Champions League Twenty20: I Form Lethal Spin Combination With Sunil Narine, Says Piyush Chawla

Kolkata Knight Riders' Piyush Chawla is thrilled with the challenge of delivering in just four overs in the short T20 format. Chawla also said it was a good thing that Kolkata were playing all their league games at Hyderabad in the 2014 Champions League Twenty20.

updated: September 20, 2014 00:08 IST
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Chawla removed the dangerous Smith for 20, giving KKR their first breakthrough.


Kolkata Knight Riders leg-spinner Piyush Chawla said bowling with West Indian mystery spinner Sunil Narine was largely helpful but insisted it could be a double-edged sword at times.

Chawla, who has been discarded from Team India since playing the last of his three Tests against England in 2012, was once again Gautam Gambhir's trump card, removing Chennai Super Kings' danger men Dwayne Smith and Faf du Plessis as KKR got off to a winning start in the Champions League Twenty20. (Match Report | Highlights)

After the Super Kings had blazed away to 37/0 in 3.5 overs, Chawla and Narine put the brakes on the opposition, by restricting the flow of runs and picking up three wickets between them.

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