Lions win despite Virat Kohli's maiden T20 ton

Gujarat Lions v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016, Rajkot April 24, 2016

The Report by Sirish Raghavan

Gujarat Lions 182 for 4 (Karthik 50*, McCullum 42) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 180 for 2 (Kohli 100*, Rahul 51*) by six wickets
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Dinesh Karthik’s unbeaten fifty steered Gujarat Lions to a tense six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Rajkot, as the hosts held their nerve to chase 181 with three balls to spare. Virat Kohli’s maiden T20 century had put an above-par total on the board but early fireworks from Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum were followed by sensible accumulation from their team-mates to fashion a thrilling Lions victory.

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