George Bailey

  • CLT20: KXIP look to maintain consistency against CSK, says George Bailey -274702213 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey is confident that the team will maintain consistency and give their best shot in the Champions League T20 semi-finals clash against Chennai Super Kings at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, on Thursday. "I think we take four wins from four. That's a good...
  • CLT20: Punjab did well on a tired wicket, says Bailey 3 days ago

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey had every reason to have a broad smile on his face as his side put up a "clinical" show, recording their fourth win in a row here on Sunday. Punjab beat Cape Cobras by seven wickets to finish on top of Group B. "It was...
  • CLT20: Uphill task for Cape Cobras to stop Punjab's juggernaut 4 days ago

    Mohali: On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Champions League here on Sunday. Failing to win this year's IPL after going down to Kolkata Knight...
  • CLT20: Mohali pitch was a challenge for batsmen, says Sehwag 5 days ago

    Mohali: Senior batsman Virender Sehwag was full of praise for his young opening partner Manan Vohra, whose 32-ball-65 set the tone for an emphatic victory. In fact Sehwag said that he wanted to present Manan, with one of his bats had he scored a century. "I offered to give Manan my bat...
  • CLT20: Kings XI Punjab thrash Northern Knights to reach semis 5 days ago

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab put up yet another dominating performance as they outclassed Northern Knights from New Zealand by a whopping 120 runs to enter the semi-finals in their maiden appearance in the Champions League T20 on Friday. Put into bat, Kings XI Punjab puty up a massive 215 for five,...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Northern Knights, CLT20, Match 13 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Their confidence on a high following back-to-back wins, Kings XI Punjab would definitely start as overwhelming favourites against Northern Knights. Kings XI are presently at the second position in Group B with two wins from as many games. Hobart Hurricanes are...
  • CLT20: Will have to be at our very best to beat Knights, says George Bailey 6 days ago

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey said that their opponents on Friday's Oppo Champions League T20 game, the Northern Knights, cannot be taken lightly and his team will have to be at their very best to beat them. Bailey, who has led the IPL finalists with back-to-back wins and need...
  • IPL, CLT20 great platforms for young talents: Akshar Patel September 22, 2014

    Chandigarh: Eyeing a berth in the series against West Indies, Kings XI Punjab spinner Akshar Patel feels that IPL and CLT20 are great platforms for the youngsters to prove their mettle. "Both IPL and CLT20 are great platforms for the youngsters. If you do well here, you immediately get recognized," the...
  • CLT20: KXIP captain George Bailey heaps praise on Akshar Patel September 21, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey on Saturday heaped praise on Akshar Patel for his crucial nineball 23 which helped his team beat Barbados Trident by four wickets in the Champions League twenty20 here. Needing 25 to win off last two overs, Patel blasted three fours and a six as...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Barbados Tridents, CLT20 Match 5 September 21, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents. The Kings XI came into the tournament on the back of a successful...
  • George Bailey credits bowlers for victory in CLT20 opener September 19, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey has credited his bowlers for setting up a fivewicket victory against Hobart Hurricanes in their campaign opener of the Champions League Twenty20. Leftarm spinner Akshar Patel (1/20) along with seamers Parvinder Awana (1/25) and Thisara Perera (2/17) helped Punjab restrict the Hurricanes to 144/6...
  • George Bailey promises better show after KXIP win their CLT20 opener September 18, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab captain heaped praise on Glenn Maxwell and Thisara Perera after the fivewicket win against Hobart Hurricanes here on Thursday and promised his team will get better in the Champions League T20. "A terrific innings from Maxy and TP (Perera) there, it takes some courage to come out...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20 September 18, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After their bestever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday. Riding on...
  • Kings XI Punjab look to tame Hobart Hurricanes in CLT20 debut September 18, 2014

    Mohali: After their bestever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday. Riding on their powerpacked batting lineup, Punjab took the IPL7 by...
  • CLT20: Kings XI are focussed on getting the best out of players, says Bangar September 18, 2014

    Chandigarh: Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar says the focus of his side is to get the best out their players in the Champions League Twenty20 as they prepare to take on Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match, on Thursday. Riding on their strong batting lineup, Kings XI put up...
  • CLT20: Johnson not to join KXIP immediately due to injury September 17, 2014

