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  • IPL 2015: Title holders Kolkata look for consistency against Punjab 7 hours 5 minutes ago

    Pune: Their campaign off to a sedate start, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders would look to return to winning ways when they take on a dangerous Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League match, on Saturday. The Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata side had a mixed outing in the T20 tournament...
  • IPL 8: Shakib's absence is a big blow to KKR, says Gambhir 8 hours 22 minutes ago

    All the talk ahead of the Indian Premier League 2015 match between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Saturday centred on two individuals - Glenn Maxwell and Sunil Narine. Both played starring roles for their teams last season - Narine's Kolkata...
  • I have become a better player since playing the IPL: Shakib Al Hasan 9 hours 34 minutes ago

    Bangladesh had a more than satisfactory 2015 World Cup, knocking England out to make the quarterfinals, where they fought for a while before falling away in the face of the collective muscle of the Indians. Shakib Al Hasan, the biggest star Bangladesh cricket has ever had, had a decent World Cup...
  • 'Fit' Gautam Gambhir set to join KKR teammates in Pune Yesterday

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir is set to join his team in Pune for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture against Kings XI Punjab on Saturday after being down with fever and a stomach bug for several days. "Ah, recovering well. Thanks for ur wishes they mean...
  • Fast bowling becoming part of Indian cricket: Wasim Akram 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Having mentored many pacers in India, Sultan of Swing Wasim Akram feels fast bowling is becoming an integral part of Indian cricket with youngsters finding their heroes in the likes of Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav. Appointed as the bowling consultant of Kolkata Knight Riders in 2010, Akram coached...
  • Gautam Gambhir donates Rs 4 lakh to cash-strapped ice hockey team 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday donated Rs.4 lakh to help the cash-strapped Indian ice hockey team in their quest for participation in the 2015 Challenge Cup of Asia in Kuwait. The ice hockey team is faced with a financial crisis going into the tournament and has...
  • IPL 8: Unfair to compare Cariappa with Narine, says Gambhir 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said on Tuesday it is unfair to compare their new "mystery" spinner KC Cariappa with veteran offie Sunil Narine as the Indian has a long way to go before he can be put on the same page as the West Indies bowler. Cariappa made...
  • IPL: Gautam Gambhir backs Robin Uthappa on Sarfaraz controversy 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Rallying behind team-mate Robin Uthappa on his reported altercation with Royal Challengers Bangalore's Sarfaraz Khan, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir said on Tuesday that such incidents can happen in the 'heat of things'. According to media reports, KKR opener Uthappa had a scuffle with RCB batsman Sarfaraz after...
  • IPL 8: Javagal Srinath denies any complaint of Uthappa-Sarfaraz scuffle 4 days ago

    Kolkata: IPL match referee Javagal Srinath on Monday denied receiving any complaint from Royal Challengers Bangalore after reports emerged of a scuffle between their player Sarfaraz Khan and Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa post the game at Eden Gardens on Saturday. "Nothing of that sort has happened... I've not received...
  • IPL 8: KKR trump card Sunil Narine yet to sizzle with ball 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) star spinner Sunil Narine, whose lethal deliveries brought down the best of batsmen in the previous editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL), is yet to pick up a single wicket even after two matches in the current edition of the Twenty-20 tournament. Narine remained wicketless...
  • IPL 2015: Chris Gayle took the match away from us, says Yusuf Pathan 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Unfazed by the loss against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan said his team did everything right till a Chris Gayle storm took the IPL match away from it here. The defending champions got regular breakthroughs and dismissed the dangerous duo of Virat Kohli and AB de...
  • IPL 8: The team points matter and not individual scores, says Gambhir 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday rued dropping Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Chris Gayle twice saying "If you keep dropping catches, someone like Chris will hurt you." On both occasions the culprit was South African fast-bowler Morne Morkel who first dropped the left-hander on 33 and then...
  • IPL 8: Gayle's 96 off 56 helps Bangalore beat KKR in a nail-biter 6 days ago

    Chris Gayle hammered the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers into submission with a breathtaking 96 that guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to a three-wicket victory at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. Chasing a victory target of 178, Gayle singlehandedly tore apart the home team attack as his 56 ball innings had seven boundaries...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8 6 days ago

