IPL 2017: Raina, Finch Shines, As Gujrat Thrash Bangalore By 7 Wickets

An all-round performance by Suresh Raina side Gujrat Lions [GL] saw them demolished Royal Chllengers Bangalore by 7 wickets in 13.5 overs in an Indian Premier League [IPL] match at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday.

Despite Gujarat's early losses batsman (Brendon McCullum and Ishan Kishan), Australian batsman Aaron Finch (72) blasted the home side bowlers to all corners of the park and in the process hit his 12th IPL fifty.

It was the fastest fifty by any Gujarat Lions batsmen in the two seasons of the tournament they have participated in.  Spinner Samuel Badree, who picked up both the openers, finished 2 for 29 runs in the three overs that he bowled. On top of the match from the very beginning, the visitors didn't allow Bangalore to settle down. After this victory Gujarat Lions have climbed up to the sixth position with six points, one place above Bangalore.

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