KKR spinners bowled well in the middle overs © IANS
KKR spinners bowled well in the middle overs © IANS

Sep 24, 2014

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinners, specially Kuldeep Yadav brought his team back in the game against the Perth Scorchers with two wickets after the Scorchers openers made a good start against. Both openers Craig Simmons and Adam Voges played well and the KKR bowlers found it difficult to control them. The Australian champions reached 87 for two after 13 overs.

Earlier Scorchers won the toss and decided to bat first in their second game in the Champion’s League T20 2014 (CLT20) against KKR in Hyderabad. Adam Voges, the Scorchers captain said they would like to put a score first up and give pressure to the KKR batsmen. Gautam Gambhir the KKR captain on the other hand said they would have bowled first.

Few changes made in the KKR squad. Jacques Kallis is in for Pat Cummins and Manish Pandey for Manvinder Bisla, who had a terrible previous game with the gloves. For Scorchers, Nathan Coulter-Nile returns in place of Hilton Cartwright. It will be an important encounter of group A.

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