Champions

  • CLT20: Blizzard powers Hurricanes easy win over Cobras 14 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Aiden Blizzard played a blistering knock as Hobart Hurricanes beat Cape Cobras by six wickets in a group league encounter of the Champions League T20, to keep their hopes of qualifying for the semi-final alive. Chasing a stiff target of 184, 'Hurricane Blizzard' swept the Cobras away with his 48-ball-78...
  • CLT20, Live Score: Kolkata opt to bowl against Lions 44 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bowl first. Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game. KKR, this year's...
  • It's difficult to get crowds for CLT20 matches: Stephen Fleming 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Bangalore: The sparse crowds at the Champions League Twenty20 was not a strange phenomena since cricket lovers are not expected to come out in support of foreign teams, vying against each other in the tournament, Chennai Super Kings Coach Stephen Fleming said on Sunday. "It is a difficult task for neutral...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Cape Cobras opt to bat against Hobart Hurricanes 5 hours 8 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After losing their star allrounder Jean-Paul Duminy, an injury-hit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium on Sunday. Both the teams have lost their first games in Group...
  • CLT20: David Miller praises Akshar Patel for coming good 8 hours 19 minutes ago

    Mohali: Man-of-the-match David Miller credited young bowler Akshar Patel for coming good when the team needed it the most, saying that the tailender's knock enabled Kings XI Punjab to defeat Barbados Tridents in the Champions League T20 match. Chasing 175 for victory, Miller smashed a 34-ball 46 under pressure, but it...
  • CLT20: Cape Cobras lacked intensity, says skipper Justin Ontong 10 hours 53 minutes ago

    Raipur: Describing his team's performance against Northern Knights as "disappointing", Cape Cobras skipper Justin Ontong said the South African side lacked the intensity which resulted in their defeat to New Zealand side here on Friday. "They got off to a fantastic start. We didn't field well. We did not take our...
  • CLT20: Duminy-less Cape Cobras face Hobart Hurricanes 4 hours 58 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: After losing their star allrounder Jean-Paul Duminy, an injury-hit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, on Sunday. Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after Duminy was ruled out of the tournament due to an injury,...
  • CLT20: Debutants Lahore Lions take on formidable Kolkata Knight Riders 6 hours 31 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. KKR, this year's IPL champions, scored a remarkable victory over Chennai thanks to a scintillating knock...
  • CLT20: KXIP captain George Bailey heaps praise on Akshar Patel 14 hours 23 minutes ago

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey on Saturday heaped praise on Akshar Patel for his crucial nine-ball 23 which helped his team beat Barbados Trident by four wickets in the Champions League twenty20 here. Needing 25 to win off last two overs, Patel blasted three fours and a six as...
  • CLT20: Miller, Patel script Punjab's 4-wicket win over Tridents 20 hours 28 minutes ago

    Mohali: David Miller smashed a 34-ball 46* under pressure and Parvinder Awana scalped three wickets as Kings XI Punjab notched up a four-wicket victory over Barbados Tridents in the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Put into bat, Barbados posted a challenging 174 for six, riding on twin half-centuries by Dilshan Munaweera...
  • CLT20: Lucky we ended up on the winning side, says Mitchell Marsh 21 hours 14 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    (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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    (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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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) Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    (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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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...