It seems like that KKR comes with the huge aggression in IPL 2017 for taking the revenge from Gujarat Lions of the pervious season’s defeats. Kolkata won the toss and choose to ball first and invites the Lions for batting. Gujrat’s opener Jason Roy and Brandon McCullum gave a flawless start and after the wicket of Jason Roy, Gujarat’s captain Suresh Raina comes on the ground and played an essential innings of 68 runs for his team. To gear up the scoring Dinesh Karthik take the charge and contribute with 47 runs in 25 balls, the whole inning of Gujarat Lions ends up at the total of 183 for 4 wickets out in their first match in IPL 2017.
KKR opener done the job in starting match of IPL 2017:
Everyone who is there in the ground or watching the IPL in their homes, believing that it gone to be tough job for KKR whole team to win their first IPL 2017 match. But, the Kolkata’s opener makes a statement in IPL 2017 that it gone to be tough thing to others teams also to defeat KKR. Gambhir and Lynn sweep the whole match by creating a record-breaking partnership of 184 runs. KKR’s opener completes their chase in just 14.5 overs, both of them showed their aggresion from the first over and they were unstoppable to the end of match. Gautam Gambhir scored 76 runs in 48 balls and his partner Chris Lynn scored 93 runs in just 41 balls.
Lions needs Bravo and Jadeja in IPL 2017
The bowling department of Gujarat Lions is almost shaken without DJ Bravo and Ravindera Jadeja, still these are physically unfit , so they are not playing. By Jadeja the spinning get support by him and also he fills the spot of all-rounder in the team and Bravo also backs the fast bowling department with his experience and he also fills the spot of all-rounder in the Gujrat’s team.
Special Key Moments:
- KKR reaches the score of 150 in their 13th over. This is their highest opening partnership ever over ten editions.
- Kolkata’s opener Chris Lynn hits 8 maximums in his inning and make a records of 2nd joint fastest individual fifty for KKR.
Man of the Match:
Chris Lynn for his contribution of 93 runs in 41 runs.
Todays Match: Match Fourth and Fifth
At 4.00 pm, the battle is gone between Rising Pune Supergiants vs Kings XI Punjab in Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore and after that at 8’o clock Royal Challenger Bangalore playing against the Delhi Daredevils in M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
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