Sunday, May 22, 2016

Gujarat Lions vs Mumbai Indians Match-54

In 54th match of Vivo IPL-9 2016 Gujarat Lions defeated Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets. Batting first Mumbai got good start as Rohit Sharma started well his innings. They lost Rohit Sharma on total score of 33 runs in 4th over. In very next over they lost Martin Guptil and Karunal Pandya. Then came Jos Butler and Nitin Ran together and they played well and put up a 75 runs partnership for 4th wicket. Josh Butler scored 33 runs off 31 balls but the day belonged to young Nitin Rana who scored 70 runs off just 36 balls and helped Mumbai reach 172 runs in their 20 overs. Batting second Gujarat lost Aaron Finch in very first over of second Innings. Then Suresh Raina and Brendon McCullum put up a 96 runs stand for second wicket. Brendon McCullum scored 48 runs off 27 balls and Suresh Raina scored 58 runs off 36 balls. Then Dwayne Smith and Ravindra Jadeja scored 37(23) and 21(15) respectively to see their team through. Suresh Raina was named man of the match for his 58 runs innings. With this loss Mumbai are out of the tournament. Gujarat qualified for Play Offs.

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