HIGHVELD LIONS

  • Chris Gayle 'injured' for SA tour, but fit to play T20s December 4, 2014

    Cape Town: West Indies opener Chris Gayle will continue to play for South African franchise Highveld Lions in the Ram Slam Twenty20 League, despite pulling out of the Test tour starting later this month. Lions coach Geoffrey Toyana confirmed that Gayle would suit up for Sunday's semi-final against Knights, and if...
  • I was under pressure in Super Over, says James Neesham September 29, 2013

    Jaipur: His allround performance gave Otago a thrilling win over Lions but New Zealand's James Neesham admitted he was under pressure after being hit for boundaries in the Super Over in their Champions League Twenty20 match on Sunday. Neesham said he was confident that his team will come on top of...
  • Neesham shines as Otago Volts beat Highveld Lions in Super Over September 29, 2013

    Jaipur: Allrounder Jimmy Neesham did the star turn with the bat and ball as Otago Volts beat Highveld Lions in the oneover eliminator in a thrilling group match to place themselves in a strong position for a semifinal berth in the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. Neesham first blasted a 25ball...
  • As it happened: Otago Volts vs Highveld Lions September 29, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live Score from the Champions League Twenty20 match between Highveld Lions and Otago Volts. Otago Volts skipper Brendon McCullum won the toss and elected to field against Lions. Two teams with contrasting fortunes will be clashing and its a key game for Lions, who are on the...
  • CLT20: Rohit Sharma reprimanded, handed suspended fine September 28, 2013

    Jaipur: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was reprimanded and handed a fine of USD 1,000 for his involvement in an onfield altercation with Hardus Viljoen of Highveld Lions in their Champions League Twenty20 match. According to organisers, Sharma breached the CLT20 Code of Conduct at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Friday. "Sharma...
  • Otago look to consolidate position for semis berth in CLT20 September 28, 2013

    Jaipur: Otago Volts, who have impressed with their performance in their campaign so far, would be looking to consolidate their position for a semifinal berth when they take on Highveld Lions in a Group A match of Champions League Twenty20 here on Sunday. Otago are placed second in the group with...
  • Rohit Sharma praises bowlers for easy win over Lions September 28, 2013

    Jaipur: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma on Friday praised his bowlers for setting up the platform for the victory by restricting Highveld Lions to modest score in a crucial Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 here. Electing to field, Mumbai produced a fine bowling display to restrict the Lions...
  • CLT20: Smith, Pollard stage comfortable win for Mumbai Indians September 27, 2013

    Mumbai Indians registered their first win of Champions League T20 2013 as they beat Highveld Lions by seven wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium at Jaipur on Friday. Chasing a modest total of 141 runs to win, Mumbai lost Sachin Tendulkar early when he was clean bowled for five by...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians search first win against Highveld Lions September 26, 2013

    Jaipur: Two defeats in three games can seriously jeopardize a team's chances of qualifying for the semifinals in the Champions League Twenty20, which means the reigning IPL champions Mumbai Indians can't afford to slip again when they take on Highveld Lions in a Group A encounter at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh...
  • Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma eyes comback against Lions September 26, 2013

    Jaipur: It may have got tricky for Mumbai Indians after one defeat and a washout, but skipper Rohit Sharma is still very optimistic about his side's prospects in the Champions League Twenty20. Needing a win to keep their hopes alive after collecting just two points, Mumbai will take on Highveld Lions...
  • Highveld Lions lack experience, says Sohail Tanvir September 26, 2013

    Jaipur: Highveld Lions' seamer Sohail Tanvir cited lack of experience as the reason for his team's defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals and said the batsmen simply failed make any impact. "We lack the experience. We are an inexperienced side and the youngsters are not used to playing under pressure...
  • CLT20: Hodge, Tambe impressive in Rajasthan's win over Lions September 25, 2013

    Jaipur: First Brad Hodge smashed an unbeaten 46 off just 23 balls and then 41yearold legspinner Pravin Tambe took 4 for 15 as Rajasthan Royals continued their winning momentum, beating the South African side Higheveld Lions by 30 runs on Wednesday. Hodge's was one of the cameos played by the Rajasthan...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Highveld Lions, Match 9, CLT20 September 25, 2013

    Rajasthan Royals are ready to guard their Sawai Mansingh Stadium fortress in Jaipur as the Highveld Lions from South Africa try to break the stronghold of Rahul Dravid & Co. in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) on Wednesday. Rajasthan added another win to their unbeaten...
  • Jaipur to host Mumbai Indians vs Highveld Lions match September 25, 2013

