India discard Gautam Gambhir is training in Perth under former Australia test batsman Justin Langer to revive his international career, finetuning skills that made him the world`s number one test batsman in 2009.
Shane Watson smashed an unbeaten century and then bagged two wickets as Rajasthan Royals outplayed defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders by nine runs to seal a play-offs berth in the IPL cricket tournament here on Saturday.
Welcome to our live cricket blog for Match 54 of the Indian Premier League between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Follow live score and latest match updates right here as we bring to you ball-by-ball coverage of this crucial encounter.
Praising IPL for improving young cricketers' temperament to play under pressure, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Friday also emphasised that performance in first class cricket should be the yardstick to judge them rather than the cash-rich and glamorous T20 event.
Hitting out at Sunil Narine's critics, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Saturday said the West Indies off-spinner was a quality bowler who has handled himself very well under tremendous pressure.
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 1 wicket in Match 44 of the Indian Premier League at the Eden Gardens. In case you missed the match, here is our over-by-over account of the match as part of our coverage.
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.
After succumbing to their seventh loss this season, Delhi Daredevils skipper JP Duminy said his team paid the price for conceding too many runs in the last five overs against Kolkata Knight Riders here on Thursday.
22 runs with the bat and four wickets with the ball, that's how Piyush Chawla's won the match for defending chamspions against a under-performing Delhi Daredevils side at Eden Gardens. With the win, KKR climbed into third place.
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.
Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) would look to continue their dominance at their home ground when they take on an unpredictable Delhi Daredevils (DD) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.
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.