Champions League T20

Mahmood stars as Aces win

2012-10-15 21:27
Azhar Mahmood (AFP)
Cape Town - A superb all-round performance from Azhar Mahmood has helped the Auckland Aces to an emphatic seven-wicket win over the Kolkota Knight Riders in their Champions League Twenty20 clash at Newlands on Monday.

Full scorecard


Kolkata, who won the toss and elected to bat, made 137 for six in their allotted 20 overs. New Zealander Brendon McCullum top-scored scored for the Indian team with 40 off 35 balls, but it was Pakistan's Mahmood who grabbed the spoils, claiming three for 16 in four overs. South Africa's Jacques Kallis, back from an injury scare, was one of Mahmood scalps, leaving the crease without scoring.

The New Zealand team then comfortably chased the target down with seven wickets and 14 balls to spare. Mahmood was again the destroyer-in-chief with a brilliant undefeated 51 not out off 42 deliveries.

West Indian hero Sunil Narine (two for 24) was the best Kolkata bowler.

NEXT ON SPORT24X

Proteas claim ODI series win

2014-10-24 07:17

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
5 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk

 

Watch: 2015 Absa Cape Epic route

The route of the 2015 Absa Cape Epic has been announced and it promises to be as challenging as ever!

 
 

Where were you when you last felt alive?

4 exercise excuses and how to beat them
Watch: Insane road bike skills!
The most extreme journey ever?
Red Bull Lionheart trail run - not for the fainthearted!
Vote

Which of the two SA sides in the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 will progress furthest in the tournament?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.