Chasing a target of 184, Gambhir and Chris Lynn combined with a record opening partnership in Twenty20 cricket history – chasing the target inside 15 overs.
Cricingif looks at some of top moments from the brilliant chase.
Chris Lynn, opening for only third time in his 87 match T20 career, smashed 8 sixes, also crossing the 150 sixes in the career.
Lynn smashes Kulkarni over midwicket
Gony gets the treatment for bowling length to Lynn
Lynn goes 6,4,6,6 against Smith
Lynn smashes Kulkarni for 8th six of his innings
While Lynn was in full flow at the other end, Gambhir continued to accumulate runs at healthy strike rate and ended with 76 off 48 balls, with 12 fours but no maximums.
He especially got liking of Shivil Kaushik, smashing five boundaries off the left-arm chinaman.
Gambhir started off with some straight drives
Gambhir smashes five boundaries off young Kaushik
Some wrist work was on show from the Knight Riders captain