Gujarat Lions ride captain’s knock from Suresh Raina to beat KKR by four wickets

Updated On Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST
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Ravindra Jadeja (right) of Gujrat Lions is being congratulated by Kolkata Knight Riders’ Chris Woakes after their four-wicket win in the 2017 Indian Premier League match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Friday. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

Ravindra Jadeja (right) of Gujrat Lions is being congratulated by Kolkata Knight Riders’ Chris Woakes after their four-wicket win in the 2017 Indian Premier League match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Friday. (BCCI)

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Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir (left) and Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina at the toss. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir (left) and Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina at the toss. (BCCI)

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KKR opened with Sunil Narine and proved to be a masterstroke as the Caribbean spinner scored 42 off 17 balls. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

KKR opened with Sunil Narine and proved to be a masterstroke as the Caribbean spinner scored 42 off 17 balls. (BCCI)

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At one time, KKR were 45/0 with Sunil Narine (right) on 42. Captain Gautam Gambhir was happy to play the subdued role when Narine went full blast. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

At one time, KKR were 45/0 with Sunil Narine (right) on 42. Captain Gautam Gambhir was happy to play the subdued role when Narine went full blast. (BCCI)

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Robin Uthappa came after Narine’s dismissal to up the ante and build on the quick start. He scored 72 to guide KKR to an imposing 187/5. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

Robin Uthappa came after Narine’s dismissal to up the ante and build on the quick start. He scored 72 to guide KKR to an imposing 187/5. (BCCI)

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KKR cheergirls performing during the 2017 Indian Premier League match against Gujarat Lions at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Friday. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

KKR cheergirls performing during the 2017 Indian Premier League match against Gujarat Lions at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Friday. (BCCI)

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Gujarat Lions cheergirls too kept the crowd entertained during the 2017 Indian Premier League match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Friday. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

Gujarat Lions cheergirls too kept the crowd entertained during the 2017 Indian Premier League match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Friday. (BCCI)

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Brendon McCullum of Gujarat Lions gave the visitors a flying start with 33 off 17 balls. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Brendon McCullum of Gujarat Lions gave the visitors a flying start with 33 off 17 balls. (BCCI)

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Aaron Finch matched McCullum shot with shot as he scored 31 off just 15 deliveries. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

Aaron Finch matched McCullum shot with shot as he scored 31 off just 15 deliveries. (BCCI)

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But Gujarat Lions needed a mature knock from Suresh Raina, who hit 84 off 46 balls, to bring them close to KKR’s total after a short delay due to rain. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

But Gujarat Lions needed a mature knock from Suresh Raina, who hit 84 off 46 balls, to bring them close to KKR’s total after a short delay due to rain. (BCCI)

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In the end, it was Ravindra Jadeja who finished the match with James Faulkner. (BCCI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

In the end, it was Ravindra Jadeja who finished the match with James Faulkner. (BCCI)

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