International Cricket Stadium, Raipur News
Quinton de Kock has credited Royal Challengers Bangalore's spinners following Delhi Daredevils' defeat in the 2016 Indian Premier League which saw them getting eliminated from the play-off race.
Virat Kohli once again played anchor to guide the Royal Challengers Bangalore into the Indian Premier League Playoffs by knocking out Delhi Daredevils by six wickets. RCB will face Gujarat Lions in Qualifier 1 on Tuesday.
Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore face a do-or-die situation against Delhi Daredevils in their final 2016 Indian Premier League clash in Raipur.
Indian Premier League matches in Raipur have come under trouble after a fresh PIL was filed in the Chhattisgarh High Court asking the games to be shifted elsewhere because of drought in the state.
Sent into bat, Hobart Hurricanes rode on a brilliant half century from Aiden Blizzard and Shoaib Maik's quickfire 45 to score 178 for three before Ben Hilfenhaus (3/14) came up with a lethal opening spell to derail Northern Knights' chase.
Apart from Northern Knights, the other team that qualified for the main round was Pakistan's Lahore Lions, who won two of their three matches while Mumbai had the ignominy of being the first ever defending champions in six editions, who were ousted in the preliminary round. Lions, incidentally, are the first team from Pakistan to qualify for the CL...
Batting first, Lions scored 164 for six with skipper Mohammed Hafeez scoring 67 off 40 balls with five fours and four sixes. In reply, Express could manage only 109 in 18 overs with Aizaz Cheema taking three for 15 while Wahab Riaz took two for 20.
Kane Williamson smashed 53 as Northern Knights crushed defending champions Mumbai Indians by six wickets in the final qualifying game of the Champions League Twenty20. Catch all the highlights of the match here.
Tim Southee (3/22 in 4 overs) and Trent Boult (2/12 in 4 overs) bowled a deadly opening spell of swing and seam bowling to decimate the top half within six overs with less than 20 runs on board.
Defending champions Mumbai Indians keep qualification hopes alive after thrashing Southern Express by 9 wickets. Catch all the highlights here.
Known for his solid technique in Tests and ODIs, Kane Williamson showed his class with some copybook hitting showing classical footwork against the spinners hitting seven fours and a six.
Lahore Lions stunned CLT20 defending champions by six wickets in their first qualifying match to edge closer for a slot in the main tournament. Catch all the highlights of the match here.