KNIGHT RIDERS

  • IPL 8: Yusuf Pathan is still our trump card, says Wasim Akram 14 hours 45 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 15 hours 2 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 19 hours 4 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 23 hours 37 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • IPL 2015: Chris Gayle took the match away from us, says Yusuf Pathan 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Unfazed by the loss against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan said his team did everything right till a Chris Gayle storm took the IPL match away from it here. The defending champions got regular breakthroughs and dismissed the dangerous duo of Virat Kohli and AB de...
  • IPL 8: The team points matter and not individual scores, says Gambhir 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday rued dropping Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Chris Gayle twice saying "If you keep dropping catches, someone like Chris will hurt you." On both occasions the culprit was South African fast-bowler Morne Morkel who first dropped the left-hander on 33 and then...
  • IPL 8: Gayle's 96 off 56 helps Bangalore beat KKR in a nail-biter April 11, 2015

    Chris Gayle hammered the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers into submission with a breathtaking 96 that guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to a three-wicket victory at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. Chasing a victory target of 178, Gayle singlehandedly tore apart the home team attack as his 56 ball innings had seven boundaries...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8 April 11, 2015

    For LIVE updates, scroll down to bottom of the page. Royal Challengers Bangalore may have the most star-studded batting line-up but will find themselves under tremendous pressure when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Winning two titles in last three seasons and having achieved a 14-match winning streak in 2014,...
  • IPL 8: Star-studded RCB face defending champions KKR April 11, 2015

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore may have the most star-studded batting line-up but will find themselves under tremendous pressure when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League match on Saturday. Winning two titles in last three seasons and having achieved a 14-match winning streak in 2014,...
  • IPL 8: Can't have a set plan against AB de Villiers, says Morne Morkel April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Praising Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers' ability to read the game, Kolkata Knight Riders' South African pace spearhead Morne Morkel on Friday said it was a difficult to set a plan against his compatriot known for playing unorthodox shots. "You can't really plan against A.B. de Villiers, he...
  • IPL 8: Spinner Sunil Narine is a class act, says Virat Kohli April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Star Indian batsman and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli praised Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spin spearhead Sunil Narine calling him a world class bowler on Friday. Ahead of their Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against defending champions KKR at the Eden Gardens here, Kohli asserted his side...
  • IPL8: Suryakumar Yadav credits Dhoni, Gambhir for his success April 9, 2015

    Termed as a player to watch out for, Suryakumar Yadav, at a young age, has achieved a lot more than most players dream of, starting with captaining his state side Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy to bagging a lucrative contract with defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Yadav was an integral part...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders very hungry to win, says Shah Rukh Khan April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Elated at Kolkata Knight Riders' emphatic victory over Mumbai Indians at the Indian Premier League opening match, Bollywood superstar and team co-owner Shah Rukh Khan said his squad is "very hungry" for the top spot in the tournament. "I love my team and we are sticking by boys who I...
  • Indian Premier League: How Yuvraj reacted to Gambhir's broken bat April 9, 2015

    All in good fun, Yuvraj Singh was seemingly in splits watching a broken bat in the hands of his former India team-mate Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday. The opening match of IPL8 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians saw an unusual incident where a forward defence by Gambhir to a...
  • IPL 2015: Don't regret missing out on century, says Rohit Sharma April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: The talented Indian youngsters of Kolkata Knight Riders made all the difference as Mumbai Indians struggled to get breakthroughs, skipper Rohit Sharma said after their seven-wicket loss in the IPL-8 T20 cricket tournament opener on Wednesday. "Their strength is their domestic batters who utilised the conditions in a better way,...
  • IPL 8: Suryakumar Yadav is Man of the Match for me, says Gautam Gambhir April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said for him the man-of-match was Suryakumar Yadav who smashed a cameo scoring 46 from 20 balls to help his side successfully chase down a tough target in the IPL opener against Mumbai Indians. However, Kight Riders' pace spearhead Morne Morkel was...