(Catch the Live over by over updates as Hobart Hurricanes take on Barbados Tridents in Group B of Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2014 at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in Mohali on Sunday.)
Hobart Hurricanes win by six wickets with 10 balls to spare.
Malik brings the innings to a close with back-to-back boundaries in Rayad Emrit’s over. The Hurricanes have sealed their place in the semi-final. Only a miracle can help them finish first. Do follow our live coverage of Kings XI Punjab vs Cape Cobras. Malik: 39 runs from 35 balls – Wells: 23 runs from 17 balls.
Hobart Hurricanes 109/4 in 18 Overs
Five runs from Holder’s second over. Just five more runs to win. The partnership rises to 38 runs now. Malik: 31 runs from 33 balls – Wells: 23 runs from 17 balls.
Hobart Hurricanes 104/4 in 17 Overs
Ravi Rampaul comes to bowl his final over of the innings. After Wells gives the strike to Malik, the 32-year-old Pakistani slams the ball high towards mid-on in hope for a six. The trajectory is way too high and the ball could have been caught easily; but Ashley Nurse fails to get a touch on the ball as it drops let along collect it. They exchange a couple of runs and a single to put Wells on strike. The 26-year-old smashes a six towards deep midwicket to bring the 100 for his team. 10 runs off the over and the Hurricanes are edging towards the finishing lnie.
Hobart Hurricanes 94/4 in 16 Overs
6′ 7″ tall Jason Holder comes into the attack in hope to prevent the Hurricanes from scoring the winning runs. The task seems difficult for the Caribbean outfit but he fails to break their partnership. He gives away seven runs in his first over that includes a wide ball. The Australian outfit now need 20 runs from 24 balls to win this match. Malik: 24 runs from 25 balls – Wells: 15 runs from 13 balls.
Hobart Hurricanes 87/4 in 15 Overs
Shoaib Malik and Jonathan Wells managed to add another seven runs to the total in Akeal Hosein’s last over. No boundaries, just three singles and two doubles off this over. Malik: 22 runs from 22 balls – Wells: 11 runs from 10 balls
Hobart Hurricanes 80/4 in 14 overs
Rayad Emrit comes out to bowl his second over.b He went for just four runs from his previous over. A couple of quick wickets have pulled things back in favour of Barbados Tridents.The penultimate ball is bowled short and pulled for a boundary by Jonathan Wells. Seven runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes 73/4 in 13 overs
Akeal Hosein comes on to bowl his third over and strikes immediately. Travis Birt is trapped in front of the wicket. Jonathan Wells comes out to bat at the fall of Travis Birt’s wicket. Just three runs from the over. Travis Birt b Hosein 9 (11b)
Hobart Hurricanes 70/2 in 12 overs
Rayad Emrit comes on to bowl his first over. He is bowling a tight line. Just four runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes 66/2 in 11 overs
Ashley Nurse comes on to bowl his third over. Hobart Hurricanes are coasting along easily, taking easy singles. No threat from the pitch or the bowler. Eight runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes 58/2 in 10 overs
Akeal Hosein comes on to bowl his second over. He had gone for seven runs from his first over. The slow left-armer starts off by trapping Tim Paine in front of the wicket. Travis Birt has come out to bat at the fall of Tim Paine’s wicket and the left-hander starts off with a slog for boundary. Eight runs from the over. Tim Paine lbw b Hosein 18 (20b)
Hobart Hurricanes 50/2 in 9 overs
Dilshan Munaweera comes on to bowl his second over. The Barbados Tridents offf-spinner is flighting the ball hoping the batsmen will look to take on the bowling and in the process lose their wicket. Shoaib Malik and Tim Paine are taking easy singles. Hobart Hurricanes bring up their 50. Six runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes 44/2 in 8 overs
Slow left-arm bowler Akeal Hosain comes on to bowl his first over, replacing Ravi Rampaul. He starts off with three half trackers, but the batsmen fail to take full advantage of it. The fourth ball is a bit fuller and Shoaib Malik opens the face of his bat to allow the ball to run down to the boundary ropes in the third man region. Seven runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes 37/2 in 7 overs
Dilshan Munaweera is brought in to the attack with the Powerplay off. The part-time off-spinner strikes with his very first delivery dismissing Aiden Blizzard. Shoaib Malik comes out to bat following the wicket of Aiden Blizzard. Tim Paine ends the over with a boundary for four. Five runs from the over. Aiden Blizzard c McKenzie b Munaweera 21 (24b)
Hobart Hurricanes 32/1 in 6 overs
Ravi Rampaul comes on to bowl his third over on a trot. The Barbados Tridents pacer has bowled his heart out and his figures have been impressive. However, fortune hasn’t favoured the Barbados Tridents pacer much today. Six runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes 26/1 in 5 overs
Ashley Nurse comes on to bowl his second over. The off-spinner is running through is over making it difficult for Hobart Hurricanes batsmen to score easy runs. However, he pitches one short and wide and Aiden Blizzard cuts it for a boundary through point. Seven runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes 19/1 in 4 overs
Ravi Rampaul comes on to bowl his second over after going for three runs off his first over. The over doesn’t start well as Raymon Reifer drops an easy catch; second dropped catch off ravi Rampaul’s bowling in this match. Ravi Rampaul’s bad luck continues as he has been no-balled despite not stepping over the line. Six runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes 13/1 in 3 overs
Ashley Nurse comes in to the attack to bowl his first over, replacing Kyle Mayers who bowled a good one first up. Ashley Nurse is also bowling a tight line and starts off with five dot deliveries. Aiden Blizzard tucks one on the leg side off the last ball for a single. Just one run from teh over.
