“That Was an Amazing Innings,” Skipper Smith All Praise for Stokes
Pune climb to fourth in the standings.
Ben Stokes smashed a quick-fire century to guide Rising Pune Supergiant to a five-wicket victory over Gujarat Lions on Monday.
Electing to field first on winning the toss, Pune dismissed the visitors for 161 in 19.5 overs but chasing the target, initially made heavy weather of their chase before reaching it with one ball left.
Stokes played a starring role, plundering 103 runs off just 63 balls producing seven boundaries and six hits into the stands along the way.
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