Perth Scorchers pulled off a 16 runs victory over Auckland Aces on Tuesday in their Champions League T20 match at the Centurion.
A semi-final berth seems like distant possibility for Auckland Aces but the New Zealand side will look to keep itself in the calculations by taming the demoralised Perth Scorchers when the two teams lock horns in their final round-robin Champions League Twenty20 match on Tuesday.
Delhi's long break for the second match in the tournament was made longer when heavy downpour had the final say in the scheduled match against Auckland.
Titans vs Auckland - Statistical highlights: Jacques Rudolph, Farhaan Behardien, Ethy Mbhalati and Alfonso Thomas had the performances of the day.
Jacques Rudolph and Farhaan Behardien came up with brilliant knocks to power Nashua Titans to the top of Group A as they beat Auckland Aces by 59 runs in the Champions League T20 on Wednesday.
The Aces have won each of their matches in South Africa this time, including the warm-up clashes. Confidence aside, the team now finds local powerhouse - Titans - in their path.
Brendon McCullum had mixed feeling after his CLT20 team lost to the Auckland Aces. Says the Aces were the enemy but is a good thing from a 'New Zealander's point of view.'
Azhar Mahmood, who powered Auckland Aces to a win against Hampshire in the qualifiers on Wednesday, has been reprimanded and fined $1000 a breach of Code of Behaviour.