In the match No. 20 of the season 10 of Indian Premier League (Vivo IPL 2017), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Gujarat Lions (GL) by 21 Runs.
Winning the toss, Gujarat Lions elected to field first.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had a superb start with both openers playing well. Chris Gayle made 77 Runs of just 38 Balls while Virat Kohli made 64 Runs of 50 Balls. Travis Head made unbeaten 30 Runs of 16 Balls while Kedar Jadhav made unbeaten 38 Runs of just 16 Balls. In the end RCB posted a total of 213/2 at the end of their 20 Overs.
For Gujarat Lions, Dhawal Kulkarni and Basil Thampi picked up one wicket each.
Chasing this huge total, Gujarat Lions (GL) lost the wicket of opener Dwayne Smith early. Brendon McCullum made 72 Runs of 44 Balls. Suresh Raina made 23 Runs while Ishan Kishan made 39 Runs. In the end Gujarat Lions managed to reach a score of 192/7 at the end of their 20 Overs loosing the match by 21 Runs.
For Royal Challengers Bangalore, Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets while Pawan Negi, Sreenath Aravind and Adam Milne picked up one wicket each.
Chris Gayle was named the Man Of The Match for his brilliant batting performance in the match, despite being on the loosing side.
Please find below detailed score scorecard of both the innings.
1st Innings Scorecard (Royal Challengers Bangalore Batting) :
2nd Innings Scorecard (Gujarat Lions Batting) :
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