HindustanTimes Fri,31 Jul 2015

CL 2011: News

Prince leads Warriors to a thrilling victory

At the end, you felt bad for S Aravind. With the Warriors needing seven off the last over to win the Champions League T20 opener against the Royal Challengers, the left-arm pacer did almost everything right till the final two deliveries went for four and two to hand the match to the visitors. Nikhilesh Bhattacharya reports. Scorecard

The best foot forward

The Mumbai Indians may be missing a few titans due to injuries, still their CLT20 contest against defending champions Chennai Super Kings could bring smiles on the sponsors’ faces. Shalabh Manocha reports.

Cobras slip on the field but Gibbs bats them to victory

Good fielding and South Africans go hand in hand but Saturday wasn't quite a day for the Cape Cobras. Shalabh Manocha reports.

Mike Hussey charges but Lasith Malinga destroys

More than a CLT20 game the tie between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians it was a test of Harbhajan Singh's capabilities as a leader which he himself had accepted on a day before the game. Shalabh Manocha reports. Scorecard

Our batsmen failed to make use of dropped chances: Katich

New South Wales captain Simon Katich has held the team's middle-order responsible for their seven-wicket loss in the Champions League Twenty20 in Chennai today, saying they failed to take advantage of Cape Cobras' numerous fielding errors.

Tendulkar's presence in dressing room helped: Harbhajan

Mumbai Indians' stand-in skipper Harbhajan Singh felt his side's cause in beating Chennai Super Kings was helped by the inspiring presence of injured regular captain Sachin Tendulkar in the dressing room.

Merwe stars in Somerset's thrilling win over KKR

Roelof van der Merwe smashed a blistering 40-ball 73 to power Somerset to a five-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in their Group B Champions League Twenty20 cricket match, in Hyderabad today.

Warriors crush South Australian Redbacks by 50 runs

JJ Smuts' blistering 88 and an impressive show by the bowlers helped Warriors crush South Australian Redbacks by 50 runs and record their second consecutive win in the Champions League Twenty20 today.

Wiser, Gauti hopes Knights don’t repeat mistakes

Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir said he hoped his team would not repeat the mistakes of Sunday's match against Somerset, which they lost by five wickets. Knight Riders vs South Australia

The great escape

The Mumbai Indians nearly made a hash of a two-figure target in Bangalore on Monday before Yuzvendra Chahal hit two off the last ball of the match to beat Trinidad and Tobago by one wicket in the Champions League T20. Nikhilesh Bhattacharya reports.

Forgotten craft: Chinaman gets some attention in CLT20

The T20 cricket has brought along quite a few innovations, both in batting and bowling. If batsmen have added strokes like 'scoop' and 'switch hit' to their repertoire, bowlers have responded with 'carom ball' and 'yorker' wide off the off-stump. Shalabh Manocha reports.

Another jolt for Mumbai Indians, Jacobs ruled out

Mumbai Indians' injury woes just grew in proportion as their opener Davy Jacobs has been ruled out of the Champions League Twenty20 because of a hip injury.

KKR see red again

They faced a familiar foe first up but it did not make much of an impression on South Australia Redbacks who took Brett Lee in their stride to notch up an easy win against Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday. HT reports

We have not clicked as a team: Gambhir

As his team slumped to a second straight defeat, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir lamented that they have failed to click as unit in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament. Kolkata last night lost to South Australia Redbacks by 19 runs while chasing a very stiff target of 189.

Cape Cobras to bat against CSK

Cape Cobras captain Justin Kemp won the toss and elected to bat against Chennai Super Kings in a Champions League Twenty20 match here today.
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