IPL 2015, Match 25: KKR vs RR Live Score, Eden Gardens, Kolkata
IPL 2015, Match 25: KKR vs RR Live Score, Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Welcome to our live cricket blog for Match 25 of the IPL where Kolkata Knight Riders take on Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens.

Narendra Modi lauds Sania Mirza, Saina Nehwal; supports cricket team
Narendra Modi lauds Sania Mirza, Saina Nehwal; supports cricket team

 Lavishing praise on Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal for climbing to number one in world rankings, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday also offered words of support to the country's cricketers, who were heavily criticised after their World Cup ouster last month.

MS Dhoni operates on his instincts: R Ashwin
MS Dhoni operates on his instincts: R Ashwin

 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday said skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni doesn’t have any preconceived notions and goes into the game blank and just operates on his instincts as to who is bowling well and how the wicket is behaving.

Asked Sachin Tendulkar for coaching session: Mitchell McClenaghan
Asked Sachin Tendulkar for coaching session: Mitchell McClenaghan

Mumbai Indians pacer Mitchell McClenaghan on Sunday said he asked legendary Sachin Tendulkar if he could give him a coaching session in the nets after wishing the maestro on his 42nd birthday on Friday.

IPL 2015: Battle of laggards as Punjab squares off against Hyderabad
IPL 2015: Battle of laggards as Punjab squares off against Hyderabad

Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab and SunRisers Hyderabad would be looking to get out of the rut when they clash in an IPL cricket match here on Monday.

IPL 2015, Match 26, DD vs RCB: Players to watch out for
IPL 2015, Match 26, DD vs RCB: Players to watch out for

Feroz Shah Kotla plays host to Match 26 of the IPL has home team Delhi Daredevils (DD) take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

Added responsibility brings out best in me: Virat Kohli

Test captain and mainstay of Indian batting line up, across all formats, Virat Kohli is set to enter his own chain of gym and fitness centers under the brand name of CHISEL.

Dropped catches cost us against CSK: Sanjay Bangar
Dropped catches cost us against CSK: Sanjay Bangar

Disappointed with his team's massive IPL loss to Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar criticised the fielding and said the dropped catch of Brendon McCullum proved to be decisive.

Denesh Ramdin confident Jason Holder will recover for Barbados test
Denesh Ramdin confident Jason Holder will recover for Barbados test

West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin said he was hopeful that all-rounder Jason Holder will be fit for the third and final test against England in Barbados on Friday.

IPL 2015, Match 25, KKR vs RR: Players to watch out for
IPL 2015, Match 25, KKR vs RR: Players to watch out for

Match 25 of the IPL takes us to the iconic Eden Gardens where home side Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) take on Rajasthan Royals (RR).

Alastair Cook hails outstanding James Anderson after England victory
Alastair Cook hails outstanding James Anderson after England victory

England captain Alastair Cook gave the credit for Saturday`s second-test win over West Indies to James Anderson after the seam bowler`s blistering spell in the morning transformed the game.

2nd Test: England cruise to nine-wicket triumph
2nd Test: England cruise to nine-wicket triumph

England ended a wait of two-and-a-half years and 10 matches for Test success away from home with a nine-wicket win over the West Indies in the second Test on Saturday.

It was a disastrous batting display from Sunrisers: Tom Moody
It was a disastrous batting display from Sunrisers: Tom Moody

 Sunrisers coach Tom Moody was scathing in the criticism of his batsmen, saying their chase of a modest 157 was "disastrous".

Rohit praises Malinga, McClenaghan after MI's win
Rohit praises Malinga, McClenaghan after MI's win

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was effusive in his praise for his bowlers, who defended a modest 157 against Sun Risers Hyderabad in an IPL cricket game here today.

2015 IPL, Match 24: Flawless Chennai Super Kings thrash Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs
2015 IPL, Match 24: Flawless Chennai Super Kings thrash Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs

Chennai Super Kings thrashed Kings XI Punjab by a huge margin of 97 runs here on Saturday, extracting a sweet revenge for a string of three losses to them in the last season of the Indian Premier League.

James Anderson gives England scent of victory
James Anderson gives England scent of victory

James Anderson featured in all six dismissals as the West Indies crashed to 286 for eight at lunch on the final day of the second Test against England at the National Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

Ganguly gives away his BCCI pension to Keshri's family
Ganguly gives away his BCCI pension to Keshri's family

 Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has decided to give away his BCCI pension for this year to the deceased Under-19 Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri's family.

Discussions on CSK valuation, chief coach at BCCI WC meet
Discussions on CSK valuation, chief coach at BCCI WC meet

The initial discussions about the appointment of next India coach, CSK's low de-merger valuation of Rs 5 lakh and Neeraj Kumar's appointment as the ACU's chief consultant are some of the key issues that will be discussed during BCCI's working committee meeting, here on Sunday.

Pakistan`s Rahat Ali out of Bangladesh Tests
Pakistan`s Rahat Ali out of Bangladesh Tests

Pakistan`s problem-filled tour of Bangladesh was hit by another injury as frontline paceman Rahat Ali was Saturday ruled out of the Test series, the fifth injury case related to the tour.

IPL 8: Lasith Malinga, Mitchell​ McClenaghan bowl MI to 20-run win over Sunrisers
IPL 8: Lasith Malinga, Mitchell​ McClenaghan bowl MI to 20-run win over Sunrisers

Pace bowlers Lasith Malinga and Mitchell McClenaghan came up with stellar bowling display to help Mumbai Indians defend a modest score and beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 20 runs in their IPL cricket match here today.