Gujarat Lions beat Rising Pune Supergiants by seven wickets in an Indian Premier League match at Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium in Rajkot last night.

Chasing the challenging total of 172, Gujarat Lions got off to a blazing start with McCullum 49 and Dwayne Smith 47 sharing qucikfire 94 runs for the opening stand in just 53 balls. 

Skipper Suresh Raina 35 not out and Aaron Finch 33 not out stitched an unbeaten 61-run fourth wicket stand to overwhelm the target with two overs to spare. 

Earlier, Rising Pune Super Giants put into bat, made 171 for eight. Steven Smith 43 and Manoj Tiwary 31 were the main scorer for Pune team. Right-arm pacer Andrew Tye, playing his first IPL match took 5 wicket and registered the second hat trick of the day. He was declared Man of the Match. 

In an another match at Bengaluru, Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets. Samuel Badree of RCB took 4 wickets with a hat btrick.

In today's fixture, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.The match will begin at 4 PM. 

In the second game of the day, Delhi Daredevils will play Kings XI Punjab at Feroz Shah Kotla ground in Delhi. The match will begin at 8 PM.

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