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IPL 2017: Gautam Gambhir Equals David Warner's Feat

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

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

Cricket World Cup Points Table

Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
IND
9 7 1 1 15 +0.80
2
AUS
9 7 2 0 14 +0.86
3
ENG
9 6 3 0 12 +1.15
4
NZ
9 5 3 1 11 +0.17
5
PAK
9 5 3 1 11 -0.43
6
SL
9 3 4 2 8 -0.91
7
SA
9 3 5 1 7 -0.03
8
BAN
9 3 5 1 7 -0.41
9
WI
9 2 6 1 5 -0.22
10
AFG
9 0 9 0 0 -1.32

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6420 123
2 India 6807 122
3 New Zealand 4763 113
4 Australia 5470 112
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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