Hobart Hurricanes 12/1 in 2 overs
Ravi Rampaul comes on to bowl his first over from the other end. An edge off Aiden Blizzard’s bat nearly flies to the third slip, but a tough cahnce is dropped. Three runs from the over.
Hobart Hurricanes 9/1 in 1 over
Tim Paine and Ben Dunk open the innings for Hobart Hurricanes in their bid to chase down the target of 114. Kyle Mayers opens the bowling for CPL champions and strikes in his very first over. He forces ben Dunk to drive and is caught by Neil McKenzie at shot mid-off. AidenBlizzard, who comes in at the fall of Ben Dunk’s wicket is greeted with a short delivery wide outside the off-stump which is slashed for a boundary. The next one is pitched fuller and off driven for a boundary. Nine runs from the over. Ben Dunk c McKenzie b Mayers 0 (4b)
Barbados Tridents 113 in 20 overs
Ben Laughlin comes on to bowl the last over of the match. Five runs from the over. Ravi Rampaul is run out. Barabdos Tridents are run out for 113. This was a shambolic performance by a depleted Caribbean Premier League (CPL) winners.
Barbados Tridents 109/9 in 19 overs
Ben Hilfenhaus comes on to bowl his fourth over and the penultimate over of the match. The Hobart Hurricanes bowler had gone for 11 runs for his first three over. Four runs from the over.
Barbados Tridents 105/8 in 18 overs
Ben Laughlin comes on to bowl his second over. Poor running between the wickets results in another wicket for Barbados Tridents. Just one run from the over.
Barbados Tridents 104/8 in 17 overs
Xavier Doherty comes on to bowl his fourth over and he is wiping off the tail of Barbados Tridents this over. The left-arm spinner starts the over with the wicket of Ashley Nurse. Three balls later, Jonathan Carter follows him back to the pavilion trying to play a miscued sweep shot. Five runs from the over.
Barbados Tridents 99/6 in 16 overs
Doug Bollinger comes on to bowl his fourth over. He has had a good day so far, going for 17 runs from his first three overs. He starts his fourth over with the wicket of Akeal Hosein. Meanwhile, Jonathan Carter is moving along well scoring boundaries at regular interval. 10 runs from the over.
Barbados Tridents 89/5 in 15 overs
Ben Laughlin comes on to bowl his second over after going for 10 runs off his first one. However, he comes back well bowling four consecutive dot deliveries against Akeal Hosein, before going for a huge six straight down the ground off the fifth ball. Seven runs from the over.
Barbados Tridents 82/5 in 14 overs
Xavier Doherty comes on to bowl his third over. Akeal Hosein comes on to bat at the fall of James Franklin’s wicket. The slow left-armer bowls one short and on the legs of Akeal Hosein who pulls it for a boundary through the mid wicket region. Meanwhile Jonathan carter has taken over the responsibility of taking the attack on the spinner as he hits the last ball for a huge six. 12 runs from the over.
Barbados Tridents 70/5 in 13 overs
Shoaib Malik comes back into the attack. Jonathan Carter dispatches the ball for a long way over the ropes for a 6.
