CLT20 Preview: Lahore Lions Take on Formidable Kolkata Knight Riders

IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders started their CLT20 campaign with a win over Chennai Super Kings. Lahore Lions entered the main draw of the tournament following two wins in three matches in qualifiers.

updated: September 20, 2014 14:05 IST
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File Photo: A jubilant Kolkata Knight Riders team celebrates with the IPL-7 trophy.


Hyderabad: Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will takes on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Sunday.

KKR, this year's IPL champions, scored a remarkable victory over Chennai thanks to a scintillating knock of 58 runs by Andre Russell and Ryan ten Doeschate's unbeaten 51.

Russell, who is in brilliant form following a successful stint in the Carribean Premier League, and ten Doeschate came good when the top order comprising Captain Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan, Manvinder Bisla and Manish Pandey fumbled.

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