handed in their bowling department. However, they managed to put up a decent score of 174 runs thanks to Abishek Porel’s quick 32 runs off just 10 balls towards the end of their innings.

When it was Punjab Kings’ turn to bat, they faced a few hiccups at the beginning, losing some important wickets. But then, Sam Curran and Liam Livingstone stepped up and played incredibly well. They shared a partnership that helped Punjab Kings get closer to the target. Curran’s batting was particularly outstanding, scoring 63 runs off 47 balls, while Livingstone’s unbeaten 38 runs ensured their victory.

Earlier in the match, Delhi Capitals’ opening pair, David Warner and Mitchell Marsh, gave them a strong start. But despite some good batting performances, they lost wickets at crucial moments, which slowed down their innings. Rishabh Pant, who was making a comeback after a long break, showed some promise with the bat but couldn’t make a big impact.

Kuldeep Yadav, a bowler for Delhi Capitals, did well, taking two crucial wickets and keeping the pressure on Punjab Kings. However, Punjab Kings stayed focused and successfully chased down the target.

Overall, the match was a rollercoaster ride of cricketing action, featuring moments of excitement and challenge for both teams. Punjab Kings’ win not only marked a good start to their IPL season but also showed the team’s strength and determination. As the IPL 2024 season unfolds, spectators can anticipate further exhilarating matches in the days ahead.

Match Summary

Delhi Capitals                                                                                               174/9 (20)

Shai Hope                                                                                                                                            Arshdeep Singh
33 (25)                                                                                                                                                    2/28 (4)

Abishek Porel                                                                                                                                     Harshal Patel
32* (10)                                                                                                                                                    2/47 (4)

David Warner                                                                                                                                      Harpreet Brar
29 (21)                                                                                                                                                      1/14 (3)

Punjab Kings                                                                                            177/6 (19.2)

Sam Curran                                                                                                                                            Kuldeep Yadav
63 (47)                                                                                                                                                       2/20 (4)

Liam Livingstone                                                                                                                                   Khalil Ahmad
38 (21)                                                                                                                                                        2/43 (4)

Prabhsimran Singh                                                                                                                                Ishant Sharma
27 (19)                                                                                                                                                        1/16 (2)

Toss: PBKS won the toss and decided to Bowl First.

Stadium: Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium

Result: PBKS won by 4 wickets 4 balls left