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 [...]

Shah Rukh Khan admits Kolkata Knight Riders gives him sleepless nights

Ticket sales a worry for King Khan Shah Rukh Khan, the owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, is much worried because the ticket sales are not going as well as expected. Now Shah Rukh Khan doubts the decision he has taken to enter business world of Indian Premier League (IPL). Today, he is a bit upset [...]

Kolkata Knight Riders’ advantage slips against Bangalore Royal Challengers in DLF IPL Twenty20 first match

Former India skippers Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid to lead the teams Bangalore Royal Challengers take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the inaugural DLF IPL Twenty20 tournament’s opening match in Bangalore on April 18, the clash will be between two former India skippers and two flamboyant personalities also — Rahul Dravd captains Bangalore Royal challengers [...]

Shoaib Akhtar’s IPL contract still stands; would play if ban is overturned, Modi says

According to Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council head Lalit Modi, Shoaib Akhtar‘s contract with the IPL is still valid. But Modi also said that Shoaib would be allowed to play in the IPL tournament only if Akhtar’s appeal is cleared by the Pakistan Appeallate Tribunal. Modi said, “His contract is still valid and has [...]

Bangalore Royal Challengers vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL

The inaugural match of the IPL Twenty20 would feature Vijay Mallya’s Bangalore Royal Challengers against Red Chillies Entertainment’s Kolkata Knight Riders. This would be the most highly anticipated match being the inaugural one. Red Chillies is actually fronted by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan – just by being the owner, he has ensured millions of [...]

Shah Rukh Khan defends Shoaib Akhtar, wants him in IPL Kolkata

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, has jumped into the defence of troubled cricket star Shoaib Akhtar, who has been banned for five years by the Pakistan Cricket Board. IPL boss Lalit Modi has said till the PCB ban is lifted Shoaib cannot play in IPL. Shah Rukh Khan has said [...]

Latest: Shoaib Akhtar cannot play for Kolkata Knight Riders, PCB gets tough

Update: Shoaib Akhtar cannot play in IPL. Rediff reports: The IPL’s Governing Council Chairman Lalit Modi told reporters that Akhtar cannot take part in the high-profile Twenty20 competition till the Pakistan Cricket Board lifts the ban on him. Meanwhile, Shoaib Akhtar ifnds some support from Shah Rukh Khan: “We believe Shoaib should play. It is [...]

Kolkata Knight Riders’ Sourav Ganguly to skip Olympic torch run

IPL Kolkata Knight Riders team skipper Sourav Ganguly is to skip the Olympics torch relay on April 17. Sourav Gnguly, who said Bhutia’s decision was his personal choice, said he had to attend the IPL inaugural clash with Bangalore Royal Challengers on April 18, which is why he can’t attend the run. Indian football skipper [...]

IPL teams rope in celebrities for promotion

It all started when Shah Rukh Khan (Kolkata Knight Riders) and Preity Zinta (Mohali) became IPL franchise owners. The rest of the team owners immediately realised the marketing and publicity potential of having Bollywood (or Tollywood) actors associated with them, and went about star-hunting. The Indian film fraternity is being actively woed by the franchises [...]

Kolkata Knight Riders’ Shah Rukh Khan mired in IPL Twenty20 ticket row

Kolkata Knight Riders team owner and Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has landed in a soup over ticket distribution of DLF IPL Twenty20 matches. Cricket Members Forum of Bengal has filed a case in a Kolkata court challenging the authority of Cricket Association of Bengal to distribute tickets for the tournament. The forum wants free [...]