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Both Mumbai and CSK played for pride: Karthik

Though Highveld Lions’ victory over Yorkshire in the first match on Saturday ensured both Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings were out of the CLT20.

The Indian outfits played for pride in the day’s second encounter and were desperate to win, said MI wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik.


Dinesh Karthik scored 74 off 45 balls. Pic/AFP

“It (the match) was important for both teams and wanted to win for pride. Both play in the IPL, so we had a fight going. It was good to play an important game and one that had a close finish,” Karthik was quoted as saying by clt20.com. His 45-ball 74 went in vain as Mumbai lost by six runs.

Mumbai Indians fined
Johannesburg: Mumbai Indians were fined for failing to bowl the required number of overs in the scheduled time during their CLT20 tie against Chennai Super Kings here on Saturday.

According to clt20.com, Mumbai Indians captain Harbhajan Singh was fined USD 1500, while each MI player was fined USD 750. 

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