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Lions vs Perth, Group A, T20 Match 4, Champions League T20 2013

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17:33 Local Time: News on the second game between Mumbai and Otago is that groundsmen need at least 4 hours to the get ground ready once the rain stops. We will be waiting for more news as it comes...
17:06 Local Time: Yes, it is official! The first match has been CALLED OFF! We will be waiting for the word on the second game.
17:02 Local Time: Simon Doull says the first game has been called off. The rain has eased but the ground is completey soaked. Hang in there, for official news...
17:00 Local Time: Harsha Bhogle has tweeted - 'still raining. this ground has taken a colossal amount of rain. very surprised if we get play. few lakes here!'
16:47 Local Time: News is coming in that for a 5-over game to take place, the match should commence at 6:40 PM IST. However, we are still waiting for official confirmation on that.
16:38 Local Time: It is still raining quite heavily. There are no updates from the ground yet.
15:53 Local Time: Huge puddles have formed on the ground. And it looks like the first match would be abandoned. The way it is pelting down right now, it will definitely affect the second game too.
15:47 Local Time: It is bucketing down here and the forecast looks bleak. Simon Doull says that the ground cannot take any more rain than this.
Teams:
Perth (Playing XI): Liam Davis, Ashton Agar, Simon Katich(c), Adam Voges, Ashton Turner, Tom Triffitt(w), Hilton Cartwright, Joel Paris, Jason Behrendorff, Brad Hogg, Michael Beer
Lions (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Rassie van der Dussen, Hardus Viljoen, Alviro Petersen(c), Temba Bavuma, Jean Symes, Dwaine Pretorius, Sohail Tanvir, Aaron Phangiso, Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe
15:36 Local Time: It has gone pitch dark at Ahmedabad now and has started drizzling. The groundsmen have got the covers on.
Katich: 'The pitch looks a bit dry but there is rain in the horizon. We are missing a few players but the youngsters are well-prepared. We will try our best to put up a good total.'
Petersen: 'We will bowl first. Our preparations are going well. I am happy with us as a team and we are looking to perform well. We have prepared for this tournament and our international players as well as youngsters want to give their best.'
Lions have won the toss and have opted to field

Match details

Toss : Lions won the toss and elected to field

Umpires : Richard Illingworth (England) and Paul Reiffel (Australia)

TV umpire : Anil Chaudhary (India)

Match referee : Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka)

Teams

Lions : Quinton de Kock(wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Hardus Viljoen, Alviro Petersen(c), Temba Bavuma, Jean Symes, Dwaine Pretorius, Sohail Tanvir, Aaron Phangiso, Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe.

Perth : Liam Davis, Ashton Agar, Simon Katich(c), Adam Voges, Ashton Turner, Tom Triffitt(wk), Hilton Cartwright, Joel Paris, Jason Behrendorff, Brad Hogg, Michael Beer.

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