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IPL: Gujarat Lions confirm playoff berth with 6-wicket win over Mumbai

Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to bowl first in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians in Kanpur on Saturday.

ipl Updated: May 21, 2016 23:28 IST
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IPL 2016

Gujarat Lions Brendon McCullum plays a shot during the IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on May 8, 2016.(AFP)

Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to bowl first in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians in Kanpur on Saturday.

Raina explained his decision, saying the wicket looked really good for batting.

Raina’s Mumbai counterpart Rohit Sharma too thought the pitch looked like a good batting wicket, adding that it didn’t look too different from the previous game at the same venue.

Teams

Gujarat Lions

D Smith, B McCullum, S Raina (C), D Karthik (W), A Finch, R Jadeja, D Bravo, E Dwivedi, P Kumar, S Jakati, D Kulkarni

Mumbai Indians

R Sharma (C), M Guptill, K Pandya, K Pollard, J Buttler (W), N Rana, H Pandya, H Singh, V Kumar, M McClenaghan, J Bumrah