Narine can’t bowl in final
Kolkata Knight Riders’ Sunil Narine cannot bowl in the Champions League T20 final on Saturday, after he was reported for a second time in two matches for a suspect action.
Narine was reported by the umpires after the semi-final against Hobart Hurricanes today, which Knight Riders had won by seven wickets.
Earlier, he had been reported following their final group match, against Dolphins.
In today’s match, Narine took one wicket for 24 runs as the Hurricanes reached 140 for six. In reply, Knight Riders scored 141 for three with five balls remaining.
In the other semi-final, West Indies ODI captain Dwayne Bravo scored 67 and Barbadian Dwayne Smith 14 as the Chennai Super Kings piled up 182 for seven against the Kings Punjab XI.
But the big batting side was skittled out for 117 in 18.2 overs, losing by 65 runs. (ESPNCricinfo/SAT)