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IPL 2017: Gautam Gambhir Equals David Warner's Feat

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: April 14, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
IPL 2017: Gautam Gambhir Equals David Warner's Feat

Gautam Gambhir. (BCCI Photo)


Gautam Gambhir struck an unbeaten 72 off 49 balls to lead Kolkata Knight Riders to an eight-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab in their first home game of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Gambhir gunned down the opposition attack with a blazing innings, helping his team overcome the 171-run target in 16.3 overs.

It was also a record equalling 33rd IPL fifty for Gambhir who now shares the feat with Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner.

India and Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli, who missed out the first three matches of IPL 2017 due to injury, has 26 half-centuries to his name.

Here's the list of players with more half-centuries in the cash-rich league:

David Warner (Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad) - 33

Gautam Gambhir (Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders) - 33

Rohit Sharma (Deccan Chargers, Mumbai Indians) - 29

Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore) - 26

Suresh Raina (Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions) - 29

Ajinkya Rahane ((Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Rising Pune Supergiant)- 24

First Published: April 14, 2017, 11:18 AM IST

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