YUSUF PATHAN

  • Yusuf Pathan will do something special in IPL 8, says Gautam Gambhir 4 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...
  • IPL 8: Gambhir steers KKR to six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils 5 days 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...
  • IPL 8: Yusuf Pathan is still our trump card, says Wasim Akram 6 days ago

    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: Andre Russell blitz takes KKR to four-wicket win over KXIP 1 week ago

    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...
  • IPL 2015: Chris Gayle took the match away from us, says Yusuf Pathan April 12, 2015

    Kolkata: Unfazed by the loss against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan said his team did everything right till a Chris Gayle storm took the IPL match away from it here. The defending champions got regular breakthroughs and dismissed the dangerous duo of Virat Kohli and AB de...
  • 'Pathan Power' on display as Baroda take on Railways January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The spotlight will be on Yusuf and Irfan Pathan when the brothers from Baroda take the field against Railways in a group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Tuesday. Placed second behind leaders Karnataka, Baroda showed good form in their last match against Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow when...
  • Yusuf Pathan slaps spectator during Ranji Trophy match: reports December 23, 2014

    Vadodara: India discard Yusuf Pathan allegedly reacted to "indecent comments" by a young spectator, by slapping him, during a Ranji Trophy Cricket match between Baroda and Jammu and Kashmir. The Baroda allrounder was upset by the remarks passed by the young spectator when he was batting at the Reliance Cricket Stadium,...
  • Yusuf Pathan to lead West in Deodhar Trophy November 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Baroda all-rounder Yusuf Pathan will lead West Zone in the Deodhar Trophy inter zonal one-day knock out tournament to be played from November 29 to December 3. West are drawn to meet the winners of the quarter-final match between South vs Central in one of the two semi-finals on December...
  • Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan guide Baroda to easy win over Maharashtra in Vijay Hazare November 11, 2014

    Deepak Hooda and Yusuf Pathan smashed half-centuries each to power Baroda to a comfortable seven-wicket win over Maharashtra in a West Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Tuesday. Hooda struck a run-a-ball 88 that included six boundaries and five sixes while Pathan scored an unbeaten 82 off 93...
  • Suresh Raina's ton seals CSK's second CLT20 title October 4, 2014

    Suresh Raina's unbeaten 109 off 62 balls powered Chennai Super Kings to their second Champions League T20 (CLT20) on Saturday as they thumped the Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets in the final at Bangalore. Chennai chased down 181-run target with nine balls to spare. Chasing a...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20, 1st semifinal October 2, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll having remained unbeaten in the CLT20...
  • CLT20: Dolphins play for pride against high-flying Kolkata September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here on Monday. Dolphins are already out of the semifinal race having lost all three matches so far in the competition. The...
  • CLT20: Suryakumar Yadav's knock powers KKR into semis September 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: An unstoppable Kolkata Knight Riders stretched their winning streak to a record 12 after the reigning IPL champions edged past Perth Scorchers by 3 wickets to all but confirm their semi-final spot in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, on Wednesday. Chasing 152 for win, KKR lost early wickets but Suryakumar...
  • Yusuf and Irfan Pathan launch their cricket academy September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian cricketers Yusuf and Irfan Pathan on Thursday launched their dream venture Cricket Academy of Pathans, which will start functioning from next monthend in their home town Baroda. The brothers said that they have about 57 years of active cricket still left in them. "This has been our vision for a...
  • Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before World Cup 2015 September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, allrounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team. "The last IPL season was very...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Cricketers Irfan Pathan, Yusuf wish Eid July 29, 2014

    Cricketer Irfan Pathan and Yusuf celebrate Eid. Irfan Pathan said, "Everyone should work to spread peace and love. That is the purpose of Eid." ...
  • Team effort behind Kolkata Knight Riders' dramatic comeback in IPL 7 May 30, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders' dream comeback in the Indian Premier League season seven is no less than reading a fairytale. From being one of the underdogs of the tournament to qualifying for their second final in three seasons, the Kolkatabased franchise has left millions of fans spellbound with their massive resolve....
  • IPL 7: A fairytale comeback by KKR to storm into final May 29, 2014

    The claw back by Kolkata Knight Riders seems so much like a script after their dramatic resurgence in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. The 2012 champions now have yet another chance to reclaim the trophy after storming into the final on Wednesday by beating the formidable Kings XI...
  • Eliminator match against Mumbai won't be easy: Fleming May 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming predicts another cliffhanger between his team and title holders Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League Eliminator at the Brabourne Stadium here on Wednesday. "Mumbai were excellent against us last year. We had some revenge this year with...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 1, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 27, 2014

    With the end of IPL7 league stages, the top four teams are now geared up for the crucial playoffs. The first match of the playoffs will be played between the most consistent team of this tournament and undoubtedly the most resilient side of this edition when George Baileyled...
  • IPL 7, Qualifier 1: Form guide of Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders May 27, 2014

    The most consistent team of IPL 7 will be up against the most resilient side of the current edition when Kings XI Punjab locks horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. Punjab have been the most outstanding team this season to...
  • IPL 7: Backinform Yusuf Pathan hails Wasim Akram's impact May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Yusuf Pathan, who was back in the limelight after his blistering knock against Sunrisers Hyderabad, attributed his success to team's bowling coach Wasim Akram who has helped him understand the psyche of opposition bowlers. Yusuf Pathan's lightning knock of 22ball 72 blew away Sunrisers Hyderabad as Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • Yusuf Pathan, Corey Anderson end IPL group stage in style May 26, 2014

    The seventh season of the Indian Premier League has reached to its penultimate over with the end of the group stages. In the last few weeks of the cashrich tournament, we have seen some of the most scintillating and dramatic action taking place. From unbelievable knocks to unrealistic run chases,...
  • IPL 7: Hyderabad coach Tom Moody blames fielders for drubbing by KKR May 25, 2014

    Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody on Saturday blamed his fielders for their loss to Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens and attributed inconsistencies behind his team's failure to secure a berth into the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. Hyderabad dropped KKR batsman Yusuf Pathan twice in the match as...
  • IPL 7: Gautam Gambhir lauds Yusuf Pathan's whirlwind knock May 25, 2014

    Having watched with awe Yusuf Pathan's fireworks that enabled his side finish second in the round robin stage of the IPL 7, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Saturday admitted that he had not see such an innings before. Pathan (72 of 22 balls) plundered seven massive sixes and five...