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.
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.
Pakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik is likely to be given another chance at reviving his international career when the national selectors name the squad for the upcoming series against Australia and the list of probables for the 2015 World Cup.
Jamaica Tallawahs overcame a destructive spell from Ravi Rampaul followed by a thrilling, unbeaten half-century from Shoaib Malik to prevail over Barbados Tridents by 19 runs in the Caribbean Premier League Sunday.
Jamaica Tallawahs overcame a destructive spell from Ravi Rampaul followed by a thrilling, unbeaten half-century from Shoaib Malik to prevail over Barbados Tridents by 19 runs in the Caribbean Premier League on Sunday.
St.Lucia Zouks captain Darren Sammy says temperamental Barbadian fast bowler Tino Best needs to live up to his seniority as a West Indian international following his on-field clash with Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik last week.
Another dazzling Dwayne Smith hundred took Barbados Tridents to the brink of victory but failed to get them over the line as speedster Ronsford Beaton bowled a superb final over to hand Guyana Amazon Warriors an tense seven-run victory in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza made no reservations in showing support for husband Shoaib Malik after the Pakistan cricketer had an ugly altercation with West Indian pacer Tino Best in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League.
Temperamental fast bowler Tino Best and former Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik have been hit with hefty fines following an on-field altercation during a Caribbean Premier League match between Barbados Tridents and St. Lucia Zouks at Kensington Oval.