REPORT: Hashim Amla’s ton went unrewarded as Dwayne Smith steered a resolute Gujarat Lions to chase down Kings XI Punjab on Sunday night.
An Andrew Tye hat-trick and a fine opening stand between Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum cemented Gujarat Lions’ seven-wickets win RPS.
Commanding displays with the bat from Shoaib Malik and Dwayne Smith led Chittagong Vikings to an imposing 185 and a 78-run win over Barisal Bulls.
Mohammad Nabi claimed 4-24 as Chittagong Vikings defeated defending Bangladesh Premier League champions Comilla Victorians by 29 runs in the tournament’s opener.
Islamabad United lifted the inaugural Pakistan Super League after a six wicket win over pre-match favourites Quetta Gladiators in the Dubai final.
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Guyana Jaguars were unable to make it a hat-trick of wins in West Indies’ Professional Cricket League as they squandered a 160-run first innings advantage to lose by just two runs in a thriller to Barbados Pride at the Providence Stadium.
With the UAE leg of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL 2014) now complete, it is King’s XI Punjab who continue to lead the way with five wins out of five. Meanwhile, at the other end of the table sit defending champions Mumbai Indians, who have lost all five of their matches.
The Perth Scorchers have bolstered their pace bowling stocks by signing Pakistan seamer Yasir Arafat for the remainder of the KFC Big Bash League season. Arafat fills the vacant international signing spot made available by the withdrawal of Barbadian batsman Dwayne Smith.
The Perth Scorchers have today announced one of the biggest signings of the KFC Big Bash League, with in-form West Indies opening batsman Dwayne Smith joining the club for the third season of the competition.