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IPL: Gujarat Lions beat Rising Pune in last-ball thriller

Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to bowl first against Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL match in Pune on Friday.

ipl Updated: Apr 29, 2016 23:45 IST
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Gujarat Lions batsman Brendon McCullum plays a shot during the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Delhi Daredevils and Gujarat Lions at The Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on April 27, 2016.
Gujarat Lions batsman Brendon McCullum plays a shot during the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Delhi Daredevils and Gujarat Lions at The Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on April 27, 2016.(AFP)

Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to bowl first against Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL match in Pune on Friday.

Raina explained his decision, saying the pitch looked green and his side had the bowling unit to exploit the conditions.

Raina’s Pune counterpart MS Dhoni said that despite not having played enough games at the venue, he knew the fast bowlers would get enough swing.

Teams

Gujarat Lions

DR Smith, B McCullum, S Raina, D Karthik, R Jadeja, I Kishan, DJ Bravo, J Faulkner, P Kumar, D Kulkarni, S Kaushik

Rising Pune Supergiants

A Rahane, S Tiwary, S Smith, MS Dhoni, T Perera, P Handscomb, A Morkel, R Bhatia, R Ashwin, A Dinda, M Ashwin