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  • IPL 8: Yusuf Pathan is still our trump card, says Wasim Akram 12 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Yusuf Pathan may not have set this edition of the IPL ablaze with his powerful batting just yet but Kolkata Knight Riders bowling consultant Wasim Akram feels the swashbuckling all-rounder is still the team's "trump card" and one of the biggest hitters in cricket's shortest format. After making an...
  • IPL 8: Two nice injections of confidence helped us, says Gary Kirsten 13 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Upbeat after getting over the line in their previous two humdingers, Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten believes the team can surely take the momentum forward in the four straight home IPL games at the Feroz Shah Kotla starting against Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday. "It's good to get the...
  • IPL 8: Umesh Yadav credits success to Wasim Akram 17 hours 14 minutes ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders' pacer Umesh Yadav says he has learned a lot about the basics of swing bowling from his team's bowling coach and former legendary Pakistan fast bowler and captain Wasim Akram. "I have learnt a lot from him. I enjoy working with him. He talks about swing and controlling...
  • IPL 2015: We did not bat or field well, says KXIP skipper Bailey 21 hours 48 minutes ago

    Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey said his side scored 20 runs short and missed a few catches besides a couple of run outs to bow down to title holders Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League game on Saturday. "We were 20 runs short with the bat, we dropped...
  • IPL 8: Andre Russell blitz takes KKR to four-wicket win over KXIP Yesterday

    Pune: Andre Russell's spectacular all-round performance helped defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets on Saturday. The Jamaican allrounder hit a blistering 66 from 36 balls after his KKR were reeling at 60 for five as KKR cantered to victory target of 156 in 17.5 overs...
  • India @ 9 with Anchal Vohra Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Anchal Vohra on India @ 9. ...
  • Violence reported across Kolkata during civic polls Yesterday

    A police sub-inspector was injured when supporters of two political parties clashed immediately after the end of the high-stake election to Kolkata Municipal Corporation, which witnessed a 62 per cent voter turn-out. ...
  • Kolkata: A sub-inspector injured in clash after civic polls Yesterday

    Kolkata: A sub-inspector of Girish Park police station was critically injured by bomb splinters during a clash allegedly between two political parties soon after voting for the city civic board ended this afternoon. Police said the SI was rushed to a local hospital where his condition was stated to be critical. The...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 14 Yesterday

    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 so...
  • 60 per cent voting amid violence in Kolkata civic polls Yesterday

    Kolkata: Amid claims of widespread violence by the opposition and rebuttal by West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, polling for the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Saturday witnessed around 60 per cent turnout at the close of voting. Calling the polls a "farce", the Communist Party of India-Marxist led Left Front, the...
  • IPL 2015: Title holders Kolkata look for consistency against Punjab Yesterday

    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...
  • Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls underway Yesterday

    Kolkata: Polling for the 144-seat Kolkata Municipal Corporation is underway amid tight security arrangements. The election would be test of the Trinamool Congress' popularity among the urban electorate, while the CPI-M and the Left can see whether their efforts to woo back voters are paying off. For the BJP which...
  • IPL 8: Shakib's absence is a big blow to KKR, says Gambhir Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals 2 days ago

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Battle for Kolkata: What people expect from the municipal polls 2 days ago

    Ahead of the Kolkata Municipal polls, CNN-IBN's Sougata Mukhopadhyay speaks to people of Kolkata on their pressing concerns and what changes they would like to see in the city. ...
  • No end to mother's struggle who wants to take her daughter back home 2 days ago

    In a heart wrenching story, Indian woman Mytreyi Bharadwaj in Canada is fighting for six years to take her adopted daughter Bimala back home to Toronto. Bimala, 10 years old, who is in an orphanage in Kolkata is rejected seven times by families for being dark skinned. ...
  • Navy's new stealth destroyer INS Visakhapatnam to be launched on Sunday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Navy's new destroyer, Visakhapatnam, with enhanced capability to operate in nuclear, biological and chemical atmosphere, will be launched in Mumbai on Sunday. The ship is the first of the four follow follow-up order of the Kolkata class warships and will give a major flip to India's maritime...
  • 'Fit' Gautam Gambhir set to join KKR teammates in Pune 3 days ago

    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...
  • Shantanu Goenka upset over his plagiarised designs 3 days ago

    Designer Shantanu Goenka has accused certain boutiques in his hometown Kolkata of plagiarising his creations, and says concrete steps need to be taken against the "flourishing" market of replicas. The couturier, whose designs spell exquisite luxury, got to know about plagiared designs when he stumbled upon the social media pages of...
  • Fast bowling becoming part of Indian cricket: Wasim Akram 3 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...
  • Even 6 years later, mother's wait to take adopted daughter home continues 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a heart wrenching incident, an Indian woman who migrated to Canada 43 years ago has been making frequent trips to India for the last six years to take her adopted daughter back to Toronto. Mytreyi Bharadwaj's adopted daughter Bimala is living in a Kolkata orphanage. Mytreyi...
  • Riya Sen's outburst on 'delayed' response of firemen irks Shiv Sena 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Slamming Bollywood actress Riya Sen for her tweets saying that she was "ashamed" of Mumbai, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said the city is respected by people as it gives shelter to everyone. A fire had broke out at her twin apartments in Juhu on Sunday following which the 34-year-old actress...
  • Gautam Gambhir donates Rs 4 lakh to cash-strapped ice hockey team 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 1 week 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...