IPL in pictures: Narine blows away RCB; Smith helps Gujarat win

Caribbean pinch-hitter Sunil Narine smashed the fastest 50 of this season's IPL, bringing up the milestone in only 15 balls, against the Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday. Photo: K. Murali Kumar
Opening the batting with Narine, Aussie Chris Lynn also scored a 50 as they blazed to 105 for no loss within the first six overs. KKR made small work of the target of 159, winning the game in the 16th over. Photo: K. Murali Kumar
Earlier in the first innings, Travis Head rescued the home side as he top-scored for RCB with a 47-ball 75, helping the side reach a respectable total of 158 for 6.
Hashim Amla scored his second ton of the tournament, scoring 104 off just 60 balls, helping the team reach 189. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar
Dwayne Smith provided the perfect start, getting Gujarat off to a flier chasing a big target. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar
Dinesh Karthik played a solid hand to help Gujarat cross the finish line. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar