Punjab were at one stage struggling at 45/3, but Prabhsimran hit his maiden IPL century (103 off 65) and stitched a vital stand of 72 runs off 54 balls for the fourth wicket with Sam Curran (20 off 24) to guide his side to a competitive 167/7 in 20 overs.
Harpreet Brar then ripped through the DC batting line-up with 4/30 as a lethal bowling performance from PBKS saw them restrict the home side to 136/8 and win the match by 31 runs.
Prabhsimran, Brar shine as Punjab Kings end Delhi Capitals’ IPL hopes
The defeat put Delhi Capitals out of the race to playoffs.
“We lost a few wickets at the top, so the plan was to take the game a little deep…The wicket was slightly tough at the start and the plan was to build some partnership and then target a few bowlers,” said Prabhsimran at the post-match presentation.
The 22-year-old Singh thanked management for the opportunities and mentioned about his conversations with seniors.
“I have been with the team for a long time and when you get back-to-back opportunities you got to grab it,” he said.
“I also speak to senior players who keep telling me to make sure that I take the game deep and make it big when I get a start. Really thankful to the management for the opportunities,” added Prabhsimran,
(With agency inputs)