Barbados Tridents 60/4 in 12 overs
Xavier Doherty comes into the attack for another explosive over. The over ends with a total of 8 runs being scored by the Barbados Tridents.
Barbados Tridents 52/4 in 11 overs
Doug Bollinger comes into the attack for a change in pace. He delivers a good change of deliveries for HH as the gives away only 2 runs.
Barbados Tridents 50/4 in 10 overs
Xavier Doherty comes into the attack gets the breakthrough with Franklin’s wicket.
Barbados Tridents 41/3 in 9 overs
Shoaib Malik comes back into the attack. A relatively expensive over comes to an end with 7 runs being scored off it.
Barbados Tridents 41/3 in 8 overs
Ben Laughlin comes into the attack. James Franklin is able to let loose and gets a couple of boundaries away to get the scoring back up again.
Barbados Tridents 31/3 in 7 overs
Shoiab Malik comes into the attack. A well mixed up over so far by Malik to curb scoring.
Barbados Tridents 28/3 in 6 overs
Evan Gulbis comes into the attack. Another excellent over with just two runs scored after a double wicket maiden over.
Barbados Tridents 26/3 in 5 overs
Ben Hilfenhaus comes into the attack. A major over for Hobart Hurricanes as they get two important wickets.
Barbados Tridents 26/1 in 4 overs
Doug Bollinger comes on to bowl his second over after a successful first one. He is bowling fast and hitting the deck hard. Dilshan munaweera has taken over the attack and smashed teh left-arm speedster for a couple of boundaries. 12 runs from the over.
Barbados Tridents 14/1 in 3 overs
Ben Hilfenhaus comes on to bowl his second over. he is getting his outswingers going with favourable conditions in Mohali. Dilshan Munaweera is off to a surprisingly slow start; no intentions to hits big shots, but Raymon Reifer ends the over with a boundary. Six runs from the over.
Barbados Tridents 8/1 in 2 overs
Doug Bollinger comes on to bowl from the other end. He is bowling at a good length angling away from the right hander. Neil McKenzie tries to pull a short delivery, but gets a top edge which carries to Tim Paine. The South African batsman fails to make a good impression in his first outing with Barbados Tridents in CLT20 2014. Centurion in the previous match Raymon Reifer comes out to bat at the fall of Neil McKenzie’s wicket. Three runs from the over. Neil McKenzie c Paine b Bollinger 0 (3b)
Barbados Tridents 5/0 in 1 over
Ben Hilfenhaus opens the attack for Hobart Hurricanes. Dilshan Munaweera and Neil McKenzie open the batting for Barbados Tridents. Dilshan Munaweera gets a bit of room and he gets off the mark with a boundary through point. Just five runs from the first over.
03:30 PM IST: Hobart Hurricanes skipper Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bowl against Barbados Tridents in Group B of Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2014 at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in Mohali on Sunday.
Hobart Hurricanes have the advantage going into the match as they are touted as the favourites to win the Group B contest against the Barbados Tridents who are yet to win a match at the Champions League Twenty20 tournament. The Australian team has won two of the three matches till now and a massive victory against the Northern Knights in their previous game, they will be very confident to face the winless Barbados team with a hint of grief from their only defeat in the tournament to Kings XI Punjab coming at Mohali over a week back.
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Aiden Blizzard and Ben Hilfenhaus have been the key players who have performed leading to the success of the team. The presence of a well chosen team gives balance to the side wit the likes of Doug Bollinger, Xavier Doherty and Tim Paine among others which the Caribbean side lacks and the reliance of key players puts a lot of pressure on them. The burden of an entire team’s performance of a few players is never going to work wonders for a prolonged period, if at all, and that is the case with the Barbados Tridents.
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The entire team has to play their part for the Barbados Tridents team for them to be able to win or at least put up a performance with heart against the Hobart Hurricanes.
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Hobart Hurricanes (From): Tim Paine, Jon Wells, Evan Gulbis, Xavier Doherty, Ben Hilfenhaus, Dom Michael, Sam Rainbird, Travis Birt, Doug Bollinger, Aiden Blizzard, Cameron Boyce, Joe Mennie, Ben Laughlin, Ben Dunk, Shoaib Malik
Barbados Tridents (From): Shane Dowrich, Jeevan Mendis, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse, Jonathan Carter, Neil Mckenzie, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Rayad Emrit, Raymon Reifer, Kyle Mayers, William Perkins, James Franklin, Elton Chigumbura, Dilshan Munaweera