Sixth Match of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2016 Match was played between the two newbie franchise of the season 9 between Gujarat lions and Rising pune supergiants team on yesterday 14th April. This match won by Gujarat Lions comprehensively by 7 wickets with 12 balls remaining. So they won two out of two matches in IPL 9.
After won the toss by the rising pune supergiants captain MS Dhoni they opted to bat first. While in the Batting first RPS team manage to score of 163 by losing 5 wickets in the 20 overs time. Opener Faf du Plessis scored 69 runs in 43 balls with 5 fours and 4 sixes while Kevin Pietersen 37 run in 31 balls and in the death captain MS Dhoni little fastest inning of 22 run in 10 balls help a team to score good score on the board. From Gujarat Lions Pravin Tambe and Ravindra Jadeja picks a two wickets each and D Bravo tooks a single wickets in their 4 overs spell.
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In reply of 164 run target Gujarat Lions both opener done good job and making a great partnership of 85 runs and that will help the team to go easy through to reach the target. Aaron Finch scored 50 runs in 36 balls while Brendon McCullum scored 49 run in 31 balls along with Dwayne Bravo of 22 run in 10 balls help team to reaching their second victory in this IPL T20 tournament by 7 wickets and also with 12 balls remaining.
For Brilliant batting performance Aaron Finch given the award of Man of the Match.
GL vs RPS Match Summary
- Rising Pune supergiants team won the toss and choose to bat first
- Rising Pune Supergiants : 163/5 in 20 overs
- Gujarat Lions : 164/3 in 20 overs won by 7 wickets and 12 balls remaining