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  • Sunil Grover hopes 'Gabbar Is Back' is his 'gateway to films' Yesterday

    Mumbai: Stand-up comedian Sunil Grover, famous for essaying Gutthi on the small screen, will be seen in Bollywood movie 'Gabbar Is Back'. He hopes it opens the doors of the cinema world for him. "I consider this film as a turning point in my career, and I hope this project is...
  • IPL 8: Unfair to compare Cariappa with Narine, says Gambhir 3 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 8: KKR trump card Sunil Narine yet to sizzle with ball 5 days 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 8: Sunil Gavaskar cheekily asks Virat Kohli 'is she here' 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Cricket legend and commentator Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday found himself at the wrong end of the social media over his act of asking Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli "is she here" in an apparent reference to his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma. During the toss for Royal's match against Kolkata...
  • IPL 8: Spinner Sunil Narine is a class act, says Virat Kohli 1 week ago

    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...
  • IPL 8: Remodeled Narine wicketless on return to bowling crease April 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Bowling with a remodelled action, star spinner Sunil Narine - who played a pivotal role in Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) twin Indian Premier League (IPL) crowns - seemed to be far from his threatening best during the defending champion's opening encounter against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. Only days back, the...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 8, Match 1 April 8, 2015

    For LIVE updates, scroll down to bottom of the page Keen to put the Sunil Narine controversy behind them, Kolkata Knight Riders will begin their title defence against a formidable Mumbai Indians side in the IPL opener at the Eden Gardens. A team which has gone on to win two titles (2012...
  • Sunil Narine is the man of IPL, says Sourav Ganguly April 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly praised the BCCI for making the Indian Premier League (IPL) a success, and singled out Kolkata Knight Riders star spinner Sunil Narine as "the man" of the IPL. Ganguly observed that the IPL has done "wonders" for Indian cricket. "It's done wonders for Indian cricket. The...
  • IPL 8: Narine will always be an integral part of KKR, says skipper Gautam Gambhir April 7, 2015

    Narine has changed, remodelled his action in such a short span of time and hopefully he can continue to achieve the success, said Gambhir. ...
  • Domestic players play a key role in IPL, says Gautam Gambhir April 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Not thinking about the weather, or about the strengths of the opposition, not worried about whether Sunil Narine is as good a bowler as he was before the action-related issues you might be led to believe that Gautam Gambhir is operating on a different plane altogether. Not quite. As...
  • IPL 8: Champions KKR look good for successful defence April 7, 2015

    After a string of four poor campaigns in the Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders, co-owned by Bollywood super star Shah Rukh Khan, finally got their act together and won the title in 2012 before making it two trophies in their cabinet in 2014. Unlike last year, with the...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine is an asset, says KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir April 7, 2015

    Kolkata: West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine got the full backing of his Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir who termed him as an asset and said there can be no back-up for the mystery bowler. Narine got a clean chit for his suspect action two days before the start of IPL-8...
  • Sunil Narine takes part in KKR net session at Eden Gardens April 6, 2015

    Kolkata: A day after being cleared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) of suspect bowling action, Kolkata Knight Rider's spin wizard Sunil Narine bowled for close to 40 minutes in the net session held at the Eden Gardens on Monday. The West Indies spinner bowled with his...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine is important in our scheme of things, says Shakib Al Hasan April 5, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Shakib Al Hasan on Sunday said the BCCI's clean chit to Sunil Narine's bowling action was a big relief for the reigning champions ahead of IPL-8 cricket tournament. Mystery spinner Narine was cleared to play for Kolkata Knight Riders after the BCCI's review committee dealing with...
  • IPL 8: BCCI clears Sunil Narine to bowl for KKR April 5, 2015

    Kolkata Knight Riders offspinner Sunil Narine's bowling action was on Sunday cleared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, clearing the clouds over his participation in the eight edition of the Indian Premier League. The West Indies' mystery spinner was banned during the 2014 Champions League Twenty20 for suspect...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine again skips KKR's practice session April 4, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders' star spinner Sunil Narine, who underwent a repeat test for his suspect bowling action in Chennai, skipped the Indian Premier League (IPL) team's practice session for the second consecutive day on Saturday. Narine, who checked in the city on Thursday after his test at the International Cricket...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine undergoes biomechanical tests for his bowling action April 3, 2015

