featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Kolkata Knight Riders

KKR raised high hopes with some valiant performances at the start of the season and a playoffs spot looked highly possible after first few matches. But the over-reliance on few individuals didn’t help their cause as SRH piped them in the race with a relatively better net run-rate.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | Kolkata Knight Riders got stuck in their own maze, claims Ajay Jadeja

Ajay Jadeja said that Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders got caught in their own maze as they failed to secure a spot in their final league match against Mumbai Indians on Sunday. Jadeja added that the 2012 champions did not play in the manner they should have which was disappointing for fans.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

MI vs KKR | Player Ratings - Failure to capitalise on batting-friendly conditions cost KKR a berth in playoffs

After a good start, Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen struggled to get going and only managed a below par total of 133 in their 20 overs. Barring Chris Lynn and Nitish Rana, none of the batsmen posed a real threat against the pumped MI bowlers and were eventually eliminated from the tournament.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket3 months ago

KKR vs MI | Player Ratings - Andre Russell, Shubman Gill help Kolkata Knight Riders gun down Mumbai Indians by 34 runs

Andre Russell’s all-round heroics and Shubman Gill’s brilliance with the bat helped Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians by 34 runs in Kolkata. Russell stitched an astute innings while Gill showed his class to ensure KKR had enough runs on the board despite a Hardik Pandya scare.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket3 months ago

KKR vs RR | Player Ratings - Dinesh Karthik's valiant knock in vain as Kolkata Knight Riders lose their sixth game in row

Dinesh Karthik scored his highest-ever IPL score, but that wasn’t enough for Kolkata Knight Riders to overcome the challenge posed by Rajasthan Royals. Bowlers, especially pacers’ underperformance was one of the reasons for the loss as the visitors scampered to a three-wicket win at the end.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

SRH vs KKR | Player Ratings - Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen fail to capitalise on batting conditions as SRH secure easy win

Being asked to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen’s failure to capitalise on the batting-friendly conditions cost them the game against SRH. Chris Lynn played a sluggish innings while other batsmen failed to convert emphatic starts into big scores as they succumbed to a nine-wicket defeat.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Moeen Ali, Virat Kohli made the difference, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has stated that Moeen Ali and Virat Kohli’s phenomenal batting took the game away from Kolkata Knight Riders and it enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore to get an above par total of 213. Kohli scored 100 off 58 while Ali blasted 66 of 28, making things difficult for KKR.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Felt really good after victory, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has said that he felt very good after Royal Challengers Bangalore’s ten-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The RCB unit missed the services of experienced batsman AB de Villiers but the presence of pacer Dale Steyn did wonders for the team.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Legends and Pundits react on Virat Kohli's fifth IPL century against Kolkata Knight Riders

Virat Kohli never misses out on giving his 100% but he was missing out on playing big knocks in the ongoing IPL. But yesterday, Kohli smashed a 58-ball hundred in Royal Challengers' thrilling win over KKR. Cricketing legends reacted on the same and lauded Kohli for setting the Eden on fire.
Soumil Khare
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter lauds Nitish Rana and Andre Russell for blistering knocks and blames Robin Uthappa for KKR's defeat

What an unbelievable match it was! Rana and Russell's exhibition of power-hitting could have taken Kolkata Knight Riders over the line but RCB bettered them in crucial moments that eventually helped them to win the match. People on Twitter appreciated Russell and Rana for setting Eden on fire.
Soumil Khare