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CRICKET: T&T qualify for Champions League T20 semi-finals
2013-10-02 13:30:21 | (0 Comments)
Caribbean representatives Trinidad & Tobago (T&T) have qualified for the semi-finals of the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 in India.
Trinidad & Tobago booked their spot with a crushing eight-wicket victory over home side Chennai Super Kings.
Trinidad & Tobago, chasing 119 for victory, reached the target with 29 balls remaining.
West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons led Trinidad & Tobago to victory with 63 from 41 balls, while Evin Lewis hit 38 from 35 balls.
Darren Bravo scored 11 not out.
Earlier, T&T bowled out Chennai Super Kings for 118 runs in 19.4 overs against the bowling of Riyad Emrit three for 21, Ravi Rampual 2 for 31 and Simmons 2 for 10.
Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine was wicketless but his four overs only costs 12 runs.
Suresh Raina top scored for Chennai Super Kings with 38, while Murali Vijay scored 27 and MS Dhoni 25.
T&T, Dwayne Bravo, who is in the Chennai Super Kings’ line up could only make two, while Jason Holder of Barbados was dismissed without scoring.
Although suffering defeat, Chennai Super Kings also qualified for the semi-finals.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians with West Indies players Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Smith defeated Perth Scorchers by six wickets to also qualify for the semi-finals.
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