IPL in pictures: Day of failed chases

Virat Kohli oversaw Royal Challengers fall to an embarrassing 82-run defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders. His side was bowled out for 49 in 9.4 overs, the lowest total in the history of the IPL. Photo: AFP
KKR players celebrate seeing the back of the mercurial Chris Gayle as he was unable to inspire the visiting side to the modest target of 132. Photo: K. R. Deepak
It was Nathan Coulter-Nile who did the bulk of the damage for KKR, as he accounted for captain Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Kedar Jadhav. Photo: PTI
Earlier, pinch-hitting opener Sunil Narine scored a 17-ball 34 as his cameo helped the host gather 65 for two in Powerplay. KKR couldn't capitalise on the good start and it floundered to 131 in its innings. Photo: K. R. Deepak
After a swashbuckling ton against Mumbai Indians, which went in vain, Amla, scored a breezy 40-ball 65 at the top as he inspired Gujarat Lions to a 26-run win. Photo: PTI
Axar Patel was crucial in stemming Gujarat Lion's chase as he picked up the crucial wickets of Suresh Raina and Dwayne Smith Photo: AFP
Dinesk Karthik top-scored, and was unbeaten, for the Lions with a 44-ball 58 but his effort was in vain as it fell 27 runs short of the target. Photo: Sportzpics