Ipl 2017 Highlingts : kolkata knight riders beats Gujarat lions on the third match by 10 wickets
XI Players of Gujarat Lions: Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Smith, Jason Roy, Suresh Raina, Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik, Manpreet Gony, Praveen Kumar, Shadab Jakati, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shivil Kaushik .
XI Players of Kolkata Knight Riders : Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Chris Lynn, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Woakes, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Sunil Narine, Trent Boult.
In last season of Indian Premier League (IPL) KKR played two matches against Gujarat Lions , in both the matches GL got victory against KKR.
Over to the Match:-
Kolkata Knight Riders Captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and chose to field first. Jason Roy was Debutant. He played eleven balls and made Fourteen runs then he had been shown the way to pavilion by Piyush Chawla. Today Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav showed a wonderful performance by taking two wickets of Brendon McCullum and Aaron Finch. McCullum scored 35 runs on the other hand Finch scored 15 runs and faced 8 balls.
Raina – Karthik partnership brought Gujarat Lions score to 183. Suresh Raina played very well took his half century in 41 balls with strike rate of 122.00. Dinesh Karthik had also played very well he was at the edge to make his half century. But his calculations went wrong when he became prey of Trent Boult delivery, it was a catch by Surya Kumar Yadav.
Gujarat Lions gave target of 184 runs to KKR. The same target was given by Indian team to West Indies during World Cup. Kolkata Knight Riders knew that they need a quick start. Both the openers Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn were seen in full swing from starting of the match. Both of them scored half centuries and both of them were no out up till the end of the match. Both the openers had answered well to each n every deliveries by gujarat lions ballers.Gambhir and Lynn created a new opening partnership record.
Man of the Match– Chris Lynn
Vivo Perfect Catch of the Match– Suryakumar Yadav
Yes Bank Maximum Sixes– Chris Lyn
Fbb Stylist player of the day– Gautam Gambhir