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Arshdeep Singh deserves participant of the match award, not me: Punjab Kings captain Sam Curran

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India Today Sports Desk

By India Today Sports Desk: Punjab Kings defeated Mumbai Indians on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday, 22 April. Punjab clinched a closing over thriller in a extreme scoring recreation, courtesy of Arshdeep Singh’s sensational 4/29, which included 2 wickets throughout the closing over of the match. Punjab captain Sam Curran was given the participant of the match award for his sensational 55 off 29 balls that obtained Punjab out of a limbo throughout the first innings and long-established a base for the counter-attack throughout the second half of the first 20 overs of the game.

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Curran blended with Harpreet Bhatia and Jitesh Sharma to take Punjab’s ranking hovering above the 200-run mark and helped submit a dominating full in direction of Mumbai. Curran was on stage collectively along with his captaincy and marshalled his troops successfully to a 13-run victory for which he was given the participant of the match award. Curran spoke all through the presentation ceremony and talked about that Punjab fast bowler Arshdeep Singh was the deserving winner of the award and referred to as the win a selected one.

“Yes, pretty special. An amazing ground and the atmosphere is incredible. MI are a tough team. To win here and defending a total was great for us. I don’t deserve the POTM, Arshdeep does. But I did my bit and took responsibility. The others did their job and we are coming together. Hope to have Shikhar Back and also Rabada. So, let’s see how it goes,” Curran talked about.

The win meant that Punjab switch as a lot because the fifth spot throughout the league desk with 8 elements from 7 video video games. They workforce has a variety of senior execs injured this season nonetheless Curran revealed that they’d a nice and relaxed vibe going spherical in the meanwhile.

“It’s a nice vibe in the dressing room and we are keeping it simple. They tell us to enjoy ourselves and be positive. Shikhar is a relaxed guy and he helps us stay grounded. I am happy with the win and hope Shikhar gets fit and leads the side. I am enjoying my captaincy in the interim. 2 wins in 3 games,” the Englishman concluded.

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