IPL 2023: The game stopped in Mohali for about 30 minutes due to floodlights
The game was halted for about 30 minutes in Mohali.
Flood light became the main reason for stopping 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. Batting first after losing the toss, the Punjab team scored 191 runs for the loss of five wickets in the stipulated overs. At the same time, when it was the turn of KKR to chase the target, the game was stopped for some time. The reason for this was the floodlight present in Mohali.
Actually, after the end of Punjab’s innings, KKR had to start their innings. But due to a glitch in the floodlights, the game started after about half an hour. Punjab’s first innings ended around 5.15 in the evening. After this, the second innings started after about 5.50. Punjab put the first over of their bowling innings at around 5.53.
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KKR has got the target of 192 runs:
In Mohali, the Kolkata team has got a target of 192 runs to win. But the beginning of the team has not been anything special. KKR has lost its first three big wickets in six overs. The team’s score is 46 runs after the end of six overs. At present, captain Nitish Rana (07) and all-rounder player Venkatesh Iyer (10) are present at the crease for the team and are busy in grooming the innings.
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Tags: IPL 2023, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mohali, Punjab Kings
FIRST PUBLISHED : April 01, 2023, 18:44 IST