Amla century go west – Punjab wins over Gujarat

Vastavam web: Match between Punjab and Gujarat took place at Mohali and Punjab Kings xi lost the match to Gujarati Lions. Punjab first took batting,Amla(104, 60 balls; 8×4;5×6) did fantastic century, the second century for him in this season. Shawn mart (43 balls, 58; 6×4) also attracted the crowd with his game.The team’s score at the end of 20 overs was 189 runs for 3 wickets.Later in Gujarat innings Dwene Smith (39balls, 74;8×4;4×6) contributed much to the team’s victory with his first half century, he got man of the match award for his display. The others who contributed for the victory are Ishan Kishan (24balls, 29; 3×4) captain Suresh Raina (39,25 ball ;3×4;1×6) Dinesh Karthik (35 not out, 29 balls; 2×4 and 1×6). Smith and Ishan together made 91 runs to the team but Smith became out in 12th over. However captain Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik played consistently without giving any chance for the bowlers and at the end in the last over when 2 balls were remaining  the boundary was  hit and Gujarat was  declared the winner with 192 for 4 wickets.