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newscricket4 months ago

Reports | McCullum and Morgan could be in troubled waters with KKR over tweet-row

After tweets of the trio - Jos Buttler, Brendon McCullum and Eoin Morgan - mocking the Indian fans and the accents went viral, the KKR duo can find themselves in troubled waters. KKR’s CEO Venky Mysore clearly stated that the franchise has ‘zero tolerance' for any sort of discrimination.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | KKR CEO Venky Mysore hopeful that the franchise will train on May 6

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak in KKR’s camp, the franchise’s CEO Venky Mysore has admitted that most probably the team would go out of isolation on May 6 for their training session. He also confirmed that Sandeep is doing fine while adding that Varun is a little under the weather.
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newscricket10 months ago

Knight Riders buy stake in USA’s Major League Cricket

The Knight Riders group have invested in the USA-based Major League Cricket (MLC) and will hold a ‘significant stake’ in the tournament, the ACE confirmed on Monday. Unlike the IPL and the CPL, the Knight Rider’s group will own a stake at the league level and not the franchise level.
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newscricketa year ago

Knight Riders are perhaps the only global brand in cricket, claims Venky Mysore

Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore has claimed that they have made the conscious decision of making KKR a first-of-its-kind global brand in Cricket. According to a brand analysis, in the IPL, KKR is the second most valued franchise with $ 66.5 million after Chennai Super Kings’ $ 75 million.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Pravin Tambe roped in by KKR to be part of coaching staff, confirms Venky Mysore

After becoming ineligible to represent KKR in the IPL, the KKR's CEO Venky Mysore confirmed that Pravin Tambe would be part of their coaching staff in the 13th edition of IPL. Venky also credited the bowler’s energy levels, calling him a ‘revelation’ for the enthusiasm he brings to the setup.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | England and Australia players will be available for KKR’s opening game, confirms Venky Mysore

While the quarantine rule in UAE has created confusion, KKR CEO Venky Mysore has confirmed that the English and Australian players will be ready for his side's opening fixture. Mysore stated that the negotiations with Abu Dhabi authorities are ongoing to bypass quarantines for the ENG/AUS players.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Not a bad idea to push IPL mega auction by a year, says Venky Mysore

KKR chief executive Venky Mysore has suggested that the IPL mega auction, which is set to take place next year, should be postponed keeping in mind the present situation. The 2020 IPL will come to an end on November 10 while the next year's IPL is likely to be played in April-May.
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newscricketa year ago

KKR fans will be in our heart, insists Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has insisted that the team will be missing their fans back home and the energy of Eden Gardens but the fans will always be there in the hearts of players. Karthik added that the team will be playing an entertaining brand of cricket to put a smile on the face of every KKR fan.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter divided with opinions after R Ashwin demands free ball for batsmen backing up

After Ravichandran Ashwin suggested the idea of a free ball, former cricketers like WV Raman and Rohan Gavaskar have thrown their support to Ashwin, calling batsmen to stay inside the crease. However, few like Venky Mysore holds a different viewpoint calling such dismissal harsh on batsmen.
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newscricketa year ago

Moving on from Ganguly didn’t feel like a big deal to me personally, reveals Venky Mysore

KKR CEO Venky Mysore has revealed that the controversial decision to move on from Sourav Ganguly, a native Bengal superstar, post IPL 2010 did not personally feel like a big deal to him due to him being an outsider. After three unsuccessful seasons, KKR looked past Ganguly in the 2011 auction.
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