Chandigarh Lions

Country India India
City Chandigarh
Founded 2007
Series
Indian Cricket League

Chandigarh Lions represents the city of Chandigarh, which is the capital of the state of Punjab in India. This team was one of the six founding teams in the Indian Cricket League.

In the Indian Cricket League’s Twenty20 championship in 2007, the team played the following matches. On 30th November, the Lions defeated Delhi Jets by 9 runs and Daryl Tuffey was the Man of the Match. On 2nd December, the Kolkata Tigers defeated the Lions by 43 runs and Darren Maddy was the Man of the Match. On 5th December, Lions defeated Hyderabad Heroes by 6 wickets and Imran Farhat was the Man of the Match. On 8th December, Chennai Superstars defeated Lions by 4 wickets and Ian Harvey was the Man of the Match. On 9th December, Lions defeated Mumbai Champs by 38 runs and Chris Cairns was named as Man of the Match. On 15th December, Lions defeated Delhi Jets by 4 wickets and Abbas Ali was declared as Man of the Match. On 16th December, Chennai Superstars defeated Lions by 12 runs and Shabbir Ahmed was Man of the Match.

The captain and coach of the team is Chris Cairns. The other team members are Sarabjit Singh, Ishan Malhotra, Harpreet Singh, Gaurav Gupta, Karanveer Singh, Bipul Sharma, Love Ablish, Rajesh Sharma, Amit Uniyal, Dinesh Mongia, Chetan Sharma, Manish Sharma, Tejinder Pal Singh, Daryl Tuffey, Andrew Hall, Lou Vincent and Matthew Elliott. In the Twenty20 matches of the Indian Cricket League, Tejinder Pal Singh has been the top scorer with 483 runs and Daryl Tuffey has been the top bowler with 24 wickets.

Major achievements

Chandigarh Lions attained the 2nd position in the 2007 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship.

The team achieved the 3rd position in the 2008 Indian Cricket League 50s.

The team was ranked 7th in the 2008 Indian Cricket League Edelweiss 20s Challenge.

The team won the 2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 domestic tournament.

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Team Roster

Name Role
Love Ablish India bowler
Matthew Elliott Australia bowler
Ishan Malhotra India bowler

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