Sunday, June 26, 2022

IPL 2022: PBKS star Liam Livingstone, captain Mayank Agarwal credit bowlers for WIN against CSK

- Advertisement -

IPL 2022- PBKS beat CSK Highlights: Punjab Kings’ skipper Mayank Agarwal and all-rounder Liam Livingstone credited their seam bowlers for setting up their 54-run victory against Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium here on Sunday. Follow PBKS beat CSK Highlights and IPL 2022 live updates on InsideSport.IN.

Though the dew has been a problem for all teams bowling second in this edition of the IPL, especially in the matches being played at the Brabourne Stadium, the Punjab Kings’ bowlers came up with a superb performance to rattle CSK early on and maintained their stranglehold despite a half-century by Shivam Dube.

CSK vs PBKS LIVE: Big Money Liam Livingstone’s all-round show helps PBKS thrash CSK by 54 runs: Check IPL 2022 PBKS beat CSK Highlights

IPL 2022: PBKS star Liam Livingstone, captain Mayank Agarwal credit bowlers for WIN against CSK

“We got to a target we thought was defendable and the seam bowlers set it up for us. We wanted to be aggressive and as exciting as we can. Nice to get a few today, but as I said, the seamers set it up in the powerplay,” said Livingstone, who blasted a brilliant 60 to help Punjab recover from 16 for 2 to reach 180 for 8 in 20 overs.

IPL 2022- PBKS beat CSK Highlights: Livingstone was delighted to contribute with the bat as he did not get many runs in the first two games.

IPL 2022 Points Table / IPL 2022 Orange Cap / IPL 2022 Purple Cap / IPL 2022 Full Schedule

IPL 2022: PBKS star Liam Livingstone, captain Mayank Agarwal credit bowlers for WIN against CSK
IPL 2022: PBKS star Liam Livingstone, captain Mayank Agarwal credit bowlers for WIN against CSK

“The first two games didn’t go my way, but (it’s) nice to contribute to a win…I’ve been swinging hard, so nice to get it off the middle today. I play my own way and I struggled a bit with Rajasthan as well. Hopefully, this will bring some confidence,” said Livingstone.

He was happy to get a couple of wickets too to complete a fine all-round show.

IPL 2022: PBKS star Liam Livingstone, captain Mayank Agarwal credit bowlers for WIN against CSK

“Bowling is something I really enjoy and I keep practising. Hopefully, I’ll come more and more into the game,” said Livingstone, who was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’ for his half-century and the 95-run partnership he shared with Shikhar Dhawan (33).

Skipper Mayank Agarwal, too, heaped praise on his bowlers for winning the match for them.
“We were thinking we were 5-7 (runs) short, chasing 180 is never going to be easy. I was very, very happy with the way we bowled with the new ball,” he said.

CSK vs PBKS LIVE: SUPERFIT MS Dhoni rolls back years with STUNNING diving run out to send dangerous Rajapaksa back – Watch video

CSK vs PBKS LIVE: Ravindra Jadeja’s form tapers under CAPTAINCY BURDEN, CSK get off to worst start in IPL history

IPL 2022- PBKS beat CSK Highlights:  Agarwal said they wanted Himachal seamer Vaibhav Arora in their squad seeing his talent, and the seamer did not disappoint them, claiming two early wickets on debut.

“Vaibhav was with us a couple of years back and we saw the talent. KKR picked him up, but we wanted him because he’s something different,” said Agarwal during the post-match presentation on Sunday.

IPL 2022: PBKS star Liam Livingstone, captain Mayank Agarwal credit bowlers for WIN against CSK

He said they also have high hopes from the young Vidarbha wicketkeeper Jitesh Sharma, who he said has a great attitude.

“Anil (Kumble) bhai had seen him (Sharma) at Mumbai Indians. He has great intent and he’s a fantastic keeper. The standout thing about him is his attitude,” said Agarwal.

IPL 2022- PBKS beat CSK Highlights: The Punjab skipper said they would take the winning momentum into the next match and hope to play positive cricket.

“We will definitely look to play hard, positive cricket. We have to be emotionally intelligent if it doesn’t come off,” he added. This was Punjab’s second win in three matches.

IPL 2022: PBKS star Liam Livingstone, captain Mayank Agarwal credit bowlers for WIN against CSK

Follow PBKS beat CSK Highlights and IPL 2022 live updates on InsideSport.IN.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -