Play was stopped for about 30 minutes in Mohali.
Flood lights were the main reason for the suspension of the game
New Delhi. The second match of the country’s prestigious league IPL 2023 is being played between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in Mohali. After losing the toss and batting first, Punjab lost five wickets and scored 191 runs in the stipulated over. At the same time, it was KKR’s turn to chase the target, and the game was off for some time. The reason for this was the floodlights present in Mohali.
In fact, after Punjab’s innings ended, KKR had to start their innings. But due to floodlight malfunction, play started after about half an hour. Punjab’s first innings ends at 5.15 pm. Then after about 5.50 the second innings started. Punjab bowled the first over of their innings at around 5.53.
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KKR got a target of 192 runs.
The Kolkata team has been given a target of 192 runs to win in Mohali. But the beginning of the team was nothing special. KKR lost the first three big wickets in six overs. At the end of six overs, the team’s score was 46 runs. Currently, for the team, captain Nitish Rana (07) and all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer (10) are at the crease and are busy setting up the innings.
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Tags: IPL 2023, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mohali, Punjab Kings
First Published: April 01, 2023, 18:44 IST