Champions League Twenty20

  • KKR to play CSK in 2014 Champions League Twenty20 opener 9 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will play Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match of this year's Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on September 17. The sixth edition of the Twenty20 tournament will be held in four Indian cities -- Hyderabad,...
  • Lahore Lions to represent Pakistan at Champions League Twenty20 5 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed that a star studded Lahore Lions led by Mohammad Hafeez will represent Pakistan in the forthcoming Champions League Twenty20 tournament to be held in September. "The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has formally invited us and Lahore Lions by virtue of...
  • Lahore Lions to play in 2014 CLT20 July 16, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan will send their domestic Twenty20 champions Lahore Lions to play in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) to be held in India in September, an official said on Wednesday. The Lions, led by former Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez, beat Misbah-ul Haq's Faisalabad Wolves in the final of the...
  • Zaheer Khan eyes CLT20 route for India comeback July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Recovering from a muscle injury, veteran pacer Zaheer Khan is eyeing a comeback to competitive cricket for Mumbai Indians during Champions League T20 in early October, even though he was non-commital about his chances of making it to the World Cup squad in 2015. "The World Cup is a...
  • Mumbai Indians to retire Sachin Tendulkar's No. 10 jersey October 14, 2013

    The reigning IPL and CLT20 champions Mumbai Indians have decided to retire the No. 10 jersey worn by Sachin Tendulkar, who - following his decision to quit T20s - has decided to hang up his boots after his 200th Test next month. After Mumbai won their maiden IPL trophy earlier this...
  • Pravin Tambe: From obscurity to fame October 9, 2013

    Picked from obscurity by Rajasthan Royals, the 42-year-old ended the Champions League T20 as the leading wicket-taker. ...
  • Triumphs at IPL 6 and CLT20 great tribute to Tendulkar: Nita Ambani October 8, 2013

    Mumbai Indians' team owner Nita Ambani reflected on winning the IPL and Champions League T20 titles in the same year. ...
  • I am ready for the second innings, says Rahul Dravid October 8, 2013

    Rahul Dravid's playing career ended last night against Mumbai Indians in the final of the Champions League Twenty20. While he ended up on the wrong end of the result, Dravid leaves behind a rich legacy. He sat down earlier on Monday with CNN-IBN sports editor Gaurav Kalra to reflect on...
  • Sachin Tendulkar can carry on for long, says Dinesh Karthik October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar is still as fit as a fiddle and can carry on playing at the highest level for as long as he wants to, said his Mumbai Indians team-mate Dinesh Karthik. "It is incredible that Sachin paaji looks as fit as he has ever been. His work ethic...
  • Sachin Tendulkar in no mood to leave Mumbai Indians October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians gave their icon player Sachin Tendulkar the perfect farewell on Sunday by putting the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 trophy in the batting legends lap, but the Mumbaikar says "something will come along" before the next IPL season that will keep him in the MI dugout. "As of...
  • Rahul Dravid may return as Rajasthan Royals mentor, Watson captain October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Rahul Dravid made his last appearance in competitive cricket on Sunday, where his team Rajasthan Royals lost the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) final to Mumbai Indians; however, it may not be the end of Dravid's association with the Rajasthan franchise that may bring him back as a mentor,...
  • Ready to open innings in all three formats: Rohit Sharma October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After guiding Mumbai Indians to their second Champions League T20 title, skipper Rohit Sharma said he is ready to open innings in all three formats of the game and that he has been waiting for the opportunity for the last six years. "Modern cricket is such that you cannot...
  • CLT20: Rahane wins Golden Bat, Dwayne Smith Man of the Series October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians' Dwayne Smith and Harbhajan Singh won the Man-of-the-Series and Man-of-the-match awards, respectively, after winning the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) title at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here on Sunday. With scores of 9, 63*, 48, 59 and 44, the in-form Smith bagged the Man-of-the-Series award. Harbhajan, on...
  • Harbhajan's 3-wicket burst turned game in MI's favour: Dravid October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid on Sunday said that Mumbai Indians offspinner Harbhajan Singh's three-wicket burst in the 17th over turned the Champions League Twenty20 final on its head and his side lost the plot after that. "Mumbai were the better side. But it was a terrific effort from...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid given guard of honour October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid and Mumbai Indians' Sachin Tendulkar, playing their last Twenty20 matches, were given a guard of honour by their team-mates during the Champions League Twenty20 final at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Sunday. Rajasthan players offered the ceremonial salute to their skipper Dravid as they entered...
  • Sachin Tendulkar bids Mumbai Indians adieu with the CLT20 trophy October 6, 2013

