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IPL 2016: Gujarat Lions beat Kings XI Punjab by 5 wickets

Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina won the toss and decided to field first in their debut IPL match against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali on Monday.

ipl Updated: Apr 16, 2016 23:03 IST
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Gujarat Lions bowler Dwayne Bravo (R) celebrates with teammates.
Gujarat Lions bowler Dwayne Bravo (R) celebrates with teammates.(AFP Photo)

Gujarat Lions started their maiden IPL campaign with a win as they defeated Kings XI Punjab by 5 wickets in Mohali on Monday.

Over 17: 15 runs and a wicket off the over. GL 155/4

Over 16: 6 runs off the over. GL 140/4

Over 15: 4 runs and a wicket off the over. GL 134/4

Over 14: 9 runs off the over. GL 130/3

Over 13: 4 runs off the over. GL 121/3

Over 12: 10 runs and a wicket off the over. GL 117/3

Over 11: runs off the over. GL 107/2

Over 10: 9 runs off the over. GL 98/2

Over 9: 6 runs off the over. GL 89/2

Over 8: 15 runs off the over. GL 83/2

Over 7: 11 runs off the over. GL 68/2

Over 6: 12 runs and a wicket off the over. GL 57/2

5.3 Stoinis to Raina, OUT

Slower ball and Raina holes out! He had stepped away from leg stump, looking to make room to hit over mid-off or extra cover. He had to reach for the ball, and played too early, and ended up scooping it to Johnson running back from mid-on to complete a very well-judged catch

Over 5: 9 runs off the over. GL 45/1

Over 4: 13 runs came from it. GL 36/1

Over 3: Another 11 runs off the over. GL 23/1

Over 2: 11 runs from the over. GL 12/1

Over 1: 1 run and a wicket off the over. GL 1/1

0.6 Sandeep Sharma to McCullum, OUT

Stumped, off a fast bowler! That was excellent stuff. We all knew McCullum would jump out of his crease at some point, and Sandeep pulls his length back just a bit and gets the ball to shape away. McCullum pokes at the ball, which swerves past his outside edge, and he’s stranded a long way down when Saha whips off the bails

Kings XI Punjab reached 161/6 at the end of their innings against Gujarat Lions in Mohali on Monday.

Over 19: 9 runs off the over. KXIP 155/4

Over 18: 10 runs off the over. KXIP 146/4

Over 17: 6 runs off the over. KXIP 136/4

Over 16: 5 runs off the over. KXIP 130/4

Over 15: 11 runs off the over. KXIP 125/4

Over 14: 7 runs off the over. KXIP 114/4

Over 13: 6 runs off the over. KXIP 107/4

Over 12: 3 runs and two wickets off the over. KXIP 101/4

11.6 Bravo to Miller, OUT

Now he’s top of the pile all by himself. It’s the slower yorker, that’s a bewitching, dipping delivery that Miller plays across and all around. Stunning way to get to 300 T20 wickets, absolutely top delivery

11.4 Bravo to Maxwell, OUT

Yorker, pinpoint, and it crashes into the base of middle and leg as Maxwell, looking to make himself room, misses the ball, looking to stab it through point.

Over 11: 11 runs and a wicket off the over. KXIP 98/2

10.4 Jadeja to Vijay, OUT

Bowled him! Saw Vijay step away to make room for the inside-out chip over the covers, and he dragged his length back a bit and got it to turn just enough to go past the edge and hit middle stump.

Over 10: 5 runs off the over. KXIP 87/1

Over 9: 11 runs and a wicket off the over. KXIP 82/1

8.2 Jadeja to Vohra, OUT

This one skids on from back of a length, and Vohra, looking to work that through the leg side, gets an inside edge into his pad. Jadeja was appealing for lbw at first, but he knew the batsman had hit that, and then he appealed for caught behind as DK ran to his right and grabbed the ball that had popped up off Vohra’s pad.

Over 8: 14 runs off the over. KXIP 71/0

Over 7: 5 runs off the over. KXIP 57/0

Over 6: 7 runs off the over. KXIP 52/0

Over 5: Expensive over from Faulkner!14 runs off the over. KXIP 45/0

Over 4: 11 runs off the over. KXIP 31/0

Over 3: 7 runs off the over. KXIP 20/0

Over 2: 10 runs off the over. KXIP 13/0

Over 1: 3 runs off the over. KXIP 3/0

Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina won the toss and decided to field first in their debut IPL match against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali on Monday.

Gujarat Lions will hope to get off to a winning start in their debut Indian Premier League (IPL) season when they take on a Kings XI Punjab outfit eager to shake off a disappointing 2015 campaign at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali on Monday.

Kings XI Punjab: Miller (c), Vohra, Vijay, Maxwell, Johnson, Saha, Patel, Stoinis, M Sharma, Sahu, S Sharma.

Gujarat Lions: Finch, McCullum, Raina (c), Karthik, Bravo, Jadeja, Faulkner, Kishan, P Kumar, Sangwan, Ladda.