newscricket6 days ago

WATCH | Nathan Coulter-Nile denied three wickets in one over

After Trent Boult's sufferings due to KKR's fielding errors in the opening games, it was Nathan Coulter-Nile's turn to be denied by the KKR players. In a bizarre over, the Aussie saw two catches go down and the bails refusing to be displaced even after the wicket was clipped by the ball.
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newscricket9 days ago

IPL 2017 | Preview Match 14: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad will lock horns at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata today to establish themselves at the top of the IPL 2017 points table. While Hyderabad have just suffered a loss to Mumbai Indians, Kolkata secured a stunning victory over Kings XI Punjab.
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featurecricket10 days ago

IPL 2017 | Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab - Player Ratings

A clinical all round display from the Kolkata Knight Riders saw them start their home campaign with an easy win over Kings XI Punjab. Umesh Yadav (4/33) was back among the wickets upon his comeback to the side as Gautam Gambhir (72*) sealed a commanding 8 wicket victory for the Knight Riders. 
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reportcricket10 days ago

IPL 2017 | Yadav, Gambhir secure first home win for KKR

Playing his first game of the tournament, Umesh Yadav made a statement with the ball picking up 4/33 as KKR restricted the KXIP to 170/9 in 20 overs. Chasing the score, the home side were off to a flyer thanks to Sunil Narine(37) and Gautam Gambhir(72*) took KKR home with 8 wickets to spare. 
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newscricket10 days ago

WATCH | Kings XI Punjab create history; run four runs on one ball

Punjab might not have won a single IPL crown in their history, but that doesn’t mean they hadn't made a contribution to the league. In the ongoing match against KKR, the Kings walked themselves into the IPL history books as the first team to score four runs off a ball without a boundary or an extra.
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newscricket11 days ago

Jacques Kallis troubled by KKR's fielding problems

Jacques Kallis has conceded that poor fielding was the reason why Kolkata Knight Riders lost against the Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League. While praising the quality of their next opposition, Kings XI Punjab, Kallis claimed that he was content with the squad depth at his disposal.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2017 | Preview Match 11 : Kolkata Knight Riders Vs. Kings XI Punjab

After losing a close game to Mumbai Indians on Sunday, Kolkata Knight Riders will look to get back to winning ways at home against Kings XI Punjab. The away side are now the only team left in the competition who have a 100% win record after Hyderabad's defeat to Mumbai last night.
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newscricket13 days ago

Umesh Yadav joins Kolkata Knight Riders' training

Umesh Yadav joined the Kolkata Knight Riders training camp today and is likely to replace pacer Ankit Rajpoot for the game against Kings XI Punjab. Yadav missed the initial two games of the season after sustaining hip and back injuries towards the end of India’s grueling home season.
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newscricket19 days ago

Ishant Sharma reveals Sehwag called him to check on IPL availability

Ishant Sharma has revealed that a call from Kings XI head coach, Virender Sehwag helped him find a place in the Punjab side for the current IPL season. Sharma, who went unsold at the player auction in February, hopes his 10 years of experience in international cricket will help the Punjab bowlers.
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featurecricket20 days ago

Kolkata Knight Riders Preview: Squad balance is the key for the two-time champions

Despite being one of the strongest sides on paper, the balance of Kolkata Knight Riders will be pivotal in determining how far the two-time former champions will go in the IPL 2017. The squad balance of the side on the given day will have a telling impact on whether the KKR can win a third title.
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