Captain Suresh Raina takes Gujarat team to victory

Vastavam web: In this season with the consecutive defeats Gujarat Lions went into the trouble but this victory gave a relief.In Eden Gardens Kolkata played with Gujarat Lions.Gujarat won the toss and chose to bat.It set the target of 188 runs as it scored 187 runs for the loss of 5 wickets, Uttappa (72) got half a century.. Gujarat Lions team made a sparkling beginning with Finch (31), McCullum (33) batting as openers.

Later Dinesh Karthik (3), Ishan Kishan (4) and Dwayne Smith (5) showed a dull performance.Though his teammates failed Raina with captain innings easily Chased​ the target.As a result on its own home land Kolkata got defeated thereby breaking the consecutive Victories.For Gujarat this victory gave an inspiration.Suresh Raina (84) at one stage played consistently but at the end with Jadeja (19 not out) together played aggressively and brought Gujarat the second victory for the loss of 4 wickets.Raina got man of the match award.