Chandigarh Lions

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Chandigarh Lions
Captain New Zealand Chris Cairns
Coach India Balwinder Sandhu
Team information
Founded 2007
Home ground Tau Devi Lal Cricket Stadium
Capacity 7, 000

Chandigarh Lions was one of the nine teams played in the defunct Indian Cricket League. They were one of the six founding teams and were the runners-up in the inaugural Twenty20 Championship, which was won by Chennai Superstars. The team represents the Punjab state capital Chandigarh, and the captain is Chris Cairns, the former New Zealand all-rounder.[1][2]

Former Squad[edit]


The coach for the Chandigarh Lions is former Indian international Balwinder Sandhu.

Previous performance[edit]

Tournament Placement
2007 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship 2nd place
2008 Indian Cricket League 50s 3rd place
2008 Indian Cricket League Edelweiss 20s Challenge 7th place
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Domestic Tournament Winners
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship, 2008/09 8th place

Inaugural season[edit]

The team competed in the first edition of the Indian Cricket League's Twenty20 championship, finishing runners-up to the Chennai Superstars.


  1. ^ Rediff staff (14 November 2007). "ICL announces team lists". Rediff. Retrieved 2007-11-14. 
  2. ^ Cricinfo staff (14 November 2007). "IPlayer roster for six teams finalised". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2007-11-14.