IPL 2021, MI vs PBKS: Social media erupts as Mumbai gets back to winning ways
Mumbai Indians finally managed to grab a win in the UAE leg of IPL 2021, surpassing Punjab Kings by six wickets. Consequently, social media erupted as fans believe that the side is back to winning ways.
It was a triumphant moment for defending champion Mumbai Indians. It managed to suppress Punjab Kings (PBKS) in Match 42 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi by six wickets on Tuesday.
Consequently, MI has risen to the fifth spot in the table and remain in contention for the playoffs. Meanwhile, fans were delighted with the win and believed that the side is back to winning ways, as they ruled social media with significant reactions that we check out.
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Winning the toss, MI skipper Rohit Sharma decided to chase, as PBKS posted a below-par total of 135/6, thanks to Aiden Markram's 42. In reply, MI struggled, but Saurabh Tiwary (45) and Hardik Pandya (40*) pulled it off with six balls to spare.
Brief scores: PBKS 135/6 (Markram- 42; Coulter-Nile- 2/24) lost to MI 137/4 in 19 overs (Tiwary- 45, Pandya- 40; Bishnoi- 2/25) by six wickets.