IPL: Skipper Raina leads GL to a victory against KKR

21 Apr 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
IPL 10: KKR vs GL - Updates!

Gujarat Lions' captain Suresh Raina scored 84 runs to rescue his team and register a four-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in the 23rd match of 2017 IPL.

Chasing 188, GL's opening pair put on 42 runs. After losing a few quick wickets, Raina partnered with Ravindra Jadeja to score 58-runs and guide GL to a victory after a series of losses.

In context: IPL 10: KKR vs GL - Updates!

PreviewLions look for a win as they visit KKR

Suresh Raina and his team are having a totally opposite fortune this year than their debut year.

Placed at the bottom of the points table, Gujarat Lions face Kolkata Knight Riders, the team on the second spot.

Both the teams have played five matches till now. KKR have won four and lost one, GL have won just one and lost the other four.

Head to head record

Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders met each other thrice in the last season of the IPL. Of those three encounters, GL won two, while KKR was able to pull off one victory.
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Uthappa powers KKR to 187

First inningsUthappa powers KKR to 187

Robin Uthappa scored 72 runs as KKR's top order powered the team to 187 runs after being put to bat first.

Opening the innings with Sunil Narine, Uthappa put on 45 runs. He then partnered with skipper Gautam Gambhir to put on 69 runs.

Uthappa's next partnership came with Manish Pandey, where they both put 55 runs together.

Narine scores 42, all from boundaries

Sunil Narine opened the innings with Robin Uthappa and partnered with him to score 45 runs. Narine score 42 of them, with all the runs coming from boundaries. He hit nine fours and one six. It was his highest score in T20 cricket.

21 Apr 2017IPL: Skipper Raina leads GL to a victory against KKR