Shashank Singh does the Punjab Kings proud

Chandigarh: In the 17th match of IPL 2024, Punjab Kings defeated Gujarat Titans by 3 wickets. The hero of this victory was Shashank Singh. He took the struggling Punjab Kings to the target after losing 5 wickets for 111 runs. This 32 year old all-rounder played a stormy innings of 61 runs in 29 runs. Shashank hit 6 fours and 4 sixes in his innings of 61 runs.

GT vs PBKS Scorecard

In this very thrilling match, Punjab won the toss and decided to bowl first and after this, Gujarat Titans scored 199 runs for four wickets thanks to the strong innings of Shubman Gill (89). While chasing the target, Punjab Kings scored 200 runs after losing 7 wickets in the last over and won by 3 wickets.

Shashank Singh saved the honor of Punjab

At one point the Punjab team was struggling, losing 5 wickets for 111 runs. Then unknown batsman Shashank Singh took charge. He won the match for Punjab Kings by scoring 61 runs on 29 balls. Shashank Singh also got good support from Ashutosh Sharma (31 runs on 17 balls) in the last overs. This is the second win for Punjab Kings in IPL 2024.

Punjab had insulted Shashank Singh in the auction.

Shashank Singh, who saved the honor of Punjab Kings in this match, had to face humiliation in the auction held last year for this season. Punjab Kings owner Preity Zinta had refused to include Shashank Singh in her team saying that she had been cheated by another player with the same name. The team wanted to buy 19 year old Shashank, but bought 32 year old Shashank Singh. But the way his bat is playing now, the team management will not regret their mistake.


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