Gujarat Lions, the second new franchise in the 2016 Indian Premier League, got their campaign off to a great start by registering a wonderful five-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab in Mohali.
Gujarat Lions won the toss and chose to bowl first but Murali Vijay and Manan Vohra stitched a 78-run stand for the opening wicket. Ravindra Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo pegged them back with regular wickets. Bravo was the pick of the bowlers with 4/22 and in the process, he became the first bowler to go past 300 wickets.
Chasing 162, Aaron Finch gave Gujarat Lions a rousing start with a wonderful 74 off 47 balls to give the team a five-wicket win.
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