IPL 2017 Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Gujarat Lions match details
Date: Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Venue: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
Gayle fires for RCB to set a gargantuan total in the IPL 2017 Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Gujarat Lions match.
Gayle and Kohli took time to settle down in their Power Play, but Gayle started to fire when GL spinners were pressed in action. Jadeja was hit all over the park by Gayle, who scored 77 runs in 38 balls. After his dismissal, Kohli took over and had scored 64 runs 50 balls. Gujarat Lions hope of limiting RCB in sub 200 score was destroyed by Travis Head (30 runs and 16 balls) and Kedar Jadhav who hit a hurricane 38 of 16 balls. In the end RCB set a target of 213 for Gujarat Lions to win. Jadeja and Thampi claimed one wicket each.
McCullumâ€™s valiant act goes in vain the IPL 2017 Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Gujarat Lions.
McCullum, known for his power hitting scored a scintillating 72 in 44 balls, for the losing cause. With the dismissal of D. Smith by Chahal for 1, GL lions lost wickets at regular interval. After the dismissal of McCullum their side never looked like a winner. For RCB, Chahal their lanky leg spinner bowled well to claim 3 wickets 31 runs, Pawan Negi the left arm orthodox leg spinner claimed 1 wicket for 21 runs in 4 overs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Scorecard
lbw b Basil Thampi
|Virat Kohli (C)
c Dwayne Smith b Dhawal Kulkarni
|Kedar Jadhav (W)
2-159 (Virat Kohli, 15.5 ov),
Gujarat Lions (GL) Scorecard
c Mandeep Singh b Yuzvendra Chahal
c Adam Milne b Yuzvendra Chahal
|Suresh Raina (C)
c Shane Watson b Yuzvendra Chahal
st Kedar Jadhav b Pawan Negi
|Dinesh Karthik (W)
c Virat Kohli b Sreenath Aravind
run out (Pawan Negi)
c Yuzvendra Chahal b Adam Milne
2-37 (Suresh Raina, 4 ov),
3-103 (Aaron Finch, 9.4 ov),
4-106 (Dinesh Karthik, 11 ov),
5-137 (Brendon McCullum, 14.4 ov),
6-165 (Ravindra Jadeja, 17.4 ov),
7-191 (Ishan Kishan, 19.4 ov),