Champions League T20 Squad: Knight Riders include Gambhir

Champions League T20 Squad: Knight Riders include Gambhir

Tags: Champions League Twenty20 2011-12, Kolkata Knight Riders, Gautam Gambhir, t20, Team Squad

Published on: Sep 05, 2011

The Kolkata Knight Riders have included Gautam Gambhir in their 15-member squad for the CLT20 Championships. Gambhir has been advised 10 days' complete rest after he consulted a neurologist in New Delhi after returning from England. He has been suffering from blurred vision since getting injured in the final Test. Gambhir has been given medication for a week and if his condition doesn't improve, then a second opinion will be taken. It is still unclear if he will play in the CLT20.

The Kolkata Knight Riders have included GautamGambhir in their 15-member squad for the CLT20 Championships.

Gambhir has been advised 10 days' complete rest after he consulted a neurologist in New Delhi after returning from England. He has been suffering from blurred vision since getting injured in the final Test. Gambhir has been given medication for a week and if his condition doesn't improve, then a second opinion will be taken. It is still unclear if he will play in the CLT20.

Englands Leicestershire and Somerset were the last of the 13 teams to qualify last weekend after both won thrilling one-over eliminators in their respective domestic T20 semi-finals.

It will be Leicestershire's first appearance in the CLT20 while Somerset will make a return visit after playing in the inaugural event in 2009. During that tournament they defeated Deccan Chargers in their opening match before bowing out at the group stage.

This year''s event features a six-team qualifier for the first time that will determine the final three participants in the group stage. The qualifiers will be played in Hyderabad from September 19-21 while the 10-team tournament proper starts in Bangalore on September 23. The final is in Chennai on October 9.

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