Kolkata Knight Riders

  • CLT20: Gautam Gambhir credits team effort for good run 55 minutes ago

    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 3 hours 17 minutes ago

    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 -1733731259 minutes ago

    (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...
  • CLT20: Sunil Narine still has a long career ahead of him, says Trevor Bayliss -998932379 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • KKR focused on their own strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa 2 days ago

    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...
  • CLT20: KKR's Sunil Narine reported for suspect action 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine on Monday has been reported for suspect bowling action during a Champions League T20 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Dolphins here. The CLT20 organizing committee issued a media advisory late last night, confirming the development, that on-field umpires Anil Chaudhary and Chettihody Shamshuddin...
  • CLT20: There was no room for complacency, says Gautam Gambhir 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    (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 3 days ago

    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 4 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 September 24, 2014

    (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 September 24, 2014

    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 September 23, 2014

    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: Lahore Lions' Adnan Rasool reported for illegal bowling action September 22, 2014

    Lahore Lions offspinner Adnan Rasool has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's CLT20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Hyderabad on Sunday. The bowler was reported by onfield umpires Kumar Dharamsena and C Shamshuddin, along with third umpire Anil Chaudhary, after the conclusion of the match. "Under...
  • 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: KKR look to do well in at least two departments, says Suryakumar Yadav September 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Suryakumar Yadav feels it is the collective effort and focus on performing well in atleast two departments that has helped his team extend its winning streak to 11 matches. Yadav blasted a six and a four in his 5ball 14run cameo to help Kolkata snatch a...
  • 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: Gambhir, spinners extend Kolkata's winning run September 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a confident halfcentury after Sunil Narine stifled Lahore Lions with his magical spin bowling as Kolkata Knight Riders eked out a fourwicket win in a Champions League Twenty20 Group A match, on Sunday. Gambhir (60) anchored the 152run chase with his 47ball...
  • 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...