GAUTAM GAMBHIR

  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Yesterday

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. The Royals will also be keen to return to winning ways...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders players shaken by earthquake 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players took to Twitter on Saturday to express how they felt just after an earthquake hit the city in the morning. The city felt the tremors at around 11.41 a.m. which continued for two minutes and then felt another quake at 12.19 p.m. "My first experience of...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata-Rajasthan match on Sunday under weather threat 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders were forced to practice indoors on Saturday due to rain and thunderstorm in the city as defending champions' IPL contest against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday is also under the weather-threat. "I don't know about the forecast but if it's like this I cannot do much about it....
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine available for selection, says Gautam Gambhir 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday confirmed that West Indies spinner Sunil Narine, reported for suspected bowling action, will be up for selection against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter on Sunday. Narine's action was reported by the match officials after the...
  • IPL 8: David Warner powers Hyderabad to a 16-run (D/L) win over Kolkata 5 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Skipper David Warner led from the front with a blistering 91 as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated defending champions Kolkata knight Riders by 16 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-truncated match of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament on Wednesday. Courtesy Warner's 55-ball knock, Sunrisers scored a decent 176 for four...
  • As it happaned: SRH vs KKR, IPL 8, Match 19 5 days ago

    For LIVE Blog, scroll down to bottom of the page Their morale on the upswing after back-to-back victories, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will aim to continue the winning run when they take on the inconsistent Sunrisers Hyderabad in their fifth IPL cricket match on Wednesday. The Gautam Gambhir-led KKR's most recent...
  • IPL 8: KKR aim for hattrick of wins, take on Sunrisers Hyderabad 5 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Their morale on the upswing after back-to-back victories, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will aim to continue the winning run when they take on the inconsistent Sunrisers Hyderabad in their fifth IPL cricket match on Wednesday. The Gautam Gambhir-led KKR's most recent win came last night against the Delhi Daredevils,...
  • KKR will do whatever it can for Ankit Keshri's family: Gautam Gambhir 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has said that his IPL franchise will go all out to support late Ankit Keshri's family after the young Bengal player passed away post a freak on-field collision. Barely five months after the Phillip Hughes tragedy, the cricket world is once again mourning...
  • Yusuf Pathan will do something special in IPL 8, says Gautam Gambhir 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has described Yusuf Pathan as the biggest game-changer of the team and predicted that the allrounder would come up with a special performance very soon in this edition of the Indian Premier League. After restricting Delhi Daredevils to 146 for eight, KKR rode...
  • IPL 2015: Gambhir hails bowlers after KKR's win over Delhi Daredevils 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir credited his bowlers for their comprehensive six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils in the IPL Twenty20 match at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. Morne Morkel (2/30) and Umesh Yadav (2/18) bowled a tight line to help Kolkata restrict Delhi to 146 for 8...
  • IPL 8: Gambhir steers KKR to six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Riding on skipper Gautam Gambhir's third fifty in this IPL, a clinical Kolkata Knight Riders outplayed Delhi Daredevils by six wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. Chasing a modest 147 for a win, KKR lost a few early wickets but Gambhir (60) and Yusuf Pathan (40 not...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 17 1 week ago

    After two opening losses in this edition of the cash-rich league, the Jean-Paul Duminy-led side bounced back with two straight wins to put its campaign back on track. It was not that DD were playing bad cricket but probably luck had deserted them in the first two matches, which they lost...
  • IPL 8: Upbeat Delhi Daredevils face stern Kolkata Knight Riders test 1 week ago

    A resurgent Delhi Daredevils will look to continue with their winning momentum when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the team's fifth match of the IPL cricket tournament at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. After two opening losses in this edition of the cash-rich league, the Jean-Paul...
  • IPL 8: Russell belongs to a new breed of fearless cricketers, says Gambhir April 19, 2015

    Praising Andre Russell, who powered the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to their second victory of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) in three games on Saturday, skipper Gautam Gambhir said the Jamaican belongs to a new breed of fearless cricketers. The West Indies batsman rescued the defending champions from 60 for...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 14 April 18, 2015

    Their campaign off to a sedate start, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders would look to return to winning ways when they take on a dangerous Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League match, on Saturday. The Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata side had a mixed outing in the T20 tournament so...
  • Supporting a smaller sport is always good: Gautam Gambhir April 18, 2015

    Not able to represent the country due to lack of funds is one of the worst things that can happen to any sportsmen, says Gambhir after donating funds to Indian ice hockey team. ...
  • IPL 8: Shakib's absence is a big blow to KKR, says Gambhir April 18, 2015

    All the talk ahead of the Indian Premier League 2015 match between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Saturday centred on two individuals - Glenn Maxwell and Sunil Narine. Both played starring roles for their teams last season - Narine's Kolkata...
  • 'Fit' Gautam Gambhir set to join KKR teammates in Pune April 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir is set to join his team in Pune for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture against Kings XI Punjab on Saturday after being down with fever and a stomach bug for several days. "Ah, recovering well. Thanks for ur wishes they mean...
  • Gautam Gambhir donates Rs 4 lakh to cash-strapped ice hockey team April 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday donated Rs.4 lakh to help the cash-strapped Indian ice hockey team in their quest for participation in the 2015 Challenge Cup of Asia in Kuwait. The ice hockey team is faced with a financial crisis going into the tournament and has...
  • IPL 8: Unfair to compare Cariappa with Narine, says Gambhir April 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said on Tuesday it is unfair to compare their new "mystery" spinner KC Cariappa with veteran offie Sunil Narine as the Indian has a long way to go before he can be put on the same page as the West Indies bowler. Cariappa made...
  • IPL: Gautam Gambhir backs Robin Uthappa on Sarfaraz controversy April 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Rallying behind team-mate Robin Uthappa on his reported altercation with Royal Challengers Bangalore's Sarfaraz Khan, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir said on Tuesday that such incidents can happen in the 'heat of things'. According to media reports, KKR opener Uthappa had a scuffle with RCB batsman Sarfaraz after...
  • IPL 8: The team points matter and not individual scores, says Gambhir April 12, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday rued dropping Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Chris Gayle twice saying "If you keep dropping catches, someone like Chris will hurt you." On both occasions the culprit was South African fast-bowler Morne Morkel who first dropped the left-hander on 33 and then...
  • IPL 8: Gayle's 96 off 56 helps Bangalore beat KKR in a nail-biter April 11, 2015

    Chris Gayle hammered the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers into submission with a breathtaking 96 that guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to a three-wicket victory at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. Chasing a victory target of 178, Gayle singlehandedly tore apart the home team attack as his 56 ball innings had seven boundaries...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8 April 11, 2015

    For LIVE updates, scroll down to bottom of the page. Royal Challengers Bangalore may have the most star-studded batting line-up but will find themselves under tremendous pressure when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Winning two titles in last three seasons and having achieved a 14-match winning streak in 2014,...
  • Mamata Banerjee congratulates Shah Rukh Khan, Gautam Gambhir for KKR's win in the opening match April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday congratulated the Kolkata Knight Riders squad and its co-owner. Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for their emphatic victory over Mumbai Indians at the Indian Premier League opening match. "Congratulations to @iamsrk, @GautamGambhir and @KKRiders for the great win in the opening match....
  • IPL8: Suryakumar Yadav credits Dhoni, Gambhir for his success April 9, 2015

    Termed as a player to watch out for, Suryakumar Yadav, at a young age, has achieved a lot more than most players dream of, starting with captaining his state side Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy to bagging a lucrative contract with defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Yadav was an integral part...