Good evening! Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of the match where Leo Lions will take on Virgo Super Kings in the second semi-final of the inaugural, Masters Champions League (MCL) 2016. The team that wins will play the rampant Gemini Arabians in the final of the tournament. It is assured that both teams will play cricket of the top order in the crunch game. The teams boast some players of high quality such as Johan Botha, Scott Styris, Robin Peterson and Brendan Taylor in the Lions outfit, while Super Kings boast of the likes of Azhar Mahmood, Mohammad Yousuf, Brett Lee and Jacob Oram among others.

Live Cricket Score Virgo Super Kings: 122/9| Overs 20| Target 140| Batting: Graeme Smith 18 (18), Hasan Raza 6 (12): The Super Kings have fallen 17 runs short with Smith fighting a lone battle. The Lions have made it to the final.

Live Cricket Score Virgo Super Kings: 35/3| Overs 7| Target 140| Batting: Graeme Smith 18 (18), Hasan Raza 6 (12): Azhar Mahmood too could not last long and it s now up to the skipper Smith to do the job for his team. Hasan Raza will look yo hang around with him and build a good partnership. OUT! Azhar Mahmood b Jarvis 4 (7)

Live Cricket Score Virgo Super Kings: 16/2| Overs 3| Target 140| Batting: Graeme Smith 8 (8), Azhar Mahmood 3 (5): The Super Kings lose a wicket of the very first over in their run chase as McKenzie is dismissed by Fidel Edwards. A lot will depend on the way Graeme Smith bats from here. He will be key in this run chase. Humayun Farhat too does not stick around for long and is dismissed by Edwards again. OUT! Neil McKenzie c Styris b Edwards 1 (3), Humayun Farhat LBW Edwards 4 (2)

Live Cricket Score Leo Lions 139/7 in 20 overs | Batting: James Franklin 65(48): What a fantastic knock it has been by the Kiwi James Franklin who has scored an unbeaten 65 off 48 balls! It’s been a great display by Franklin, but no one else in his team performed very well. A few early wickets and this could be a nice, tight contest.

Live Cricket Score Leo Lions 67/4 in 12 overs | Batting: James Franklin 25(25): Brian Lara has struggled badly in this tournament and it was no different today in the crunch game. Franklin has done well to score 25 at run-a-ball. He has been the most prolific run-scorer for his team in this tournament and he needs to hang in there.

Live Cricket Score Leo Lions 33/2 in 5 overs | Batting: Brendan Taylor 14(13), James Franklin 5(5): Hamish Marshall and Neil Carter have been dismissed cheaply and now it is Brendan Taylot and James Franklin at the wicket. Jacob Oram and Brett Lee have accounted for a wicket each.

For Leo Lions the batting has been a team effort with guys like James Franklin and Botha contributing in equal measure of the likes of Styris, Hamish Marshall. In the bowling area they have been boosted by some strong performances from Kyle Jarvis, Fidel Edwards and Robin Peterson. Their bowling department has functioned as a well-oiled unit.

For Virgo Super Kings, Neil McKenzie has done well with the bat. He has scored 159 runs in five matches at an average of 31.8. Mahmood has scored 126 from same number of games at an average of 25.2 and a great strike-rate of 148.2. Malinga Bandara has done well for them with the ball with nine wickets to his name. Murali Karthik may have only five wickets to his name in comparison but boasts an economy rate of 5.16.