Pro Cricket News: In the 2013 Indian Premier League season, Kings XI Punjab was playing against Mumbai Indians at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala. Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and invited Punjab to bat first.
The Punjab team had to face the problem of batting from the very beginning. Both the Punjab openers Adam Gilchrist and Mandeep Singh soon returned to the pavilion. But Azhar Mahmood and Shaun Marsh played well for the third wicket. Both the players got out for 148. However, the team scored 183 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. Mumbai was all out at 133 runs chasing the target of 184 runs. Mumbai lost the match by 50 runs.
At the same time, the 69th match was Adam Gilchrist’s last match in the IPL. He had earlier retired from all forms of cricket. However, he joined the Punjab team in the 2011 IPL auction as a captain. Gilchrist came out to bowl in his last IPL match.
His first wicket was Harbhajan Singh. He started dancing on the ground after dismissing Harbhajan. Harbhajan Singh played a long shot but was caught out. His catch was caught by Gurkeerat Singh.