Disappointed for KKR but McCullum feels good for Auckland

Brendon McCullum had mixed feeling after his CLT20 team lost to the Auckland Aces. Says the Aces were the enemy but is a good thing from a 'New Zealander's point of view.'

updated: October 16, 2012 17:25 IST
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Cape Town: Kolkata Knight Riders' loss to Auckland Aces in a Champions League Twenty20 match left New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum with mixed emotions as on one hand, he felt gutted for his IPL champion team but on the other, he was glad to see a New Zealand side doing well.

"They were the enemy today, but from a New Zealander's point of view, it's a good thing that a team from there does well," McCullum said after KKR's seven-wicket loss to the qualifiers here.

"They've dominated the domestic T20 competition for the last two years and have spent plenty of time here in preparation.

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