Lahore Lions will clash against Australian Perth Scorchers in the 2014 Champions League twenty20 tournament in a Group A match at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. The match will kick off on 04:00pm local time on Tuesday 30th September, 2014. Lahore Lions is leading by Umar Akmal, who had scored 163 runs at an average of 81.50, he had bats lower down the order and he had a bit problem if Lahore are chasing a total. Lahore Lions is expecting to secure place in the 2014 Champions League tournament semi final, if they win comfortably against Perth Scorchers. So far, Kings XI Punjab, Hobart Hurricanes, Kolkata Knight Riders have advances into 2014 Champions League semi finals. Perth Scorchers have been out of this year's Champions League T20, but Lahore Lions is still having possibilities to enter into semis. Lahore should beat Perth by 47 runs or by 33 balls to spare in order to have a better net-run rate than Chennai Super Kings. Squads Lahore Lions: Mohammad Hafeez (c), Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Siddique Khan, Mohammad Umar Akmal (wk), Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Salman Ali, Asif Raza, Mohammad Mustafa Iqbal, Wahab Riaz, Aizaz Cheema, Imran Ali, Saad Naseem, Adnan Rasool, Mohammad Saeed, Ali Manzoor. Perth Scorchers: Adam Voges (c), Cameron Bancroft (wk), Brad Hogg, Mitchell Marsh, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Craig Simmons, Ashton Turner, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Yasir Arafat, Sam Whiteman (wk), Hilton Cartwright, Joel Paris, Michael Beer, Simon Mackin
World No. 3 Roger Federer had announced to play in the 2014 ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters, which will kick off on 5th October being played here on outdoor hard courts at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena in Shanghai. Roger Federer is eyeing to clinch first ATP Shanghai Masters title, where he has not won a single title here in the city. Roger Federer said he is going to make a trip to Shanghai Next week and he can’t wait to see his fans there. Swiss legend is eyeing to lift first ever Shanghai Rolex Masters title for the first time ahead of the European indoors at Swiss Indoors in Basel, BNP Paribas in Paris and ATP World Tour Finals in London says Federer. 17-time singles Grand slam winner Roger Federer was schedule to play in the 2014 International Premier League in India next month and he is going to play exhibition match along with Swiss fellow country mate Stan Wawrinka in Africa. Federer also played best tennis from past couple of months and he is inching close to climb to No. 2 place in the ATP Ranking Points. Former World No. 1 Roger Federer is looking forward to surpass Rafael Nadal in the ATP Ranking Points by end of the 2014 season, where he is also schedule to play Davis Cup final against France in Paris, which will be take place in Paris in November.
IPL Champions Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) will battle against Dolphins (D) in the Champions League twenty20 tournament in a Group A match at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The match will kick off on 08:00pm local time on Monday 29th September, 2014. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Dolphins have been set ready to face each other in their last group match of Champion’s league T20 (CLT20) 2014. Kolkata Knight Riders are looking forward to continue similar form against Dolphins on Monday night game, where they have not lost a single game so far in the 2014 Champions League Twenty20 tournament. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are having some best all-rounder’s like Jacques Kallis, Ryan ten Doeschate, Andre Russell and Yusuf Pathan to lead their team in batting and bowling, while spinner Sunil Narine has been passing through outstanding performance. Meanwhile, Dolphins have lost all the three matches they have played, where the team is going to face difficult challenge against KKR on Monday night in Hyderabad. Kolkata Knight Riders have continued their winning streak by clinching 12 consecutive matches so far.Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Robin Uthappa(k), Gautam Gambhir(c), Jacques Kallis, Manish Pandey, Ryan ten Doeschate, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Vinay Kumar, Pat Cummins, Umesh Yadav, Manvinder BislaDolphins: Morne van Wyk(c & k), Cameron Delport, Cody Chetty, Keshav Maharaj, Jonathan Vandiar, Khayelihle Zondo, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Robert Frylinck, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kyle Abbott, Prenelan Subrayen, Daryn Smit, Daryn Miles Dupavillon, Craig Alexander, Sibonelo Makhanya
17-time singles Grand slam winner Roger Federer and world No. 1 seven-time Novak Djokovic will join along with Rafael Nadal to play an exhibition match for good cause in London, being played here in London’s Arena O2 on 7th November, 2014. The two champions Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are considered as heavy favorites to clinch the year end 2014 ATP World Tour Championship Finals crown to finish the season on high mode.World No. 2 Rafael Nadal is going to meet his rivals Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in the London’s Arena o2, where he has come back to tennis court on Thursday 25th September. Spanish star had played an exhibition match along with Frenchman Tsonga in Kazakhstan on Thursday and he is going to fly to Beijing to take part on the 2014 China Open.Roger Federer feels it will be a fantastic exhibition match in London on 7th November and fans can expecting a huge amount of entertainment. Federer said he is excited to be their along with his friends Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic ahead of the 2014 ATP World Tour Championships Finals.According to sources since 2011 the ATP World Tour Finals and Moet & Chandon have raised a total of $1.2 million for cancer research. Novak Djokovic will defend year end 2014 ATP World Tour Championship Finals, where he will have to face big challenge against Federer, who was playing best tennis at the moment.
