newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 | Twitter reacts as Rinku Singh, Nitish Rana end KKR's five-match losing streak, beat RR by seven wickets

Kolkata Knight Riders have finally ended their five-match losing streak in IPL 2022 with a seven-wicket win against Rajasthan Royals in Match 47 of the ongoing edition. They restricted RR to 152/5 and chased down the target in 19.1 overs, largely thanks to Rinku Singh's unbeaten 23-ball 42.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 years 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
newscricket4 years ago

IPL 2019 | Twitter blasts R Ashwin for Nicholas Pooran's batting position; praises Sam Curran's brilliant knock

After losing valuable wickets of Chris Gayle and KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran stepped in and scored a quickfire 48. But it was Sam Curran's brilliant 57 off just 27 balls that helped Kings XI Punjab reach a total of 183. Twitterati slammed Ashwin for playing Pooran's wrong position and praised Curran.
Srijith Gopal
featurecricket4 years 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
featurecricket4 years 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
featurecricket4 years 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
featurecricket4 years ago

Ranji Trophy | Four Vidarbha players selected in Faiz Fazal-led SportsCafe Team of the Tournament

As the Ranji Trophy has finally come to an end, it is time to look back at one of the most path-breaking seasons ever, with Vidarbha scripting history. We, at SportsCafe, have gone through the numbers and put them in context to form the Ranji Trophy 2018-19 team of the tournament.
Bastab K Parida
reportcricket4 years ago

Ranji Trophy | Vidarbha, Saurashtra secure semi-final spots after last day finish

Vidarbha took five overs on the final day to secure an innings and 115-run victory against Uttarakhand to enter the Ranji Trophy 2018-19 semi-final. Meanwhile, Harvik Desai's maiden first-class century helped Saurashtra pull off a record 372-run chase to set-up their semi-final date with Karnataka.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 years ago

KKR’s newest recruit Rinku Singh hopes to emulate idol Suresh Raina in upcoming IPL season

Left-handed batsman Rinku Singh, Kolkata Knight Riders new recruit for the 2018 IPL season, is looking forward to replicating the performance of his role-model Suresh Raina in the tournament. Singh was picked up for a sum of Rs. 80 lakhs after a bidding war between KKR and the Mumbai Indians.
SportsCafe Desk