    A perfect moment to begin with this quote from the movie Last Hurrah: "There's one thing we all can be sure - if he had it to do over again, there's no doubt in the world he would do it very, very differently." That's probably true about how Sachin...
  • Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals to win their 2nd CLT20 title October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians gave Sachin Tendulkar a perfect send off from T20 cricket, winning their second Champions League Twenty20 title, beating Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs in the summit clash at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium on Sunday. Riding on quick runs by Dwayne Smith (44 off 39) and Glenn...
  • Timeline: Sachin Tendulkar's Twenty20 journey October 7, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar's journey with Mumbai Indians is only one-fourth of his cricket career, and it came to an end on October 6, 2013. But those six years comprise 99 percent of Tendulkar's T20 stats, after he chose to quit the India T20 jersey playing just one international. The Sachin-MI association...
  • I have been inspired by Tendulkar's exploits: Rahul Dravid October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Playing for one last time together in a cricket match, albeit for different teams in the Champions League Twenty20 summit clash here, Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid Sunday heaped encomiums on each other with the latter saying that his long time former India team-mate had inspired him to...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians, CLT20 Final October 6, 2013

    Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, CLT20 trophy: Dravid making his last competitive appearance on the cricket field, Tendulkar playing his last T20, Mumbai Indians eyeing a double. The bullet points for a domestic T20 title-clash can't be more illustrious. Dravid's Rajasthan Royals will take on Tendulkar-inspired Mumbai in the final of the...
  • Domination of IPL teams in CLT20 not entirely unfair October 6, 2013

    An international extension of the Indian Premier League, the Champions League Twenty20 is quite understandably dominated by teams from India; and the 2013 edition hasn't been an exception with three of the four semi-finalists coming from the IPL, two of whom - Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals - have progressed...
  • Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma fined for slow over-rate October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma was on Sunday fined USD 1500 for maintaining a slow over rate during CLT20 semi-final against Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday. At the end of the match, Mumbai Indians were assessed to be one over behind the required rate after allowances were taken into...
  • CLT20 Final: Rahul Dravid's last hurrah, Sachin Tendulkar's final T20 October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, CLT20 trophy: Dravid making his last competitive appearance on the cricket field, Tendulkar playing his last T20, Mumbai Indians eyeing a double. The bullet points for a domestic T20 title-clash can't be more illustrious. Dravid's Rajasthan Royals will take on Tendulkar-inspired Mumbai in the final...
  • Mumbai Indians hold an edge in CLT20 final: Rohit Sharma October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Sunday indicated his team will hold an edge in the final of the Champions League Twenty20 against Rajasthan Royals considering they "know the conditions better" at the Feroz Shah Kotla. MI advanced to the title clash, slated to be held on Sunday, after...
  • Rahul Dravid quits competitive cricket: timeline of a legendary career October 6, 2013

    After retiring from all forms of international cricket in 2012, Rahul Dravid announced earlier this year that the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) will be his last tournament as a professional cricketer. And on this day, October 6, 2013, when Dravid makes his final appearance as a player, we look...
  • Young Rahul Dravid fans wish him good luck October 6, 2013

    CNN-IBN reaches out to young cricket lovers, who wish Dravid good luck and say he will be badly missed. ...
  • What has Rahul Dravid meant to cricket? October 6, 2013

    Rahul Dravid made Test cricket his backyard, ODIs the dance floor he took time to hit and T20s the classroom to educate the youngsters in the IPL and CLT20. And after sharing T20 dressing rooms with boys as young as the 18-year-old Sanju Samson, the quadragenarian is set for his...
  • Legendary Rahul Dravid set to cement final brick in The Wall October 6, 2013

    Since 1996, brick by brick, the game of cricket saw Rahul Dravid turn into 'The Wall' he came to be known as. Industrious by nature, with the attitude of a workman, Dravid earned each of his run with a surgeon's precision - until 2012, when he put down his scalpel....
  • Sachin Tendulkar calls himself a little superstitious October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: A few moments after crossing 50,000 runs in competitive cricket across all formats, Sachin Tendulkar called himself "a little superstitious" and said he was not aware of the impending landmark till it beamed on the big screen at the Feroze Shah Kotla on Saturday. Senior batsman Tendulkar reached the...