AB de Villiers magic delivers RCB thrilling win

Gujarat Lions v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016, Qualifier 1, Bangalore
Iqbal Abdulla had Gujarat Lions in early trouble, dismissing Brendon McCullum and Aaron Finch in the second over© BCCI
© BCCIIqbal Abdulla had Gujarat Lions in early trouble, dismissing Brendon McCullum and Aaron Finch in the second over
Shane Watson dismissed Suresh Raina with a short ball soon thereafter, reducing Lions to 9 for 3 in the fourth over© BCCI
© BCCIShane Watson dismissed Suresh Raina with a short ball soon thereafter, reducing Lions to 9 for 3 in the fourth over
Dinesh Karthik and Dwayne Smith then put on 85 off 61 for the fourth wicket to revive Lions' innings© BCCI
© BCCIDinesh Karthik and Dwayne Smith then put on 85 off 61 for the fourth wicket to revive Lions' innings
Smith was particularly aggressive, hitting five fours and six sixes in his 41-ball 73© BCCI
© BCCISmith was particularly aggressive, hitting five fours and six sixes in his 41-ball 73
But the wickets of Karthik, Smith and Ravindra Jadeja in the space of three overs left Lions tottering again, at 115 for 6 in the 17th over© BCCI
© BCCIBut the wickets of Karthik, Smith and Ravindra Jadeja in the space of three overs left Lions tottering again, at 115 for 6 in the 17th over
Eklavya Dwivedi made a 9-ball 19 before Watson dismissed Dwivedi and Dwayne Bravo off consecutive balls in the 19th over to finish with four wickets; Lions stumbled to 158 all out© BCCI
© BCCIEklavya Dwivedi made a 9-ball 19 before Watson dismissed Dwivedi and Dwayne Bravo off consecutive balls in the 19th over to finish with four wickets; Lions stumbled to 158 all out
Virat Kohli chopped a delivery from Dhawal Kulkarni onto his stumps for a duck, his first in 51 T20 innings, in the second over© BCCI
© BCCIVirat Kohli chopped a delivery from Dhawal Kulkarni onto his stumps for a duck, his first in 51 T20 innings, in the second over
Two overs later, Kulkarni dismissed Chris Gayle and KL Rahul off consecutive balls© BCCI
© BCCITwo overs later, Kulkarni dismissed Chris Gayle and KL Rahul off consecutive balls
When Watson and Sachin Baby fell, Royal Challengers Bangalore were reeling at 29 for 5 in the sixth over© BCCI
© BCCIWhen Watson and Sachin Baby fell, Royal Challengers Bangalore were reeling at 29 for 5 in the sixth over
Stuart Binny briefly kept AB de Villiers company with a 15-ball 21, but was out to a rough lbw decision. Royal Challengers slumped to 68 for 6© BCCI
© BCCIStuart Binny briefly kept AB de Villiers company with a 15-ball 21, but was out to a rough lbw decision. Royal Challengers slumped to 68 for 6
Just when things were looking dire, de Villiers played a sparkling knock under pressure, finishing with an unbeaten 79 off 47© BCCI
© BCCIJust when things were looking dire, de Villiers played a sparkling knock under pressure, finishing with an unbeaten 79 off 47
He was well supported by Iqbal Abdulla, who played a composed knock for 33 off 25 in a 91-run stand to take Royal Challengers to their first final since 2011© BCCI
© BCCIHe was well supported by Iqbal Abdulla, who played a composed knock for 33 off 25 in a 91-run stand to take Royal Challengers to their first final since 2011

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