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  • CLT20:Perth Scorchers beat Lahore Lions, Chennai Super Kings reach semis 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh not just stopped Lahore Lions from making it to the semi-finals of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 with a three-wicket win in their last group match on Tuesday but also paved the way for Chennai Super Kings' entry into the last-four stage. Marsh scored an unbeaten...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Daniel Flynn departs; rain halts play 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) West Indies champions Barbados Tridents will take on New Zealand side Northern Knights in an inconsequential Group B league match of the Champions League Twenty20. With Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes already booking their semi-final spot from this group, bottom-placed...
  • Vernon Philander returns for South Africa's New Zealand, Australia tours 6 hours 15 minutes ago

    Durban: Vernon Philander is the only addition to the one-day squad that won the recent triangular tournament in Zimbabwe as Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced their selection to tour New Zealand and Australia starting next month. All-rounder Philander replaces seamer Mthokozisi Shezi in the 15-man touring party as selectors assess their...
  • Younis Khan will not be disciplined by Pakistan 6 hours 44 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Disgruntled batsman Younis Khan will not be penalized by the Pakistan Cricket Board for criticizing the selectors after being dropped from the one-day international series against Australia. "For the moment, we will not take any disciplinary action against him, and hope he will settle down now," PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan...
  • Waqar Younis questions timing of ICC crackdown on chucking 6 hours 52 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has questioned the timing of cricket authorities' crackdown against chucking just months away from the World Cup, and suggested that rules on bowling actions be relaxed for spinners. In an interview with AFP, the former pace great said key all rounder Mohammed Hafeez's confidence was left...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Lahore Lions, CLT20 Match 19 7 hours 19 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go for the kill to qualify for the semi-final when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers. With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders already...
  • KKR focused on their own strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa 10 hours 44 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Riding high on a splendid preliminary campaign, Kolkata Knight Riders' batsman Robin Uthappa said his team would look to focus on its strengths in the semi-final against Hobart Hurricanes in the Champions League Twenty20. "I think they [Hobart Hurricanes] have been playing good cricket. I think some of their batsmen...
  • CLT20: There was no room for complacency, says Gautam Gambhir 22 hours 30 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Their place in the semi-final already assured ahead of Monday's encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said there was no place for complacency in their inconsequential final Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 against Dolphins. Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL...
  • CLT20: Kolkata Knight Riders stay unbeaten with win over Dolphins 23 hours 7 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders winning run intact with a convincing 36-run victory over Dolphins in an inconsequential Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, on Monday. While Utahappa blazed his way to a fiery 85 off...
  • Former Bangladesh skipper Ashraful's ban reduced to five years 23 hours 20 minutes ago

    The chairman of Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) disciplinary panel on Monday reduced the eight-year ban on former skipper Mohammad Ashraful for involvement in 'fixing' to five years, with two years suspended, following his appeal in July to Justice Mohammad Abdur Rashid who chairs the disciplinary panel. Ashraful is serving a...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 18 Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium on Monday. Dolphins are already out of the semifinal race having lost all...
  • CLT20: KXIP's Glen Maxwell reprimanded for conduct breach Yesterday

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab batsman Glen Maxwell received a reprimand for breaching the Champions League Twenty20 Code of Behaviour during his team's match against Cape Cobras on Sunday. The dashing batsman was bowled out for 23 by Cobras' Sybrand Engelbrecht. While walking back to the pavilion, TV cameras captured a visibly...
  • CLT20: Punjab beat Cobras by 7 wickets to make it four in a row Yesterday

    Mohali: A clinical Kings XI Punjab steamrolled Cape Cobras by seven wickets for their fourth win in a row as they ended their Group B engagements with a flourish in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament on Sunday. With this win, Punjab, who have already qualified for the semi-finals, have finished on...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead East Zone in Duleep Trophy 2 days ago

    Jamshedpur: Bengal middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary will lead the 15-member East Zone cricket team in the Duleep Trophy tournament scheduled from October 15 to 18 in Lahli, Haryana. Four players from Jharkhand, including southpaw Saurabh Tiwary, who has been named vice-captain, were part of the East Zone team, said Rajesh Verma,...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq distances himself from Younis Khan comment 2 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq has distanced himself from the axing of senior batsman, Younis Khan for the ODI series against Australia. "I don't want to comment on this issue because Younis is a senior teammate and I also have to look at the PCB code of conduct but...
  • Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson set to play against Pakistan 2 days ago

    Sydney: Australian coach Darren Lehmann said Sunday that fearsome fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will play in the upcoming Tests and one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Johnson was withdrawn from the Twenty20 Champions League with a rib injury, but left with the national squad for the UAE on...
  • CLT20: Clinical Hurricanes beat Tridents by 6 wickets to enter semis 2 days ago

    Hobart Hurricanes produced a professional performance as they beat Barbados Tridents in convincing manner to enter the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Sunday. In their final group league encounter against the Caribbean outfit, Hobart bowlers stuck to their task dismissing the opposition for a paltry 113 in 19.4 overs...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Cape Cobras, CLT20 Match 17 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Champions League on Sunday. Failing to win this...
  • CLT20: KKR not taking Dolphins lightly, says Vijay Dahiya 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: The Kolkata Knight Riders are on top of the table in Group A of the ongoing Oppo CLT20 but the team would not like to take their match against Dolphins on Monday lightly, said assistant coach Vijay Dahiya. "No. Not at all. Everyday is a new day and I think...
  • Younis Khan needs to show some maturity: PCB chief 2 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar said that senior batsman Younis Khan ought to show "some maturity" but ruled out any disciplinary action against veteran star. "I am a bit disappointed at the way Younis has reacted to being dropped from the ODI squad as he is a very senior player...
  • As it happened: Hobart Hurricanes vs Barbados Tridents, CLT20 Match 16 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Hobart Hurricanes will start as favourites when they take on the winless Barbados Tridents in a Group B encounter of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. With two wins from three games, the Aussies come into this match after a...
  • Australia coach Darren Lehmann turns heat on spinner Nathan Lyon 2 days ago

    Melbourne: Australia coach Darren Lehmann has turned the blowtorch on Nathan Lyon, saying the spinner had not "delivered" in second innings spells to drive the Test team to victory. An orthodox spinner who rarely strays from his stock off-breaks, Lyon will be under pressure to perform in the United Arab Emirates...
  • CLT20: CSK's semi-final hopes brighten with win over Perth 2 days ago

    A disciplined Chennai Super Kings produced an all-round effort to defeat Perth Scorchers by 13 runs and brighten their hopes of earning a semi-final berth in the Champions League Twenty20. Invited to bat, the Super Kings rode on Ravindra Jadeja's 28-ball unbeaten 44 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 16-ball 35 to post...
  • CLT20: Akmal, Nasim star as Lahore Lions knock Dolphins out 3 days ago

    Pakistan champions Lahore Lions registered their first win in the Champions League Twenty20 main draw as they outplayed Dolphins of South Africa by 16 runs to keep their hopes of booking a semi-final spot alive on Saturday. Electing to bat, Lahore, who now have six points with a win and rained-off...
  • As it happened: CSK vs Perth scorchers, CLT20, Match 15 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Left disappointed after their Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 against Lahore Lions was washed out without a single ball being bowled, Chennai Super Kings would be looking to shut out Perth Scorchers to book their last-four spot. The...