IPL champions Mumbai Indians earned themselves the chance of a title double after they booked a berth in the final of the CLT20 with a six-wicket win over Trinidad & Tobago Red Force at the Kotla here on Saturday.
The weather gods decided to make their presence felt in the capital on Friday, the eve of the second Champions League T20 semi-final between Mumbai Indians and West Indies’ side Trinidad & Tobago Red Force.
India cricketer Virat Kohli was so impressed with his idol Sachin Tendulkar during his growing up years that he used to buy the same style of shoes that the Mumbaikar wore on the cricket field time and again.
Trinidad & Tobago handed Chennai Super Kings a humiliating eight-wicket loss here on Wednesday to enter the semi-final of the CLT20 in emphatic style after finishing on top of Group B.
Mumbai Indians made their way into the CLT20 semi-finals with a commanding six-wicket win over unfancied Perth Scorchers in the final Group A game at the Kotla here on Tuesday.
The final two matches in the league stage of the CLT20 at the Kotla here on Wednesday offer interesting permutations and combinations as to who will join former champions Chennai Super Kings and Rajas
Chennai Super Kings became the first team to secure a semi-final berth in CLT20 2013 with a dominating eight-wicket win over Brisbane Heat in their Group B match here in Ranchi on Saturday evening.
South African side Titans cruised to an easy eight-wicket over Sunrisers Hyderabad in a Group B CLT20 match at the JSCA International Stadium Compex here in Ranchi on Saturday.
With the in-form Chennai Super Kings surging ahead in the CLT20 semi-finals’ race from Group B with posting back-to-back wins, the fight is more confined for the second spot between the remaining four
Chennai Super Kings rode on brilliant half-centuries by Suresh Raina and skipper M.S.