PBKS vs MI: In the 17th match of IPL 2021, Punjab Kings defeated Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets. This is Mumbai’s third defeat in five matches. In this match played at Chennai’s M Chidambaram Stadium, Mumbai Indians scored 131 runs for six wickets in 20 overs thanks to captain Rohit Sharma’s 63-run innings. In response, Punjab Kings easily chased down the target by losing just one wicket in 17.4 overs. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma blamed the dew for this defeat. & Nbsp;
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma said after the match, "We scored less runs. I still believe that the pitch was not difficult for the batsmen. You can see how the Punjab Kings batted and easily won the match by 9 wickets. There was a lack of application in our batting. If there were 150-160 runs on this wicket, then we would have been in the match."
Rohit further said, "We tried our best. But in the second innings, Dew made a significant contribution, which completely changed the match."
It is worth mentioning that this is Punjab’s second win in five matches this season and now it has got four points and has reached number five in the points table. Mumbai have suffered their third defeat in five matches and are at number four in the points table with four points. Rahul played a brilliant innings of 60 not out off 52 balls with three fours and three sixes. At the same time, Chris Gayle scored an unbeaten 43 runs in 35 balls. During this, he hit five fours and two sixes with his bat. Apart from this, Mayank Agarwal scored 25 runs in 20 balls with four fours and a six. & Nbsp;