Manvinder Bisla

  • CLT20: Yusuf Pathan, three others return after training in Bloemfontein September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In their quest to be battleready for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20, Kolkata Knight Riders sent four of their players Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Manvinder Bisla and Kuldeep Yadav to Bloemfontein in South Africa for 15 days of training that included cycling, running and mountaineering. Looking to...
  • Redhot Hussey sets up CSK's win over KKR April 28, 2013

    Chennai: The last time Kolkata Knight Riders travelled to Chennai they took home the IPL trophy with a thrilling lastover win over the home team. On Sunday, however, the home team ended up on top after Michael Hussey led the charge to 200 and the bowlers defied another fearless innings...
  • Time to take some pressure off Gautam Gambhir: Manvinder Bisla April 27, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders opener Manvinder Bisla has urged his team's misfiring batsmen to get their act together and take some pressure off skipper Gautam Gambhir as the side gears up for a couple of backtoback away ties. "As a batting unit, I think we have created a bit of pressure...
  • Gambhir hails Kallis, Bisla and Morgan after victory April 27, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders' skipper, Gautam Gambhir, praised Manvinder Bisla, Jacues Kallis and Eoin Morgan for their efforts in the team's six wickets victory over Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens on Friday. "I think it was a fantastic effort from our bowlers to restrict them to 149. A...
  • IPL 6: Still timid but KKR haven't given up hopes of comeback April 27, 2013

    They have finally snapped the threematch losing streak and although they still have to travel a long and arduous path, Kolkata Knight Riders believe that they can turn the tide. The sixwicket victory against Kings XI Punjab on Friday gave them that confidence that all is not lost. When the team...
  • Bisla helps Kolkata see off Punjab for third win April 27, 2013

    Kolkata: Manvinder Bisla struck a magnificent 51 not out off 44 balls to keep Kolkata Knight Riders in contention for the playoffs as they beat Kings XI Punjab by six wickets here at the Eden Gardens on Friday. This was Kolkata's third win in eight matches, while Punjab suffered their...
  • Gautam Gambhir wants KKR to play fearless cricket March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir, captain of the defending IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders, said that he wants his boys to forget about any "external pressures and play fearless cricket. Gambhir, who has just started training after recovering from mild jaundice also added that it is an honour to lead the...
  • KKR hero Bisla still without a domestic team June 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders wicketkeeper-batsman Manvinder Bisla, who struck an attractive 89 to seal his team’s maiden IPL title over defending champions Chennai Super Kings last month, has yet to secure a first-class contract for the upcoming Ranji Trophy season which begins November 3. Bisla was not supposed to...
  • Bisla ecstatic after leading KKR to IPL title May 29, 2012

    The Kolkata Knight Riders opener, who hit a blistering 48-ball 89 in the final, said he was always confident of chasing down the CSK total. ...
  • KKR win down to team effort: Gambhir May 28, 2012

    Chennai: After leading Kolkata Knight Riders to their maiden IPL title, skipper Gautam Gambhir said the victory sends out a message that cricket is a team game and it is not confined to individual performances. Gambhir's strong reaction came when he was asked if team hoped...
  • Bisla was a surprise package, says Fleming May 28, 2012

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said while his team's strategy to target Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir worked, little-known Manvinder Bisla's outstanding knock came as a surprise and snatched the game away from the defending champions. Chasing a stiff target of 191, KKR's...
  • Bisla's voyage from obscurity to fame May 28, 2012

    Manvinder Bisla has surely now become a household name following his innings of 89 off 48 balls that won Kolkata Knight Riders their maiden Indian Premier League title on Sunday night, beating defending champions Chennai Super Kings at the Chidambaram Stadium. The right-hander is not new to the league. He...
  • Mission accomplished: KKR skipper Gambhir May 28, 2012

    Chennai: When the season five of IPL started, no one ever gave Kolkata Knight Riders a chance to lay a hand on the coveted trophy, but the team proved all detractors wrong by beating the defending champions. After some initial hiccups earlier on, Kolkata got their act together to see...
  • Bisla innings won KKR the IPL title May 28, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts discuss Kolkata's five-wicket win over defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the summit clash. ...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders win maiden IPL title May 28, 2012

    We have a new IPL titlist. Inspired by Manvinder Bisla and Jacques Kallis' divergent half-centuries in a cracker of a final at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Kolkata Knight Riders roared to their maiden IPL trophy with a memorably tense chase of 190 against the defending champions Chennai Super Kings. There...
  • Kolkata scrape home to go past Rajasthan April 13, 2012

    Kolkata Knight Riders made heavy work of a target of 132 in front of the Eden Gardens' faithful, beating Rajasthan Royals with four balls in hand for their second win of IPL 5. There was just one partnership to speak of during their chase on a slow surface but steady...
  • KKR hope to carry the winning momentum: Bisla April 12, 2012

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders wicketkeeper Manvinder Bisla on Thursday said that their loss to Rajasthan Royals in the first leg was history and they would now look to carry forward the winning momentum when both the teams clash once again here on Friday. After two consecutive losses, Kolkata tasted their first...