Clt 20

  • Sunil Narine, Andre Russell choose CLT20 over Tests 3 days ago

    St. John's: Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has once again chosen the Twenty20 format over Test cricket after opting out of the two-Test series against Bangladesh at home. Narine was a notable omission from the 13-man squad announced by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Friday for the first Test at...
  • Rohit set to miss CLT20, Pollard front-runner to lead Mumbai Indians 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Star batsman Rohit Sharma's finger fracture is not only a blow to the Indian team but a big setback for Mumbai Indians as well, who will be playing in the qualifiers of the Champions League T20 starting September 13, in Raipur. With Rohit sustaining a fractured middle finger during...
  • Daniel Vettori to miss Champions League T20 due to personal reasons August 25, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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...
  • Daniel Vettori to play in Champions League August 25, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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...
  • Lasith Malinga opts for Mumbai Indians over Sri Lankan team in CLT20 July 29, 2014

    Colombo: Lasith Malinga has chosen Mumbai Indians over his Sri Lankan side, Southern Express in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament, scheduled to be played in September. Nishantha Ranatunga, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Secretary said that the pacer had a talk with the officials and had conveyed his wish to...
  • KKR to play CSK in 2014 Champions League Twenty20 opener July 24, 2014

    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 July 19, 2014

    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...
  • 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. ...
  • CLT20 roster keeps India-Australia ODI series in the balance October 8, 2013

    Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) couldn't have been staged at a better time for Australia as five of their players who featured in the tournament are now battle-ready for the seven-match ODI series against India. Nathan Coulter Nile, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell (Mumbai Indians) and Shane Watson and James Faulkner (Rajasthan Royals)...
  • Tendulkar should retire with his bat held high: Ganguly October 7, 2013

    Kolkata: Observing that Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket was "imminent", former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday hoped the batting legend quits the game on a high. "There is too much speculation about his retirement, which is putting pressure on him. While I believe his retirement is not very far,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CLT20: Mumbai beat Trinidad and Tobago, to meet Rajasthan in the final October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians booked their spot in the Champions League Twenty20 final against Rajasthan Royals as they beat Trinidad and Tobago by six wickets at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium on Saturday. After restricting T&T to 153, Mumbai chased down the target in 19.1 overs, with Dwayne Smith scoring yet...