Kolkata Knight Rider

  • Live Blog: Mumbai Indians struggle in chase of 164 16-04-2014 07:05 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Defending champions Mumbai Indians are up against 2012 champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening match at Abu Dhabi. The first phase of IPL 7 includes 20 games that will be played at Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi between...
  • IPL begins search for an image makeover in its seventh season 16-04-2014 08:23 AM

    "When it comes to June 1, it is only cricket that will be uppermost in everybody's mind." That comment by the Supreme Court-appointed Indian Premier League (IPL) boss Sunil Gavaskar left no doubt that standing in front of a mirror, the IPL appears anything but cricket. Badly hurt by the...
  • Retired Jacques Kallis still Kolkata Knight Riders' go-to man 15-04-2014 11:49 AM

    The legendary South African allrounder, Jacques Kallis, may have hung his boots but his heart still beats for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as the 38-year-old is set to re-ignite his hunger for runs and wickets at IPL 7. Kallis brought curtains down on his...
  • Snapshot: SRK pulls an all-nighter in Abu Dhabi; posts a photo on Twitter 15-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, has been very busy these days. Slated to perform at the opening ceremony of the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, Khan has been burning the midnight oil, rehearsing for the show. He posted a photo of himself...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders can create magic, says Mike Horn 14-04-2014 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Renowned adventurer and explorer Mike Horn shared his life experiences with the Kolkata Knight Riders as part of their build-up for the upcoming Indian Premier League and said the team is capable of creating magic this season. "I find working with KKR really relaxing. The surrounding is much...
  • IPL 7: Kolkata Knight Riders can repeat 2012 13-04-2014 12:20 PM

    The Kolkata-based franchise, co-owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is widely seen as one of the most profitable teams in the commerce of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but overall not very successful on the field, though they pulled it off in 2012 after not doing justice to their...
  • IPL not a launchpad for India return, says Gautam Gambhir 12-04-2014 09:35 AM

    Though he has been snubbed by India selectors, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir, who will be leading Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 7, is looking to put up a strong performance in the tournament but doesn't feel it is a launchpad for India comeback. "My aim now is to do well...
  • Gautam Gambhir reveals his IPL plans 09-04-2014 08:06 PM

    The Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir is ready to fire on all cylinders as KKR gear up for IPL season 7. ...
  • India's greatest match-winner Yuvraj still worth crores: Gambhir 08-04-2014 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Senior opener Gautam Gambhir says "had there been an IPL auction, he would have still gone" for Yuvraj Singh and called him India's "greatest match-winner" in limited overs cricket. "I don't think any cricketer has criticised Yuvraj. It is the media which has attacked him and we need...
  • Full Schedule: IPL 7 in the UAE and India 03-04-2014 07:55 PM

    After hosting the first part in the United Arab Emirates, the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League will return to India on May 2 with a high-profile clash between the two-time champions Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in Ranchi. The UAE was awarded the hosting rights of...
  • I don't play IPL for making personal comeback: Gautam Gambhir 19-03-2014 06:23 PM

    New Delhi: Determined to fight his way back into the national side, Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said he would be happy grinding it out in the domestic circuit for long rather than using the Indian Premier League as a "platform" to make a "personal comeback". Once considered as Indian batting's...
  • IPL 7: Champions Mumbai Indians to face Kolkata Knight Riders in the opener on April 16 19-03-2014 04:17 PM

    The Indian Premier League Governing Council on Wednesday announced the schedule for the first phase of the 2014 IPL season that will be held in the UAE from April 16 to 30, with the opening match to be played between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and the Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • IPL: SRK okay with staying away from Wankhede stadium 21-02-2014 02:32 PM

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan says he is happy watching matches at his home and staying away from the Wankhede Stadium in the wake of Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) five-year ban on the Kolkata Knight Riders owner. Khan is banned for five years from entering the MCA premises, including the Wankhede...
  • After cricket, Shah Rukh Khan to focus on football 21-02-2014 07:22 AM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Shah Rukh Khan, owner of Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), now plans to lead a football team. "I would love to lead a football team for Kolkata," Shah Rukh Khan told reporters Thursday at the press conference of "Living With KKR", a documentary about his...
  • How the IPL franchises spent their purse at 2014 IPL Auction 16-02-2014 09:08 AM