    For LIVE updates, scroll down to bottom of the page. Royal Challengers Bangalore may have the most star-studded batting line-up but will find themselves under tremendous pressure when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Winning two titles in last three seasons and having achieved a 14-match winning streak in 2014,...
  • IPL 8: Star-studded RCB face defending champions KKR 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore may have the most star-studded batting line-up but will find themselves under tremendous pressure when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League match on Saturday. Winning two titles in last three seasons and having achieved a 14-match winning streak in 2014,...
  • IPL 8: Can't have a set plan against AB de Villiers, says Morne Morkel 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Praising Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers' ability to read the game, Kolkata Knight Riders' South African pace spearhead Morne Morkel on Friday said it was a difficult to set a plan against his compatriot known for playing unorthodox shots. "You can't really plan against A.B. de Villiers, he...
  • IPL 8: Spinner Sunil Narine is a class act, says Virat Kohli 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Star Indian batsman and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli praised Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spin spearhead Sunil Narine calling him a world class bowler on Friday. Ahead of their Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against defending champions KKR at the Eden Gardens here, Kohli asserted his side...
  • IPL 8: Rohit Sharma expresses disappointment after losing against KKR April 9, 2015

    Rohit Sharma felt another blinder to take his team to a respectable total but at the end it was just not enough to get them across the line against KKR in the opening match of the IPL. ...
  • IPL8: Suryakumar Yadav credits Dhoni, Gambhir for his success April 9, 2015

    Termed as a player to watch out for, Suryakumar Yadav, at a young age, has achieved a lot more than most players dream of, starting with captaining his state side Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy to bagging a lucrative contract with defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Yadav was an integral part...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders very hungry to win, says Shah Rukh Khan April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Elated at Kolkata Knight Riders' emphatic victory over Mumbai Indians at the Indian Premier League opening match, Bollywood superstar and team co-owner Shah Rukh Khan said his squad is "very hungry" for the top spot in the tournament. "I love my team and we are sticking by boys who I...
  • Indian Premier League: How Yuvraj reacted to Gambhir's broken bat April 9, 2015

    All in good fun, Yuvraj Singh was seemingly in splits watching a broken bat in the hands of his former India team-mate Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday. The opening match of IPL8 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians saw an unusual incident where a forward defence by Gambhir to a...
  • IPL 2015: Don't regret missing out on century, says Rohit Sharma April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: The talented Indian youngsters of Kolkata Knight Riders made all the difference as Mumbai Indians struggled to get breakthroughs, skipper Rohit Sharma said after their seven-wicket loss in the IPL-8 T20 cricket tournament opener on Wednesday. "Their strength is their domestic batters who utilised the conditions in a better way,...
  • IPL 8: Suryakumar Yadav is Man of the Match for me, says Gautam Gambhir April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said for him the man-of-match was Suryakumar Yadav who smashed a cameo scoring 46 from 20 balls to help his side successfully chase down a tough target in the IPL opener against Mumbai Indians. However, Kight Riders' pace spearhead Morne Morkel was...
  • IPL8: We did not get enough breakthroughs, says Rohit Sharma April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Mumbai Indians' captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday said his bowlers' failure to get enough breakthroughs upfront was primarily responsible for the seven wicket defeat to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League opener at Eden Gardens. Replying to the Mumbai Indians' 168 for 3, the home side...
  • IPL 8: I only needed to make the best use of the conditions, says Morne Morkel April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Having bagged the man of the match with impressive figures of 2/18 in the eighth Indian Premier League lung opener, South African pacer Morne Morkel says he only had to make the best use of the favourable conditions at the Eden Gardens. "With the new ball there was a little...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders outclass Mumbai Indians in IPL 8 opener April 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders launched their title defence on a perfect note as skipper Gautam Gambhir and Suryakumar Yadav drove them to a seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the IPL-8 T20 cricket tournament opener in Kolkata on Wednesday. Chasing 169 for a win, Gambhir's 43-ball 57 (7x4, 1x6) led the...
  • IPL 8: Remodeled Narine wicketless on return to bowling crease April 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Bowling with a remodelled action, star spinner Sunil Narine - who played a pivotal role in Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) twin Indian Premier League (IPL) crowns - seemed to be far from his threatening best during the defending champion's opening encounter against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. Only days back, the...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders face Mumbai Indians in IPL opener April 8, 2015

    Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders take on Mumbai Indians in the IPL openers on Wednesday. ...