    After being asked to go through the same procedure to come clean on his action after being cleared by the ICC, West Indian spinner, Sunil Narine underwent biomechanical tests for his bowling action at Sri Ramachandra Sports Sciences Centre on Thursday, amidst a lot of secrecy, as reported by The...
  • Sunil Narine will have to appear for another test: Jagmohan Dalmiya April 1, 2015

    Kolkata Knight Riders' ace spinner Sunil Narine might have been cleared by the ICC but the West Indian will still have to appear for another test for his suspected illegal bowling action in Chennai, BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya said Wednesday. "I've spoken to them (KKR management), he has to appear for...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders might pull out of IPL 8: reports March 31, 2015

    The eighth edition of the Indian Premier League is still eight days away but the controversy has already hit the tournament. Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are set to get into a legal battle with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) regarding the participation of their...
  • Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba assumes charge as Vice Chief of Naval Staff March 26, 2015

    Kochi: Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba will assume charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command on March 30. He was commissioned in the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy in January 1978 and is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Pune, the Defence Services Staff College Wellington, College...
  • World Cup: Sunil Gavaskar advises India to bat first and post a big total March 25, 2015

    Former captain Sunil Gavaskar tipped Australia as favourites to win thursday's high-voltage cricket World Cup semi-final against India but said Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side can beat the hosts if they bat first and put up a big total. "Australia are favourites because they have psychological advantage of having beaten India in...
  • Well-deserved World Cup final for New Zealand: Sunil Gavaskar March 24, 2015

    Sydney: Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar praised New Zealand for playing "outstanding" cricket throughout the World Cup, saying the Kiwis thoroughly deserved to be in the final after edging past South Africa in a battle of nerves at Auckland today. Playing in their seventh World Cup semi-final, New Zealand, who have...
  • World Cup 2015: India combining well as a bowling unit, says Sunil Gavaskar March 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Impressed with the excellent bowling show by the Indian team so far, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said that the bowlers have combined well as a unit to pick all the opposition wickets in the seven wins on the trot in the ongoing cricket World Cup. India, who thrashed...
  • World Cup: India expected to beat Bangladesh but it may not be easy, says Sunil Gavaskar March 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar expects India to beat Bangladesh in their cricket World Cup quarter-final fixture at the MCG on Thursday but says it may not be as easy for the defending champions as people think it is. "Bangladesh have a good batting line-up. Mahmudullah can take any game away,...
  • World Cup: Gavaskar warns India to not take it easy against Bangladesh March 13, 2015

    Auckland: Terming Bangladesh a dangerous side on current form, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Friday warned Indian players to not take their eastern neighbours lightly when the two teams meet in the cricket World Cup knock-out stage at the MCG on March 19. India are certain to top Group B even...
  • Sunil Chhetri scores twice as India beat Nepal in World Cup qualifiers March 12, 2015

    Guwahati: Star striker Sunil Chhetri struck twice in the second half as India notched up a 2-0 win over Nepal in a dominating display in the first leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup football qualifying round one on Thursday. Today's win at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium at Sajusarai ...
  • Will oppose resolution on Afzal Guru: BJP March 12, 2015

    Jammu: BJP on Thursday said that it will oppose the resolution moved in the state Assembly by an independent MLA seeking mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and hoped that its coalition partner PDP will support them. "We are sure that PDP will support us and we both...
  • World Cup 2015: India need to tighten batting, says Gavaskar March 9, 2015

    Hamilton: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar feels India need to tighten up their batting and go full throttle against Ireland tomorrow to emerge as group table-toppers in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup. Defending champions India will take on Ireland here in their fifth match of the World Cup and Gavaskar said...
  • Airtel to double 4G network by next year: CEO Sunil Mittal March 9, 2015

    Barcelona: Flush with an investment outlay of USD 3 billion a year on networks, telecom major Bharti Airtel plans to double its 4G network by next fiscal as it gears up to take on competition, including the much-awaited foray of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries group. "We have decided to roll out...
  • ICC World Cup: West Indies missing Sunil Narine, says Clive Lloyd March 5, 2015

    Perth: Chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd said the West Indies are desperately missing the spin heroics of game-changer Sunil Narine to strengthen their campaign in the cricket World Cup underway in New Zealand and Australia. Off-spinner Narine withdrew just before the squad left the Caribbean for the World Cup, claiming he...