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Northern Knights: 92 in 16.4 overs
Doug Bollinger comes on to bowl his third over, replacing Bn Laughlin. He dismisses Jono Boult off the first ball and follows it up with the wicket of Ish Sodhi ofa slower delivery. Trent Boult comes out to bat as the last man. Tim Southee is out off the fourth ball. Hobart Hurricanes win by 86 runs. Jono Boult c Wells b Bollinger 1 (2b) ; Ish Sodhi c Birt b Bollinger 0 (2b) ; Tim Southee c Hilfenhaus b Bollinger 21 (12b)
Northern Knights: 92/7 in 16 overs
Joe Mennie comes on to bowl his third over, replacing Xavier Doherty. The move works as he manages to dismiss Scott Styris. Jono Boult comes out to bat following the dismissal of Scott Styris. Six runs from the over. Scott Styris c Wells b Mennie 37 (27b)
Northern Knights: 86/6 in 15 overs
Ben Laughlin comes on to bowl his third over. With Tim Southee in a six-hitting spree, Ben Laughin is straying all over the pitch, losing his rhythm. Tim Southee ends the over with another boundary. 15 runs from the over.
Northern Knights: 71/6 in 14 overs
Xavier Doherty comes on to bowl his fourth over. He starts off with a yorker, castling Scott Kuggeleijn. Tim Southee comes out to bat at the fall of Scott Kuggeleijn’s wicket. Northern Knights batsmen are getting out in every way possible to continue their slide towards their first possible defeat in the tournament so far. Nonetheless amid all the loss of wickets, Tim Southee hits the first six of the innings. Eight runs from the over. Scott Kuggeleijn b Doherty 2 (6b)
Northern Knights: 63/5 in 13 overs
Ben Laughlin comes on to bowl his second over. Northern Knights seem to have given up on their run chase. They seem to be just caring for the net run rate as of now. No risky shots are being played. Just four runs from the over.
Northern Knights: 59/5 in 12 overs
Xavier Doherty has come on to bowl from the other end, replacing Doug Bollinger. The move works rightaway as he foxes the batsman with his turn and gets him out stumped. Scott Kuggeleijn comes on to bat at the fall of Daryl Mitchell’s wicket. Another wicket maiden! Daryl Mitchell st Paine b Doherty 9 (20b)
Northern Knights: 59/4 in 11 overs
Ben Laughlin comes on to bowl his first over, replacing Xavier Doherty. He is bowling a tight line as Northern Knights batsmen are dealing in singles and twos. One boundary from the over; 10 runs from it.
Northern Knights: 49/4 in 10 overs
Doug Bollinger comes on to bowl his second over. Scott Styris decided to take the aerial route, but holed up to the fielder at long on. However, the momentum took the fielder back and over the boundary rope. Scott Styris forces Doug Bollinger to alter his length and the left-arm pacer drops a bouncer for a wide. The next two deliveries are full and Scott Styris hits him for a couple of boundaries.. With this, he becomes the second all-rounder to complete a double of 4000 runs and 100 wickets in T20. 16 runs from the over.
Northern Knights: 33/4 in 9 overs
Xavier Doherty comes on to bowl his second over from the other end, replacing Ben Hilfenhaus. The ball is getting wet due to the dew in the outfield, making it tough for the bowler to grip the ball. Seven runs from the over.
Northern Knights: 26/4 in 8 overs
Doug Bollinger comes on to bowl his first over, replacing Xavier Doherty. Scott Styris has come out to bat following the wicket of BJ Watling. Northern Knights batsmen are dealing in singles. Scott Styris ends the over with a boundary through extra cover. Six runs from the over.
Northern Knights: 20/4 in 7 overs
Ben Hilfenhaus comes on to bowl his fourth and final over. He pitches it just a little bit fuller allowing the Northern Knights batsman to play an easy drive for a couple. He strays down the leg side off the next ball, and BJ Watling flicks hi for a single. However, disaster strikes off the fourth ball when the ball slips out of Ben Hilfenhaus’ hand and hits BJ Watling’s pad on the full and is adjudged leg before wicket. Five runs from the over. BJ Watling lbw b Hilfenhaus 9 (14b)
Northern Knights: 15/3 in 6 overs
Tim Paine brings spin. Left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty comes in to the attack. He is bowling a slow stump to stump line and Northern Knights are not looking to play any risky shot despite this being the last over of the Powerplay. Two singles and four dot balls; two runs from the over.
Northern Knights: 13/3 in 5 overs
Ben Hilfenhaus comes on to bowl his third over. He is bowling an of stump line and getting the out-swinger going. Ben Hilfenhaus strays down the leg and BJ Watling flicks it for a boundary. Just a boundary from it. From runs from the over.
Northern Knights: 9/3 in 4 overs
Joe Meenie comes out to bowl his second over after a brilliant maiden wicket over.He is bowling straight and sticking to a tight line, not giving room for the batsmen to free their arms. Just four runs from the over.
