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Sunil Narine still has a long career ahead of him, says KKR coach Trevor Bayliss
Sunil Narine still has a long career ahead of him, says KKR coach Trevor Bayliss

Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss said on Wednesday that his star West Indian import Sunil Narine, who has been reported for illegal bowling action, will work his way through the tough times as he is a strong character.

KKR to remain focused on strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa
KKR to remain focused on strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa

Riding high on a splendid preliminary campaign, Kolkata Knight Riders' batsman Robin Uthappa said his team would look to focus on its strengths in the semifinal against Hobart Hurricanes in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20.

CLT20 2014: Mystery spinner Sunil Narine reported for suspect action
CLT20 2014: Mystery spinner Sunil Narine reported for suspect action

West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine was reported for suspect bowling action during a Champions League T20 match between KKR and Dolphins, here on Monday in what turned out to be another ICC crackdown on chucking.

We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir
We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir

 Their place in the semifinal already assured ahead of today's encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said there was no place for complacency in their inconsequential final Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 against Dolphins here.

CLT20 2014: KKR continue unbeaten streak, beat Dolphins by 36 runs
CLT20 2014: KKR continue unbeaten streak, beat Dolphins by 36 runs

 Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders winning run intact with a convincing 36-run victory over Dolphins in an inconsequential Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here on Monday.

CLT20 2014: Cape Cobras vs Kings XI Punjab - Preview
CLT20 2014: Cape Cobras vs Kings XI Punjab - Preview

On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Oppo Champions League here on Sunday.

CLT20 2014: Team KKR is like family, says Kuldeep Yadav
CLT20 2014: Team KKR is like family, says Kuldeep Yadav

Making his presence felt with a three-wicket haul in Kolkata Knight Riders' victory against Perth Scorchers, young left-arm chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav is not only enjoying being part of a star-studded unit but said that the Gautam Gambhir-led side is like family.

CLT20: Have to focus on present than think too far ahead, says Gautam Gambhir
CLT20: Have to focus on present than think too far ahead, says Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders may have won 12 games in a row, but skipper Gautam Gambhir would like his boys to remain focussed on doing well in every match without thinking too much about the end result in the Oppo Champions League T20.

For KKR, Hyderabad is home away from home: Wasim Akram
For KKR, Hyderabad is home away from home: Wasim Akram

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling mentor Wasim Akram feels Hyderabad is a home away from home for the team as it is getting good public support here.

Wasim Akram credits Gautam Gambhir's leadership for KKR success
Wasim Akram credits Gautam Gambhir's leadership for KKR success

 Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Wasim Akram on Tuesday said that captain Gautam Gambhir's leadership and the team bonding is responsible for its success in the IPL and the ongoing Oppo Champions League T20.

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.

CLT20: Our players need to challenge their own levels, says Sanjay Bangar
CLT20: Our players need to challenge their own levels, says Sanjay Bangar

Kings XI Punjab may have shown their mettle, winning two games so far in the Oppo Champions League T20, but the team coach Sanjay Bangar said that there is still a scope for improvement.

CLT20 2014: KKR vs Perth Scorchers - Preview
CLT20 2014: KKR vs Perth Scorchers - Preview

Having won 11 matches on a trot, the Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to keep their juggernaut rolling as they meet Perth Scorchers in their third group league match of the Oppo Champions League T20 here on Wednesday.

CLT20: Ryan den Doeschate lauds Gautam Gambhir's captaincy
CLT20: Ryan den Doeschate lauds Gautam Gambhir's captaincy

Kolkata Knight Riders' Dutch import Ryan ten Doeschate has lauded skipper Gautam Gambhir for his poise and he believes that the IPL champions have a realistic chance of making the semi-finals of the ongoing Oppo Champions League Twenty20.

Kuldeep Yadav: Latest weapon in KKR's spin armoury
Kuldeep Yadav: Latest weapon in KKR's spin armoury

While the world's most established batsmen are struggling to score runs against KKR's maverick spinner Sunil Narine, the Gautam Gambhir-led side have further strengthened their spin attack with the inclusion of chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav.

CLT20 2014: KKR vs Lahore Lions - As it happened...
CLT20 2014: KKR vs Lahore Lions - As it happened...

Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata Knight Riders take on Mohammad Hafeez-led Lahore Lions in the 7th match of the Champions League Twenty20 being played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

CLT20 2014: CSK vs Dolphins - Preview
CLT20 2014: CSK vs Dolphins - Preview

After a jittery start, Chennai Super Kings will look for a turnaround to get their campaign back on track when they take on South African team Nashua Dolphins in a Group A match of the Oppo Champions League T20 here tomorrow.

Sunil Narine is still a mystery in T20 cricket
Sunil Narine is still a mystery in T20 cricket

West Indian cricketer Sunil Narine has been a real headache for the opposition batsmen, in the shortest format of the game. In the slam-bang version, where batsmen look to score swiftly, Narine, most of the times, manages to let them dance to his tunes.

CLT20: Generous bowling attack hurting MS Dhoni-led CSK
CLT20: Generous bowling attack hurting MS Dhoni-led CSK

The most successful team in the cash-rich Indian Premier League, Chennai Super Kings, has been struggling with their bowling, as their bowlers are finding it difficult to stop the run-flow at crucial junctures.

Ryan ten Doeschate praises Andre Russel for winning start in CLT20
Ryan ten Doeschate praises Andre Russel for winning start in CLT20

Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Ryan ten Doeschate heaped praise on teammate Andre Russell for taking the game away from Chennai Super Kings with a scintillating knock and open their campaign in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 on a winning note.