In 20th Match of IPL 2017 Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Gujarat Lions by 21 runs. Batting first it was Chris Gayle storm which took Gujarat with him. Bangalore put up a 122 runs in 12.4 overs. Gayle scored 77 runs off 38 balls and Kohli made 64 off 50 balls. It was not ended there as Kedar Jadhav and Travis head put up an unbeaten partnership of 54 runs in just 24 balls. Jadhav made 38 off 16 balls and Travis head scored 30 off 16 balls. Bangalore ended on 213 for 2 wickets in 20 overs.
Batting second Gujarat lost Dwayne smith earlier but Brendon McCullum has something else in his mind. He took charge on Bangalore’s bowlers and he scored 72 off 44 balls and Suresh Raina wa equally good for his 23 runs in just 8 balls. Then they lost the play for some slow batting by Ravinder Jadeja who scored 23 runs off 22 balls. In later part of innings it was Ishan Kishan who kept entertaining the crowd with 39 runs off 16 balls but it was way too much for Gujarat to reach out and eventually they fell short of 21 runs.
Chris Gayle was named man of the match and rightly adjudged because there is no one like him and on his day every ground is small for him. Keep the hitting on Big Man and entertain the crowd.