In the second showdown between the Kings in Game 38 of IPL 2022, Shikhar Dhawan and the bowlers helped the Punjab Kings to another convincing 11-run victory over the Chennai Super Kings. Previously Shikhar Dhawan‘s 200th Indian Premier League game, an undefeated 88 and 110 runs partnered with Bhanuka Rajapaksa (42) for the second wicket helped the Punjab Kings score against the Chennai Super Kings. Shikhar Dhawan scored 6,000 runs in his Indian Premier League career playing in the second match against Mahesh Tikshana.
Upcoming achievements while Dwayne Bravo only needs nine runs to become the 11th CSK batter to score 1,000 issues in the IPL, Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 5,998 runs with an average of 34.67 and a strike rate of 126.64, needed only two points to become the second batter after Virat Kohli (6402 runs in 215 games) to hit 6000 runs in the IPL. Possibly due to the field used at Wankhede Stadium, the Punjab Kings took a more calculated approach to play under the credible Shikhar Dhawan, whose ninth half-century against the Chennai Super Kings helped his team unleash 11 runs at home, passing Ambati Rayudus in a single Stunning 40/3, Chennai needed the experience of Rayudu, whose 78 out of 39 balls, including seven fours and six huge sixes, seemed to get Chennai’s 188 Super Kings back on track. The Punjab Kings then edged out the Chennai Super Kings 176-of-6 despite Ambati Rayudu’s stunning 78 runs of 39 balls. Rayudu scored three sixes in a row and a four, scoring 23 from the 16th over bowled by Sandeep Sharma (1/40) after CSK needed 70 in the last five overs. But Arshdeep Singh conceded only six runs in the subsequent over and eight in the 19th, tipping the balance towards Punjab.
With a brilliant serve from Shikhar Dhawan, the Punjab Kings scored 187 points for losing four wickets in 20 overs and set CSK a target of 188 for the win. When the Punjab Kings were asked to bat first after losing the toss, the Punjab Kings opened up Shikhar Dhawan’s with a brilliant 88 passes out of 59 and Bhanuka Rajapaksas with 42 for a total of 188 points on the scoreboard. In his 200th IPL game, Shikhar Dhawan fired a bat and scored an undefeated 88*(59) before PBKS took an 11-run victory in yet another final finish. After the win, the Punjab Kings moved up to sixth in the 2022 IPL points table with eight points in eight games.
In the Fantasy Gaming App Dream 11, Ambati Raydu gained the highest fantasy points for his firey innings in the run chase 230 (captain), Dhawan had the second-highest points in the game for giving his team a brilliant start, 172.5 points (vice-captain). Rishi Dhawan, who bowled the last over for Punjab Kings, defending 26 runs against the almighty M.S. Dhoni, was not an easy task, but Rishi was up for it. Not only did he bowl well and stop the runs leakage, but he also took Dhoni’s wicket in the final over and was awarded 70 points.