The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Trinidad & Tobago (T&T) will play the final league match of the Karbonn Smart Champions League Twenty20 2013 (CLT20) on Wednesday. The match will be played at Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium, Delhi right after the game between Mumbai Indians and Perth Scorchers.
Where to Watch Live:
The match will start at 08:00 pm IST on Wednesday and it will be telecast live in India on Star Sports, Star Cricket and Star Cricket HD channels. To live stream online, follow the official link HERE.
CSK are on top of Group B score table with 12 points after winning all the three matches played in the tournament. They have made it to the semi-finals after beating Titans by four wickets, SRH by 12 runs and Brisbane Heat by eight wickets. They will be keen to keep the winning momentum when they take on Trinidad & Tobago on Wednesday.
Trinidad & Tobago have eight points on the table from three games played. They beat Brisbane Heat by 25 runs in their first encounter before losing to Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets. However, they pulled off a 6-run win (D/L method) over Titans in the previous match. They need to win to seal a place in the semi-finals, as a defeat would mean that they have to depend on the Net Run Rate to determine if they progress to the knockout stage.
Trinidad & Tobago defeated CSK in their only meeting in the 2011 edition of the CLT20.
Chennai Super Kings: Michael Hussey (57) and Murali Vijay (42) ensured a win in the previous match. With Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni in good form, they are a formidable team.
On the bowling front, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohit Sharma took two wickets apiece in the previous match. Dwayne Bravo and Jason Holder are also looking dangerous.
Trinidad & Tobago: Evin Lewis (70) and Darren Bravo (63) led the team home in the previous match against Titans. Opener Lendl Simmons, who is not in form this tournament, will expected to perform in the crucial match on Wednesday.
Sunil Narine has taken eight wickets in the tournament and Lendl Simmons also took two wickets in the previous game. They also have Ravi Rampaul and Samuel Badree in the bowling line up.
CSK are the favourites to win.
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (captain), Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Subramaniam Badrinath, Imtiaz Ahmed, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohit Sharma, Michael Hussey, Dwayne Bravo, Albie Morkel, Jason Holder, Francois du Plessis, Chris Morris
Trinidad & Tobago: Denesh Ramdin, Rayad Emrit, Jason Mohammed, Nicolas Pooran, Sunil Narine, Evin Lewis, Samuel Badree, Navin Stewart, Shannon Gabriel, Yannick Ottley, Adrian Barath, Sherwin Ganga, Lendl Simmons, Ravi Rampaul, Darren Bravo