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  • Wasim Akram lashes out critics who question his KKR job June 5, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram, who has been part of the Kolkata Knight Riders dug out in IPL, has lashed out at the people who have questioned his patriotism on social websites or on television shows. A visibly upset Wasim said on Geo News channel on Thursday that he was...
  • Shah Rukh Khan takes to books on Gautam Buddha to be calm June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: After a whirlwind season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and victory in the final for his franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), superstar Shah Rukh Khan is looking for some peace and solitude. He has turned to books on Gautam Buddha's life to "calm down". "Got a set of books...
  • In pics: Fans turn up for Kolkata Knight Riders' victory celebrations at Eden Gardens June 4, 2014

    First the win, then the tweets and the crackers that lit up the sky on a slow Sunday evening in Kolkata. Kolkata Knight Riders had conquered the crown yet again in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. The question that came soon- Will there be another road show and...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Union Minister Gopinath Munde dies in road accident in Delhi June 3, 2014

    In a tragic turn of events on Tuesday morning, Union Minister for Rural Development Gopinath Munde died of multiple internal injuries after his car was hit by another vehicle in Delhi. The 64-year-old Munde, who is survived by his wife and three daughters, was going to the Delhi airport to...
  • Shah Rukh Khan celebrates KKR win; dazzles Kolkata with kisses, dance June 4, 2014

    Kolkata: Amid a shower of pink confetti and deafening roar, superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday lauded the tremendous love and support of the city's fans for the Kolkata Knight Riders as he partied and threw kisses during a grand felicitation ceremony at the Eden Gardens here. The home team, flanked by...
  • Snapshot: Shah Rukh Khan 'reinvents the (cart) wheel' at KKR success celebrations June 3, 2014

    As Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) fans are celebrating all over the country after winning the Indian Premier League for the second time, the team's co-owner is gearing up to make an appearance at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. ...
  • As it happened: KKR's grand felicitation at Eden Gardens June 3, 2014

    16:45: The felicitation ceremony ends with the National Anthem. 16:40: Shah Rukh Khan says, "I don't think any other country, any other state support their team so much. Keep supporting us Kolkata. I am grateful for your support. Mamata Di, you have made us feel this is our home. Thank you...
  • Shah Rukh Khan, Mamata Banerjee, and several Bengali stars to celebrate KKR's win at Edens June 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The eastern metropolis is all set to accord a "royal felicitation" to IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders Tuesday at the Eden Gardens, with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee altering an important tour schedule to attend the occasion in the company of team owner and Bollywood 'baadshah' Shahrukh Khan...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Mamata to attend felicitation of KKR at Eden on Tuesday June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: A packed schedule notwithstanding, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be in Kolkata to attend the grand felicitation of IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday. Banerjee, who has left for Jalpaiguri for review of welfare projects, will return on Monday night for the KKR...
  • 'Veer is indeed the winner!': how Kolkata Knight Riders fans celebrated as the team lifted the IPL 2014 trophy June 2, 2014

    It was a Sunday night to remember for all Kolkata Knight Riders fans. The final IPL match between KKR and KXIP began trending as a Veer vs Zaara competition on Twitter a day before the face-off as Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta's teams got ready for the action. What...
  • IPL 7: This win is very special to me, says emotional Piyush Chawla June 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Kolkata Knight Riders' Piyush Chawla was the man of the moment as he hit a six off pacer Mitchell Johnson to bring his team on the threshold of victory and finished it off with a four off Parvinder Awana in the last over to script a three-wicket win over...
  • Kolkata goes euphoric after KKR's blockbuster IPL-7 win June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata erupted in joy twice over as firecrackers lit up the sky and fans were out on streets after the home franchise, Kolkata Knight Riders registered a nail-biting three-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab for their second IPL title. No sooner Piyush Chawla sealed the chase with a boundary in...
  • 'My constant tweeting is a sign of nervous excitement', says SRK as his team gets ready for the IPL finale June 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Shah Rukh Khan's Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the title in 2012 and they have again reached the finals of the seventh edition being played here Sunday. The superstar admits to being nervous, but says he has nothing to lose and tweeted a picture...
  • Snapshot: AbRam gets his own KKR jersey; will dad Shah Rukh Khan bring him to watch the final? June 1, 2014

