Archive for the 'Kolkata Knight Riders' Category

IPL Super Over enthralls audiences in Rajasthan vs Kolkata match

IPL fans across the world, for the first time, saw a super over at the end of 20 overs for Kolkata Knight Riders. The allocated overs ended in a tie, and the way to go afterwards was the Super Over – so far the IPL has not seen it in action. Kolkata Knight Riders went [...]

Brendan McCullum is IPL Kolkata Knight Riders captain

Dispelling all fuzziness about the captaincy issue, Shahrukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have said that Kiwi wicket-keeper batsman Brendon McCullum will captain the KKR side for the DLF IPL season 2.

Sidhu counts Super Kings and Knight Riders as the strongest teams

Navjot Singh sidhu, the former Indian cricketer, believes the strongest and the most balanced teams in the DLF IPL are Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. Sidhu said, “Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders and the Chennai Super Kings team are the strongest if we compare the players on the paper. But I will [...]

Knight Riders want to keep momentum, look like the strongest team in IPL

At the moment, as DLF IPL goes on, Kolkata Knight Riders, the Kolkata franchisee team led by Saurav Ganguly and owned by Shah Rukh Khan is riding high with two back to back victories from two matches against the Bangalore Royal Challengers and Hyderabad Deccan Chargers. Kolkata Knight Riders are leading the points table of [...]

Eden Gardens pitch under scrutiny, curator apologies to Kolkata Knight Riders

The Eden Gardens pitch, which displayed none of the qualities of an international standard cricket pitch has come under investigation from the cricket authorities. BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah has said that the erratic behaviour that was shown by the Eden Gardens pitch during the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Deccan Chargers on Sunday would [...]

Indian players performance disappoints, foreigners shine in IPL Twenty20

Players from foreign countries are shining in the ongoing Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket matches. No surprise, they were bought specifically because they were much valued already. However, most cricket fans expected Indian heroes such as Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag, M S Dhoni and Wasim Jaffer failed sympathetically in the first three matches [...]

West Bengal government waives off the entertainment tax for Shah Rukh Khan’s show

Shah Rukh Khan, the bollywood actor and owner of Kolkata franchisee Kolkata Knight Riders had proposed to have an entertainment program before the inaugural match of Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens here on Sunday. But, the Left government had told Shah Rukh that he will have to pay the entertainment tax for the ten [...]

Deccan Chargers to take on Knight Riders with a plan for McCullum

Kolkata will witness the home team Kolkata Knight Riders’ first home match against the Hyderabad Deccan Chargers team here at Kolkata on Sunday. Last match of Kolkata Knight Riders saw Aussie batsman Brendon McCullum exploding with his bat and giving out a handsome defeat to the Royal Challengers team owned by VIjay Mallya. Obviously, Deccan [...]

Kolkata Knight Riders need another McCullum act to overpower Deccan Chargers

The VVS Lakshman-led Hyderabad team has the most solid batting line-up in DLP IPL Twenty20 After an out-of-the box assault by Brendon McCullum against Bangalore Royal Challengers in the IPL opening clash, Kolkata Knight Riders now take on the most solid team on paper in the DLF IPL Twenty20 tournament – Deccan Chargers led by VVS [...]

Eden Gardens and Kolkata being painted in Knight Riders’ golden black color; preparations underway for Sunday’s match against Deccan Chargers

After their electrifying victory over Vijay Mallya’s Rahil Dravid-led Bangalore Royal Challengers, the Kolkata Knight Riders is all set to host their first home match of the DLF IPL in Kolkata on Sunday. The entire Kolkata city is waking up to the celebrations and the preparations surrounding their first home match, and that too against [...]