Suresh Raina side Gujarat Lions (GL) thrash Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 4-wickets in the 23rd game of Indian Premier League (IPL) at Eden Gardens on Friday. Suresh Raina's blistering 84 off 46 balls helped Gujarat Lions overhaul the target of 187 easily in 18.2 overs. Openers Aaron Finch and Brendon McCullum's quickfire 31 and 33, respectively, gave the visitors the start they needed to win the match.
The home side bowlers proved costly as the opposition sent them flying on every corner of the park.Chinaman spinner Kuldeep Yadav finished the game with 2 for 33 runs. Despite rain interrupting play, Gujarat did not lose impulse and kept htting the ball. After this victory, the host still stands at the second position, while the tourists have climbed one place above Rising Pune Supergiant [RPS]. Suresh Raina was adjudged the Man of the Match.