Bravo, Ganga heroics take T&T to final

Published: Friday, October 23, 2009, 9:48 [IST]
Share this on your social network:
   Facebook Twitter Google+    Comments Mail

T&T storm into final with 7-wkt win

Hyderabad: Trinidad & Tobago will play New South Wales in Friday's Champions League final after beating South African side Cape Cobras with four balls to spare.

Dwayne Bravo bludgeoned a 34-ball 58 as Trinidad and Tobago thrashed Cape Cobras by seven wickets in the second semi-final and entered the final of the Champions League T20, in Hyderabad on Thursday.

Chasing a stiff 176 to set up a final with New South Wales Blues, Bravo and skipper Daren Ganga (44) produced a match-winning unbeaten 93-run stand for the third wicket to overhaul the target with four balls to spare at the Rajiv Gandhi stadium.

Earlier, Herschelle Gibbs made 42 from 27 balls before JP Duminy hit an unbeaten 61 as Cobras made 175-5 from their 20 overs.

Champions League Fixture | Points | Top10 (R/W)

Brief Scores:

Champions League, Hyderabad: Trinidad & Tobago 178-3 (19.2 overs) beat Cape Cobras 175-5 (20 overs) by seven wickets

New South Wales won Wednesday's first semi-final, seeing off Victoria by 79 runs.

The final takes place on Friday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad - which was the venue when the two finalists met earlier in the competition.


Write Comments