Welcome to the Qualifier 1 match of IPL 2016: Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli, the Royal Challengers Bangalore captain scored 54 off 45 balls in the last match and pushed team in Playoff. Today Royal Challengers Bangalore fought with Gujarat Lions once again and it was one of the interesting and thrilling game. Lets have a look at Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Highlights. The match held at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on 24 May 2016.

Virat Kohli Choose to bowl in the first qualifier match against Gujarat Lions. Now it will be the biggest battle in the IPL. Watch complete Highlights of Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers, IPl 2016 1st qualifiers.

VIRAT KOHLI – We are gonna have a bowl first. Looks a typical Bangalore wicket and shouldn’t change much. Plus we back ourselves to chase any score on this wicket. We didn’t think we’d finish second and playing here something we are looking forward to. We didn’t expect to finish in the top 2 but that’s what the Net Run Rate does. In the end it was like 2 points for us. We just have to take advantage of playing at home. We are playing with the same eleven.


SURESH RAINA – We have really done well as a unit. As Virat (Kohli) said, it’s important to play with the same intent in all the big matches. It’s important to get Virat out in the second innings. Yes, we would have bowled first as well. Yes, we are having a good run and are just one game away from the finals. So need to do well here. This game is all about building partnerships. (On parenthood) Yeah, it’s been good. We are playing with the same eleven.


Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Scorecard

Gujarat Lions Logo Gujarat Lions Scorecard

Batting R B 4s 6s S/R
Aaron Finch c C. Gayle b I. Abdulla 4 6 1 0 66.6
Brendon McCullum c de Villiers b I. Abdulla 1 4 0 0 25
Suresh Raina c S. Aravind b S. Watson 1 9 0 0 11.11
Dinesh Karthik b C. Jordan 26 3 2 0 86.66
Dwayne Smith c V. Kohli b Y. Chahal 73 41 5 6 178.04
Ravindra Jadeja c C. Gayle b S. Watson 3 7 0 0 42.85
Dwayne Bravo b S. Watson 8 6 1 0 133.33
Eklavya Dwivedi c V. Kohli b S. Watson 19 9 1 2 211.11
Praveen Kumar b C. Jordan 1 2 0 0 50
Dhawal Kulkarni run out S. Baby 10 4 2 0 250
Shadab Jakati Not Out 1 2 0 0 50
Extrass – 11    (B: 0, LB: 6, NB: 0, WD: 5, P: 0)
158/10 (20.0) – R.R 7.9


RCB Logo Royal Challengers Bangalore Scorecard

Batting R B 4s 6s S/R
Chris Gayle b D. Kulkarni 9 12 2 0 75
Virat Kohli b D. Kulkarni 0 2 0 0 0
AB de Villiers Not Out 79 47 5 5 168.08
Lokesh Rahul c D. Smith b D. Kulkarni 0 1 0 0 0
Shane Watson c D. Smith b R. Jadeja 1 6 0 0 16.66
Sachin Baby c S. Jakati b D. Kulkarni 0 3 0 0 0
Stuart Binny lbw b R. Jadeja 21 15 2 1 140
Iqbal Abdulla * Not Out 33 25 3 1 132
Chris Jordan
Yuzvendra Chahal
Sreenath Aravind
Extrass – 16    (B: 0, LB: 7, NB: 1, WD: 8, P: 0)

159/6 (18.2) – R.R 8.67


Dwayne Smith Scored 73 runs off 41 balls

Watch Highlights video of Dwayne Smith hits 73 runs off 41 balls. Dwayne Smith played great on the ground and bails out Gujarat Lions with 73. He scored 17 single runs and hits 5 four and 6 sixes. RCB captain Virat Kohli catch it without fail and its out. Big achievement for Royal Challengers Bangalore with the wicket of Dwayne Smith. Watch the video of Dwayne Smith 73 runs off 41 balls video here.

RCB won by 4 wickets 24 May 2016

AB de Villiers Brings RCB Close to the target

Today Virat Kohli failed to score much and gone for 0 runs just in 2nd ball. All the RCB fans were in tension and the target was so high for the RCB to acieve at this moment. Finally ABD showed his power and brings the team closer to the target. He rises hopes for the RCB fans and helped to beat gujarat lions by 4 wickets.

AB de Villiers 79 runs off 47 Balls Highlights

One of the best player of the team Royal Challengers Bangalore. Today Virat Kohli made his all fans unhappy by scoring 0 runs in the match. Recently he said in the media to give 100% on each ball. But unfortunately he was not able to score in this match. Heartbeats of all the RCB fans raised at this moment. RCB was about to loose and ABD took entry. He was hitting one after one with full of energy. 26 Single runs, 5 Four and 5 Sixes. AB de Villiers triggered the score of RCB and achieved the target easily. Watch AB de villiers 79 runs off 47 ball video in Highlights here.

RCB won by 4 wickets against GL

Gujarat Lions: 1) Aaron Finch, 2) Brendon McCullum, 3) Suresh Raina (capt), 4) Dinesh Karthik (wk), 5) Dwayne Smith, 6) Ravindra Jadeja, 7) Dwayne Bravo, 8) Eklavya Dwivedi, 9) Praveen Kumar, 10) Dhawal Kulkarni, 11) Shadab Jakati

Royal Challengers Bangalore: 1) Chris Gayle, 2) Virat Kohli (capt), 3) AB de Villiers, 4) KL Rahul (wk), 5) Shane Watson, 6) Stuart Binny, 7) Sachin Baby, 8) Chris Jordan, 9) Iqbal Abdulla, 10) S Aravind, 11) Yuzvendra Chahal

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