Northern Knights: 5/3 in 3 overs
Ben Hilfenhaus comes on to bowl his second over. Skipper Daniel Flynn has come out to bat at the fall of Anton Devcich’s wicket. Ben Hilfenhaus is getting good shape to the ball, moving it away from Kane Williamson. In-form batsman Kane Williamson gets an outside edge and gives an easy catch to Xavier Doherty. The next ball, Ben Hilfenhaus castles the stumps of Daniel Flynn. Northern Knights are in serious trouble. BJ Watling and Daryl Mitchell have come out to bat at the fall of twin wickets. Three slips in place as Ben Hilfenhaus is on hat-trick. two runs from the over and two wickets Kane Williamson c Doherty b Hilfenhaus 3 (8b) ; Daniel Flynn b Hilfenhaus 0 (1b)
Northern Knights: 3/1 in 2 overs
Joe Meenie comes on to bowl his first over. Anton Devcich offers an easy catch at mid on, but, Doug Bollinger puts it down. He is bowling a tight line , giving away no run off the first five deliveries. The last ball is just outside the off-stump and Anton Devcich goes for a drive and Ben Laughlin takes a brilliant catch diving to his right. A maiden wicket over! Anton Devcich c Laughlin b Mennie 2 (8b)
Northern Knights: 3/0 in 1 over
Ben Hilfenhaus starts the proceedings for Hobart Hurricanes. Kane Williamson and Anton Devcich set out o begin Northern Knights’ chase of 179 runs. He is pitching it just short of good length next to the off-stump line. Just three runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 178/3 in 20 overs
Tim Southee comes on to bowl his fourth and the last over of the innings and manages to dismiss Aiden Blizzard. Travis Birt comes on to bat at the fall of Aiden Blizzard’s wicket and starts off with a boundary through cover. 10 runs from the over. Aiden Blizzard c Styris b Southee 62 (43b)
Hobart Hurricanes: 168/2 in 19 overs
Trent Boult comes on to bowl his last over and the penultimate over of the innings. Aiden Blizzard welcomes Trent Boult with consecutive boundaries off the first two deliveries to bring up his half-century. He is playing yet another brilliant innings for Hobart Hurricanes. The third one is bowled at the leg and is flicked for another boundary through an unmanned fine leg region. The fourth ball is hit through deep mid wicket for another boundary. finally a single off the fifth ball! The over also ends with another boundary. this time by Shoaib Malik. 21 runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 147/2 in 18 overs
Tim Southee comes on to bowl his third over, replacing Scott Styris. The second ball is full and wide outside off-stump. Aiden Blizzard digs it out and sends it for a boundary through point. Tim Southee errs in line twice as he bowls wide outside off-stump. The off-side cover is strong with a deep point and three fielders inside the circle. 13 runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 134/2 in 17 overs
Trent Boult comes back in to the attack, replacing his brother Jono Boult to bowl his third over. He is bowling full around the off-stump. Aiden Blizzard is finally scoring more than a run-a-ball, but still heavily relying on edges. 13 runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 121/2 in 16 overs
Scott Styris comes on to bowl his last over. The veteran medium pacer has been brilliant in the match so far. He has not troubled the batsmen, but just restricted their scoring. He gave away just 12 runs from his first three over. Shoaib Malik is the only batsmen who has got the scoreboard moving. Shoaib Malik ends Scott Styris’ over with a six. 19 runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 102/2 in 15 overs
Jono Boult comes on to bowl his second over. Even as Aiden Blizzard and Shoaib Malik are not able to hit big shots, they are runnig quick between teh wickets. However, the Northern Knights fielders are quick and sharp, not allowing any extra run. Tight over. Seven runs from it.
Hobart Hurricanes: 95/2 in 14 overs
Scott Styris comes on to bowl his third over. He is keeping it tight, not allowing the batsmen to free their arms. Hobart Hurricanes batsmen are dealing in easy singles. Aiden Blizzard has been going at less than run-a-ball. Eight runs from the ovr.