Chain Singh has climbed to third place after the kneeling segment with 150.7 pts, where he had managed to clinch bronze medal with a total of 441.7 pts. Chain Singh had made tough fight with China's KANG Hongwe, after three shots in the standing but then Singh has stringed together a series of good shots to clinch the bronze. Meanwhile, In the Women's Freestyle 63 kg 1/8 Final, Jakhar Geetika has overcome against Larionova Yekaterina of Kazakhstan (KAZ) to advances into semi finals. On Day 8 Asian Games 2014- Women's Freestyle 48 kg 1/8 Final, as Vinesh has outclassed Pakistan Yongmi to make it to the semis, where She was trailing going into the final 20 seconds and managed to turn things around and win 3-1. In Tennis, Yuki Bhambri has progresses into semi finals, after beating Thailand's Udomchoke Danai in straight sets with a 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday.Chain Singh of India has finished the qualifying in 7th place and makes into the final, while Sanjeev Rajput (12th) and Gagan Narang (15th) have failed to show best performances’. India also finished 4th place in the team event behind China (gold), Korea (silver) and Japan (bronze).
CLT20 2014 Live Preview-Chennai Super Kings(CSK) will clash against Perth Scorchers(PS) in the 2014 Champions League twenty 20 tournament in a Group A match, which will kick off on Saturday 27th September at 08:00 pm local time at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.Chennai Super Kings(CSK) are looking very aggressive to clinch victory against over Perth Scorchers in their final league stage, where MS Dhoni team is under pressure to secure semi final berth in the 2014 Champions League Twenty20 match on Saturday night. Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team wants to clinch second spot with six points in three games, after grabbing two points from yesterday’s match. Lahore Lions have registered their first points on board after losing their opening encounter to table-toppers Kolkata Knight Riders.Meanwhile, Perth Scorchers has won their first match against Dolphins before losing the last tie against the Kolkata Knight Riders, where the Australian side has posted a total of 151 from 20 overs. It could be a tough match for Perth Scorchers to face Chennai Super Kings on Saturday night in Bangalore.Chennai Super Kings Possible XI:Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Faf Du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni (c &wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishwar Pandey, Ashish Nehra, Mohit SharmaPerth Scorchers Possible XI:Possible XI: Craig Simmons, Adam Voges (c), Sam Whiteman (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Agar, Ashton Turner, Hilton Cartwright, Yasir Arafat, Jason Behrendorff, Joel Paris, Brad Hogg
17-time singles Grand slam winner Roger Federer will play in the 2015 Brisbane International tournament in Brisbane, which will be played on outdoor hard courts in Queensland ahead of the Australian Open 2015 tournament. Swiss star is aiming to play high level tennis to finish the season and he will begin the 2015 season at Brisbane International, schedule to kick off in first week of January.World No. 3 Roger Federer, who had lost 2014 Brisbane International final to former two-time Grand slam winner Lleyton Hewitt , but he is looking very confident to clinch the title ahead of the Australian Open 2015. Swiss legend will return back to action in Shanghai, where he will leave his home soon to join with his rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in the 2014 Shanghai Masters next month. Roger Federer is going to lead men’s singles field at the 2015 Brisbane International tournament starts from 4 to 11 January, while Australian Open 2015 tournament will kick off from 19 January to 1st February. Swiss legend is considered as one of the big favorite to clinch 2015 Australian Open crown to add one more slam to his kitty. Swiss star is having possibilities to overtake king of clay Rafael Nadal’s No. 2 place in the ATP Ranking points to finish the 2014 season.
