CLT20: Kolkata Knight Riders eliminated after rain plays havoc

Kolkata Knight Riders do not stand a realistic chance to make it to the semi-final now.

updated: October 18, 2012 00:16 IST
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Durban: IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders were on Wednesday practically knocked out of the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 after their must-win match against Perth Scorchers was called off due to incessant rain here.

The Knight Riders needed to win this match at any cost, having suffered reverses in their first two outings against Delhi Daredevils and Auckland Aces, but luck deserted Gautam Gambhir and his men on their most important day.

A downpour followed by continues drizzle ensured the game ended 14 overs into the Scorchers innings -- they were 91 for two at that stage.

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