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  • Narine will emerge as a better bowler, says Gautam Gambhir October 6, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir hopes that teammate and West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine will emerge a "better bowler and a stronger individual" from his ban due to chucking. Narine has been reported twice for a suspect bowling action during the Champions League T20 (CLT20) cricket tournament. He has been...
  • As it happened: CSK vs KKR, CLT20 Final October 4, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Chennai Super Kings opted to field against Kolkata Knight Riders. The indomitable Chennai Super Kings will have the advantage of familiarity with the conditions but the unbeaten Kolkata Knight Riders would still be a tough nut to crack when they...
  • CLT20: Narine's action reported again, suspended from bowling October 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders and West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine was on Thursday reported for the second time for a suspect illegal bowling action and he will not be eligible to bowl in the CLT20 final on Saturday, the organisers of the tournament said. "Kolkata Knight Riders player Sunil Narine will...
  • KKR focused on their own strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa September 30, 2014

    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: 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: 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: 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 hails 'unbelievable' Russell, Doeschate September 18, 2014

    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 threewicket win over Chennai Super Kings in the Champions League Twenty20 opener in...
  • CLT20: Doeschate, Russell take Kolkata to a threewicket win over Chennai September 17, 2014

    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 threewicket win over Chennai Super Kings in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Wednesday. Chasing a competitive 158 for win, KKR...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings, CLT20, Match 1 September 17, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Depleted by the absence of some highprofile 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...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders hungry to taste CLT20 success September 15, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Shah Rukh Khan takes to books on Gautam Buddha to be calm June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: After a whirlwind season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and victory in the final for his franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), superstar Shah Rukh Khan is looking for some peace and solitude. He has turned to books on Gautam Buddha's life to "calm down". "Got a set of books...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Union Minister Gopinath Munde dies in road accident in Delhi June 3, 2014

    In a tragic turn of events on Tuesday morning, Union Minister for Rural Development Gopinath Munde died of multiple internal injuries after his car was hit by another vehicle in Delhi. The 64yearold Munde, who is survived by his wife and three daughters, was going to the Delhi airport to...
  • Shah Rukh Khan celebrates KKR win; dazzles Kolkata with kisses, dance June 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Amid a shower of pink confetti and deafening roar, superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday lauded the tremendous love and support of the city's fans for the Kolkata Knight Riders as he partied and threw kisses during a grand felicitation ceremony at the Eden Gardens here. The home team, flanked by...
  • Snapshot: Shah Rukh Khan 'reinvents the (cart) wheel' at KKR success celebrations June 3, 2014

    As Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) fans are celebrating all over the country after winning the Indian Premier League for the second time, the team's coowner is gearing up to make an appearance at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. ...
  • As it happened: KKR's grand felicitation at Eden Gardens June 3, 2014

    16:45: The felicitation ceremony ends with the National Anthem. 16:40: Shah Rukh Khan says, "I don't think any other country, any other state support their team so much. Keep supporting us Kolkata. I am grateful for your support. Mamata Di, you have made us feel this is our home. Thank you...
  • Shah Rukh Khan, Mamata Banerjee, and several Bengali stars to celebrate KKR's win at Edens June 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The eastern metropolis is all set to accord a "royal felicitation" to IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders Tuesday at the Eden Gardens, with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee altering an important tour schedule to attend the occasion in the company of team owner and Bollywood 'baadshah' Shahrukh Khan...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Mamata to attend felicitation of KKR at Eden on Tuesday June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: A packed schedule notwithstanding, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be in Kolkata to attend the grand felicitation of IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday. Banerjee, who has left for Jalpaiguri for review of welfare projects, will return on Monday night for the KKR...
  • 'Veer is indeed the winner!': how Kolkata Knight Riders fans celebrated as the team lifted the IPL 2014 trophy June 2, 2014

    It was a Sunday night to remember for all Kolkata Knight Riders fans. The final IPL match between KKR and KXIP began trending as a Veer vs Zaara competition on Twitter a day before the faceoff as Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta's teams got ready for the action. What...
  • IPL 7: This win is very special to me, says emotional Piyush Chawla June 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Kolkata Knight Riders' Piyush Chawla was the man of the moment as he hit a six off pacer Mitchell Johnson to bring his team on the threshold of victory and finished it off with a four off Parvinder Awana in the last over to script a threewicket win over...
  • Kolkata goes euphoric after KKR's blockbuster IPL7 win June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata erupted in joy twice over as firecrackers lit up the sky and fans were out on streets after the home franchise, Kolkata Knight Riders registered a nailbiting threewicket win over Kings XI Punjab for their second IPL title. No sooner Piyush Chawla sealed the chase with a boundary in...