Clt20

  • CLT20: Conditions were not favourable for spin bowling, says Express skipper Mubarak 2 hours 1 minutes ago

    Raipur: After losing two consecutive matches in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, Southern Express skipper Jehan Mubarak felt his team has a good spin attack but conditions didn't prove friendly to them. "Obviously we missed Lasith Malinga in the bowling department. Well, I think we have a very good spin bowling...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders hungry to taste CLT20 success 7 hours 13 minutes ago

    Reigning Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders are looking to justify their "reputation" with a good showing in the sixth edition edition of the Champions League Twenty20. "We can always make a comeback (in IPL) when you don't start off well as the tournament is two month long. But CLT20...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians trounce Southern Express to stay alive 15 hours 26 minutes ago

    Raipur: Openers Lendl Simmons and Mike Hussey struck commanding fifties to hand Mumbai Indians a resounding 9-wicket win over Sri Lankan outfit Southern Express and keep their team in the hunt for the main draw of the Champions League Twenty20, here on Sunday. Chasing 162 for a win in the qualifying...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Lahore Lions put Northern Knights in to bat 23 hours 59 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Umar Akmal played a stunning unbeaten cameo of 18-ball 38 as Lahore Lions beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by six wickets in their opening qualifying round match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Earlier on Saturday, New Zealand batsman Kane...
  • Rohit Sharma's absence felt by Mumbai Indians, says coach John Wright Yesterday

    Raipur: After being beaten by Lahore Lions in their first Champions League T20 qualifier, Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright said the defending champions lost because of a poor start with the bat in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma, who has been ruled out due to injury. "Well yeah,...
  • CLT20: Bowlers set up victory, says Lahore skipper Mohammad Hafeez Yesterday

    Raipur: Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez feels his bowlers set the stage for victory over Mumbai Indians in their first qualifier of the Champions League T20 tournament, by restricting the opponents to a low score. He, however, also credited his batsmen for finishing the game well to post a six-wicket victory...
  • CLT20: Star IPL players to watch out for Yesterday

    With the Champions League Twenty20 kicking off and that to happening in India, the IPL teams and their players will be keenly followed. Moreover, in the five editions of the CLT20, IPL teams have always started as favourites. Let's have a look at the star players from the IPL teams to...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians face Southern Express in a must-win game Yesterday

    After starting their Champions League T20 (CLT20) title defence on a losing note in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians would be eager to return to winnings ways when they take on the Sri Lankan champions Southern Express in Raipur on Sunday. Pressure will be on Mumbai as they will have...
  • Barbados Tridents highly motivated for CLT20, says skipper Yesterday

    Bridgetown: Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions Barbados Tridents will leave on Sunday for the Champions League Twenty20 in India, confident of defying the odds and making inroads at the lucrative tournament. The Tridents, led by new captain Rayad Emrit, will join nine other teams, including the likes of Indian Premier League...
  • CLT20: Williamson rues dropped catches but praises good batting and bowling against Express Yesterday

    Raipur: Northern Knights' Kane Williamson, who steered the New Zealand side to victory in the first qualifier of Champions League T20 against Southern Express here on Saturday, said his team struggled a bit with fielding. "Yeah, we dropped a few (catches)...it was a really good experience for all of us, really,...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Pollard-led Mumbai Indians asked to bat against Lahore Lions Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) With players such as Pollard, Malinga, Lendl Simons and Corey Anderson at their disposal, and not to forget the seasoned Indian players like Harbhajan Singh and Ambati Raydu, MI are favourites to top the qualifiers. Lahore Lions also have a strong...
  • CLT20 Live Score, Knights vs Express: 10-overs game to commence at 6 pm Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Southern Express: The Sri Lankan club qualified for the CLT20 after winning the domestic T20 competiton (Super 4s T20) where they beat Udart Rulers in the final. The team, however, suffered a body blow when the influential Lasith Malinga chose to...
  • IPL teams favourites in CLT20, says Cape Cobras skipper Justin Ontong 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Terming Champions League Twenty20 the mini World Cup for the South African outfit, Cape Cobras skipper Justin Ontong reckons the Indian Premier League sides will be firm favourites in the tournament starting September 13. "I think the IPL teams are one of the favourites to win the competition. All...
  • CLT20: All you want to know about the qualifying stage 2 days ago

    The sixth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) will see Mumbai Indians defending the title they won in 2013, which was incidentally also the last time Sachin Tendulkar made a T20 appearance in the MI jersey. An oddity, though, in that scenario is that the defending champions will have...
  • Pollard named Mumbai Indians captain for Champions League T20 3 days ago

    Raipur: Dashing allrounder Kieron Pollard has been named the captain of the Mumbai Indians after shoulder injury and fractured finger forced regular captain Rohit Sharma to pull-out of the upcoming Champions League T20, starting from Saturday. The defending champions Mumbai Indians will be playing in the qualifiers, starting their campaign against...
  • CLT20: Southern Express in a fix as Tillakaratne Dilshan not playing 3 days ago

    Raipur: In a huge blow to Southern Express, representing Sri Lanka in the Champions League T20, their ace batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan has pulled out of the contest due to "personal reasons". "I have been informed today that Dilshan won't be participating in the CLT20 due to personal reasons. So that's all...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders suffered another injury blow before the start of the Champions League Twenty20 season with South African medium-pacer Morne Morkel becoming the third overseas player to be ruled out of the competition due to a shoulder injury. Earlier, Australian batsman Chris Lynn was ruled out post a...
  • Kings XI Punjab set to start their CLT20 training camp in Mohali on Friday 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Gearing up for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20, the Kings XI Punjab will hold a training camp at the PCA stadium on Friday. Top players will take part in the camp including George Bailey, Virender Sehwag, David Miller, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Johnson, besides Akshar Patel, Rishi Dhawan, Karanveer Singh, Thisara...
  • Perth Scorchers aiming for Champions League T20 triumph 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Perth Scorchers may have failed to win a single game at last year's Champions League Twenty20 but the Justin Langer-coached side is hoping to set the record straight this year by winning the tournament. An air of confidence is brewing among the Scorchers, especially after they broke Western Australia cricket's...
  • Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before World Cup 2015 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team. "The last IPL season was very...
  • CLT20: Debutants Kings XI Punjab optimistic after an impressive IPL 4 days ago

    Kings XI Punjab looked a completely different side in season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where they stormed into the final of the tournament and were the most consistent performers of the 2014 edition of the cash-rich Twenty20 league. Sanjay Bangar's incisive behind-the-scenes management helped Punjab pick some...
  • Rohit Sharma ruled out of CLT20 due to injury 5 days ago

    In a big setback to the Mumbai Indians, skipper Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the Champions League Twenty20 due to multiple injuries. The star batsman sustained a fractured middle finger during the second ODI against England at Cardiff and in addition to that he has been diagnosed with...
  • CLT20 on KKR's wish list to complete a double 5 days ago

    They have won the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice, but when it comes to locking horns with the world's best clubs in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) haven't tasted success anyway near to what they have in the IPL. And the Shah Rukh Khan-owned club will...
  • CLT20: I like to be a mean winner, says Gautam Gambhir 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Winning is all what matters to Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir as he intends to be "mean winner than a polite loser" when the reigning IPL champions take part in the upcoming Champions League Twenty20. "We always take the field thinking that we will win and this time...
  • Adam Voges named Perth Scorchers captain for CLT20 5 days ago

    Melbourne: Australian batsman Adam Voges was on Tuesday handed the task of delivering another piece of silverware to the WACA trophy room after being named captain of the Perth Scorchers ahead of the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 tournament in India. Voges replaces recently retired Simon Katich, and believes his side is...
  • CLT20 : Lahore Lions have potential to enter main draw, says Hafeez 5 days ago

    Karachi: Proudly leading the Lahore Lions into the Champions League Twenty20, Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez said that his team has the firepower and ability to handle pressure and make it to the main draw of the lucrative league. The Lahore Lions squad, which leaves on Monday will play their qualifying...
  • CLT20: Hafeez irked as Lahore Lions include former Pakistan player's son 6 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Lahore City Cricket Association (LCCA) have included former Pakistan allrounder Manzoor Ellahi's son, Ali Manzoor in the Lahore Lions side, which reportedly hasn't gone down too well with captain Mohammad Hafeez. A well informed source told PTI that the board had without consulting or...
  • Mohammad Hafeez wanted Abdul Razzaq for CLT20 but PCB refused: source 6 days ago

    Karachi: Lahore Lions captain Mohammad Hafeez had wanted the inclusion of veteran allrounder Abdul Razzaq in the squad for Champions League Twenty20 in India this month but the Pakistan Cricket Board rejected his request, according to sources. A source close to Hafeez said he had made the request during a meeting...