Delhi Daredevils vs Gujarat Lions IPL 2016 : GL win by 1 Run

Delhi Daredevils vs Gujarat Lions IPL 2016 : GL win by 1 Run
Delhi Daredevils vs Gujarat Lions IPL 2016 : GL win by 1 Run

Vivo IPL 2016 match 23 was played between Gujarat Lions and Delhi Daredevils. Delhi Daredevils vs Gujarat Lions Match 2016 was played at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi on 27 April 2016. In DD vs GL IPL Match 2016, Delhi captain won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Gujarat Lions team started well with 28 runs without any wicket in 2 overs. So Gujarat Lions openers made the powerplay game in their favour by scoring 71 runs without loss of single wicket. Brendon McCullum scored 60 runs and Dwayne Smith scored 53 runs. After loss of 1st wicket at 119 runs, there were regular wicket fall. So in 20 overs, Gujarat lions scored 172 runs for 6 wickets.

Delhi Daredevils Playing XI:

Z Khan*, M Agarwal, K Ahmed, S Billings, C Brathwaite, N Coulter-Nile, Q de Kock, JP Duminy, A Herwadkar, I Tahir, S Iyer, M Lomror, C Milind, A Mishra, M Shami, C Morris, S Nadeem, K Nair, P Negi, R Pant, P Singh, S Samson, P Suyal, J Yadav

Gujarat Lions Playing XI:

S Raina*, S Ladda, A Nath, A Mishra, D Bravo, P Dogra, E Dwivedi, J Faulkner, A Finch, I Kishan, R Jadeja, S Jakati, D Karthik, S Kaushik, D Kulkarni, P Kumar, B McCullum, P Sangwan, J Shah, U Sharma, D Smith, D Steyn, P Tambe, A Tye

At the chasing time, Delhi’s player Quinton de Cock is the key player for the team. Gujarat’s bowler Dhawal Kulkarni started bowling and he sent back Samson to the pavilion. In first 5 overs, Delhi players could score only 19 runs with loss of 3 wickets. Delhi was also losing wickets at regular interval but Chris Morris came to the rescue for Delhi IPL Team as he scored 82 runs not out and JP Duminy also supported him by scoring 48 runs.

Vivo IPL 2016 match 23 GL vs DD was high voltage as there was no conclusion till the last ball. In last over, Delhi was in need of 14 runs but Dwayne Bravo was the bowler and finally Gujarat Lions secure the win by 1 Run. Gujarat Lions won the match but the Man of the match award goes to DD’s super player Chris Morris for his not out 82 runs.

Gujarat Lions will play their next match against Rising Pune Supergiants at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on 29 April 2016 while DD will play their next match against Kolkata Knight Riders on 30 April 2016 at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium.