Champions League T20

  • PCB confident of Lahore Lions' participation in CLT20 Yesterday

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board said on Wednesday it was confident that the Lahore Lions team would get clearance from the Indian government to participate in the forthcoming Champions League in India. A official aware of the developments said that until now the BCCI had not contacted the PCB on the...
  • Daniel Vettori to miss Champions League T20 due to personal reasons 3 days ago

    Wellington: Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has decided to pull out from the upcoming Champions League T20 due to some "personal issues". Left-arm spinner Vettori was expected to play for the Northern Districts (Northern Knights) in the qualifying stages of the tournament along with Mumbai Indians, South Express and Lahore...
  • CLT20 2014: Complete squads of all the teams 3 days ago

    New Delhi: All the players named by more than two teams for the Champions League Twenty20, including South African legend Jacques Kallis and West Indian dasher Kieron Pollard, have opted for their IPL franchises instead of their domestic teams. "Eight players scheduled to take part in the competition were in high...
  • Recovering Zaheer Khan may not feature in CLT20 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Veteran seamer Zaheer Khan feels India would struggle to make an impact overseas unless the batsmen raised their game and notch up big scores consistently. India's woeful run of form away from home continued as they were blanked 3-1 by England in the recently-concluded Tests series, with two matches...
  • Daniel Vettori to play in Champions League 3 days ago

    Wellington: Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori will play for Northern Districts province at next month's Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament in India. The 35-year-old Vettori, who played the most-recent of his 112 tests for New Zealand two years ago, became available when his Jamaican side was eliminated from contention in...
  • I am preparing at my academy for the CLT20, says Virender Sehwag 3 days ago

    Discarded India opener Virender Sehwag says he wants to carry forward his good form from the last edition of Indian Premier League to the upcoming Champions League T20 which will be held in just over a month from now. "I hope to do well (in the Champions League). I have started...
  • Dispute erupts between PCB and FCA over payments to players December 15, 2013

    Karachi: A dispute has erupted between the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the Faisalabad cricket association over disbursement of payments to players who went to India for the Champions League tournament this year. According to a official of the Faisalabad association, the players of Faisalabad Wolves which went to India by...
  • CLT20: Visa woes for Pakistan's Faisalabad Wolves a 'human error' September 16, 2013

    Chandigarh: The visa woes of Pakistan's T20 Champions League team are set to end. The organisers have now told CNN-IBN that it was a human error that led to the goof up, which forced them to leave their hotel in Chandigarh as they had a visa only for Mohali. The visas...
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad out to impress once again September 15, 2013

    After their spirited display in the sixth season of the IPL, the upbeat Sunrisers Hyderabad will once again look to impress their fans when they start their campaign in the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20). Hyderabad finished fourth in the IPL 6 points table after being eliminated by Rajasthan Royals,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar likely to play in Champions League T20 June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar may have announced his retirement from Indian Premier League but the veteran cricketer is likely to don the Mumbai Indians jersey during the upcoming edition of Champions League T20 which will be held in India from September 17 to October 6. "The prospects of Sachin playing for...
  • India to host CLT20 from Sep 17 to Oct 6 this year April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Champions League Twenty20 will be played for the third time in India from September 17 to October 6 this year, the Governing Council of the tournament confirmed that on Friday. The tournament will follow a similar format to the two previous editions with a group stage preceded by...
  • We're lucky to be in CLT20 final: Smith October 27, 2012

    Centurion: Sydney Sixers' allrounder Steve Smith said his team is lucky to sneak into the Champions League Twenty20 final after fortunes swung like a pendulum in its semi-final clash against Titans. Sixers won the battle of nerves against the Titans last night. Needing eight runs from the final over to reach...
  • Two best teams have made it to final: Haddin October 27, 2012

    Centurion: Sydney Sixers captain Brad Haddin feels that the "two best teams" have made it to the final of the Champions League T20. "We got our jail-free card," an ecstatic Haddin said. "No matter what format you play, you have got to execute your skills. We panicked a bit but but...
  • Team bogged down by nerves: Jayawardene October 26, 2012

    Durban: Livid after Delhi Daredevils went down meekly to Highveld Lions in the Champions League Twenty20 semifinal, skipper Mahela Jayawardene said his team did not have the "right attitude" and was bogged down by nerves and pressure. Jayawardene dropped himself from the line-up to accommodate the aggressive David Warner in the...
  • Fielding let Delhi Daredevils down: Ross Taylor October 26, 2012

    Durban: Delhi Daredevils captain Ross Taylor blamed their semi-final defeat against Highveld Lions to poor fielding which cost them 25 extra runs. "We let ourselves down in the field," Taylor said at the post-match presentation ceremony. "We gave 20-25 extra in the field. I felt that the target was definitely gettable,...
  • Both MI, CSK wanted to win for pride: Karthik October 21, 2012

