CLT20: Lions beat Yorkshire to knock Chennai, Mumbai out

Highveld Lions shattered aspirations of three teams of advancing with a single win.

updated: October 20, 2012 21:53 IST
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Johannesburg: Highveld Lions on Saturday, defeated Yorkshire comfortably by five wickets in a Group B encounter of the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 here, which effectively dashed the hopes of two IPL teams, defending champions Mumbai Indian and Chennai Super Kings.

The Lions victory means both Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are out of the tournament, and later today's IPL derby between the two sides have now been reduced to a dead rubber.

The Lions, with three wins from four games, have now joined Sydney Sixers as the other team from Group B in the semi-finals. Both the teams have 12 points in their kitty.

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