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CPL in IPL, Big Bash league: Shoaib Malik

Aug 23 2013, 12:06am CDT | by IANS

Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik of the Barbados Tridents has predicted that the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) will become "huge" after the success of the ongoing inaugural tournament.

Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik of the Barbados Tridents has predicted that the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) will become "huge" after the...

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CPL in IPL, Big Bash league: Shoaib Malik

Aug 23 2013, 12:06am CDT | by IANS

Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik of the Barbados Tridents has predicted that the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) will become "huge" after the success of the ongoing inaugural tournament.

Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik of the Barbados Tridents has predicted that the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) will become "huge" after the success of the ongoing inaugural tournament.

"After the IPL and the Big Bash League you can take this as third in the world and it is just the first year," said Malik.

"The response from the West Indies fans has been awesome. Whenever you are playing a league it is about people coming to the ground, that is the key to success, and I have seen that here," reports CMC.

Malik has been one of the stars of the show as the leading batsman with 223 runs from seven innings, as well as three wickets.

Malik's team, led by Kieron Pollard, plays Chris Gayle's Jamaica Tallawahs in the second semi-final Friday.

"People have been coming from everywhere," said Malik, still only 31, despite being a veteran of 32 Tests, 216 One-Day Internationals and 53 Twenty20 Internationals.

The Limacol CPL has given Malik a rebirth after he was dropped for Pakistan's tour of Zimbabwe.

He has been a star in the CPL, both with the bat and ball, relishing pitches that have often assisted the slower bowlers.

"I was struggling with my shoulder and my elbow but I have had surgery for my elbow and I have worked hard in the gym," he said.

"Now I am absolutely fine. I can even bowl 30 overs in one day. I am very happy and I want to play as an all-rounder, that is my priority".

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Barbados Tridents vs. Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20: Highlights, Scorecard and Report

Sep 28 2014 8:58am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Hobart Hurricanes (117/4) did what they had to do on Sunday, beating Barbados Tridents (113) by six wickets to book their spot in the Champions League Twenty20 semi-finals.  Tridents came out to bat first and struggled tremendously during the first overs, as Hobart's talented group of spinners took full advantage of Mohali's bowling-friendly surface. Dilshan Munaweera scored 18 runs from 16 balls and Jonathan Car ...
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Barbados Tridents V Hobart: CLT20 Date, Live Stream, TV Info, Preview

Sep 27 2014 9:09am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

A win over the Barbados Tridents in Mohali will secure the Hobart Hurricanes a spot in the Champions League Twenty20 semi-finals.  But despite losing both of their games so far, the Caribbean Islanders possess some dangerous players. Let's take a look at how the sides are shaping up ahead of this clash.   Venue: PCA Stadium, Mohali, India Date: Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014Start time: 4 p.m. local time, 11:30 a.m. BST Weather: According to Weather.com, a perfe ...
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Shoaib Malik aims to play World Cup and say 'bye-bye' to cricket

Sep 24 2014 4:22am CDT | Source: Cricket

Raipur, Sep 24: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik wants to play in the next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and say "bye-bye" to cricket. CLT20: Schedule; Points Table; Photos Malik, who is cur ...
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