IPL 2023: In the 66th match of IPL 2023, Punjab Kings were defeated by 4 wickets. Punjab Kings are out of the title race after facing defeat in their last league match. Punjab skipper Shikhar Dhawan looked dejected after the loss to RR. Dhawan said that this is a young group, so we have learned a lot this season.
Shikhar Dhawan said that his team scored 15-20 runs short. We lost a lot of wickets in the powerplay, but Jitesh and Karan together took us to a good total.
What did Dhawan say?
Dhawan said that 200 runs would have been a good score for us. We have performed well in every field, but sometimes it happens that all the three departments are not able to do well. I have learned a lot as a captain as well. I wanted to take the match till the end, and that’s why I gave my main overs to my main bowler. Yes, in the last match I gave Harpreet the last over and it didn’t work.”
Learned a lot in the tournament as captain
Dhawan said that he has learned a lot in the tournament as captain. We make mistakes and we learn a lot from them. Batting first in the match, Punjab scored 187 runs for five wickets. In response, Rajasthan won the match with 2 balls remaining. Devdutt Padikkal and Yashasvi Jaiswal played half-century innings from Rajasthan. Riag Paran scored 20 off 12 balls and Dhruv Jurol scored 10 not out off 4 balls.