Amla century in vain as Lions hunt down Kings

By on May 7, 2017

A sublime 60 ball century from Hashim Amla was not enough to give Kings XI Punjab a victory over Gujarat Lions, as their total of 189 was gunned down with just two balls remaining. Contributions from all of the top order enabled Gujarat to chip away at their target effectively and record a stylish victory. Dwayne Smith paved the way for the win with a brutal 74 from 39 and Dinesh Karthik was able to carry them over the line by following up with a mature 35 from 23.

Brief Scoreboard

Kings XI Punjab 189/3 (20 Overs)

Gujarat Lions : 192/4 (19.4 Overs)

Result: Gujarat Lions win by 6 wickets

Player of the Match : Dwayne Smith

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