    Here's a graphical breakdown of how the eight IPL franchises spent their purse during the 2014 IPL auction held on February 12-13. ...
  • Disappointed by KKR snub, Tiwary eyes India comeback 14-02-2014 10:30 PM

    Kolkata: Disappointed at being ignored by by city franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) during the IPL players auctions, middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary is eyeing to stage a comeback to the Indian cricket team through impressive performances in the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy. The Hazare trophy begins on February 27. Tiwary,...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Kolkata go for Manish Pandey, Chris Lynn on Day 2 13-02-2014 06:39 PM

    Kolkata knight Riders, known for spending big in the IPL auction, were quite modest in spending in the IPL-7 auction. Their top buy this season was the retired South African allrounder, Jacques Kallis. Kolkata bought Kallis by using their Right to Match card for Rs 5.5 crore. They spent Rs...
  • Players bought on day two of 2014 IPL Auction 13-02-2014 05:14 PM

    The second day of the 2014 IPL auction saw 84 players being bought between eight franchises, taking the tally of total number of players auctioned to 154. The final day belonged to the uncapped players who will now be looked upon as the new millionaires created by the cash-rich Twenty20...
  • IPL Auction 2014: The final list of eight squads 13-02-2014 09:24 AM

    The two-day auction saw 154 players being sold, with Yuvraj Singh remaining the costliest after RCB bought him for Rs. 14 crore on Day 1. ...
  • IPL Auction 2014: KKR go for Kallis, Uthappa on Day 1 12-02-2014 05:48 PM

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs 14 crore. Delhi Daredevils, who are building their team from a scratch, bought the most number...
  • IPL Auction 2014: How the squads look at the end of Day 1 12-02-2014 08:57 AM

    Follow the team-wise squads as they were added on Day 1 of the players' auction in Bengaluru. ...
  • England's Eoin Morgan opts out of IPL 7 10-02-2014 04:18 PM

    Eoin Morgan has withdrawn his name from the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 auctions on Monday. He tweeted by saying that he thanks the IPL for accepting his request to withdraw from the event. Morgan tweeted, "I would like to thank @IPL for accepting my request to withdraw from this...
  • KKR coach expects Gautam Gambhir to lead with example in IPL 7 06-02-2014 09:29 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are not worried about the struggling form of their skipper Gautam Gambhir, newly-appointed KKR batting coach WV Raman said on Thursday. "As regards to form, we can only know after the tournament gets underway. Because of the kind of experience he has, you will obviously...
  • Wasim Akram to be back as KKR bowling adviser for IPL 7 06-02-2014 08:42 PM

    Kolkata: After a one-year hiatus, legendary pacer Wasim Akram will be back as bowling adviser of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the coming season of the Indian Premier League, the franchise announced on Thursday. "Akram has told us that his services will be available for the full length of...
  • KKR eye building a 'manageable' squad at IPL auction 06-02-2014 08:30 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL) CEO Venky Mysore on Thursday made it clear that the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise would like the composition of the squad for the seventh edition of IPL to be "compact and manageable". "We want to keep our squad very compact to make it more...
  • Gambhir, Narine retained by Kolkata Knight Riders 10-01-2014 06:22 PM

    Kolkata: The Shah Rukh Khan co-owned Kolkata Knight Riders have retained their captain Gautam Gambhir and mystery spinner Sunil Narine for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. Gambhir has led the team to IPL glory in 2012 and is again set to lead the team for the fourth straight...
  • Gautam Gambhir retained as Kolkata Knight Riders captain for IPL 7 05-01-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir will lead Kolkata Knight Riders in the upcoming Indian Premier League as the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise has decided to retain the left-handed opener along with West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine. Gambhir has been a part of KKR since 2011 season after having spent...