Kolkata Knight Riders

  • Wasim Akram lashes out critics who question his KKR job 05-06-2014 11:04 PM

    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...
  • 'I manage crowds better than the police': At KKR's victory rally, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee steals the show 04-06-2014 10:30 AM

    There's never a dull moment when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee trades her official hat for a pointy, party one and takes over several roles at once - of a compre, traffic controller, admonisher-in-chief and benevolent mother figure to some of Tollywood's ageing legends. I will be honest. I...
  • In pics: Fans turn up for Kolkata Knight Riders' victory celebrations at Eden Gardens 04-06-2014 08:25 AM

    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...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders get grand felicitation at Eden Gardens 03-06-2014 05:30 PM

    Kolkata: The worlds of Bollywood, cricket and politics came together in a lavish ceremony as the winners of the 2014 Indian Premier League, the Kolkata Knight Riders and team owners Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla received a regal reception amid thunderous applause at the packed Eden Gardens here on...
  • As it happened: KKR's grand felicitation at Eden Gardens 03-06-2014 11:48 AM

    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...
  • Triumphant KKR return to hero's welcome in Kolkata 02-06-2014 08:28 PM

    Kolkata: The triumphant Kolkata Knight Riders returned to their base to a hero's welcome with thousands of supporters lining up at the airport, shouting team slogans and waving purple flags. It was KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir who was the first to come out of the exit door with the glittering...
  • KKR's grand felicitation at Eden Gardens on Tuesday 02-06-2014 01:14 PM

    Kolkata: Memories of the 2012's grand felicitation of Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens are set to be re-lived with the West Bengal government and Cricket Association of Bengal having planned a similar programme at the same venue on Tuesday morning. All the roads on Tuesday will lead up to...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders are IPL 7 champions 02-06-2014 01:06 PM

    Riding on Pandey's brilliant 50-ball 94, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched their second IPL title in three years with a 3-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab. ...
  • This win more satisfying than 2012, says Sunil Narine 02-06-2014 12:07 PM

    Bangalore: Rejoicing after Kolkata Knight Riders lifted their second IPL title by beating favourites Kings XI Punjab in the final, offspinner Sunil Narine said the triumph this year is more satisfying than their maiden trophy win in 2012. KKR chased down 200 runs on Sunday to become the only team...
  • Gautam Gambhir defends Sunil Narine's decision to play IPL final 02-06-2014 11:41 AM

    Bangalore: Indian batting star Gautam Gambhir has backed Sunil Narine's decision to remain with Kolkata Knight Riders for the Indian Premier League (IPL) final, instead of returning to the Caribbean for the ongoing West Indies training camp. Off-spinner Narine was required to return by Sunday - the same day as...
  • IPL 7 Review: All's well that ends well as cricket restores faith 02-06-2014 11:09 AM

    Unlike the previous editions of the Indian Premier League, which were marred by various controversies and scandals, this year the focus was shifted back to cricket. The seventh installment of the league was played out in two countries - the UAE and India - due to the 2014 general elections,...
  • I like to bat in crunch situations, says Manish Pandey 02-06-2014 09:31 AM

    Bangalore: Manish Pandey, who scripted a memorable three-wicket win for Kolkata Knight Riders against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday in the IPL 7 final, said he always enjoys batting in crunch situations. "I'm very optimistic, and I love to play the crunch game. We got ten in the first over,...
  • Best moments from the IPL-7 season 02-06-2014 08:40 AM

    Undoubtedly IPL is a big platform for players. Some get paid for their brilliance by getting a call-up to the national fold and some perish with their mediocre performances. Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab paved their way to the IPL-7 final in style. Riding on Manish Pandey's brilliant...
  • Gautam Gambhir hails his team after securing 2nd IPL title 02-06-2014 12:37 AM

    Bangalore: An elated Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Sunday said that the triumph was even sweeter as not many people gave them a chance after the first seven matches in IPL this year. "Where we were after first seven games, not many people thought we would be here,"...
  • IPL 7: This win is very special to me, says emotional Piyush Chawla 02-06-2014 12:28 AM

    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 three-wicket win over...
  • Kolkata goes euphoric after KKR's blockbuster IPL-7 win 02-06-2014 12:19 AM

    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 nail-biting three-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab for their second IPL title. No sooner Piyush Chawla sealed the chase with a boundary...
  • How Manish Pandey's brilliance helped KKR clinch IPL 7 title 02-06-2014 12:09 AM

    In what was a thrilling final, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 in a humdinger against Kings XI Punjab at Bangalore. After Wriddhiman Saha's brilliant 115 not out took Kolkata to 199, it was down to Manish Pandey's match winning 94 that helped KKR to their...
  • Manish Pandey's 50-ball 94 powers Kolkata to second IPL title 01-06-2014 11:30 PM

    Bangalore: Riding on Manish Pandey's brilliant 50-ball 94, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched their second IPL title in three years with a 3-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab in an exhilarating summit clash of IPL 7 here on Sunday. Pandey, who was the first Indian to score a century in IPL,...
  • As it happened: IPL 7 final, Kolkata vs Punjab 01-06-2014 06:29 PM

    Riding on Pandey's brilliant 50-ball 94, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched their second IPL final in three years with a 3-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab. Pre-match: Kolkata and Punjab have played three matches in the seventh edition of IPL and all of them have been one-sided affairs. But the final...
  • Thunderstorm threat looms over Punjab-Kolkata IPL 7 final 01-06-2014 05:30 PM

    After 47 days of grueling and competitive cricket, the two teams left standing - Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab - will battle it out in the grand finale of the seventh edition of Indian Premier League to lay their hands on the coveted IPL Trophy and for the...
  • IPL 7 Final: Batting might of Punjab against Kolkata's sharp bowling 01-06-2014 01:08 PM

    Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab have played three matches in the seventh edition of IPL and all of them have been one-sided 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...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders' road to IPL 7 final 01-06-2014 12:54 PM

    It is going to be a 'Super Sunday' for both Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab when they face each other in the epic clash of IPL 7 final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday. Punjab will eye their maiden IPL title while Kolkata will aim...
  • Why the Twitterverse thinks it is going to rain during the KKR Vs KXIP final IPL match 01-06-2014 11:23 AM

    As the cricket buffs get ready to catch the ultimate face-off between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders, there are many theories and conspiracies making rounds on social networking websites. One of the most popular theories is that it will rain today, during the match. The reason? Apparently, it...
  • KKR v KXIP: head-to-head record in IPL 7 01-06-2014 10:03 AM

    Kolkata Knight Riders are ahead in head-to-head 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...
  • IPL 7 Final: Resurgent KKR in the way of KXIP's maiden title 01-06-2014 08:20 AM

    The season's most consistent team, Kings XI Punjab, would eye their maiden triumph against the ever-resilient 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 controversy-marred seasons, the focus has remained...
  • Gambhir, Bailey bank on their strengths ahead of IPL final 31-05-2014 10:01 PM

    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...