Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir today attributed his side's splendid run in the Champions League Twenty20 to collective effort, saying that his team has done well in all departments of the game en route to the final.
Veteran Jacques Kallis brought his years of experience into play as he guided Kolkata Knight Riders to its maiden Oppo Champions League T20 final having comfortably beaten Australia's Hobart Hurricanes by seven wickets, here today.
The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semifinals of the Oppo Champions League T20 here on Thursday.
Looking to seal a berth in the semi-finals, Hobart Hurricanes bowling coach Damien Wright said that they will be relying on their pace and spin battery when they take on Barbados Tridents in a Group A Oppo Champions League Twenty20 match, here on Sunday.
On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Oppo Champions League here on Sunday.
Their confidence on a high following back-to-back wins, Kings XI Punjab would definitely start as overwhelming favourites against Northern Knights in a Group B match of the Oppo Champions League T20, here on Friday.
Hobart Hurricanes skipper Tim Paine was full of praise for his bowlers and batsmen and said it was a complete team effort that earned the Australian side comfortable 86-run win over Northern Knights in a Oppo Champions League Twenty match, here on Tuesday.
After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents in a Group B match of the Oppo Champions League twenty20 here on Saturday.
Losing their opening Oppo Champions League Twenty20 tie against Kings XI Punjab here, Hobart Hurricanes coach Damien Wright admitted he was disappointed but said his side would take a lot of positives from the game.
A cracking knock from Glenn Maxwell helped Kings XI Punjab overcome a poor start to their chase and win the battle of first-timers against Hobart Hurricanes by five wickets in the Champions League T20 here on Thursday.
After their best-ever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Wednesday.