    Jaipur: The downpour in Gujarat has forced the BCCI to shift the Champions League Twenty20 Group A match between Mumbai Indians and the Highveld Lions from Ahmedabad to Jaipur. Rajasthan Cricket Association Treasurer Mahendra Sharma told reporters that the BCCI has asked RCA whether it would be able to host the...
  • CLT20: Highveld Lions enter Rajasthan Royals' fortress September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals will once again be ready to guard their Sawai Mansingh Stadium fortress in Jaipur as the Highveld Lions from South Africa try to break the stronghold of Rahul Dravid & Co. in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) on Wednesday. Rajasthan added...
  • Highveld LionsPerth Scorchers match called off due to rain September 23, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Rain had the final say as the Champions League Twenty20 match between Perth Scorchers and Highveld Lions was called off after huge puddles on the outfield turned the Sardar Patel Stadium into almost a lake on Monday. The abandonment meant the two teams from Australia and South Africa split two...
  • CLT20: Highveld Lions vs Perth Scorchers match abandoned due to rain September 23, 2013

    Match delayed due to rain. TOSS: Alviro Peterseon wins the toss and Highveld Lions have put Perth Scorchers in to bat. Playing XIs: Highveld Lions: Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Hardus Viljoen, Alviro Petersen (capt), Temba Bavuma, Jean Symes, Dwaine Pretorius, Sohail Tanvir, Aaron Phangiso, Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe Perth Scorchers:...
  • Haddin credits 'outstanding' preparations for CLT20 win October 29, 2012

    Johannesburg: Sydney Sixers Sunday night mauled the Lions by 10 wickets to clinch the Champions League title and skipper Brad Haddin attributed the victory to their "outstanding" preparation for the final. "The preparation for this game was outstanding. We have been building for the win for two weeks. We were nervous...
  • CLT20: Sydney thrash Lions by 10 wickets to clinch title October 28, 2012

    Johannesburg: Sydney Sixers produced an allround clinical display to clinch the Champions League Twenty20 title with a dominating 10wicket victory over Highveld Lions in a lopsided summit clash here on Sunday. The Sixers first rode on a brilliant bowling display by spinner Nathan McCullum (3/24) and pacer Josh Hazlewood (3/22)...
  • CLT20 final, Sydney Sixers vs Highveld Lions: As it happened October 28, 2012

    Sydney Sixers are at the verge of winning the CLT20 2012. Both the openers are going all guns blazing....
  • Sydney look favourites to win the CLT20 finale October 27, 2012

    Johannesburg: Invincible so far in the competition, Sydney Sixers are firm favourites for the title but South Africa's enterprising Highveld Lions would look to upset the Australian powerhouse's applecart when the two sides clash in the Champions League Twenty20 final here tomorrow. Sydney won each of their five matches ...
  • Morris speechless after 'unbelievable' performance October 26, 2012

    Durban: Star of Highveld Lions' Champions League Twenty20 semifinal win over Delhi Daredevils, pacer Chris Morris said picking up two wickets at an economy rate of just 1.75 in a T20 game was 'unbelievable'. Morris returned figures of 2 for seven in his four overs, getting rid of the dangerous duo...
  • Team bogged down by nerves: Jayawardene October 26, 2012

    Durban: Livid after Delhi Daredevils went down meekly to Highveld Lions in the Champions League Twenty20 semifinal, skipper Mahela Jayawardene said his team did not have the "right attitude" and was bogged down by nerves and pressure. Jayawardene dropped himself from the lineup to accommodate the aggressive David Warner in the...
  • Fielding let Delhi Daredevils down: Ross Taylor October 26, 2012

    Durban: Delhi Daredevils captain Ross Taylor blamed their semifinal defeat against Highveld Lions to poor fielding which cost them 25 extra runs. "We let ourselves down in the field," Taylor said at the postmatch presentation ceremony. "We gave 2025 extra in the field. I felt that the target was definitely gettable,...
  • CLT20: Lions storm into final by beating DD by 22 runs October 26, 2012

    Durban: Kevin Pietersen waged a lone battle but Delhi Daredevils simply lacked the firepower as they lost to Highveld Lions by 22 runs in the first semifinal of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Thursday. On a bouncy Kingsmead pitch, Highveld Lions got a decent 139 for 5 which was par...
  • CLT20: Lions thrash listless Delhi Daredevils to enter final October 25, 2012

    Chasing 140 to win, Delhi Daredevils could only manage 117 for 9, thus losing out on a chance to compete in the Sunday's final....
  • Lions' win sends Mumbai, CSK out of CLT20 October 20, 2012

    Johannesburg: Highveld Lions on Saturday defeated Yorkshire comfortably by five wickets in a Group B encounter of the ongoing Champions League Twenty20, which effectively dashed the hopes of two IPL teams, defending champions Mumbai Indian and Chennai Super Kings. The Lions victory means both MI and CSK are out of the...
  • CLT20, Lions vs Yorkshire: As it happened October 20, 2012

    South Africa's Highveld Lions and Australia's Sydney Sixers make it to the semifinals from Group B....