KNIGHTED

  • 123 players retained, 5 traded across teams for IPL 8 December 16, 2014

    A total of 123 cricketers, including 79 Indians and 44 overseas, were retained by the franchises for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League. Five Indian cricketers have been traded during the trading window this year. The window for the franchises to extend the player contracts on existing terms for...
  • Shakib Al Hasan's NOC restriction lifted, can play for KKR December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan can now participate in IPL-8 for his side Kolkata Knight Riders after the BCB ended its restriction on the all-rounder to take part in overseas competitions. "He has no barrier to play abroad. We have lifted the embargo on his NOC. It was a unanimous...
  • MTV reality star Ryan Knight found dead at 28 in Wisconsin November 29, 2014

    (Reuters) - Ryan Knight, a former star on MTV show "Real World: New Orleans," has been found dead at a friend's home in Wisconsin after complaining about stomach issues, police said on Friday. He was 28. Knight, who starred in the MTV reality series in 2010, was found unconscious and not...
  • 'Penguins of Madagascar' review: The movie feels surprisingly underwhelming November 28, 2014

    Director: Eric Darnell, Simon J Smith Cast: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights Despite their sidekick status in the three Madagascar movies the quartet of wisecracking penguins became such stars by virtue of their comic antics, it was only a matter of time before some smart-alec studio executive came up with the...
  • Rap's Suge Knight, comedian Katt Williams arrested in robbery case October 30, 2014

    (Reuters) - Hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of stealing a camera from a celebrity photographer in Beverly Hills last month, the Los Angeles County District attorney said on Wednesday. Knight, 49, and Williams, 43, were each charged with one count of...
  • Housing demand to pick up in 6-8 months: Report October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Housing sales have remained lower than expected so far during the current festival season mainly due to high interest rates and the demand is likely to pick up only in the next 6-8 months, according to a report by Knight Frank and Ficci. Property consultant Knight Frank and...
  • 'Bang Bang' becomes the most successful Hindi film in Kerala October 11, 2014

    Chennai: Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Bang Bang", which has raked in over Rs.4 crore within the first week of its release in Kerala, has become the most successful Hindi film in the state. A delighted Hrithik thanked audiences for the overwhelming response. "I'm overwhelmed with the response to my film in Kerala. Thank...
  • 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: KKR's Suryakumar Yadav reported for suspected illegal bowling action October 5, 2014

    Bangalore: Suryakumar Yadav has been reported for a suspect illegal bowling action, becoming the fifth bowler to be called in the just concluded Champions League Twenty20 tournament. Yadav, Kolkata Knight Riders' part-time off-spinner, was reported during his side's defeat in the last night's final against Chennai Super Kings and has been...
  • 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...
  • 'Bang Bang!': Why it was unnecessary to portray Katrina Kaif as a sad, single, damsel in distress October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Katrina Kaif's character is introduced to us through her day-to-day activities and chores. A bank receptionist, Harleen Sahani is constantly pestered by her old grandmother to find a boyfriend and settle down. "I had had some 30 boyfriends by the time I was your age," says her grandmother with...
  • CLT20: KKR team management rally behind Sunil Narine October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Kolkata Knight Riders team management stood by their star spinner Sunil Narine, who won't be able to bowl in their Champions League T20 summit clash against Chennai Super Kings in Bangalore on Saturday, and is hopeful that he will come back strongly despite this setback. "Sunil is not...
  • 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: Narine's action reported again, suspended from bowling October 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders and West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine was on Thursday reported for the second time for a suspect illegal bowling action and he will not be eligible to bowl in the CLT20 final on Saturday, the organisers of the tournament said. "Kolkata Knight Riders player Sunil Narine will...
  • 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...
  • CLT20: Clinical Kolkata post easy win over Hobart to storm into final October 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Veteran Jacques Kallis brought his years of experience into play as he guided Kolkata Knight Riders to their maiden Champions League T20 final having comfortably beaten Australia's Hobart Hurricanes by seven wickets, here on Thursday. Chasing a target of 141, Kallis anchored the chase to perfection with an invaluable unbeaten...
  • 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...
  • 'Bang Bang' tweet review: Slow in parts, the film's strengths are its action sequences, stunts and good-looking protagonists October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Most of us who saw the 2010 action comedy 'Knight and Day' fell in love with the funny, brave and witty protagonists -- Tom Cruise as the sexy but rogue federal agent Roy Miller, and Cameron Diaz as the charming June Havens. Now four years later, filmmaker Siddharth Anand...
  • 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...
  • I think Narine will get over this episode, says Windies' coach Williams October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: West Indies coach Stuart Williams said mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who has been reported for suspect bowling action during a Champions League Twenty20 match, will get over the episode in a positive manner. "We haven't actually spoken to Sunil as yet. Sunil obviously is a champion. He is a strong...
  • 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: Tridents register consolation win against Knights October 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Registering their first points of the competition in the final league game, Barbados Tridents managed an edgy six-wicket consolation win against Northern Knights in a rain-reduced Champions League Twenty20 on Tuesday. Chasing a Duckworth-Lewis revised target of 138 in a 19-over-a-side Group B game, the West Indian outfit got its...
  • As it happened: Barbados Tridents vs Northern Knights, CLT20 Match 20 September 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) West Indies champions Barbados Tridents will take on New Zealand side Northern Knights in an inconsequential Group B league match of the Champions League Twenty20. With Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes already booking their semi-final spot from this group, bottom-placed...
  • KKR focused on their own strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa September 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Riding high on a splendid preliminary campaign, Kolkata Knight Riders' batsman Robin Uthappa said his team would look to focus on its strengths in the semi-final against Hobart Hurricanes in the Champions League Twenty20. "I think they [Hobart Hurricanes] have been playing good cricket. I think some of their batsmen...