IPL 2014 Champions Kolkata Knight Riders will clash against Hobart Hurricanes in the first semi final in the 2014 Champions League Twenty 20 tournament on Thursday 2nd October, schedule to be played here at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.
Hobart Hurricanes and Kolkata Knight Riders are meeting for the first time in this tournament, where both the teams are looking very aggressive with some best players. Kolkata Knight Riders is looking hot favorites to beat semi final opponent Hobart Hurricanes on Thursday match at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.
Hobart Hurricanes and Kolkata Knight Riders have showed great performance in the Champions League Twenty 20 tournament so far and both the teams are going to fight hard to secure place in the final berth. Hobart Hurricanes and Kolkata Knight Riders are eager to clinch victory in semi final, where thee winner will face either Chennai Super Kings or the Kings XI Punjab.
Robin Uthappa is key player in top order for Kolkata Knight Riders and the team batting line-up is lead by Manish Pandey and skipper Gautam Gambhir and the mysterious West Indies spinner Sunil Narine will lead bowling department. Hobart Hurricanes should face tough challenge against KKR, but they have some best bowlers Doug Bollinger, Ben Hilfenhaus and Xavier Doherty.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Gautam Gambhir (captain), Yusuf Pathan, Robin Uthappa (wicketkeeper), Piyush Chawla, R Vinay Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Sunil Narine, Jacques Kallis, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Morne Morkel, Patrick Cummins, Andre Russell.
Tim Paine (captain and wicketkeeper), 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.