Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey says his side scored 20 runs short and missed a few catches besides a couple of run outs to bow down to title holders Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League game on Saturday.
Their campaign off to a sedate start, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders would look to return to winning ways when they take on a dangerous Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League match, here on Saturday.
Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey on Sunday said that his side were the deserved winners in their IPL cricket match against Mumbai Indians though Harbhajan Singh's blinder of an innings gave them some anxious moments.
A happy Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey on Sunday praised his bowlers for an outstanding performance against the Mumbai Indians but cautioned the boys they needed to be consistent in the grueling Indian Premier League.
Match 7 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) takes us to the Wankhede stadium, where home team Mumbai Indians (MI) take on Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). With both teams looking to put their first points on the board, sparks are expected to fly in Mumbai.
Former champions Mumbai Indians take on last year's runners-up Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium in an IPL match here on Sunday in a game that promises plenty of action while offering a chance for both teams to get into winning ways after losses in their lung-openers.
Australian all-rounder James Faulkner conjured up a crucial 46-run knock and then took three wickets as Rajasthan Royals pipped Kings XI Punjab by 26 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, here on Friday.
Rajasthan Royals would look to adapt quickly to their new 'home ground' when they lock horns with last season's runner-up Kings XI Punjab in their campaign opener in the Indian Premier League here Friday.
He had to relinquish Australian captaincy as well as his place in the playing XI after World Cup opener but a determined George Bailey used all the available time to prepare himself for the 'Spin Test' that he would encounter in the upcoming IPL cricket tournament.
Australia batsman George Bailey on Sunday said he is ready to resume his place in the middle-order following the retirement of Michael Clarke. But he added he's not expecting captaincy on a permanent basis.
Kings XI Punjab, aiming for their maiden IPL title after reaching the final last season, began training on Friday in the absence of their World Cup winning stars Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Johnson, who will arrive here in time for their opening game on April 10.
Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.
India should start preparing for the 2019 World Cup in a diligent manner similar to the way in which the triumphant Australians did for the just-concluded edition, feels former Test cricketer and ex-chief selector Chandu Borde.