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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Lions, IPL 2017: As It Happened

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: April 22, 2017, 12:12 AM IST

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Lions Live Cricket Score, Indian Premier League, 2017 Match 23, Eden Gardens, Kolkata 21 April, 2017

Toss won by Gujarat Lions (decided to bowl)

Gujarat Lions beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets

Man of the Match: Suresh Raina

Highlights

23:45(IST)

GUJARAT LIONS BEAT KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS BY 4 WICKETS

23:45(IST)

Nathan Coulter-Nile starts his fourth and the final over of his spell.

23:43(IST)

Gujarat Lions need 5 off 12 balls.

23:43(IST)

James Faulkner comes to the crease now.

23:42(IST)

WICKET! Kuldeep Yadav ends Suresh Raina's stay at 84.

 

Gujarat Lions 180/6, need 8 off 13 balls 

23:41(IST)

SIX! Raina at his best. He is on song. He smashes Kuldeep for a maximum towards deep mid wicket. 

23:38(IST)

SIX! Enough of boundaries for Raina. He plays this beautifully towards deep square leg. Gujarat Lions 170/5, need 18 off 19 balls.

23:36(IST)

FOUR! Raina wants a win here. He opens the face of the bat and uses the pace and guides Coulter-Nile towards off side.

23:35(IST)

FOUR! Raina welcomes his with a boundary towards long off. A confident shot from the southpaw. GL need 29 off 22 balls

23:34(IST)

Nathan Coulter-Nile comes into the attack. This is his third over. 

23:34(IST)

4 overs to go!!!!!!

 

Gujarat Lions need 33 off 24 balls.

23:33(IST)

Narine to Jadeja, SIX, top-edged and taken by Suryakumar Yadav at long-on.

 

But he's stepped on the boundary ropes. Players are rejoicing but Suryakumar signals a six. Excellent effort from him and a nice execution of shot from Jadeja.

23:29(IST)

Raina plays this towards point and takes a quick single. Jadeja is on the strike.

23:28(IST)

Sunil Narine bowls his final over his spell.

23:28(IST)

FOUR! Raina plays this towards deep backward point. Umesh Yadav didn't like this. Raina has maintained the run-rate well.

 

Gujarat Lions need 42 off 30 balls.

23:25(IST)

SIX! What a welcome for pacer. Raina uses the pace and plays a slog sweep. Amazing shot from the captain. GL 141/5, need 47 off 33 balls.

23:24(IST)

Umesh Yadav starts with his second over.

23:24(IST)

FIFTY! Suresh Raina brings up his half-century off 32 balls. Gujarat Lions 133/5, need 55 off 36 balls

23:19(IST)

Ravindra Jadeja is the new man at the crease.

23:18(IST)

WICKET! Umesh Yadav castles Dwayne Smith for 5.

 

Gujarat Lions 122/5, need 66 off 44 balls 

23:15(IST)

Bowling change for KKR. Umesh Yadav comes into the attack.

23:12(IST)

 WICKET! Kuldeep Yadav removes Ishan Kishan for 4. Gujarat Lions 115/4, need 73 off 50 balls 

23:11(IST)

FOUR! Raina welcomes the Chinaman bowler with a clever shot. He waits till the end, uses the pace and guides him towards third man.

23:10(IST)

Kuldeep starts with his second over.

23:07(IST)

FOUR! Raina plays this inside off again. He lofts over the extra cover region. Superb stuff from him. 

23:07(IST)

Sunil Narine comes in to the attack.

23:06(IST)

100 comes up for Gujarat Lions. They still need 88 off 59 balls with 7 wickets in hand.

23:06(IST)

Just 3 runs off Kuldeep Yadav's over. Gujarat Lions 99/3, need 89 off 60 balls.

23:05(IST)

Raina plays this towards long on. He will get a single. Brilliant bowling from Kuldeep Yadav. 

23:04(IST)

Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav comes into the attack now. Are you ready the magic?

22:58(IST)

FOUR! Inside out and Raina lofts this over extra cover region. What a shot from him. This one was Raina's special. GL 93/3, need 95 off 70 balls

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Lions, IPL 2017: As It Happened

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Revenge will be on their minds when wooden spooners Gujarat Lions take on table toppers Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a return Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture here at the Eden Gardens.

The Suresh-Raina led franchise -- in both the outfit's first games of the season -- suffered a 10-wicket defeat in their own den on April 7.

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