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Aaron Finch slams quickfire fifty as Gujarat Lions cruise in chase

Gujarat Lions batsman Aaron Finch wasted no time in going for the big hits, as he unleashed his fury on the Royal Challengers Bangalore bowlers in their 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) clash

ipl 2017 Updated: Apr 27, 2017 22:53 IST
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Gujarat Lions batsman Aaron Finch plays a shot during the IPL 2017 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Thursday.(PTI)

Aaron Finch slammed his 12th fifty in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as Gujarat Lions (GL) cruised towards their 135-run target against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Thursday. (RCB v GL BLOG | SCORECARD)

Chasing Royal Challengers Bangalore’s total of 134, GL lost their first two wickets for 23, and looked to be in a precarious position.

However, Finch wasted no time in going for the big hits, as he unleashed his fury on the RCB bowlers.

Samuel Badree was hit for two huge sixes, while Yuzvendra Chahal and Aniket Choudhary both conceded a six each.

Finch completed his fifty in just 22 deliveries, the fastest half-century ever by a Gujarat Lions batsman.

He hits four fours and four sixes to reach his fifty.

Finch was eventually dismissed by Pawan Negi. He scored 72 off just 34 balls.