IPL: Finch stars as Gujarat beat Mumbai in last-ball thriller

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Apr 16, 2016 23:42 IST
Suresh Raina of Gujarat Lions team play a shot against Kings XI Punjab during the IPL match at PCA IS Bindra stadium in Mohali on April 11, 2016. (Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to bowl first against Mumbai Indians in the IPL match at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium on Saturday.

Gujarat Lions have won both their games so far, while Mumbai have won one and lost another.

Raina said he hoped to continue playing the way his team had so far, adding that Dhawal Kulkarni was in for Ravindra Jadeja. who is going to get married in Rajkot on April 17.

Raina’s Mumbai counterpart Rohit Sharma said his side had gotten back to winning ways after their loss in the opener, giving them the momentum they wanted.


Mumbai Indians XI

Rohit Sharma (captain), Parthiv Patel (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Jos Buttler, Kieron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Krunal Pandya, Tim Southee, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah

Gujarat Lions

Aaron Finch, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo, Dinesh Karthik, James Faulkner, Akshdeep Nath, Praveen Kumar, Shadab Jakati, Dhawal Kulkarni, Pravin Tambe

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