Champions League T20: Lahore Lions Aim to Outrun Chennai Super Kings in Race to Semis

Lahore Lions take on Perth Scorchers on Tuesday. A big-margin win will put them on level with Chennai Super Kings but ahead of the MS Dhoni-led side in terms of net run rate and hence guarantee them a semifinal spot.

updated: September 29, 2014 17:52 IST
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Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez in action during CLT20.


Bangalore: After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go a for the kill to qualify for the semi-final when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers in the Champions League T20Tournament on Monday.

With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders already in the final-four, Lions would eye to race past Chennai Super Kings on better run-rate to qualify for the semi-final.

Lahore are placed third on the points-table with six points from three games and the Australian outfit is out of contention, as they bagged only four points from three games, but could prove to be party poopers for the Pakistani side.

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