Mumbai Indians-Otago Volts match washed out in Ahmedabad

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Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 19:48 [IST]
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Ahmedabad, Sep 23: Both Champions League 2013 matches at the Sardar Patel Stadium here on Monday were abandoned without a ball being bowled.

First, Perth Scorchers-Lions game was washed out due to heavy rain after the toss. In the evening, the same fate was witnessed in Mumbai Indians-Otago Volts game.

Mumbai Indians-Otago match washed out

All four teams shared points with two each.

In the first game, toss took place. But the umpires could not conduct the toss for the second game and at 7.30 PM IST the game was abandoned.

Mumbai Indians were dealt a big blow here after losing their opening Group A match to Rajasthan Royals.

New Zealand's Volts made it to the main draw after winning all three matches in the qualifiers. They topped the qualifying with 12 points.

Mumbai Indians' next game is against Lions on September 27 at the same venue. Otago face Perth in Jaipur on September 25.


Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Sachin Tendulkar, Abu Nechim, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rishi Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell Johnson, Dinesh Karthik, Glenn Maxwell, Pragyan Ojha, Akshar Patel, Kieron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Smith, Aditya Tare.

Otago Volts: Brendon McCullum (captain), Nicholas Beard, Michael Bracewell, Neil Broom, Ian Butler, Mark Craig, Derek de Boorder, Jacob Duffy, James McMillan, James Neesham, Aaron Redmond, Hamish Rutherford, Ryan ten Doeschate, Neil Wagner.


Story first published:  Monday, September 23, 2013, 19:42 [IST]
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