Huge Entertainment Likely Today as Mumbai Indians Gear Up to Contest against Northern Knights

September 16 04:46 2014

mum indNew Delhi, Tuesday, September 16 – Cricket has turned out to be huge source of entertainment in the past few years. Though the sport has always been exciting but by the time concept of T20 matches came into being, people got the way to avail maximum fun in 20 over game. In view of the fact that Champions League T20 2014 lately kicked off, cricket fans across the world are eager to follow the contest right from the beginning up till the closing day.

In order to take the excitement to another stage, Mumbai Indians geared up confidently to face Northern Knights. Confidence of the ‘men in blue’ is sky-high at this stage as they recently thrashed Southern Express by 9 wickets. Logging victory over the opponents by bigger margin and that too with 22 balls remaining is not easy but MI proved why they are here in the Champions League.

Having Kieron Pollard, Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Shreyas Gopal, Mike Hussey, Pragyan Ojha, Praveen Kumar, Aditya Tare, Jalaj Saxena, Jasprit Bumrah, Corey Anderson, Marchant De Lange, Lendl Simmons and Lasith Malinga in the team, Mumbai Indians are able to deliver best show on the field. Most of its players from lower batting order are able to send the ball into the fences that’s important in 20-20 format game. The higher one scores, the bigger is his probability to win.

On the other hand, Northern Knights can’t be kept at any low as compared to MI given that Brad Wilson, Kane Williamson, Ish Sodhi, Daniel Flynn, BJ Watling, Jono Boult, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Daniel Harris, Graeme Aldridge, Anton Devcich, Tim Southee, Daniel Vettori, Scott Styris and Trent Boult are part of this team, being able to change the entire game at any point of time.

Apart from witnessing a thrilling match between Northern Knights and Mumbai India, viewers are given great opportunity to grab the exhilarating competition between bat and ball as Southern Express are all set to compete in opposition to Lahore Lions on Tuesday. Both the matches are crucial in many aspects and will be played today at Raipur. By the end of this day, it would be clear who’s gonna emerge as a victor in the qualifying stage and who will have to wait for another season to do much better what they did this year.

Group stage matches are scheduled to start from Wednesday, September 17. Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings will confront each other to be at the leading spot. All the contests of next round will take place in Raipur, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Mohali. First and second semi-final will take place on October 2 while the grand finale at Hyderabad on October 4. On the whole, the 21-day long tournament is grabbing eyeballs and same sort of scenario is likely for a couple of weeks as well. It would be interesting to watch who lifts the winner title on the final day.