Gujarat Lions defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by seven wickets to register their fourth win of the season. Chasing 181, Lions reached the target in last over. You can watch the video highlights of GL vs RCB match here and check full scorecard here. Also Read - IPL 2017 LIVE Streaming Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Watch GL vs RCB LIVE match on Hotstar
Batting first, Royal Challengers posted 180 for two with captain Virat Kohli scoring his maiden T20 hundred. The right-hander scored 100 off 63 balls to help his side to a decent total. Also Check- Virat Kohli scores his maiden T20 century! Watch Video Highlights Also Read - Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2017, Match 20 Preview: Bottom-placed RCB, GL set for an intriguing clash
Kohli found an able partner in KL Rahul; he scored 51 off 35 balls. Rahul was not originally part of the playing XI, but after the toss, Mandeep Singh split his webbing and thus was replaced by Rahul. Also Catch- GL vs RCB, IPL 2016- As it Happened Also Read - Gujarat Lions vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2017, Match 3 Preview: KKR, GL eye winning start
In reply, Gujarat Lions did not had the services of regular and in-form opener Aaron Finch and Dwayne Smith, playing his first match of the season, opened with Brendon McCullum. The duo provided home team with a solid stand and shared 47 for the first wicket.
The top four batsmen dished out significant contribution with Dinesh Karthik slamming an unbeaten half-century off 39 balls. McCullum and Raina chipped in with valuable 42 and 28 respectively.