KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

  • IPL 8: All-round Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 35 runs 6 hours 13 minutes ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders bounced back in the home leg in style by notching up a comprehensive 35-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League on Monday. Defending a fighting total of 167, KKR were given a rollicking start by their speedster Umesh Yadav, who castled dangerman David Warner (4)...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 8. Match 38 10 hours 52 minutes ago

    For LIVE blog, scroll down to bottom of the page Kolkata Knight Riders will have the psychological edge over Sunrisers Hyderabad but the defending champions will be wary of the visiting side's resurgence when they clash at the Eden Gardens. Posting three wins in four games, including one against KKR in a...
  • IPL 8: Rain can't be an excuse for KKR's loss, says Ryan ten Doeschate Yesterday

    A bright and sunny M Chinnaswamy stadium seemed to welcome Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday (May 2). But 15 minutes before the toss, heavy cloud cover drifted in. The rain pelted the field almost immediately after Virat Kohli put Kolkata in and delayed the start of...
  • IPL 8: There is going to be pressure on KKR, says Ryan ten Doeschate 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Disappointed with the team's away loss against RCB, Kolkata Knight Riders' Dutch import Ryan ten Doeschate said on Saturday that the pressure is on the Gautam Gambhir-led side as the IPL cricket tournament slowly moves towards the business end. KKR slipped to the fourth of the table after losing the...
  • IPL 8: Though we lost, we are happy with the performance, says Gautam Gambhir 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday said even though they lost their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter against Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB), he was happy with the performance his side put up on the day. In a rain curtailed 10-over-a-side match, KKR managed to notch up 111/4 but...
  • IPL 8: Mandeep Singh blinder gives RCB a 7-wicket win against KKR 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Talented Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh kept his cool under pressure as his breathtaking 18-ball-45 enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore pip Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in a nerve-wracking Indian Premier League encounter on Saturday. In a rain-hit tie reduced to 10-overs-per side, KKR scored 111 for 4 courtesy Andre Russell's...
  • IPL 8: KKR aim to maintain winning run as they face a resurgent RCB 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Pumped up after a thrilling win over the smooth-sailing Chennai Super Kings, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will take on the resurgent Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Saturday. With Thursday night's win, KKR moved up a rung to the third position on the points table with four wins, two losses...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders glad to bounce back, says Robin Uthappa 3 days ago

    Kolkata: After losing by two runs in the first leg two days ago, Kolkata Knight Riders were determined to bring out their best game and avenge the loss, opener Robin Uthappa said after scripting a seven-wicket win in the return leg fixture of the IPL T20 cricket tournament here. Uthappa, who...
  • Sunil Narine undergoes another test on bowling action: BCCI 3 days ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders and West Indies spinner Sunil Narine underwent another biomechanical test at the Sri Ramachandra Sports Sciences Centre in Chennai on Thursday after being banned by the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) from bowling offspin. The result is expected on Saturday before KKR's match against Royal...
  • IPL 8: We just made use of the home conditions, says KKR's Andre Russell 3 days ago

    Kolkata: After winning the Man-of-the-Match award for his all-round performance, Kolkata Knight Riders player Andre Russell on Thursday said his side made good use of the home conditions at the Eden Gardens. "My role was to play positive and a few balls hit the middle and went over cover, can't ask...
  • IPL 8: We were confident of chasing down the Chennai total, says Gautam Gambhir 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Having extracted sweet revenge against the Chennai Super Kings at home - only two days after going down to the three time winners in an away match - Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said he was confident of chasing down the visitors' formidable total considering the...
  • Tribute to late Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri at Eden Gardens 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya along with Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir and former India captain Sourav Ganguly paid tribute to late Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri here on Thursday. West Bengal youth affairs minister Aroop Biswas, KKR chief executive Venky Mysore and Chennai...
  • Sunil Narine ban extends to international cricket too 4 days ago