Hobart Hurricanes: 87/2 in 13 overs
Ish Sodhi comes on to bowl his last over. The leg-spinner has given away just 17 runs and picked up a wicket in his first three overs. Shoaib Malik and Aiden Blizzard are just dealing in singles. However, Ish Sodhi bowls a half-tracker forcing Shoaib Malik to pull it for a boundary. The next ball, the Pakistani batsman goes down the track and hits it for a huge six. 14 runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 73/2 in 12 overs
Scott Styris comes on to bowl his second over, replacing Scott Kuggeleijn. in a wicket like the one at Raipur with a few cracks, Scott Styris’ change of pace is working beautifully to contain the batsmen. Just four runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 69/2 in 11 overs
Ish Sodhi has come n to bowl his third over. he has kept a tight line. The fielders in the inner circle have been brilliant, not allowing any extra runs to the Hobart Hurricanes batsmen. This forces Tim Paine to hit Ish Sodhi over the in-field and gets out at long off where Trent Boult is stationed. Shoaib Malik comes in at the fall of Tim Paine’s wicket. Four runs from the over. Tim Paine c TA Boult b Sodhi 43 (34b)
Hobart Hurricanes: 65/1 in 10 overs
Scott Kuggeleijn comes on for his second over, replacing Jono Boult. Hobart Hurricanes batsmen are finally showing some intent to attack. Skipper Tim Paine, especially is taking over the mantle of taking the scoring rate up. 14 runs are scored from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 51/1 in 9 overs
Ish Sodhi comes on to bowl his second over and Tim Paine welcomes him with another six off the second ball. he is finally getting the scoreboard moving. Hobart Hurricanes have finally reached the 50-run mark at less than run-a-ball. Six runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 45/1 in 8 overs
Jono Boult comes in to the attack, replacing Scott Kuggeleijn who had picked up the opening wicket. The off-spinner is bowling round the wicket, bowling a tight line. He pitches one short, but Tim Paine fails to middle the pull shot. But the bowls a full toss the next ball and the Hobart Hurricanes batsman sends it out of the ground for a six. Nine runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 36/1 in 7 overs
With the Powerplay off, Daniel Flynn introduces spin. Ish Sodhi comes out to bat. He drops a tough chance off the third ball. He is also bowling a tight line and a good in-field on the odd side is ensuring that the Hobart Hurricanes batsmen don’t rotate the strike at ease. However, Ish Sodhi pitches one short and Tim Paine pulls the ball for a boundary. Seven runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 29/1 in 6 overs
Scott Kuggeleijn comes on to bowl his first over, replacing Tim Southee and he strikes immediately. Ben Dunk skies a gentle-paced ball high to Tim Southee at mid-wicket. Aiden Blizzard comes at the fall for Ben Dunk’s wicket. Nine runs from the over. Ben Dunk c Southee b Kuggeleijn 12 (17b)
Hobart Hurricanes: 20/0 in 5 overs
Scott Styris comes on to bowl his first over, replacing Trent Boult. Trent Boult had gone for 12 runs from the over. He is bowling a tight line, not allowing the batsmen to free their arms. One run from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 19/0 in 4 overs
Tim Southee has come on to bowl his second over. The Hobart Hurricanes batsmen haven’t got the scoreboard moving at a good pace. The bowling has been tight and the Northern Knights bowlers have taken advantage of being familiar with the conditions Tim Southee is bowling good away swingers to Tim Paine. Just three runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 16/0 in 3 overs
Trent Boult comes on to bowl his second over. He is mixing his length in this over, peppering the batsmen with a few short-pitched deliveries and a few full ones as well. The over ends with a straight drive by Ben Dunk for a boundary. Eight runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes: 8/0 in 2 overs
Tim Southee starts off from the other end. He is also getting good pace and swing from the wicket. Tim Southee has been impressive in the tournament so far. He has beaten Ben Dunk’s bat twice in two balls. Four runs from the over. Scott Styris applauds the bowler.
Hobart Hurricanes: 4/0 in 1 over
Ben Dunk and Tim Paine have come out to open the batting for Hobart Hurricanes. Northern Knights have started off with left-armer Trent Boult who is bowling full and generating good away swing from Ben Dunk at pace. Four runs from the over.
07:35 PM IST: Northern Knights (NK) skipper Daniel Flynn won the toss and elected to field against Hobart Hurricanes (HBH) in Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2014 Group B Match 9 at Raipur on Tuesday. Boult brothers – Trent and Jono are set to represent Northern Knights.
Hello and welcome to the live over-by-over updates as Australia’s Hobart Hurricanes (HBH) takes on New Zealand’s Northern Knights (NK) in Champions League T20 (CT20) Group B Match 9 at Raipur on Tuesday. Both teams are coming in to the match at the back of an impressive win each. Also Read: Check the Points Table of the Group Stage of Champions League T20 2014 (CLT20)
Northern Knights have been the team of the season so far, winning all their three qualifier matches and then going on to register an easy win against Cape Cobras. Kane Williamson has been in fine form for the New Zealand side, scoring a century and two fifties in four matches. Anton Devcich, BJ Watling and Daniel Flynn have provided him good support at the other end. The bowling too is led well by Tim Southee and Trent Boult, who have provided the early breakthrough and troubled the opposition top-order with bounce and movement. Also Read: Champions League T20 2014: Complete squads of all teams of CLT20 2014
Meanwhile, Hobart Hurricanes are coming in to the match after sealing a sensational finish in the last match. Ben Dunk and Aiden Blizzard struck half centuries to take the Australian side over the victory line. Hobart Hurricanes had lost their opening encounter against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at Mohali. Even as their batting has regrouped, the bowling is performing far from the class they show on paper.Champions League T20 2014 Schedule: All Match Fixtures and Complete Time Table of CLT20 2014
Northern Knights (From): Kane Williamson, Anton Devcich, Daniel Flynn, BJ Watling, Daryl Mitchell, Scott Styris, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Brad Wilson, Daniel Harris, G Aldridge, Jono Boult
Hobart Hurricanes (From): Tim Paine, Ben Dunk, Aiden Blizzard, Shoaib Malik, Jonathan Wells, Travis Birt, Joe Mennie, Ben Hilfenhaus, Xavier Doherty, Ben Laughlin, Doug Bollinger, Cameron Boyce, Sam Rainbird, Dominic Michael, Evan Gulbis