Gujarat Lions beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets at KKR home ground Eden Garden, Kolkata where KKR is most dangerous side to beat.
Lions bowler are on fire specially fighting lost in previous match against SRH at their home ground and they have continue their form at eden garden also. Lions have pick up 4 wickets in just 4 over and KKR are in big pressure from the top.
But despite of loosing 4 wickets at top KKR have made a fighting total of 158, Yusuf and Sakab will played a fighting inning for their team and make half centuries specially Yusuf played a big role for KKR this year he made runs when their team find in difficult situations.
Praveen Kumar bowl very well from the front and pick up 2 wickets in his second over of Gambhir and Manish. After that Dhawal also took wicket of inform Robin Utthappa and smith also joins the party took wicket of S yadav by spectacular catch from Captain Suresh raina at first Sleep.
After that no any other wicket followen down of KKR and Lions spiner not able to pick any wickets in the little bit turning picth of Eden Garden and KKR reach to fighting total for their bowlers of 158.
In chase of 159, Last 3 matches failure opening pair of Lions Smith and bazz have fire and they score quick runs at the top which lions require and when they are going lions never loss match in this season after lossing both opners in quick time Dinesh Kartik played a match wining inning of 51 in just 29 balls and trying to hit winning run with the big shot he stumped by Hogg and In the end Finch Played a 29 run cameo in just 10 balls shows that Lions want to finish match with big margin for the net run rate but in end few wickets followen and because of that lions won match with 13 balls to spare.
Now Lions on top of the table with 14 points and they have 3 matches lest to play from this 3 matches they have to win just 1 match to qualify for the play offs. This was good run for Lions in their first season ever in the IPL.