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  • IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils hope to cut short Kolkata Knight Riders' flight 18-04-2014 07:48 PM

    After being hammered in their opening match of IPL 7 by Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils will sweat over skipper Kevin Pietersen's return from injury to get a psychological boost ahead of their second game in Abu Dhabi on Saturday against Kolkata Knight Riders, who are on a high having...
  • Kallis, Narine power KKR to thumping win over Mumbai in IPL-7 opener 16-04-2014 11:55 PM

    It was another match-winning performance from Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) trump card and mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who scalped four wickets giving away just 20 runs to rattle Mumbai Indians's (MI) chase after Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey set them a target of 164 in the opening game of Indian...
  • Retired Jacques Kallis still Kolkata Knight Riders' go-to man 15-04-2014 11:49 AM

    The legendary South African allrounder, Jacques Kallis, may have hung his boots but his heart still beats for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as the 38-year-old is set to re-ignite his hunger for runs and wickets at IPL 7. Kallis brought curtains down on his...
  • Right time for Pakistan players to make IPL comeback: Wasim Akram 15-04-2014 11:02 AM

    Time right for Pak players' comeback into IPL: Akram Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram believes that the time is right for Pakistani players to be allowed back into the Indian Premier League as it would help the event connect with more fans in not just the subcontinent but all over...
  • Snapshot: SRK pulls an all-nighter in Abu Dhabi; posts a photo on Twitter 15-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, has been very busy these days. Slated to perform at the opening ceremony of the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, Khan has been burning the midnight oil, rehearsing for the show. He posted a photo of himself...
  • IPL 7: Kolkata Knight Riders can repeat 2012 13-04-2014 12:20 PM

    The Kolkata-based franchise, co-owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is widely seen as one of the most profitable teams in the commerce of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but overall not very successful on the field, though they pulled it off in 2012 after not doing justice to their...
  • IPL not a launchpad for India return, says Gautam Gambhir 12-04-2014 09:35 AM

    Though he has been snubbed by India selectors, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir, who will be leading Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 7, is looking to put up a strong performance in the tournament but doesn't feel it is a launchpad for India comeback. "My aim now is to do well...
  • India's greatest match-winner Yuvraj still worth crores: Gambhir 08-04-2014 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Senior opener Gautam Gambhir says "had there been an IPL auction, he would have still gone" for Yuvraj Singh and called him India's "greatest match-winner" in limited overs cricket. "I don't think any cricketer has criticised Yuvraj. It is the media which has attacked him and we need...
  • IPL 7: Champions Mumbai Indians to face Kolkata Knight Riders in the opener on April 16 19-03-2014 04:17 PM

    The Indian Premier League Governing Council on Wednesday announced the schedule for the first phase of the 2014 IPL season that will be held in the UAE from April 16 to 30, with the opening match to be played between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and the Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • After cricket, Shah Rukh Khan to focus on football 21-02-2014 07:22 AM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Shah Rukh Khan, owner of Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), now plans to lead a football team. "I would love to lead a football team for Kolkata," Shah Rukh Khan told reporters Thursday at the press conference of "Living With KKR", a documentary about his...
  • Players bought on day one of 2014 IPL Auction 12-02-2014 05:11 PM

    The first day of the 2014 IPL auction saw 70 players being bought between eight franchises who went on a spending spree, especially in the opening session of the day. Yuvraj Singh was the top-earner with Rs. 14 crore after Royal Challengers Bangalore successfully bid for him. Dinesh Karthik was...
  • England's Eoin Morgan opts out of IPL 7 10-02-2014 04:18 PM

    Eoin Morgan has withdrawn his name from the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 auctions on Monday. He tweeted by saying that he thanks the IPL for accepting his request to withdraw from the event. Morgan tweeted, "I would like to thank @IPL for accepting my request to withdraw from this...
  • KKR coach expects Gautam Gambhir to lead with example in IPL 7 06-02-2014 09:29 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are not worried about the struggling form of their skipper Gautam Gambhir, newly-appointed KKR batting coach WV Raman said on Thursday. "As regards to form, we can only know after the tournament gets underway. Because of the kind of experience he has, you will obviously...
  • Wasim Akram to be back as KKR bowling adviser for IPL 7 06-02-2014 08:42 PM

