GAUTAM GAMBHIR

  • Harbhajan to miss Duleep Trophy semi-final, Gambhir to captain North 6 hours 2 minutes ago

    Mohali: In a big setback for North Zone ahead of the Duleep Trophy semi-final against Central Zone, captain Harbhajan Singh has been forced to sit out due to viral fever as Gautam Gambhir will step in as the leader, here on Wednesday. Out-of-favour Indian off-spinner, Harbhajan, is heartbroken to sit out...
  • Gautam Gambhir retained Delhi captain for Ranji Trophy 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir has been retained captain of the Delhi team for the upcoming Ranji season as the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) announced a 15-member squad for the one-day Vijay Hazare trophy to be played in Himachal Pradesh. Gambhir, who ran into a controversy in...
  • Harbhajan Singh to lead North Zone team for the Duleep Trophy 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was on Saturday named captain of North Zone team while dashing left-hander Gautam Gambhir will be the side's vice-captain for the Duleep Trophy campaign starting from October 22. The decision was taken at a meeting of North Zone Selection Committee held at PCA Cricket Stadium, Mohali, under...
  • Happy Birthday: Shah Rukh Khan takes to Twitter to wish 'rockstar' Gautam Gambhir 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has wished good health and happiness to his "main man" Gautam Gambhir, the captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Gambhir turned 33 Tuesday. "And a very happy birthday to my main man...@GautamGambhir u are a rockstar. Stay healthy and happy...
  • Narine will emerge as a better bowler, says Gautam Gambhir October 6, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir hopes that teammate and West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine will emerge a "better bowler and a stronger individual" from his ban due to chucking. Narine has been reported twice for a suspect bowling action during the Champions League T20 (CLT20) cricket tournament. He has been...
  • Gautam Gambhir targets domestic season for another comeback October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With his comeback gone wrong in England, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is targeting the forthcoming domestic cricket season to keep scoring runs to get back into the Test team again. Gambhir's return to the Test side in England, after nearly two and a half years, went wrong after he...
  • CLT20: Learnt from Virat on how to build an innings, says Suresh Raina October 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Having guided CSK to their second CLT20 trophy, Suresh Raina said that he has matured as a player taking cues from his contemporaries including Virat Kohli, who has shown the way with big hundred in ODI cricket. "I have learnt a lot in these seven years. In the earlier years,...
  • Suresh Raina's ton seals CSK's second CLT20 title October 4, 2014

    Suresh Raina's unbeaten 109 off 62 balls powered Chennai Super Kings to their second Champions League T20 (CLT20) on Saturday as they thumped the Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets in the final at Bangalore. Chennai chased down 181-run target with nine balls to spare. Chasing a...
  • As it happened: CSK vs KKR, CLT20 Final October 4, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Chennai Super Kings opted to field against Kolkata Knight Riders. The indomitable Chennai Super Kings will have the advantage of familiarity with the conditions but the unbeaten Kolkata Knight Riders would still be a tough nut to crack when they...
  • Chennai Super Kings take on Kolkata Knight Riders in all-IPL CLT20 final October 3, 2014

    Bangalore: The indomitable Chennai Super Kings will have the advantage of familiarity with the conditions but the unbeaten Kolkata Knight Riders would still be a tough nut to crack when they clash in the Champions League T20 final at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday. Both teams had met in the...
  • CLT20: KKR skipper Gambhir credits team effort for good run October 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Thursday attributed his side's splendid run in the Champions League Twenty20 to collective effort, saying that his team has done well in all departments of the game en route to the final. "We need to really play well against a quality side. We...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20, 1st semifinal October 2, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll having remained unbeaten in the CLT20...
  • CLT20: Sunil Narine still has a long career ahead of him, says Trevor Bayliss October 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss said on Wednesday that his star West Indian import Sunil Narine, who has been reported for illegal bowling action, will work his way through the tough times as he is a strong character. Asked about Narine being reported for suspected illegal bowling action, Bayliss...
  • CLT20: Herculean task for Hobart Hurricanes to beat KKR in semi-finals October 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll having remained unbeaten in the CLT20 and registering 13 wins in a row since the...
  • CLT20: There was no room for complacency, says Gautam Gambhir September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Their place in the semi-final already assured ahead of Monday's encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said there was no place for complacency in their inconsequential final Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 against Dolphins. Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL...
  • CLT20: Kolkata Knight Riders stay unbeaten with win over Dolphins September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders winning run intact with a convincing 36-run victory over Dolphins in an inconsequential Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, on Monday. While Utahappa blazed his way to a fiery 85 off...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 18 September 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium on Monday. Dolphins are already out of the semifinal race having lost all...
  • CLT20: Dolphins play for pride against high-flying Kolkata September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here on Monday. Dolphins are already out of the semifinal race having lost all three matches so far in the competition. The...
  • CLT20: KKR not taking Dolphins lightly, says Vijay Dahiya September 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Kolkata Knight Riders are on top of the table in Group A of the ongoing Oppo CLT20 but the team would not like to take their match against Dolphins on Monday lightly, said assistant coach Vijay Dahiya. "No. Not at all. Everyday is a new day and I think...
  • CLT20: Team KKR is like family, says Kuldeep Yadav September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Making his presence felt with a three-wicket haul in Kolkata Knight Riders' victory against Perth Scorchers, young left-arm chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav is not only enjoying being part of a star-studded unit but said that the Gautam Gambhir-led side is like family. "It's great to be part of the...
  • CLT20: Have to focus on present than think too far ahead, says Gambhir September 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders may have won 12 games in a row, but skipper Gautam Gambhir would like his boys to remain focussed on doing well in every match without thinking too much about the end result in the Champions League T20 on Thursday. "There's still a long way to go....
  • CLT20: Suryakumar Yadav has got great future, says Gautam Gambhir September 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: Proud of his side's record 12th straight win, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir praised the team spirit and predicted a great future for Suryakumar Yadav, who helped the IPL champions book their semi-final spot in the Oppo Champions League T20, here on Wednesday. Coming in at No.7, Suryakumar kept...
  • CLT20: Suryakumar Yadav's knock powers KKR into semis September 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: An unstoppable Kolkata Knight Riders stretched their winning streak to a record 12 after the reigning IPL champions edged past Perth Scorchers by 3 wickets to all but confirm their semi-final spot in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, on Wednesday. Chasing 152 for win, KKR lost early wickets but Suryakumar...
  • As it happened: KKR vs Perth Scorchers September 24, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having won 11 matches on the trot, the Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to keep their juggernaut rolling as they meet Perth Scorchers in their third group league match of the Champions League T20. The reigning IPL champions have been...
  • CLT20: Perth Scorchers face uphill task against Kolkata Knight Riders September 24, 2014

    Having won 11 matches on the trot, the Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to keep their juggernaut rolling as they meet Perth Scorchers in their third group league match of the Champions League T20 on Wednesday. The reigning IPL champions have been on a roll, beating the formidable Chennai Super...
  • CLT20: Wasim Akram credits Gambhir's leadership for KKR success September 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Wasim Akram on Tuesday said that captain Gautam Gambhir's leadership and the team bonding is responsible for its success in the IPL and the ongoing Champions League T20. "The credit for the success of any team goes to the captain first, the way he has...
  • CLT20: Gambhir is a very good captain, says Doeschate September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders' Dutch import Ryan ten Doeschate has lauded skipper Gautam Gambhir for his poise and he believes that the IPL champions have a realistic chance of making the semifinals of the ongoing Champions League Twenty20. "He (Gautam Gambhir) is brilliant. He has given me a lot of...