Gautam Gambhir

  • CLT20: There was no room for complacency, says Gautam Gambhir Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    (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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    (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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • CLT20: Winning 11 games in a row great for KKR, says Gautam Gambhir September 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir chose not to be harsh on his fielders, who missed chances galore in the CLT20 contest against Lahore Lions, saying the team has worked hard in its impressive 11match winning streak. Wicketkeeper Manvinder Bisla missed two stumping chances and then Sunil Narine missed Ahmed...
  • CLT20, KKR vs LL: as it happened September 21, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bowl first. Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game. KKR, this year's...
  • CLT20: Debutants Lahore Lions take on formidable Kolkata Knight Riders September 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. KKR, this year's IPL champions, scored a remarkable victory over Chennai thanks to a scintillating knock...
  • CLT20: Gambhir hails 'unbelievable' Russell, Doeschate September 18, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said Andre Russell and Ryan ten Doeschate played "unbelievable" knocks and also hailed spinner Sunil Narine for his economical spell, which according to him were instrumental in his side's threewicket win over Chennai Super Kings in the Champions League Twenty20 opener in...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings, CLT20, Match 1 September 17, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Depleted by the absence of some highprofile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group A match of Champions League T20...
  • CLT20: Tournament proper begins with KKR, CSK battle September 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Depleted by the absence of some highprofile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group A match of Champions League T20 here on Wednesday. Buoyed by their thumping success in the...
  • CLT20: IPL teams bank on home advantage September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, with their rich experience of playing in highpressure matches, will begin the competition as pretournament favourites as the tournament proper of Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) gets underway in Hyderabad with a Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match on Wednesday. Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders hungry to taste CLT20 success September 15, 2014

    Reigning Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders are looking to justify their "reputation" with a good showing in the sixth edition edition of the Champions League Twenty20. "We can always make a comeback (in IPL) when you don't start off well as the tournament is two month long. But CLT20...
  • CLT20 on KKR's wish list to complete a double September 10, 2014

    They have won the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice, but when it comes to locking horns with the world's best clubs in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) haven't tasted success anyway near to what they have in the IPL. And the Shah Rukh Khanowned club will...
  • CLT20: I like to be a mean winner, says Gautam Gambhir September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Winning is all what matters to Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir as he intends to be "mean winner than a polite loser" when the reigning IPL champions take part in the upcoming Champions League Twenty20. "We always take the field thinking that we will win and this time...
  • India's shocking batting stats in last four innings: 63/6, 66/6, 44/6, 62/6 August 17, 2014

    Another batting disaster by the Indian batsmen once again illustrated the fact that the top order haven't learnt anything from their previous outings on the ongoing tour. The visitors have not crossed the 200run mark in the previous four innings and surely have made a habit of losing five to...
  • 5th Test: India's horror show with the bat continues in England August 15, 2014

    After suffering backtoback defeats at the hands of England in Southampton and Old Trafford, India witnessed another batting collapse in the mustwin fifth Test at The Oval on Friday. Although India's collapse was not quite as dramatic as when they slumped to eight for four in the last Test. England...
  • A lot at stake for skipper Dhoni and coach Fletcher August 15, 2014

    London: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's continuance as captain in Tests after next year's World Cup and the retention of Duncan Fletcher as coach after the same event are at stake as India, trailing 12 in the series, lock horns with England in the fifth and final Test starting here on Friday. The...
  • India's selection woes worsen ahead of mustwin Test August 13, 2014

    India completely lost the plot and momentum after winning the second Test at Lord's and now find themselves in a doordie situation to draw the fivematch Test series. It is hard to believe but the past can't be undone now, and India have to move forward. Going into the third Test...