Gilchrist lead Deccan Chargers beat Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders by 8 wickets at Newlands on Sunday.
Kolkata captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and decided to bat and on a lively pitch, the Kolkata KR were all out for 101 with RP Singh taking 4 wickets. West Indian fast bowler Fidel Edwards bowled mosteconomically. Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha took 2 for 14.
Australian Brad Hodge was the only Kolkata batsman to shine, hitting 31.
The Deccan Chargers needed only 13.1 overs to clinch their win, with Herschelle Gibbs hitting 43 not out and Rohit Sharma 36 not out.