Champions

  • CLT20: Lucky we ended up on the winning side, says Mitchell Marsh 33 minutes ago

    Mohali: Having pulled off an improbable win by hitting two successive sixes off the last two deliveries, Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh on Saturday said that his team was lucky to be on the winning side as they defeated Dolphins in a league encounter of Champions League Twenty20. The team from Australia...
  • CLT20: Marsh two sixes seals tense win for Scorchers over Dolphins 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    Mohali: The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa's Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Champions League T20 on Saturday. Needing 12 off the last two deliveries, Marsh dispatched seamer Robbie Frylinck over...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Punjab opt to field against Barbados Tridents 4 hours 6 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents. The Kings XI came into the tournament on the back of a successful...
  • CLT20: We want to play well and get crowd support, says Lions skipper Hafeez 6 hours 59 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Expressing happiness over playing in a major tournament like Champions League Twenty20 in India, Lahore Lions captain Mohammad Hafeez on Saturday said that his team is determined to play well and get support of the crowd. "It is great to come to India. People are crazy about cricket. When you...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Dolphins opt to bat against Scorchers 8 hours 7 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) For the Scorchers, a lot will depend on Adam Voges and the top order batsman will look to come good on the Mohali track. Mitchell Marsh has the ability to tear apart the rival bowling attack. On the other hand, Dolphins,...
  • CLT20: It's good to have Wasim Akram around, says Andre Russell 9 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Refusing to revel in the early spotlight after his blitzkrieg in the Champions League Twenty20 opener, Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Andre Russell has credited the team's support staff and said that having the great Wasim Akram in the dugout is a big plus. "The support staff of KKR is...
  • CLT20: Clash of two non-IPL teams as Dolphins take on Perth Scorchers 15 hours 20 minutes ago

    Mohali: Australia's Perth Scorchers, boasting many a proven performer in their ranks, will start as favorites when they take on South African team Dolphins in a clash of two non-IPL teams in the Champion League Twenty20, here on Saturday. For the Scorchers, a lot will depend on Adam Voges and the...
  • CLT20: Kings XI Punjab face Caribbean test after a solid start 16 hours 5 minutes ago

    Mohali: After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents in a Group B match of the Oppo Champions League twenty20 here on Saturday. The Kings XI came into the tournament on...
  • CLT20: Always trying to work on my shots, says Kane Williamson 17 hours 35 minutes ago

    Raipur: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson on Friday said that he was looking for the shots all through his record knock of 101 not out in Northern Knights victory over Cape Cobras in a Champions League Twenty20 match here. Williamson struck a hundred from just 48 balls to record the fastest...
  • CLT20: Williamson ton flattens Cobras as Knights win by 33 runs (D/L) 23 hours 55 minutes ago

    Raipur: Rains took some sheen off Kane Williamson's record batting display of scoring the fastest ever century in Champions League Twenty20 as New Zealand side Northern Knights beat Cape Cobras of South Africa by 33 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method on Friday. Opening batsman Williamson produced a sensational batting show as he...
  • Injury rules JP Duminy out of CLT20 Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Cape Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after all-rounder JP Duminy has been ruled out of Oppo Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury and has been replaced by Sybrand Engelbrecht. "The CLT20 has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the Oppo CLT20 has approved Sybrand Engelbrecht...
  • Ludogorets eye another run to the champions league knockout stages Yesterday

    Sofia: Unfancied Bulgarian champions Ludogorets are determined to reach the knockout stages of a European competition for a second successive year despite being drawn against Champions League heavyweights Real Madrid and Liverpool, the club's owner said. Ludogorets, who reached the last 16 in the Europa League last season, were tipped to...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Cape Cobras opt to field against Northern Knights Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie. Cape Cobras,...
  • Denied home-cooked biryani, angry MS Dhoni checks CSK out of hotel: report Yesterday

    How would you feel if denied a chance to have home-cooked Hyderabadi biryani? Not very good, we suppose. Well, the captain of the Indian cricket team and IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, too didn't take it lightly when a Hyderabad five-star hotel prevented the CSK squad from...
  • CLT20: Hurricanes can take lot of positives from their loss, says coach Damien Wright Yesterday

    Mohali: Losing their opening Champions League Twenty20 tie against Kings XI Punjab, Hobart Hurricanes coach Damien Wright admitted he was disappointed but said his side would take a lot of positives from the game. "Disappointed but there are a lot of positives we are going to take out of the game,...
  • George Bailey credits bowlers for victory in CLT20 opener Yesterday

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey has credited his bowlers for setting up a five-wicket victory against Hobart Hurricanes in their campaign opener of the Champions League Twenty20. Left-arm spinner Akshar Patel (1/20) along with seamers Parvinder Awana (1/25) and Thisara Perera (2/17) helped Punjab restrict the Hurricanes to 144/6...
  • CLT20: Sprightly Northern Knights face Cape Cobras Yesterday

    Raipur: Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie of the Champions League T20 on Friday. Cape Cobras, who were...
  • George Bailey promises better show after KXIP win their CLT20 opener Yesterday

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab captain heaped praise on Glenn Maxwell and Thisara Perera after the five-wicket win against Hobart Hurricanes here on Thursday and promised his team will get better in the Champions League T20. "A terrific innings from Maxy and TP (Perera) there, it takes some courage to come out...
  • CLT20: Perera, Maxwell star as Kings XI Punjab win battle of debutants 2 days ago

    Mohali: A cracking knock from Glenn Maxwell helped Kings XI Punjab overcome a poor start to their chase and win the battle of first-timers against Hobart Hurricanes by five wickets in the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kings were reduced to 51 for four in the chase of 145 before Maxwell...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Kings XI Punjab opt to field against Hobart Hurricanes 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After their best-ever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday. Riding on...
  • Germans draw first blood in rivalry with English foes 2 days ago

    Berlin: German teams scored a point - or more accurately, seven - in their rivalry with English clubs this week, coming out on top in two of their three Champions League duels, with the third resulting in a share of the spoils. Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich certainly had the better of...
  • Sergi Samper the latest gem from Barcelona production line 2 days ago

    Barcelona: One thing that has stood out during the early stages of Luis Enrique's stint as Barcelona coach is the faith he is placing in recent graduates from the club's famed "La Masia" academy. At least in the opening weeks of the season, Luis Enrique is relying on home-grown talent more...
  • James Rodriguez starting to make a mark at Real Madrid 2 days ago

    Madrid: Expectations were unsurprisingly sky high when Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez joined Real Madrid from Monaco after top scoring with six goals at the 2014 World Cup. Real, who play at Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga on Saturday, snapped up the golden boot winner for a fee of around 80...
  • Doeschate praises Russell after KKR's winning start to CLT20 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Ryan ten Doeschate heaped praise on team-mate Andre Russell for taking the game away from Chennai Super Kings with a scintillating knock and open their campaign in the Champions League Twenty20 on a winning note. Doeschate said the victory is crucial for his side ahead of...
  • Never term coaches as Indian or overseas, says Sanjay Bangar 2 days ago

    India's assistant cricket coach Sanjay Bangar feels competence, not nationality, should be the sole criteria while judging a coach and criticism should never be based on whether the person is an Indian or not. "It should never be termed as an Indian or an overseas coach. We need to get over...
  • Bangladesh name Shakib, Rubel in Asian Games squad 2 days ago

    Bangladesh's 15-member squad for the Asian Games has received a fillip with star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan and fast bowler Rubel Hossain brought in as replacements for offspinner Sohag Gazi and paceman Al-Amin Hossain who have come under the ICC radar clamping down on bowlers with suspect action. The Games...