PERTH SCORCHER

  • CLT20:Perth Scorchers beat Lahore Lions, Chennai Super Kings reach semis September 30, 2014

    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...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Lahore Lions, CLT20 Match 19 September 30, 2014

    (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...
  • CLT20: CSK pin semi-final hopes on Scorchers beating Lahore Lions September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go for the kill to qualify for the semifinal when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers in the Champions League T20 Tournament here on Monday. With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders already...
  • CLT20: CSK need to adapt and assess conditions better, says Dhoni September 28, 2014

    Bangalore: After their 13-run win over Perth Scorchers in the Champions League T20 here on Saturday, Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his team will need to adapt and assess the conditions better in the coming games. Invited to bat, the Super Kings rode on Ravindra Jadeja's 28-ball unbeaten...
  • CLT20: CSK's semi-final hopes brighten with win over Perth September 27, 2014

    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...
  • As it happened: CSK vs Perth scorchers, CLT20, Match 15 September 27, 2014

    (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...
  • CLT20: Chennai look to shut out Scorchers for semifinal spot September 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Left disappointed after their Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 was washed off without a single ball being bowled against Lahore Lions, Chennai Super Kings would be looking to shut out Perth Scorchers on Saturday to book their last-four spot. The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team stays on second...
  • CLT20: Team KKR is like family, says Kuldeep Yadav September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Making his presence felt with a three-wicket haul in Kolkata Knight Riders' victory against Perth Scorchers, young left-arm chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav is not only enjoying being part of a star-studded unit but said that the Gautam Gambhir-led side is like family. "It's great to be part of the...
  • CLT20: Suryakumar Yadav's knock powers KKR into semis September 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: An unstoppable Kolkata Knight Riders stretched their winning streak to a record 12 after the reigning IPL champions edged past Perth Scorchers by 3 wickets to all but confirm their semi-final spot in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, on Wednesday. Chasing 152 for win, KKR lost early wickets but Suryakumar...
  • As it happened: KKR vs Perth Scorchers September 24, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having won 11 matches on the trot, the Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to keep their juggernaut rolling as they meet Perth Scorchers in their third group league match of the Champions League T20. The reigning IPL champions have been...
  • CLT20: Perth Scorchers face uphill task against Kolkata Knight Riders September 24, 2014

    Having won 11 matches on the trot, the Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to keep their juggernaut rolling as they meet Perth Scorchers in their third group league match of the Champions League T20 on Wednesday. The reigning IPL champions have been on a roll, beating the formidable Chennai Super...
  • CLT20: Lucky we ended up on the winning side, says Mitchell Marsh September 20, 2014

    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 September 20, 2014

    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...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 4 September 20, 2014

    (For ballbyball 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: Clash of two nonIPL teams as Dolphins take on Perth Scorchers September 20, 2014

    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 nonIPL teams in the Champion League Twenty20, here on Saturday. For the Scorchers, a lot will depend on Adam Voges and the...
  • Warne, Gilchrist, Ponting to team up for exhibition match September 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian cricket legends Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting are set to team up once again for an exhibition cricket match in December. According to Cricket Australia website, Perth Scorchers will begin their KFC T20 Big Bash League title defence with an exhibition match at Aquinas College in Perth...
  • Perth Scorchers aiming for Champions League T20 triumph September 11, 2014

    Melbourne: Perth Scorchers may have failed to win a single game at last year's Champions League Twenty20 but the Justin Langercoached 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...
  • Adam Voges named Perth Scorchers captain for CLT20 September 9, 2014

    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...
  • Dwayne Smith signs for Perth Scorchers in Big Bash League November 21, 2013

    Perth: West Indies batsman Dwayne Smith has signed as the Perth Scorchers' second international player for new Big Bash League (BBL) season. Smith, 30, is an accomplished short game specialist having represented Sussex, Deccan Chargers, Mumbai Indians and his country at the Twenty20 level. The Barbadian allrounder will join the Scorchers following...
  • It was good to get Sachin Tendulkar's wicket early: Justin Langer October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Perth Scorchers coach Justin Langer was on Wednesday effusive in his praise for "starstudded" Mumbai Indians and said the presence of matchwinners proved to be the difference between the two teams in the Champions League Twenty20 match. Riding on Rohit Sharma's blistering 51 not out and Dwayne Smith's 23ball...
  • Rohit Sharma, Dwayne Smith drive Mumbai Indians into CLT20 semifinals October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Rohit Sharma and Dwayne Smith played important innings to drive Mumbai Indians into the semifinals of the Champions League Twenty20, beating Perth Scorchers by six wickets in their last group match at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium on Wednesday. Mumbai needed to chase Perth's 149 in 14.2 overs in...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Perth Scorchers, Match 19 October 2, 2013

    Toss and team news: Mumbai Indians have won the toss and opted to bowl at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Glenn Maxwell replaces Mitchell Johnson in the Mumbai team while Brad Hogg gets a game for Perth Scorchers. Teams: Perth Scorchers: Simon Katich(c), Ashton Agar, Sam Whiteman, Marcus North, Hilton Cartwright, Ashton Turner,...
  • How Mumbai Indians can reach the CLT20 semifinals October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians will have to play out of their skins in their match against Perth Scorchers at the Feroze Shah Kotla ground on Wednesday, the outcome of which will decide whether Mumbai or Otago Volts join Rajasthan Royals as the two semifinalists from Group A of the Champions...
  • I want my spinners to do a ''Hollies'' on Sachin Tendulkar: Langer October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: It's no secret that Australian cricketers over the years have respected Sachin Tendulkar more than anyone of his peers but when Perth Scorchers take on Mumbai Indians in a Champions League T20 match on Wednesday, coach Justin Langer would like one of his bowlers do an "Eric Hollies"...
  • Rajasthan Royals are more than a team: Kevon Cooper September 30, 2013

    Jaipur: Allrounder Kevon Cooper credit strong bond among the players for their success as Rajasthan Royals progressed to the semifinals of the Champions League T20 after beating Perth Scorchers. The lanky West Indies pacer, who played a crucial role in team's win last night with his fourwicket haul, said Rajasthan...
  • CLT20 standard is better than Big Bash: Katich September 30, 2013

    Jaipur: Australian batsman Simon Katich says the level of competition in the Champions League Twenty20 is far better than what he has seen in the Big Bash back home. Katich's Perth Scorchers were knocked out of the CLT20 on Sunday after defeat against Rajasthan Royals. The lefthanded batsman said India was a...
  • Dravid lauds team for win against Perth Scorchers September 30, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid on Sunday lauded his team for their "professionalism" and described the ninewicket victory over Perth Scorchers in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 as a "clinical" performance. "It's nice to win and play well. It was a really good and clinical performance...