    Kolkata: After a one-year hiatus, legendary pacer Wasim Akram will be back as bowling adviser of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the coming season of the Indian Premier League, the franchise announced on Thursday. "Akram has told us that his services will be available for the full length of...
  • KKR eye building a 'manageable' squad at IPL auction 06-02-2014 08:30 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL) CEO Venky Mysore on Thursday made it clear that the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise would like the composition of the squad for the seventh edition of IPL to be "compact and manageable". "We want to keep our squad very compact to make it more...
  • Gautam Gambhir retained as Kolkata Knight Riders captain for IPL 7 05-01-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir will lead Kolkata Knight Riders in the upcoming Indian Premier League as the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise has decided to retain the left-handed opener along with West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine. Gambhir has been a part of KKR since 2011 season after having spent...
  • Delhi and KKR bowler Pradeep Sangwan fails dope test 18-07-2013 04:38 PM

    Sangwan, 22, plays for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy and has represented Kolkata Knight Riders during the last two editions of the IPL. ...
  • KKR bowler Pradeep Sangwan fails dope test 18-07-2013 04:03 PM

    New Delhi The sixth edition of IPL, which was rocked by the spot-fixing scandal, has now been hit by a doping fiasco with Delhi and Kolkata Knight Rider's promising left-arm seamer Pradeep Sangwan failing a random dope test during the cash-rich league. Sangwan is only the second cricketer in the...
  • Sunil Narine in Trinidad and Tobago's squad for CLT20 21-06-2013 05:01 PM

    Port of Spain: Trinidad and Tobago have named mystery spinner Sunil Narine in a 29-man squad to start training on Saturday in preparation for September's Champions League Twenty20 in India. Narine became available to play for his regional side after his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, Kolkata Knight Riders, missed...
  • Handful of wrongdoers can't tarnish cricket: Gautam Gambhir 11-06-2013 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: Out of favour India opener Gautam Gambhir doesn't feel IPL's reputation has got a beating because of the spot-fixing and betting scandal, and said a "handful of wrong individuals doesn't carry the image of the entire sport". "A handful of people who do something wrong doesn't carry the...
  • IPL: Undignified for owners to misuse rules, says Shah Rukh Khan 08-06-2013 11:16 AM

    Mumbai: Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan has broken his silence on the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal. While speaking to national daily Hindustan times, Shah Rukh said that it is undignified for owners to misuse rules. "I think as a team owner one should not indulge in all...
  • IPL should not be banned because of a few players: KKR co-owner Juhi Chawla 29-05-2013 10:43 AM

    Bollywood actress and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Juhi Chawla said that the league should not be cancelled as it is unfair. ...
  • Defeating KKR would not be a cakewalk: Tom Moody 18-05-2013 01:13 PM

    Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody says that beating Kolkata Knight Riders would not be a cakewalk when they clash with them to snatch the last-available play-offs berth on Sunday. Hyderabad must beat KKR to make it to the knockout stage. "We got a day to rest and recover. KKR...
  • As it happened: KKR v PWI, Match 65, IPL 6 15-05-2013 03:13 PM

    CLICK HERE for live ball-by-ball updates of game 65 of IPL 6 between Kolkata Knighr Riders and Pune Warriors India played at Ranchi. Playing XIs: KKR: Manvinder Bisla (wk), Gautam Gambhir (capt), Jacques Kallis, Ryan ten Doeschate, Yusuf Pathan, Manoj Tiwary, Debabrata Das, Rajat Bhatia, Sachithra Senanayake, Sunil Narine, Lakshmipathy...
  • Inconsistency has been our biggest drawback: Gambhir 14-05-2013 11:29 PM

    Ranchi: Lack of consistency has been Kolkata Knight Riders' biggest drawback in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, feels skipper Gautam Gambhir. "If you play inconsistent cricket, the results will be before you. So this I think is the biggest drawback," Gambhir said on the eve of his...
  • Boosted by RCB defeat, KKR eye big win over Pune 14-05-2013 08:26 PM

    Ranchi: Royal Challengers Bangalore's loss to Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday has left Kolkata Knight Riders hoping that RCB lose their final match and Sunrisers Hyderabad end up on the wrong side of both their remaining matches, and then the 2012 winners need to win their last two. The first...