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia on Wednesday said that fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will not immediately join the Kings XI Punjab in India for the Champions League Twenty20 due to a rib injury. Cricket Australia Physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said: "Mitch had some rib pain during the recent ODI tour of Zimbabwe. Since returning...
  • Mitchell Johnson still unavailable but KXIP up for CLT20 challenge September 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: Runnersup in this year's IPL, Kings XI Punjab are looking forward to the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 challenge with skipper George Bailey saying that the side is focused and well prepared for the games ahead. When asked if the CLT20 tournament would be a fresh start for the team after...
  • CLT20: Debutants Kings XI Punjab optimistic after an impressive IPL September 11, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab looked a completely different side in season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where they stormed into the final of the tournament and were the most consistent performers of the 2014 edition of the cashrich Twenty20 league. Sanjay Bangar's incisive behindthescenes management helped Punjab pick some...
  • Aaron Finch takes over as Australia's T20 captain September 8, 2014

    Sydney: Topranked batsman Aaron Finch was named as Australia's new Twenty20 captain on Monday after George Bailey stood down to focus on next year's World Cup. The explosive opener, number one on the Twenty20 international batting rankings, will first take charge of the side during the upcoming series against Pakistan in...
  • George Bailey steps down as Australia's T20 captain September 7, 2014

    Melbourne: George Bailey on Sunday stepped down as Australia's Twenty20 captain, saying that he wants to focus on his Test career. "George Bailey has resigned as Australia's Twenty20 captain, citing a desire to focus on firstclass cricket," Cricket Australia said in a statement. Bailey has handed in his notice as captain of...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, Triseries final September 6, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: South Africa have won the Toss and opted to field. Team News: Duminy and Morkel overcome injury scare to be in SA lineup that has one change: Imran Tahir comes in for Rilee Rossouw. Australia bring in Faulkner for Richardson. Playing...
  • As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, Triseries in Harare August 27, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: South Africa opted to bowl at Harare. PLAYING XIs: AUSTRALIA: Aaron Finch, Phillip Hughes, Mitchell Marsh, George Bailey (c), Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith, Brad Haddin (wk), James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson SOUTH AFRICA: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk),...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Australia, TriSeries, 1st Match August 25, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss and team news: Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to bowl at Harare Sports Club. George Bailey will lead Australia as an injured Michael Clarke sits out. While Zimbabwe have gone in with three changes. Teams: Zimbabwe: Tino Mawoyo, Sikandar Raza,...
  • Clarke doubtful as Zimbabwe face mighty Australia in triangular opener August 25, 2014

    Australia will make a late decision on captain Michael Clarke's fitness for Monday's triangular series opener against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. Clarke tweaked his left hamstring during Australia's first training session on Friday, but jogged several laps on Saturday to lend hope that he may recover in time. However with a...
  • Virender Sehwag's pep talks helped me a lot: Sandeep Sharma June 27, 2014

    The Indian Premier League 2014 is done and dusted, but the glitzy T20 tournament has left a strong set of domestic cricketers poised for a bright future. One such sensation is Sandeep Sharma, who stood out with his wickettaking abilities through the season. The uncapped Turk from Patiala finished with...
  • IPL 7 Final: Batting might of Punjab against Kolkata's sharp bowling June 1, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab have played three matches in the seventh edition of IPL and all of them have been onesided affairs. But the final at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore can give all the cricket fans one heck of a match. Punjab are chasing the dream of lifting...
  • KKR v KXIP: headtohead record in IPL 7 June 1, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders are ahead in headtohead statistics this season against Kings XI Punjab. Both teams have played two matches in the group stage and then the Qualifier 1. In the group stage, two sides had won one match each but in the Qualifier 1, Kolkata defeated Punjab to enter the...
  • IPL 7 Final: Resurgent KKR in the way of KXIP's maiden title June 1, 2014

    The season's most consistent team, Kings XI Punjab, would eye their maiden triumph against the everresilient Kolkata Knight Riders in the title clash of the seventh season of Indian Premier League on Sunday in what seems to be the perfect finale. After a few controversymarred seasons, the focus has remained firmly...
  • Gambhir, Bailey bank on their strengths ahead of IPL final May 31, 2014

    Bangalore: In what promises to be a high octane IPL final here on Sunday, skippers of Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders George Bailey and Gautam Gambhir respectively are focusing on their strengths instead of thinking much about each other's potential. "Kings XI are a very dangerous side....
  • Punjab skipper George Bailey thrilled to reach IPL7 final May 31, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey said they were thrilled to make it to their first IPL final but also admitted that there were anxious moments when Chennai Super Kings' Suresh Raina was batting. Chasing a mammoth target of 227, Raina played a blinder and scored a 25ball 87 that contained...