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.
Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan is the highest Test wicket-taker in history, with 800 scalps, but had to overcome 'chucking allegations and testing several times, and has urged Saeed Ajmal to stay strong.
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has begged his team-mates to pull out all the stops at the World Cup in the Antipodes next year, so they can shake off the reputation of being inconsistent and break a 23-year wait.
Barend Prins reckons Saeed Ajmal will lose the race against time, in a fruitless bid to remodel a bowling action destined for consistent question.
Southern Express crashed out of the Champions League Twenty20 on the back of a heavy 55-run defeat to the Lahore Lions - in Tuesday's key qualifying fixture at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur.