The Sensational wining knock by Gujarat Lions in VIVO IPL 2016 Match 51. Gujarat Lions won by 6 wickets in 14 over against Kolkata KNight Riders at Kanpur Green Park stadium. Putting Kolkata KNight Riders into bat first and Gujarat Lions restricted KKR to 124-8 in 20 overs. Openers where steady in first 3 overs Uthappa scored 25 from 19 balls and Skipper Gautam Gambhir dismissed for 8 of 8 balls Shadab Jakati’s brilliance on the field he scored a direct hit at the striker’s end to catch Gambhir short of his ground provided the Lions with their first breakthrough.
After that Smith sensational spell helped Gujarat Lions to restricted Kolkata KNight Riders to 124-8 in 20 overs. Dwayne Smith 4 over 8 runs 4 wickets and with 18 dotballs this helps Gujarat Lions as sensational victory. While chasing down 125 target openers from Gujarat Lions dismissed early on the board Dwayne Smith for duck and McCullum for 6 runs however Skipper Suresh Raina scored unbeaten 53 runs for the
Gujarat Lions victory knock. Aron Finch added 26 runs by the side for this team. With in 13.3 over Gujarat Lions Clinched the Victory.
Kolkata KNight Riders – 124 for 8 in 20 overs
Gujarat Lions – 125 for 4 in 13.3 overs
Man of the Match – Dwayne Smith