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: 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: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils – Five players to watch out for
IPL 2015, Match 42: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils – Five players to watch out for

The eighth edition of Indian Premier League enters its final stretch before the play-offs and title round. After the round 10, we have seen enough matches to differentiate contenders from pretenders. But unlike previous seasons, at least five teams are in contention for that all-important play-off spots. Today's Eden Gardens clash between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) will provide further insights on which team can join the likes of Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore as the favourites.

IPL 2015: Kolkata Knight Riders unaffected by Sunil Narine absence, says Trevor Bayliss
IPL 2015: Kolkata Knight Riders unaffected by Sunil Narine absence, says Trevor Bayliss

Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss on Wednesday said that his side have made a smooth transition from Sunil Narine to Brad Hogg but they still want the Trinidadian spinner badly in the ongoing IPL cricket tournament.

IPL 2015: Wasim Akram credits Gautam Gambhir for Brad Hogg's emergence
IPL 2015: Wasim Akram credits Gautam Gambhir for Brad Hogg's emergence

Hailing Chinaman exponent Brad Hogg for ably replacing spin ace Sunil Narine in the side, Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Wasim Akram on Tuesday credited skipper Gautam Gambhir for effecting a seamless change in the slow-bowling department.

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 2015, Match 33, RCB vs KKR: Players to watch out for
IPL 2015, Match 33, RCB vs KKR: Players to watch out for

Hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore will face third placed Kolkata Knight Riders in Match 33 of the tournament. RCB have won just three games from seven matches and will need to get a home win in order to break into the top four.

Sunil Narine will return stronger: Robin Uthappa
Sunil Narine will return stronger: Robin Uthappa

Sunil Narine might be out with a suspected bowling action but Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa feels the beleaguered mystery spinner would come back stronger to form a lethal combination with Brad Hogg in the coming IPL cricket matches.

IPL 2015: Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell ensure easy win for KKR over CSK
IPL 2015: Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell ensure easy win for KKR over CSK

Robin Uthappa and Andre Russell struck belligerent fifties after veteran Brad Hogg's four-wicket haul to help Kolkata Knight Riders return to winning ways with a seven-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in a thriling Indian Premier League match here on Thursday.

IPL 8: Indian batsmen test mettle of spinners, says Brad Hogg
IPL 8: Indian batsmen test mettle of spinners, says Brad Hogg

Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) Australian spinner Brad Hogg on Wednesday said he enjoys bowling against Indian batsmen who test the mettle of spinners owing to their traditionally superior technique against tweakers.

IPL 8: Pressure situations get the best out of me, says Dwayne Bravo
IPL 8: Pressure situations get the best out of me, says Dwayne Bravo

A brilliant last over by Dwayne Bravo helped Chennai Super Kings pull off a sensational two-run win over Kolkata Knight riders in their IPL match, and the all-rounder said he likes pressure situations as it brings the best out of him.

IPL 2015: Players will take up Chinaman bowling after seeing me, says Kuldeep Yadav
IPL 2015: Players will take up Chinaman bowling after seeing me, says Kuldeep Yadav

Chinaman bowlers are becoming a rarity in India and world cricket, but KKR spinner Kuldeep Yadav is confident that more people will take it up after seeing him perform even though his craft is "very tough".

India are big tournament team: Brad Hogg
India are big tournament team: Brad Hogg

Former Australia left-arm spinner Brad Hogg is in awe of the current Indian cricket team's fielding abilities and feels the defending champions are a "big tournament team" and have become the favourites to lift the World Cup.

Veteran Brad Hogg happy after being bought by KKR in IPL auction
Veteran Brad Hogg happy after being bought by KKR in IPL auction

Australian left-arm spinner Brad Hogg thrived on his skills once again as he showed age is nothing in sport. On Monday the veteran expressed his happiness after being bought by defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders during the eighth Indian Premier League auction.

Minnows take heart from shock-laden Cricket World Cup
Minnows take heart from shock-laden Cricket World Cup

8.2-6-7-3. Those were not the World Cup bowling figures of Australian leg-spin wizard Shane Warne or Pakistani fast bowling great Wasim Akram, but of a one-time tennis player.

IPL 2015: Brad Hogg likely to sign for Kolkata Knight Riders
IPL 2015: Brad Hogg likely to sign for Kolkata Knight Riders

Veteran Australian spinner Brad Hogg said that he is likely to play in the upcoming Indian Premier League in April-May as the Kolkata Knight Riders team was looking to get him on board.

Indian spinners not too impressive: Brad Hogg
Indian spinners not too impressive: Brad Hogg

 Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg feels that the absence of an attacking spin bowler in the Indian side is hurting the visiting team's chances in the ongoing four-Test series against Australia.

CLT20 104: Brad Hogg wants Perth Scorchers to pull off some upsets
CLT20 104: Brad Hogg wants Perth Scorchers to pull off some upsets

Observing that the ongoing Oppo Champions League T20 tournament would be a great learning experience for the Perth Scorchers, senior player Brad Hogg on Tuesday said his team is hoping to put its best foot forward and pull off some upsets in the event.

Perth Scorchers feel key will be taking early wickets
Perth Scorchers feel key will be taking early wickets

Australia's Perth Scorchers, which boasts of many a proven performer in their ranks, will look for early wickets when they face South African team Dolphins in the Champion League Twenty20 here tomorrow.