Virat Kohli deserved India cap earlier than me: Manish Pandey

He started his career as an equally talented U-19 cricketer like his illustrious peer Virat Kohli but Manish Pandey believes his former India colts colleague "fully deserved to play for the country" ahead of him.

Happy Birthday `Knight Rider` Gambhir, wishes Shah Rukh Khan
Happy Birthday `Knight Rider` Gambhir, wishes Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has wished good health and happiness to his "main man" Gautam Gambhir, the captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

Gautam Gambhir confident Sunil Narine will make a strong comeback
Gautam Gambhir confident Sunil Narine will make a strong comeback

Gautam Gambhir is confident that his Kolkata Knight Riders teammate Sunil Narine will return to action as a "better bowler and stronger human being" after he was reported twice for a suspect bowling action in the CLT20.

Champions League T20: Chennai beat Kolkata in final

Chennai Super Kings crushed Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets to win the Champions League TwentyT20 for the second time.

CLT20: Bangalore celebrates Chennai Super Kings' victory
CLT20: Bangalore celebrates Chennai Super Kings' victory

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)'s convincing victory over IPL title-holders Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Saturday in the final of the Champions League (CLT20) made thousands of Bangalore fans celebrate the moment with frenzy in the Chinnaswamy stadium, which erupted with joy under floodlights.

CLT20 Final: Magnificent Suresh Raina ends CSK's trophy drought with a ton
CLT20 Final: Magnificent Suresh Raina ends CSK's trophy drought with a ton

Suresh Raina on Saturday hit a blistering century pulverising Kolkata Knight Riders into submission as Chennai Super Kings exacted a sweet revenge clinching the Oppo Champions League T20 in style with an eighth-wicket victory in a thoroughly one-sided final.

Sunil Narine going to come back an even better bowler: Richie Richardson
Sunil Narine going to come back an even better bowler: Richie Richardson

Former West Indies captain Richie Richardson today came out in full support of mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who has been barred from playing the Champions League T20 final for a suspect illegal bowling action, saying he will return as an even better bowler.

CLT20 Final: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview
CLT20 Final: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview

The indomitable Chennai Super Kings will have the advantage of familiarity with the conditions but the unbeaten Kolkata Knight Riders would still be a tough nut to crack when they clash in the Oppo Champions League T20 final at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday.

Sunil Narine reported again, suspended from bowling in CLT20 final
Sunil Narine reported again, suspended from bowling in CLT20 final

Kolkata Knight Riders and West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine was today reported for the second time for a suspect illegal bowling action and he will not be eligible to bowl in the CLT20 final on Saturday, the organisers of the tournament said.

CLT20 2014: Gautam Gambhir credits team effort for good run
CLT20 2014: Gautam Gambhir credits team effort for good run

 Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir today attributed his side's splendid run in the Champions League Twenty20 to collective effort, saying that his team has done well in all departments of the game en route to the final.

CLT20: KKR, Chennai, Punjab and Hobart qualify for semis

Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes have qualified for the semi-finals in the 2014 Champions League T20.

I think Sunil Narine will get over this episode: Stuart Williams
I think Sunil Narine will get over this episode: Stuart Williams

West Indies coach Stuart Williams on Wednesday said mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who has been reported for suspect bowling action during an Oppo Champions League Twenty20 match, will get over the episode in a positive manner.

CLT20 2014, 2nd semi-final: Hobart Hurricanes vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview
CLT20 2014, 2nd semi-final: Hobart Hurricanes vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview

The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semifinals of the Oppo Champions League T20 here on Thursday.

'Slow starters' KKR have come a long way in T20 cricket

Since the inception of the Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders were one of the most popular franchises in the cash-rich tournament.

KKR to remain focused on strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa
KKR to remain focused on strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa

Riding high on a splendid preliminary campaign, Kolkata Knight Riders' batsman Robin Uthappa said his team would look to focus on its strengths in the semifinal against Hobart Hurricanes in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20.

We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir
We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir

 Their place in the semifinal already assured ahead of today's encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said there was no place for complacency in their inconsequential final Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 against Dolphins here.

CLT20 2014: KKR continue unbeaten streak, beat Dolphins by 36 runs
CLT20 2014: KKR continue unbeaten streak, beat Dolphins by 36 runs

 Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders winning run intact with a convincing 36-run victory over Dolphins in an inconsequential Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here on Monday.

CLT20: Lahore Lions aim to race past CSK as they face Perth Scorchers test
CLT20: Lahore Lions aim to race past CSK as they face Perth Scorchers test

After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go a for the kill to qualify for the semi-final when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers in the Oppo Champions League T20 Tournament here on Monday.

CLT20: KKR not taking Dolphins lightly, says Vijay Dahiya
CLT20: KKR not taking Dolphins lightly, says Vijay Dahiya

The Kolkata Knight Riders are on top of the table in Group A of the ongoing Oppo CLT20 but the team would not like to take its match against Dolphins on  Monday lightly, said assistant coach Vijay Dahiya.