SUNILE NARINE

  • IPL 8: Unfair to compare Cariappa with Narine, says Gambhir 4 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 6 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: Spinner Sunil Narine is a class act, says Virat Kohli April 10, 2015

    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...
  • 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...
  • Windies' Nikita Miller hoping to fill void left by Sunil Narine February 1, 2015

    Kingston: Left-arm spinner Nikita Miller hopes to fill the void left by off-spinner Sunil Narine for the West Indies in the upcoming World Cup. The 32-year-old seasoned Jamaican replaced Narine for the prestigious event which runs from February 14 to March 29 in Australia and New Zealand. He has not played...
  • Nikita Miller replaces Sunil Narine in West Indies' World Cup squad January 30, 2015

    Left-arm spinner Nikita Miller has been called up by the West Indies for the Cricket World Cup to replace Sunil Narine who withdrew from the squad. Miller, 32, has featured in 45 one-day internationals, taking 40 wickets with a best of 4 for 43 against Zimbabwe. His last appearance for the West...
  • Narine pulls the trigger before World Cup, withdraws from West Indies squad January 27, 2015

    West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine has decided to pull out of the country's squad for the next month's World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand. This comes as a big blow for the West Indian team as Narine was an integral part of the Windies attack and...
  • World Cup 2015 may have its 'Chuck De' moments January 13, 2015

    International Cricket Council's (ICC) recent crackdown on bowlers with suspect action has cost the teams some of their premier bowlers for the World Cup, with Saeed Ajmal's name immediately popping up at the mention. At the same time, though, some of the participating nations have gambled by naming bowlers who...
  • World Cup squads: Narine back with West Indies, Dwayne Bravo and Pollard left out January 11, 2015

    St. Johns: Offspinner Sunil Narine was recalled by the West Indies for the Cricket World Cup on Saturday after his bowling action was doubted by Indian officials. Jason Holder, who will captain the side for the first time in the upcoming one-day international series in South Africa, will lead the team...
  • Six uncapped players in West Indies World Cup provisional squad December 9, 2014

    Six uncapped players were named in the West Indies' 30-man provisional squad on Tuesday for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year.Left-arm seamer Kenroy Peters, 30-year-old leg-spinner Imran Khan, off-spinner Ashley Nurse, teenage fast bowler Marquino Mindley, and left-handed batsmen Evin Lewis and Jonathan Carter are the...
  • Team sticking together and has a must-win attitude: Bravo October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo had an embargo regarding any questions on their ongoing dispute with the WICB, but the allrounder said that the team stuck together in difficult times and maintained a "must-win attitude". "The good thing is that the team is sticking together and supporting each other...
  • 1st ODI: India, West Indies begin series amid ISL buzz October 8, 2014

    Sunil Narine fish-hooked by WICB. Chris Gayle busy tweeting images of recuperation. Virat Kohli looking forward to home comfort. And Kuldeep Yadav an exciting, unusual option. These and an eye on sorting out their World Cup options will be the talking points for India and West Indies over the next...
  • Narine will emerge as a better bowler, says Gautam Gambhir October 6, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir hopes that teammate and West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine will emerge a "better bowler and a stronger individual" from his ban due to chucking. Narine has been reported twice for a suspect bowling action during the Champions League T20 (CLT20) cricket tournament. He has been...
  • Sulieman Benn replaces Sunil Narine in West Indies squad October 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn will be replacing mystery bowler Sunil Narine, who has been was withdrawn from the tour of India following his "illegal" bowling action reported during the Champions League Twenty20 tournament. The 33-year-old Barbados player, Benn will join the team on Monday at Kochi, the venue for the...
  • West Indies pull Sunil Narine out of India tour October 4, 2014

    After being suspended from bowling in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) over suspect action, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has withdrawn ace spinner Sunil Narine from the entire tour of India, ESPNCricinfo reported on Saturday. In a press release on the decision, the WICB confirmed Narine's withdrawal to give...
  • CLT20: KKR team management rally behind Sunil Narine October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Kolkata Knight Riders team management stood by their star spinner Sunil Narine, who won't be able to bowl in their Champions League T20 summit clash against Chennai Super Kings in Bangalore on Saturday, and is hopeful that he will come back strongly despite this setback. "Sunil is not...