IPL 8: Shakib Al Hasan defends Piyush Chawla for not taking KKR past MI
IPL 8: Shakib Al Hasan defends Piyush Chawla for not taking KKR past MI

 Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan defended Kolkata Knight Riders teammate Piyush Chawla for not taking the defending champions across the finish line with his bat in the last over of their IPL cricket match against Mumbai Indians.

IPL 8: Pressure will be on both Kolkata and Mumbai, says Wasim Akram
IPL 8: Pressure will be on both Kolkata and Mumbai, says Wasim Akram

Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Wasim Akram on Wednesday said pressure will be on both Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) when the two teams meet in the Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Thursday.

IPL 2015, Match 44: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine lead KKR to thrilling win over Punjab
IPL 2015, Match 44: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine lead KKR to thrilling win over Punjab

Andre Russell smashed the joint fastest fifty of the season as Kolkata Knight Riders pulled off a heart-stopping one-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab to jump to the top of the IPL table, here on Saturday.

Attacking ploy was key to success: Piyush Chawla
Attacking ploy was key to success: Piyush Chawla

Kolkata Knight Riders' Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla says attacking the batsmen comes naturally to him and this strategy was precisely the reason for his success against Delhi Daredevils.

IPL 2015: Gautam Gambhir raises a toast to Knights' spinners
IPL 2015: Gautam Gambhir raises a toast to Knights' spinners

Upbeat Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Thursday raised a toast to the spinners in his side after the 13-run win over the Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League game at the Eden Gardens.

IPL 2015, Match 42: Piyush Chawla stars in Kolkata Knight Riders' 13-run win over Delhi Daredevils
IPL 2015, Match 42: Piyush Chawla stars in Kolkata Knight Riders' 13-run win over Delhi Daredevils

Continuing their supremacy at home, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders rode on Piyush Chawla's match-winning four-wicket haul to beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs in a lop-sided IPL cricket match at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
 

IPL 8: KKR bowlers stifle Sunrisers into submission
IPL 8: KKR bowlers stifle Sunrisers into submission

A stifling bowling effort enabled Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) carve out a 35-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.

IPL: KKR's Piyush Chawla delighted to join 100-wicket club
IPL: KKR's Piyush Chawla delighted to join 100-wicket club

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinner Piyush Chawla said on Tuesday that he was delighted to have reached 100 wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Zaheer Khan likely to return against RCB: Praveen​ Amre
Zaheer Khan likely to return against RCB: Praveen​ Amre

 Delhi Daredevils are expected to get a boost ahead of their IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday with pacer Zaheer Khan likely to recover from his injury and make a comeback into the team, the side's assistant coach Praveen Amre has said.

IPL 2015, Match 17: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview
IPL 2015, Match 17: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview

A resurgent Delhi Daredevils will look to continue with their winning momentum when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the team's fifth match of the IPL cricket tournament at the Feroz Shah Kotla, here on Monday.

Ranji Trophy: Piyush Chawla takes 5 as UP fight to save relegation
Ranji Trophy: Piyush Chawla takes 5 as UP fight to save relegation

 Domestic heavyweights Uttar Pradesh will need 218 runs on the final day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match against Railways in order to save the relegation to group C.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka batsmen seek revival against Uttar Pradesh
Ranji Trophy: Karnataka batsmen seek revival against Uttar Pradesh

Looking to forget their lacklustre showing against Baroda in the last game, defending champions Karnataka would sure want to spring back to supremacy when they take on an under-performing Uttar Pradesh in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here tomorrow.

UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy
UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy

Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in a Ranji Trophy battle of struggling cricket teams beginning at the Mohan Meakin ground here on Wednesday.

Ranji Trophy: Baroda register convincing 10-wicket win over UP
Ranji Trophy: Baroda register convincing 10-wicket win over UP

Left-arm spinner Swapnil Singh registered his best bowling figures as Baroda registered a convincing 10-wicket win over Uttar Pradesh in a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here today.

Ranji Trophy: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by 4 wickets
Ranji Trophy: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by 4 wickets

After their bowlers had set up the trap, Uttar Pradesh batsmen held their nerves on the fourth and final day's play to beat Madhya Pradesh by four wickets in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Wednesday.

South Zone face Central Zone in Deodhar Trophy opener
South Zone face Central Zone in Deodhar Trophy opener

South Zone have a chance to avenge their loss to Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy final earlier this month when the two teams line up here tomorrow at the Wankhede Stadium in the quarter final of the five-day Deodhar Trophy limited overs tournament.

Central beat South by 9 runs in exciting Duleep final
Central beat South by 9 runs in exciting Duleep final

Central Zone spinners, led by captain Piyush Chawla, weaved magic on a helpful track to steer the team to the Duleep Trophy title with a thrilling nine-run triumph over South Zone here today.

Duleep Trophy final: Rahul hits another ton as South in firm control
Duleep Trophy final: Rahul hits another ton as South in firm control

Opener K L Rahul continued his dream form as he blazed his way to a brilliant unbeaten 121 after a classy 185 in the first innings as South Zone looked in cruise control in pursuit of 301 against Central in the Duleep Trophy final, here on Saturday.

A week after attending trials, Azhar's son in UP one day team
A week after attending trials, Azhar's son in UP one day team

The Uttar Pradesh senior One Day squad that will take part in the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Friday saw former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin's son Mohammed Asaduddin being included just after appearing for trials at the state team's nets a week back.

Duleep Trophy final: Exciting finish on cards as Central make comeback
Duleep Trophy final: Exciting finish on cards as Central make comeback

After two days of shoddy performance, Central Zone finally lifted their game on Friday to grab a crucial lead and ensure that the Duleep Trophy final against South Zone heads for an exciting finish with a couple of days still left.