    The future is looking increasingly cloudy for Sunil Narine, who was banned from bowling offbreaks in the Indian Premier League 2015 on Wednesday, after it emerged that the ban on the West Indian spinner extends to international cricket as well. Narine, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders, had sought a biomechanical...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders look to get back to winning ways 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Reeling under an agonising two-run defeat at the hands of Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders would look to quickly redeem themselves when they face the same opponents in the return leg Indian Premier League match on Thursday. The loss against the CSK came only last night in Chennai, and...
  • IPL bans Sunil Narine from bowling offspin 5 days ago

    Sunil Narine's troubles refuse to end as after once again being reported for a suspect bowling action, the BCCI Suspect Bowling Action committee on Wednesday banned the Kolkata Knight Riders' spinner from bowling offspin; however, he may continue to bowl the knuckle bowl and the straight delivery. Narine, who was...
  • Fortunate to be playing at 44, says IPL's oldest cricketer Brad Hogg 5 days ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders may have ended on the wrong side in an agonising two-run defeat against Chennai Super Kings, but they would take heart from the performance of their bowlers, including that of 44-year-old Brad Hogg. On Tuesday, the chinaman bowler from Australia became the oldest cricketer to play an IPL...
  • IPL 2015: Was eager to do something special with the ball, says Dwayne Bravo 5 days ago

    Chennai: Adjudged man-of-the-match for his brilliant bowling performance, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Dwayne Bravo said he wanted to make it count with the ball after he got out cheaply against the Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest here on Tuesday. Having got out for five, Bravo...
  • IPL 8: We messed it up by playing too many dot balls, says Gautam Gambhir 5 days ago

    Chennai: Going down to Chennai Super Kings in a thriller, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday said his batsmen messed up the game by playing too many dot balls and failing to rotate the strike. Gambhir said his opening batsman Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey had started off well,...
  • As it happened: CSK vs KKR, IPL 8, Match 28 6 days ago

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Enduring an erratic campaign so far, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders face a stiff challenge when they take on the smooth-sailing Chennai Super Kings in an IPL match on Tuesday. KKR are currently placed third on the points table with three...
  • IPL 8: Inconsistent KKR face stiff CSK challenge 6 days ago

    Chennai: Enduring an erratic campaign so far, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders face a stiff challenge when they take on the smooth-sailing Chennai Super Kings in an IPL match on Tuesday. KKR are currently placed third on the points table with three wins, two losses and one abandoned match. CSK, on...
  • IPL 8: Stephen Fleming expecting a tough battle against KKR 1 week ago

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming is expecting a tough battle at home against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League on Monday. "They are an excellent side. They have some good batters. We have played them last in couple of finals and in the recent Champions League. So,...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata, Rajasthan share points as the match at Eden Gardens gets abandoned April 26, 2015

    Kolkata: Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders' home match against Rajasthan Royals was abandoned at Eden Gardens without a ball being bowled because of heavy rain and thunderstorm on Sunday. Field umpires Richard Illingworth and Rajesh Deshpande took the final call after their fourth inspection at 6.50pm as the home and visiting...
  • KKR name Ankit Keshri as 16th member; to give his family Rs 10 lakh April 26, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders showed on Sunday a noble gesture by including the deceased cricketer Ankit Keshri as the 16th member of their side in an IPL T20 cricket match against Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens. The home side will hand over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to the Ankit's...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals April 26, 2015

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. The Royals will also be keen to return to winning ways...
  • IPL 8: Life without Sunil Narine set to begin as Kolkata face tough Rajasthan April 26, 2015

    Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Narine, whose action has yet again come under scanner will undergo corrective measures at the ICC and BCCI accredited testing facility...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders players shaken by earthquake April 25, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players took to Twitter on Saturday to express how they felt just after an earthquake hit the city in the morning. The city felt the tremors at around 11.41 a.m. which continued for two minutes and then felt another quake at 12.19 p.m. "My first experience of...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata-Rajasthan match on Sunday under weather threat April 25, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders were forced to practice indoors on Saturday due to rain and thunderstorm in the city as defending champions' IPL contest against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday is also under the weather-threat. "I don't know about the forecast but if it's like this I cannot do much about it....