Kolkata Knight Riders

  • CLT20: Lahore Lions' Adnan Rasool reported for illegal bowling action 11 hours 38 minutes ago

    Lahore Lions off-spinner 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 on-field 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 17 hours 27 minutes ago

    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 semi-finals 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 20 hours 13 minutes ago

    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 5-ball 14-run cameo to help Kolkata snatch a...
  • CLT20: Winning 11 games in a row great for KKR, says Gautam Gambhir Yesterday

    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 11-match winning streak. Wicket-keeper Manvinder Bisla missed two stumping chances and then Sunil Narine missed Ahmed...
  • CLT20: Gambhir, spinners extend Kolkata's winning run Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a confident half-century after Sunil Narine stifled Lahore Lions with his magical spin bowling as Kolkata Knight Riders eked out a four-wicket win in a Champions League Twenty20 Group A match, on Sunday. Gambhir (60) anchored the 152-run chase with his 47-ball...
  • CLT20, Live Score: Kolkata opt to bowl against Lions Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball 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 Yesterday

    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...
  • CLT20: It's good to have Wasim Akram around, says Andre Russell 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Refusing to revel in the early spotlight after his blitzkrieg in the Champions League Twenty20 opener, Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Andre Russell has credited the team's support staff and said that having the great Wasim Akram in the dugout is a big plus. "The support staff of KKR is...
  • Doeschate praises Russell after KKR's winning start to CLT20 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Ryan ten Doeschate heaped praise on team-mate Andre Russell for taking the game away from Chennai Super Kings with a scintillating knock and open their campaign in the Champions League Twenty20 on a winning note. Doeschate said the victory is crucial for his side ahead of...
  • CLT20: Gambhir hails 'unbelievable' Russell, Doeschate 4 days ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said Andre Russell and Ryan ten Doeschate played "unbelievable" knocks and also hailed spinner Sunil Narine for his economical spell, which according to him were instrumental in his side's three-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in the Champions League Twenty20 opener in...
  • CLT20: Doeschate, Russell take Kolkata to a three-wicket win over Chennai 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andre Russell smashed a breathtaking half century while Ryan ten Doeschate struck a fine unbeaten 51 to guide IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders to a three-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Wednesday. Chasing a competitive 158 for win, KKR...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Tournament proper begins with KKR, CSK battle 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Depleted by the absence of some high-profile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group A match of Champions League T20...
  • CLT20: Lahore join CSK, KKR in Group A; Northern Knights in Group B 5 days ago

    The Qualifying round of the sixth Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) ended on a disappointing note for the Indian fans with defending champions Mumbai Indians - the only IPL team part of the qualifiers - being knocked out while champions from the neighbourhood Lahore Lions making it to the main draw. Mumbai...
  • CLT20: Tournament proper begins with KKR, CSK battle 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Depleted by the absence of some high-profile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group A match of Champions League T20 here on Wednesday. Buoyed by their thumping success in the...
  • CLT20: IPL teams bank on home advantage 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, with their rich experience of playing in high-pressure matches, will begin the competition as pre-tournament favourites as the tournament proper of Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) gets underway in Hyderabad with a Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match on Wednesday. Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders hungry to taste CLT20 success 1 week ago

    Reigning Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders are looking to justify their "reputation" with a good showing in the sixth edition edition of the Champions League Twenty20. "We can always make a comeback (in IPL) when you don't start off well as the tournament is two month long. But CLT20...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20 September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders suffered another injury blow before the start of the Champions League Twenty20 season with South African mediumpacer Morne Morkel becoming the third overseas player to be ruled out of the competition due to a shoulder injury. Earlier, Australian batsman Chris Lynn was ruled out post a...
  • Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before World Cup 2015 September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, allrounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team. "The last IPL season was very...
  • CLT20 on KKR's wish list to complete a double September 10, 2014

    They have won the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice, but when it comes to locking horns with the world's best clubs in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) haven't tasted success anyway near to what they have in the IPL. And the Shah Rukh Khanowned club will...
  • CLT20: I like to be a mean winner, says Gautam Gambhir September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Winning is all what matters to Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir as he intends to be "mean winner than a polite loser" when the reigning IPL champions take part in the upcoming Champions League Twenty20. "We always take the field thinking that we will win and this time...
  • CLT20: Yusuf Pathan, three others return after training in Bloemfontein September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In their quest to be battleready for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20, Kolkata Knight Riders sent four of their players Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Manvinder Bisla and Kuldeep Yadav to Bloemfontein in South Africa for 15 days of training that included cycling, running and mountaineering. Looking to...
  • I hoped for a longer run in ODIs: Robin Uthappa September 5, 2014

    The Kolkata Knight Riders' wicketkeeperbatsman hopes to impress in the upcoming CLT20 after being ignored for the England tour. ...
  • Shakib Al Hasan can't play for KKR in CLT20 despite ban reduction September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Bangladesh's star allrounder Shakib alHasan wouldn't be able to play in the upcoming Champions League T20 for the IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders even though the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reduced his ban. While Shakib is free to play competitive cricket from September 15, BCB's ban on NOCs...
  • CLT20 2014: Complete squads of all the teams August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: All the players named by more than two teams for the Champions League Twenty20, including South African legend Jacques Kallis and West Indian dasher Kieron Pollard, have opted for their IPL franchises instead of their domestic teams. "Eight players scheduled to take part in the competition were in high...
  • KKR to play CSK in 2014 Champions League Twenty20 opener July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will play Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match of this year's Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on September 17. The sixth edition of the Twenty20 tournament will be held in four Indian cities Hyderabad,...
  • 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...
  • 'I manage crowds better than the police': At KKR's victory rally, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee steals the show June 4, 2014

    There's never a dull moment when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee trades her official hat for a pointy, party one and takes over several roles at once of a compre, traffic controller, admonisherinchief and benevolent mother figure to some of Tollywood's ageing legends. I will be honest. I was...
  • 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...