Gilchrist believes this was the turning point and his team very much lost the match there. “We were well-positioned to get ourselves up for about 140. That was the absolute turning point of the match.”
The Australian feels it was a challenging wicket to bat on as it was not consistent and was turning up and down. “But it was not a shocking wicket by any stretch. It was a challenging wicket to bat on. We just shot ourselves in the foot.”
Punjab, who were 114 for five in the 18th over, collapsed to 115 for nine in the next over and could set a modest target of 124, which was achieved by the home team with seven balls to spare.