IPL 2024: 23rd Match PBKS vs SRH Live Updates and News

The 23rd match of the 2024 Indian Premier League will take place at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur, Mohali, on Tuesday, April 9. The Punjab Kings (PBKS) are preparing for their second home game against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).

The Kings, led by Shikhar Dhawan, are soaring high following an exciting triumph over the Gujarat Titans (GT) in the 2022 champions’ match at the Narendra Modi Stadium. To elaborate on the game, Punjab won the toss and requested GT to bat first. The Orange Cap winner from the previous season, Gil, put together an outstanding inning of 89* runs off 48 balls, which allowed the Titans to set a solid total of 199 runs. For PBKS, Kagiso Rabada obtained 2/44 figures.

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Punjab lost a couple wickets in the powerplay and had to overcome some early obstacles in their chase of a 200-run mark. But Punjab’s “bought-by-mistake” Shashank Singh turned out to be their hero, hitting 43 runs and forming an important partnership with Ashutosh Sharma for the seventh wicket. With 61 runs off only 29 balls, the 32-year-old player maintained his perfect record throughout the innings and guided PBKS to a thrilling triumph by three wickets on the final ball.

In their most recent game, SRH triumphed by six wickets over the reigning champions, Chennai Super Kings (CSK). After winning the toss, SRH chose to bowl first and held CSK to a respectable score of 165 runs. Abhishek Sharma got things off with a bang, smashing 37 runs off just 12 balls and contributing a vital 31-run innings. Having 11 balls remaining, thanks to Travis Head’s 50 runs off 24 balls and Aden Markram’s 50 runs off 36 balls.

Hyderabad and Punjab have each won two of their four games thus far. Punjab has played four games. PBKS has won seven of the 21 games that they have played so far, while SRH has won 14 of them. There’s a lot of anticipation for another thrilling thriller in the next match of the current season. Furthermore, Mullanpur Stadium’s surface is known for being the quickest in all of India. Its bounce helps fast bowlers, making it comparatively simpler to chase targets on this wicket.

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