KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

  • IPL 8: Inconsistent KKR face stiff CSK challenge 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    Chennai: Enduring an erratic campaign so far, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders face a stiff challenge when they take on the smooth-sailing Chennai Super Kings in an IPL match on Tuesday. KKR are currently placed third on the points table with three wins, two losses and one abandoned match. CSK, on...
  • IPL 8: Stephen Fleming expecting a tough battle against KKR 15 hours 49 minutes ago

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming is expecting a tough battle at home against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League on Monday. "They are an excellent side. They have some good batters. We have played them last in couple of finals and in the recent Champions League. So,...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata, Rajasthan share points as the match at Eden Gardens gets abandoned Yesterday

    Kolkata: Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders' home match against Rajasthan Royals was abandoned at Eden Gardens without a ball being bowled because of heavy rain and thunderstorm on Sunday. Field umpires Richard Illingworth and Rajesh Deshpande took the final call after their fourth inspection at 6.50pm as the home and visiting...
  • KKR name Ankit Keshri as 16th member; to give his family Rs 10 lakh Yesterday

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders showed on Sunday a noble gesture by including the deceased cricketer Ankit Keshri as the 16th member of their side in an IPL T20 cricket match against Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens. The home side will hand over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to the Ankit's...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Yesterday

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. The Royals will also be keen to return to winning ways...
  • IPL 8: Life without Sunil Narine set to begin as Kolkata face tough Rajasthan 2 days ago

    Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Narine, whose action has yet again come under scanner will undergo corrective measures at the ICC and BCCI accredited testing facility...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders players shaken by earthquake 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players took to Twitter on Saturday to express how they felt just after an earthquake hit the city in the morning. The city felt the tremors at around 11.41 a.m. which continued for two minutes and then felt another quake at 12.19 p.m. "My first experience of...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata-Rajasthan match on Sunday under weather threat 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders were forced to practice indoors on Saturday due to rain and thunderstorm in the city as defending champions' IPL contest against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday is also under the weather-threat. "I don't know about the forecast but if it's like this I cannot do much about it....
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine available for selection, says Gautam Gambhir 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday confirmed that West Indies spinner Sunil Narine, reported for suspected bowling action, will be up for selection against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter on Sunday. Narine's action was reported by the match officials after the...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine to undergo test in Chennai again 3 days ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders have decided to send Sunil Narine for another test of his bowling action after match officials expressed 'concerns' over deliveries the offspinner bowled in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday (April 22) in Visakhapatnam. If Narine is called a second time, he will be out of...
  • Spinner Sunil Narine reported for suspect action again 3 days ago

    West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine has again been reported for a suspect illegal bowling action by the on-field umpires during Kolkata Knight Riders' away IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 22. The two on-field umpires who reported Narine for "suspected illegal action" are Richard Illingworth and Vineet Kulkarni. "A suspected...
  • IPL 8: David Warner raises his hat to Praveen Kumar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4 days ago

    David Warner reflected on a job well done by Sunrisers Hyderabad as they ended the Visakhapatnam leg of their home matches with a morale-boosting win over Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday (April 22). Warner top scored with a typically aggressive 55-ball 91. But the victory wasn't sealed until the Uttar Pradesh...
  • IPL 8: David Warner powers Hyderabad to a 16-run (D/L) win over Kolkata 5 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Skipper David Warner led from the front with a blistering 91 as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated defending champions Kolkata knight Riders by 16 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-truncated match of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament on Wednesday. Courtesy Warner's 55-ball knock, Sunrisers scored a decent 176 for four...
  • As it happaned: SRH vs KKR, IPL 8, Match 19 5 days ago

    For LIVE Blog, scroll down to bottom of the page Their morale on the upswing after back-to-back victories, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will aim to continue the winning run when they take on the inconsistent Sunrisers Hyderabad in their fifth IPL cricket match on Wednesday. The Gautam Gambhir-led KKR's most recent...
  • IPL 8: KKR aim for hattrick of wins, take on Sunrisers Hyderabad 6 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Their morale on the upswing after back-to-back victories, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will aim to continue the winning run when they take on the inconsistent Sunrisers Hyderabad in their fifth IPL cricket match on Wednesday. The Gautam Gambhir-led KKR's most recent win came last night against the Delhi Daredevils,...
  • KKR will do whatever it can for Ankit Keshri's family: Gautam Gambhir 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has said that his IPL franchise will go all out to support late Ankit Keshri's family after the young Bengal player passed away post a freak on-field collision. Barely five months after the Phillip Hughes tragedy, the cricket world is once again mourning...
  • Yusuf Pathan will do something special in IPL 8, says Gautam Gambhir 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has described Yusuf Pathan as the biggest game-changer of the team and predicted that the allrounder would come up with a special performance very soon in this edition of the Indian Premier League. After restricting Delhi Daredevils to 146 for eight, KKR rode...
  • Piyush Chawla joins 100-wicket club in Indian Premier League 1 week ago

    Piyush Chawla added a new feather on the cap as he became the fourth bowler to pick up 100 wickets in the Indian Premier League. After claiming two wickets during Kolkata Knight Riders' match against Delhi Daredevils on Monday, Chawla achieved this momentous feat. Chawla bowled Shreyas Iyer and then had...
  • IPL 2015: Gambhir hails bowlers after KKR's win over Delhi Daredevils 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir credited his bowlers for their comprehensive six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils in the IPL Twenty20 match at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. Morne Morkel (2/30) and Umesh Yadav (2/18) bowled a tight line to help Kolkata restrict Delhi to 146 for 8...
  • World Cup performance helping me in IPL, says Umesh Yadav 1 week ago

    High on confidence after his superb World Cup performance, Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Umesh Yadav said he was focusing on his line and length to outsmart batsmen in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Having finished with the Man of the Match award against Delhi Daredevils here on Monday, the 27-year-old Yadav...
  • IPL 8: Gambhir steers KKR to six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Riding on skipper Gautam Gambhir's third fifty in this IPL, a clinical Kolkata Knight Riders outplayed Delhi Daredevils by six wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. Chasing a modest 147 for a win, KKR lost a few early wickets but Gambhir (60) and Yusuf Pathan (40 not...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 17 1 week ago

    After two opening losses in this edition of the cash-rich league, the Jean-Paul Duminy-led side bounced back with two straight wins to put its campaign back on track. It was not that DD were playing bad cricket but probably luck had deserted them in the first two matches, which they lost...
  • IPL 8: Upbeat Delhi Daredevils face stern Kolkata Knight Riders test April 20, 2015

    A resurgent Delhi Daredevils will look to continue with their winning momentum when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the team's fifth match of the IPL cricket tournament at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. After two opening losses in this edition of the cash-rich league, the Jean-Paul...
  • IPL 8: Yusuf Pathan is still our trump card, says Wasim Akram April 19, 2015

    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 April 19, 2015

    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 April 19, 2015

    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 April 19, 2015

    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 April 18, 2015

    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...