CLT20: KKR, Chenai, Punjab and Hobart qualify for semis

Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes have qualified for the semi-finals in the 2014 Champions League T20.

I think Sunil Narine will get over this episode: Stuart Williams
I think Sunil Narine will get over this episode: Stuart Williams

West Indies coach Stuart Williams on Wednesday said mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who has been reported for suspect bowling action during an Oppo Champions League Twenty20 match, will get over the episode in a positive manner.

CLT20: Herculean task for Hobart to beat KKR in semi-finals
CLT20: Herculean task for Hobart to beat KKR in semi-finals

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.

'Slow starters' KKR have come a long way in T20 cricket

Since the inception of the Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders were one of the most popular franchises in the cash-rich tournament.

KKR to remain focused on strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa
KKR to remain focused on strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa

Riding high on a splendid preliminary campaign, Kolkata Knight Riders' batsman Robin Uthappa said his team would look to focus on its strengths in the semifinal against Hobart Hurricanes in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20.

We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir
We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir

 Their place in the semifinal already assured ahead of today's encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said there was no place for complacency in their inconsequential final Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 against Dolphins here.

CLT20 2014: KKR continue unbeaten streak, beat Dolphins by 36 runs
CLT20 2014: KKR continue unbeaten streak, beat Dolphins by 36 runs

 Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders winning run intact with a convincing 36-run victory over Dolphins in an inconsequential Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here on Monday.

CLT20: Lahore Lions aim to race past CSK as they face Perth Scorchers test
CLT20: Lahore Lions aim to race past CSK as they face Perth Scorchers test

After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go a for the kill to qualify for the semi-final when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers in the Oppo Champions League T20 Tournament here on Monday.

CLT20: KKR not taking Dolphins lightly, says Vijay Dahiya
CLT20: KKR not taking Dolphins lightly, says Vijay Dahiya

The Kolkata Knight Riders are on top of the table in Group A of the ongoing Oppo CLT20 but the team would not like to take its match against Dolphins on  Monday lightly, said assistant coach Vijay Dahiya.

CLT20 2014: Dolphins take on table-toppers KKR in dead rubber
CLT20 2014: Dolphins take on table-toppers KKR in dead rubber

Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here on Monday.

Lahore Lions outplay Dolphins to stay alive in CLT20
Lahore Lions outplay Dolphins to stay alive in CLT20

Pakistan champions Lahore Lions registered their first win in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 main draw as they outplayed Dolphins of South Africa by 16 runs to keep their hopes of booking a semi-final spot alive, here on Saturday.

CLT20 2014: Cape Cobras vs Kings XI Punjab - Preview
CLT20 2014: Cape Cobras vs Kings XI Punjab - Preview

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.

CLT20: Lahore eye big win against Dolphins
CLT20: Lahore eye big win against Dolphins

Lahore Lions, who have just managed two points from a rained-off game, will be looking for a big win and the arithmetic to go in their favour to book their Oppo Champions League T20 semi-final spot when they take on Dolphins in a Group A match, here on Saturday.

CLT20 2014: Chennai Super Kings vs Perth Scorchers - Preview
CLT20 2014: Chennai Super Kings vs Perth Scorchers - Preview

Left disappointed after their Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 was washed off without a single ball being bowled against Lahore Lions, Chennai Super Kings would be looking to shut out Perth Scorchers on Saturday to book their last-four spot.

Suryakumar Yadav has got great future: Gautam Gambhir
Suryakumar Yadav has got great future: Gautam Gambhir

Proud of his side's record 12th straight win, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir praised the team spirit and predicted a great future for Suryakumar Yadav, who helped the IPL champions book their semi-final spot in the Oppo Champions League T20, here on Wednesday.

CLT20 2014: Unstoppable KKR down Scorchers by 3 wickets
CLT20 2014: Unstoppable KKR down Scorchers by 3 wickets

An unstoppable Kolkata Knight Riders stretched their winning streak to a record 12 after the reigning IPL champions edged past Perth Scorchers by 3 wickets to all but confirm their semi-final spot in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here on Wednesday.

For KKR, Hyderabad is home away from home: Wasim Akram
For KKR, Hyderabad is home away from home: Wasim Akram

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling mentor Wasim Akram feels Hyderabad is a home away from home for the team as it is getting good public support here.

Wasim Akram credits Gautam Gambhir's leadership for KKR success
Wasim Akram credits Gautam Gambhir's leadership for KKR success

 Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Wasim Akram on Tuesday said that captain Gautam Gambhir's leadership and the team bonding is responsible for its success in the IPL and the ongoing Oppo Champions League T20.

Lahore Lions' Rasool reported for illegal bowling action
Lahore Lions' Rasool reported for illegal bowling action

Lahore Lions off-spinner Adnan Rasool has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's opening CLT20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Hyderabad on Sunday.

We look to do well in at least two departments: Suryakumar Yadav
We look to do well in at least two departments: Suryakumar Yadav

Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Suryakumar Yadav feels it is the collective effort and focus on performing well in atleast two departments that has helped his team extend its winning streak to 11 matches.