HindustanTimes Tue,01 Sep 2015

CL 2011: News

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

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.

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.

We didn't deserve to win: Harbhajan

Mumbai Indians might have edged out Trinidad and Tobago by one-wicket in a last-ball thriller of the Champions League Twenty20 but skipper Harbhajan Singh said they didn't deserve to win and the Caribbean side was the better team today.

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.

MI rumble before rain plays spoilsport

Debutant Sarul Kanwar and Kieron Pollard take Cape bowlers apart, Rohit Bhaskar reports. Scorecard | Midway, who stands where?

Mumbai left hurting after imports flop

MI needed a win to reach the semis. But their batsmen misread the wicket. It demanded patience and perseverance but they tried to force the pace. Khurram Habib reports. Scorecard

It's advantage MI against Somerset in semis: Pollock

Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shaun Pollock today said his team has the experience of playing at the slow track at M A Chidambaram Stadium and will look to adjust to the conditions quickly when they take on Somerset in their Champions League twenty20 semifinal clash on Saturday.

Yadav fit, MI lose extra foreigner slot

Surya Kumar Yadav had proved his fitness by playing in a Mumbai Cricket Association U-22 selection trial tie, the promising batsman was re-inducted into the IPL team on the eve of their semifinal. Amol Karhadkar reports.

Whatever result we get, we'll be fine: Harbhajan

Mumbai Indians captain Harbhajan Singh although wants his team to give best effort in their semifinal match of the Champions League T20 against Somerset in Chennai tomorrow but said he would not be too bothered about the result.

Last two overs made the difference: Harbhajan

The two wickets by James Franklin in the 19th over set up victory for Mumbai Indians, according to skipper Harbhajan Singh who also praised Lasith Malinga for his haul of four wickets against Somerset in the semifinals of the Champions League T20 tournament on Saturday.

Mumbai Indians the masters as challenge fizzles

Mumbai Indians (MI) finally have a trophy to display on their shelf. Captain Harbhajan Singh led from the front as Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs to win the Champions League Twenty20 final today. Khurram Habib reports. Scorecard

Malinga key player for Mumbai in CLT20: Harbhajan

The total they put on the board didn't seem like a winning one but Mumbai Indians captain Harbhajan Singh said gamechanger Lasith Malinga proved to be the key as his depleted team lifted the CLT20 trophy by beating the more fancied Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai.