India showcases IPL as driver of economic development
India showcases IPL as driver of economic development

The success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in cricket embodies the emergence of sports as a global industry that promotes economic development and job creation in developing countries, India told the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Monday.

Huge support will make football win: Nita Ambani
Huge support will make football win: Nita Ambani

Overwhelmed at the build-up to the the Indian Super League, the founding chairperson of the tournament Nita Ambani on Sunday said football, ultimately, will be the winner in the country with the huge support it's getting.

One has to fill-up void created by Chris Gayle's absence: Kieron Pollard
One has to fill-up void created by Chris Gayle's absence: Kieron Pollard

West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard feels that although Chris Gayle's absence in the ODI series will be a factor but someone in the team will have to stand up and be counted in crunch situations.

Injured Rohit Sharma set to miss West Indies limited-overs leg
Injured Rohit Sharma set to miss West Indies limited-overs leg

Recovering from a shoulder injury, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma, who missed leading the Mumbai Indians franchise in the Oppo Champions League T20, is set to miss the limited-overs edition of the West Indies series starting October 8.

CLT20: Cape Cobras vs Northern Districts - Preview
CLT20: Cape Cobras vs Northern Districts - Preview

Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie of the Champions League T20 here on Friday.

Tim Southee, Trent Boult set the match for Northern Knights: Michael Hussey
Tim Southee, Trent Boult set the match for Northern Knights: Michael Hussey

Knocked out of the Champions League T20 after losing to Northern Knights in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians' ace batsman Michael Hussey said some tight bowling by pacers Trent Boult and Tim Southee had led to his team's downfall.

We should have scored atleast 160, says MI skipper Kieron Pollard
We should have scored atleast 160, says MI skipper Kieron Pollard

Mumbai Indians skipper Kieron Pollard rued the fact that team's batting let them down as the defending champions crashed out of the qualifying round of the Champions League T20, here on Tuesday.

Mumbai Indians crash out of CLT20 as Northern Knights, Lahore Lions make the cut
Mumbai Indians crash out of CLT20 as Northern Knights, Lahore Lions make the cut

Defending champions Mumbai Indians paid the price for their indifferent show, crashing out of the Champions League T20 as a committed Northern Knights from New Zealand overpowered them with a one-sided six-wicket victory in the final qualifying round match, here this evening.

Praveen Kumar out of CLT20 with shoulder injury, Suyal comes in

India discard Praveen Kumar is out of Champions League T20 after sustaining an injury to his right shoulder during Mumbai Indians' opening qualifying game against Lahore Lions, last Saturday.

Conditions were not favourable for spin bowling: Jehan Mubarak
Conditions were not favourable for spin bowling: Jehan Mubarak

After losing two consecutive matches in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 tournament, Southern Express skipper Jehan Mubarak felt his team has a good spin attack but conditions didn't prove friendly to them.

We need to improve our fielders: Kieron Pollard
We need to improve our fielders: Kieron Pollard

 Mumbai Indians might have won a one-sided battle against Sri Lankan outfit Southern Express but skipper Kieron Pollard said that the players need to improve their fielding if they want to enter the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 main draw starting September 17.

Mumbai Indians trounce Southern Express to stay alive in CLT20
Mumbai Indians trounce Southern Express to stay alive in CLT20

Openers Lendl Simmons and Mike Hussey struck commanding fifties to hand Mumbai Indians a resounding 9-wicket win over Sri Lankan outfit Southern Express and keep their team in the hunt for the main draw of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here on Sunday.

Bowlers helped in setting up victory: Mohammed Hafeez
Bowlers helped in setting up victory: Mohammed Hafeez

Lahore Lions skipper Mohammed Hafeez feels his bowlers set the stage for victory over Mumbai Indians in their first qualifier of the Champions League T20 tournament, by restricting the opponents to a low score.

Rohit Sharma's absence felt by Mumbai Indians: John Wright
Rohit Sharma's absence felt by Mumbai Indians: John Wright

After being beaten by Lahore Lions in their first Champions League T20 qualifier, Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright said the defending champions lost because of a poor start with the bat in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma, who has been ruled out due to injury.

Pressure on us now, says Mumbai captain Kieron Pollard
Pressure on us now, says Mumbai captain Kieron Pollard

Having started their campaign in the Champions League Twenty20 with a loss today, Mumbai Indians captain Kieron Pollard conceded that pressure would be on his side as they will have to win their next two matches to make it to the tournament proper.

CLT20: Umar Akmal's unbeaten cameo gives Lahore win over Mumbai
CLT20: Umar Akmal's unbeaten cameo gives Lahore win over Mumbai

Umar Akmal played a stunning cameo of 18-ball unbeaten 38 as Lahore Lions beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by six wickets in their opening qualifying round match of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Saturday.

IPL teams hold edge as Mumbai Indians start CLT20 qualifiers against Lions
IPL teams hold edge as Mumbai Indians start CLT20 qualifiers against Lions

After a sumptuous feast of traditional cricket, it's time again to return to the shortest format as leading players, including India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, get ready to represent their respective franchises in the sixth edition of the Champions League T20, with the qualifying rounds starting here tomorrow.

CLT20: Southern Express in fix as Dilshan not playing
CLT20: Southern Express in fix as Dilshan not playing

In a huge blow to Southern Express, representing Sri Lanka in the Champions League T20, their ace batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan has pulled out of the contest due to "personal reasons".

CLT20 2014: Mumbai Indians appoint Kieron Pollard as captain
CLT20 2014: Mumbai Indians appoint Kieron Pollard as captain

Dashing all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been named the captain of the Mumbai Indians after shoulder injury and fractured finger forced regular captain Rohit Sharma to pull-out of the upcoming Champions League T20, starting here from Saturday.

Saeed Ajmal's suspension a tough thing for entire cricket, says Muhammad Hafeez
Saeed Ajmal's suspension a tough thing for entire cricket, says Muhammad Hafeez

Having faced the heat of 'chucking' himself, all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez today termed teammate and ace spinner Saeed Ajmal's suspension for illegal bowling action as a "difficult thing not only for Pakistan but for the entire cricket".