In the match No. 47 of the season 10 of Indian Premier League (Vivo IPL 2017), Gujarat Lions (GL) beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 6 Wickets.
Winning the toss, Gujarat Lions (GL) decided to field first.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) lost the wicket of Martin Guptill early. However Hashim Amla played brilliantly scoring a brilliant century, his second century of IPL 2017. He made 104 Runs of just 60 Balls. Shaun Marsh made 58 Runs of just 43 Balls and towards the end Glenn Maxwell made unbeaten 20 Runs of 11 Balls to help the team reach a score of 189/3 at the end of their 20 Overs.
For Gujarat Lions, Pradeep Sangwan, Dhawal Kulkarni and Basil Thampi picked up one wicket each.
Chasing this challenging total, had a good start with both openers playing well. Dwayne Smith made 74 Runs of just 39 Balls while Ishan Kishan made 29 Runs of 24 Balls. Suresh Raina made 39 Runs of just 25 Balls while Dinesh Karthik made unbeaten 35 Runs of just 23 Balls. In the end Gujarat Lions easily chased the target in 19.4 Overs.
For Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Sandeep Sharma picked up two wickets, while Glenn Maxwell and Thangarasu Natarajan picked up one wicket each.
Dwayne Smith was named the Man Of The Match for his brilliant batting performance in the match.
Please find below detailed score scorecard of both the innings.
1st Innings Scorecard (Kings XI Punjab Batting) :
2nd Innings Scorecard (Gujarat Lions Batting) :
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