IPL 2017: Aaron Finch, Andrew Tye help Gujarat Lions seal comfortable win over Royal Challengers Bangalore

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Aaron Finch’s 34-ball 72 and Andrew Tye’s three-fer helped Gujarat Lions seal a comfortable 7-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL 2017 clash at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. (BCCI )

Aaron Finch’s 34-ball 72 and Andrew Tye’s three-fer helped Gujarat Lions seal a comfortable 7-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL 2017 clash at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. (BCCI )

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GL captain Suresh Raina won the toss and chose to field. (BCCI )

GL captain Suresh Raina won the toss and chose to field. (BCCI )

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The visitors got off to a brilliant start as Nathu Singh removed RCB skipper Virat Kohli cheaply in the fourth over of the innings. (BCCI )

The visitors got off to a brilliant start as Nathu Singh removed RCB skipper Virat Kohli cheaply in the fourth over of the innings. (BCCI )

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Andrew Tye, Gujarat Lions’ best bowler in the tournament so far, struck off successive deliveries (Chris Gayle and Travis Head) as the hosts crumbled from 21/0 to 22/3. (BCCI )

Andrew Tye, Gujarat Lions’ best bowler in the tournament so far, struck off successive deliveries (Chris Gayle and Travis Head) as the hosts crumbled from 21/0 to 22/3. (BCCI )

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Kedar Jadhav tried to steady the ship with his aggressive strokeplay but fell to Ravindra Jadeja in the ninth over. (BCCI )

Kedar Jadhav tried to steady the ship with his aggressive strokeplay but fell to Ravindra Jadeja in the ninth over. (BCCI )

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With the top five back in the hut inside the first 10 overs, Pawan Negi led their revival with a quickfire 32 but the southpaw couldn’t stay till the end and RCB could only muster 134. (BCCI )

With the top five back in the hut inside the first 10 overs, Pawan Negi led their revival with a quickfire 32 but the southpaw couldn’t stay till the end and RCB could only muster 134. (BCCI )

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Tye finished with figures of 3/12 while Jadeja took 2/28. (BCCI )

Tye finished with figures of 3/12 while Jadeja took 2/28. (BCCI )

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In reply, Gujarat Lions got off to a bad start as they lost Brendon McCullum and makeshift opener Ishan Kishan in quick succession courtesy some brilliant bowling from Samuel Badree. (BCCI )

In reply, Gujarat Lions got off to a bad start as they lost Brendon McCullum and makeshift opener Ishan Kishan in quick succession courtesy some brilliant bowling from Samuel Badree. (BCCI )

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Aaron Finch then took charge and blasted 6 sixes and 5 fours in his scintillating 34-ball 72 as the visitors romped home with 37 balls to spare. (BCCI )

Aaron Finch then took charge and blasted 6 sixes and 5 fours in his scintillating 34-ball 72 as the visitors romped home with 37 balls to spare. (BCCI )

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Finch’s fifty off 22 balls was the fastest by a Gujarat Lions player in IPL. (BCCI )

Finch’s fifty off 22 balls was the fastest by a Gujarat Lions player in IPL. (BCCI )

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Suresh Raina, who remained unbeaten on 34, is now the top-scorer in IPL 2017 with 309 runs in eight games. (BCCI )

Suresh Raina, who remained unbeaten on 34, is now the top-scorer in IPL 2017 with 309 runs in eight games. (BCCI )

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GL have moved to sixth position with three wins while RCB have slipped to seventh and are all but out of the playoff race.

GL have moved to sixth position with three wins while RCB have slipped to seventh and are all but out of the playoff race.

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