The Group B Match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Brisbane Heat was abandoned without a single ball bowled due to wet ground conditions at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad. The news of the abandonment came an hour after the scheduled start of play.
The CLT20 organizers’ decision of going ahead with today’s matches in Ahmedabad despite the bad weather forecast has backfired. Rain not only gave an abrupt finish to the crucial match between Trinidad &amp; Tobago and Titans but also threatens to wash out the next match between the Sunrisers and Brisbane Heat at this same venue.
After the Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals became the second Indian team to make it to the Semi Finals of CLT20 2013. Their victory however has made it difficult for the Mumbai Indians to advance with the other Semi Final spot from Group A likely to go to the Otago Volts.
There is nothing special about Rajasthan Royals’ Kevon Cooper. He trudges in like any other medium pacer. In fact, unlike many other noted names who ply the same trade, he doesn’t even have a prominent run up to the crease.