20:08 hrs: DROP! Sort of. Praveen Kumar moves back a touch on a mishit by Gambhir. Raina expected it to be taken by Praveen can’t even get his hands on it.

20:06 hrs: Uthappa begins the second over, by Dhawal Kulkarni, with a superb cover drive that races to the ropes on a quick outfield it seems.

20:05 hrs : Interesting shout at the end of the first over but umpire shakes head. 3 runs after the first over.

20:01 hrs: Interesting field placement. A leg slip in place for Gambhir.

20:00 hrs: Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir in the middle. Praveen Kumar with the ball.

20:00 hrs: First time a day-night fixture in Kanpur. Historic occasion for the ground that has hosted multiple fixtures in Tests, ODIs and even day T20 matches.

19:30 hrs: Gujarat Lions win the toss and opt to bowl first.

19:20 hrs: Apple CEO Tim Cook to be in attendance to watch an IPL fixture, IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla confirms.