New Delhi: In the 8th match of IPL 2021 (IPL 2021), Chennai Super Kings defeated Punjab Kings (CSK vs PBKS) by 6 wickets. Batting first in this match, the Punjab team scored 106 runs losing 8 wickets in their 20 overs. In Punjab, only Shahrukh Khan’s bat was played in this match. After Shah Rukh’s special performance, team owner Preity Zinta has also become a fan of him.
Shahrukh showed his strength
For Punjab, only his middle order batsman Shahrukh Khan batted against CSK. Shahrukh played an innings of 47 runs off 36 balls. Shahrukh hit 2 sixes and 4 fours in this innings. Apart from Shahrukh, none of the Punjab batsmen could do much more, due to which the team was able to score only 106 runs.
Zinta said this
After Shahrukh Khan’s excellent performance, Punjab Kings owner Preity Zinta has tweeted in his praise. Preity said in her tweet, ‘Today was not our day but some positive things also happened. SRK (Shahrukh Khan) batted well under pressure and the bowlers made a good comeback compared to the previous match. It would be better to go ahead and leave it behind. Hopefully, Punjab Kings will learn from today’s match. CSK played well.
Not our night tonight but a few positives. #SRK batted so well under pressure & bowlers came back stronger from the previous game. Better to move on & put this behind us. Hopefully there will be a lot of learning from tonight @PunjabKingsIPL Really well played CSK! #PBKSvsCSK
– Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) April 16, 2021
CSK comfortably won the match
In response to Punjab’s target of 107 runs, CSK comfortably achieved this by losing 4 wickets. Chasing this target, CSK had a poor start and lost their first wicket for 24 runs. After this, Faf du Plessis, along with Moin Ali, brought CSK to the door of victory. Ali was out after scoring 46 runs. But Faf held one end and scored an unbeaten 36-run knock to give CSK their first win of the season.