Kings XI Punjab will take on Northern Districts in the 2014 Champions League Twenty20 tournament in a Group B match at Mohali, schedule to kick off at 08:00 pm on Friday Sep 26, 2014.Kings XI Punjab has begin the 2014 Champions League tournament by cinching both the games so far in their group B stage, where they are going to face big challenge against Northern Districts on Friday night at Mohali. Kings XI Punjab have outlasted Hobart Hurricanes by five wickets and then took another victory by four wickets over the Barbados Tridents in their second group game.All-rounder Scot Styris said his team is looking forward to give tough challenge to Kings XI Punjab, where Northern Knights have set ready to clash on Friday night in Mohali. He added Northern Knights top order has been playing good cricket in their past matches and it is important for them to make a good start against Punjab.Kings XI Punjab: George Bailey (capt.), Thisara Perera, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Akshar Patel, Karanveer Singh, L Balaji, Manan Vohra, Mandeep Singh, Rishi Dhawan, Virender Sehwag, Wriddhiman Saha, Anureet Singh, Parvinder AwanaNorthern Districts: Daniel Flynn (capt.), Ish Sodhi, Jono Boult, Brad Wilson, Kane Williamson, BJ Watling, Graeme Aldridge, Anton Devcich, Tim Southee, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Daniel Harris, Scott Styris, Trent Boult, Daniel Vettori
14-time singles major title winner Rafael Nadal announced that he had confirmed to play in the 2014 China Open ahead of the ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters tournament in Shanghai. Toni Nadal insists that Nadal is going to arrive in Kazakhstan to play an exhibition match along with Frenchman Jo-Wilfred Tsonga on 25th September.World No. 2 Rafael Nadal said that he is looking forward to return back to court for the first time since losing 2014 Wimbledon Championships fourth round. Spaniard had recovered from right hand wrist injury and set ready to give tough competition to his best rival World No. 1 Novak Djokovic at the China Open.World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will lead men’s singles field at the 2014 China Open, schedule to begin from 29th December, later both the champions will travel to Shanghai to take part in the ATP Masters tournament. Djokovic had defeated king of clay Nadal in last year’s final in two sets, he is looking big favorite to win fifth China Open crown next month. Rafael Nadal was preparing well for the ATP tournament including European indoor hard courts at Swiss Indoors, BNP Paribas and ATP World Tour Championship Finals.
CLT20 2014 Preview-Chennai Super Kings (CSK)) will fight against Pak Lahore Lions (LL) in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament in a Group A match at Bangalore, schedule to kick off at 08:00pm local time on Thursday 25th September at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are looking very confident to clinch victory against Lahore Lions in the eleventh match of the Champions League T20 tournament. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has lost opening match to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), but they have come back strongly to win an emphatic victory against Dolphins. Chennai Super Kings will lead by best players likes of Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, skipper MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja. Lahore Lions will lead by good bowlers Aizaz Cheema, Wahab Riaz and Imran Ali have been showed some best performances in the qualifying matches. They need to play high level cricket to beat in-form Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Thursday schedule match at Bangalore. Squads:Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (c&wk), Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishwar Pandey, Ashish Nehra, Mithun Manhas, Pawan Negi Mohit Sharma, John Hastings, Samuel Badree.Lahore Lions: Mohammad Hafeez (c), Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Siddique Khan, Mohammad Umar Akmal (wk), Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Salman Ali, Asif Raza, Mohammad Mustafa Iqbal, Wahab Riaz, Aizaz Cheema, Imran Ali, Saad Naseem, Adnan Rasool, Mohammad Saeed, Ali Manzoor.
Seven-time singles Grand slam champion Novak Djokovic looking very aggressive to give difficult challenge to his rival world No. 3 Roger Federer at end of the 2014 season, where both the players will have to battle to improve their ranking points on the ATP World Tour.33-year-old Roger Federer has been playing good tennis from last two months in US Open series, where he will return back to court at the Shanghai Rolex Masters. Swiss legend will come back to training soon, after spending some time along with his family. Federer is going to face tough task against defending champion Novak Djokovic in Shanghai Rolex Masters, an ATP Masters tournament will be played here on outdoor hard courts in Shanghai City. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic had missed Serbia Davis Cup play-offs, after return back to home to take care of his pregnant wife Jelena Ristic. Djokovic has started training along with Canadian star Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov from past week. Nole has been preparing for the forthcoming ATP tournament at the 2014 China Open, Shanghai Masters ahead of the European Indoors.Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, who have lost 2014 US Open semi finals to lower ranked players, both the players are looking very confident to bounce back strongly in their next tournaments. Federer is also having most of the chances to climb to No. 2 place in the ATP Ranking points ahead of the Novak Djokovic to finish the 2014 season.
Kolkata Knight Riders will battle against Australian Perth Scorchers in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament in Group A match at Hyderabad, schedule to be played here on Wednesday 24th September at 20:00 local time in at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Perth Scorchers (PS) are going to meet in the tenth game of the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20)2014 , where KKR has been leading top of the table with eight points. Perth Scorchers have arrive at the game on the back of a hard-fought victory against the Dolphins in their opening match and only encounter in the tournament so far. The Kolkata Knight Riders has overcome against rival Chennai Super Kings in the tournament first match and returned four days later to outclass Lahore Lions, chasing down totals in excess of 150 to win on both occasions. Gautam Gambhir and co. has been showing outstanding performance and they are looking forward to secure place in the 2014 Champions League semi final by winning against Perth Scorchers on Wednesday scheduled match. Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan, Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla, Ranganath Vinay Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Sunil Narine, Jacques Kallis, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Morne Morkel, Patrick Cummins, Andre RussellPerth Scorchers: Ashton Agar, Yasir Arafat, Michael Beer, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Brad Hogg, Simon Mackin, Mitchell Marsh, Joel Paris, Craig Simmons, Ashton Turner, Adam Voges, Sam Whiteman