    Johannesburg: The IPL derby between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings might have been reduced to a dead-rubber even before its start but both the teams were desperate to win the match for pride, Mumbai wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik said. Even before the first ball was bowled on Saturday night,...
  • Lions meet Yorkshire with eyes on semis October 20, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa's Highveld Lions will look to inch closer to a semi-final berth when they take on struggling and injury-hit English side Yorkshire in a group B encounter of the Champions League Twenty20 here. After winning both their matches in the Qualifying event, Yorkshire received a mauling at the hands...
  • MI's CLT20 fate no longer in own hands: Pollock October 19, 2012

    Cape Town: Facing elimination from Champions League Twenty20 after a loss and a washed-out game, Mumbai Indians' bowling coach and mentor Shaun Pollock said the team's fate is no longer in its own hands. "It's disappointing for us. The Lions have won two games and the way the schedule has been...
  • CLT20, Sydney vs Lions: as it happened October 18, 2012

    The Australian team chased down 138 with six balls to go to register their third successive win and reach the semi-finals....
  • Narine admits KKR were under pressure October 18, 2012

    Durban: Kolkata Knight Riders' offspinner Sunil Narine conceded that his IPL champion team buckled under pressure in the Champions League Twenty20 after being knocked out of the event in the group stage itself. KKR were sent packing after their third group match, against Perth Scorchers, was called off due to rain....
  • We need to play smart cricket: Gambhir October 16, 2012

    Cape Town: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir wants his teammates to play "smart and better" cricket in their remaining two matches after they suffered a seven-wicket defeat against Auckland Aces in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, here on Monday night. "We need to play some...
  • Sydney Sixers pose huge challenge to CSK October 13, 2012

    Johannesburg: Featuring players who shone at the World Twenty20, Australia's Sydney Sixers might prove to be quite a handful for the Chennai Super Kings when the two teams clash in their opening Group B encounter of the Champions League T20, here on Sunday. Sixers have quite an ace up their sleeve...
  • CLT20: Poor cousin of Champions League football October 12, 2012

    IPL vs EPL. CLT20 vs UEFA Champions League. That's the comparison young generation of India is laughing about. A country where cricket is considered a religion and cricketers demi-Gods, we have a situation where tournaments are being conceptualized to match the popularity of football. But it's a far-fetched thought. Cricket...
  • CLT20: Yorkshire beat T & T to qualify for main draw October 11, 2012

    Centurion: Yorkshire rode on Gary Ballance and Adil Rashid's batting heroics to qualify for the main draw of the Champions League Twenty20 with a comfortable six-wicket win over Trinidad and Tobago here on Wednesday. Chasing Trinidad's 148 for 9, Ballance (64 off 37) and Rashid (33 off 27) lifted Yorkshire from...
  • CLT20, Yorkshire vs T&T: As it happened October 11, 2012

    Gary Ballance led the Yorkshire chase with 64 not out. The English team reached 149 with 7 balls to go. ...
  • CLT20: Yorkshire beat Uva by 5 wickets in qualifier October 10, 2012

    Johannesburg: Yorkshire produced a clinically all-round performance to defeat Uva Next by five wickets in the Champions League Twenty20's opening qualifying match here on Monday. Chasing 151 for victory, English side Yorkshire completed the task with three balls to spare at the New Wanderers Stadium. David Miller (39 not out) and...
  • CLT20, Yorkshire vs Uva: as it happened October 9, 2012

    Yorkshire produced a clinically all-round performance to defeat Uva Next by five wickets in the Champions League Twenty20's opening qualifying match. ...
  • CLT20: A case of too much, too soon October 8, 2012

    Like that oddball uncle in the family – each of us has one, admit it – who shows up without much forewarning and overstays his welcome while rambling on about uncomfortable topics, sometimes bordering on the incoherent, the Champions League Twenty20 is at out doorstep. Twenty20 cricket has reached a saturation...
  • Sehwag declared fit to play in CLT20: reports October 8, 2012

    Delhi: Delhi Daredevils' opener Virender Sehwag has been declared fit to play in the upcoming Champions League T20 tournament, starting on Tuesday in South Africa, but he could miss the first match against the IPL champions, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The explosive batsman, who earlier in the year handed over Delhi's...
  • No bonus scandal in CL T20 hosting, assures CSA October 4, 2012

    Johannesburg: The irregular bonus scandal which followed their hosting of the 2009 IPL will not be repeated when South Africa host this year's Champions League Twenty20, the country's Cricket Board has assured. Tournament Director Naasei Appiah insisted that no financial irregularities would happen this time. Cricket South Africa is still grappling...