    Shah Rukh Khan is a very excited man today. And he has all reasons to be excited considering his team Kolkata Knight Riders will be playing against Preity Zinta's team KingsXI Punab at the final of this season of IPL. The excited actor tweeted a picture of his youngest child,...
  • It's time for KXIP vs KKR in IPL 2014: this is what would have happened if Veer vs Zaara was made into a movie June 1, 2014

    Another exciting season of the Indian Premier League draws to a close today. Millions of cricket fans are going to be glued to the screens to see their favourite team win. This year's final is more than just cricket, it is a Bollywood war between the biggest stars ever. Team...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 28, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Rain threatens KKR-KXIP match, Punjab to qualify in case of a washout May 28, 2014

    Uncertainty surrounds IPL's first qualifier between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab to be played at the Eden Gardens today, thanks to unfavourable weather. The match was washed off on Tuesday and faces a similar fate today as Kolkata remains under a heavy cloud cover. Kolkata received light showers in...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders not willing to take Virender Sehwag lightly May 27, 2014

    Kolkata: He may not have set the Indian Premier League (IPL) on fire with his batting, but Kings XI Punjab opener Virender Sehwag is not being taken likely by Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss who hopes the dashing batsman would get out early during their encounter Tuesday. Speaking to the...
  • IPL 7, Qualifier 1: Form guide of Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders May 27, 2014

    The most consistent team of IPL 7 will be up against the most resilient side of the current edition when Kings XI Punjab locks horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. Punjab have been the most outstanding team this season to...
  • IPL 7: Yusuf Pathan blitz eliminates SRH, KKR No. 2 on points table May 25, 2014

    Yusuf Pathan sent Sunrisers Hyderabad into submission and Kolkata Knigh Riders to No. 2 on the points table with a stunning display of batsmanship that saw him score the fastest fifty in IPL history in just 15 balls to chase down SRH's 161 in just 14.2 overs at the Eden...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders have shed the chokers tag, says Gautam Gambhir May 22, 2014

    Kolkata: Refusing to take credit for turning around the fortunes of his team, captain Gautam Gambhir Thursday said he was satisfied but not surprised over his Kolkata Knight Riders' six-match winning streak which powered them to the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. Addressing the media after humbling Royal Challengers Bangalore...
  • Kallis using IPL 7 as launchpad to get in shape for ICC World Cup 2015 May 21, 2014

    Kolkata: Veteran South African allrounder Jacques Kallis, who retired from the Test format, has set the IPL T20 league as his launch pad for his mission World Cup 2015. "The Indian Premier League is certainly a good platform to keep me in shape and prepare for next year's World Cup," Kallis...
  • IPL 7: Uthappa, Shakib power Kolkata to 8-wicket win over Chennai May 21, 2014

    Opener Robin Uthappa's 67 off 39 balls and Shakib Al Hasan's cameo of 21-ball 46 helped KKR secure an eight-wicket win over CSK at the Eden Gardens. With this win, Kolkata moved a step closer to the play-offs. It was a perfect homecoming for Kolkata, who were playing their first match...
  • IPL 7: Ryan ten Doeschate upbeat about KKR's chances at Eden Gardens May 20, 2014

    CNN-IBN spoke to KKR's Ryan ten Doeschate and asked him how he and his team are looking forward to play at their home ground - the Eden Gardens. ...
  • Want to give our best against Hyderabad, says KKR coach Trevor Bayliss May 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss on Saturday said that his boys would like to give their best shot against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL encounter on Sunday. "It is obviously a very important game with both the teams vying for the fourth spot. A very important match for both...