Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir put-on 100 runs for the first wicket to help the Kolkata Knight Riders to a six wicket victory over the Lahore Lions.
India batsman Virat Kohli has reportedly been getting advice from legend Sachin Tendulkar, who has apparently been helping the talented batsman in the nets in a bid to get him out of his slump.
Akshar Patel struck 20 runs off the penultimate over as he and David Miller saw the Kings XI Punjab over the line in their run chase against the Barbados Tridents in the Champions League T20.
The Kings XI Punjab had to rely on their middle order to get the win against the Hobart Hurricanes in their Champions League T20 opener, but romped home with five wickets in hand and 14 balls to spare.
Former Australia fast bowler Michael Kasprowicz feels India's batsmen will have a tough time adjusting to conditions Down Under in December, given the faster, bouncier tracks on offer.