IPL 2015, Match 25 - Clash between Kolkata, Rajasthan abandoned due to rain
IPL 2015, Match 25 - Clash between Kolkata, Rajasthan abandoned due to rain

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

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).

Zaheer Khan likely to return against RCB: Praveen​ Amre
Zaheer Khan likely to return against RCB: Praveen​ Amre

 Delhi Daredevils are expected to get a boost ahead of their IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday with pacer Zaheer Khan likely to recover from his injury and make a comeback into the team, the side's assistant coach Praveen Amre has said.

IPL 2015: Pacers, Gautam Gambhir steer KKR to six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils
IPL 2015: Pacers, Gautam Gambhir steer KKR to six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils

Riding on skipper Gautam Gambhir's third fifty in this IPL, a clinical Kolkata Knight Riders outplayed Delhi Daredevils by six wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla, here tonight.

IPL 2015, Match 14: KXIP vs KKR - As it happened...
IPL 2015, Match 14: KXIP vs KKR - As it happened...

Andre Russell lead Kolkata Knight Riders to a four-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab on Saturday at the MCA International Stadium in Pune. 

IPL 2015: Chris Gayle dedicates award to mother on her birthday
IPL 2015: Chris Gayle dedicates award to mother on her birthday

Royal Challengers Bangalore bat Chris Gayle on Saturday dedicated to his mother on her birthday the man of the match award given to him in the Indian Premier league match against Kolkata Knight Riders here.

Giving Chris Gayle a chance he can make you pay: Gautam Gambhir
Giving Chris Gayle a chance he can make you pay: Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday rued dropping Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Chris Gayle twice saying "If you keep dropping catches, someone like Chris will hurt you."

IPL 8, KKR vs RCB: Ferocious Chris Gayle blows Kolkata away
IPL 8, KKR vs RCB: Ferocious Chris Gayle blows Kolkata away

Chris Gayle hammered the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers into submission with a breathtaking 96 that guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to a three-wicket victory in an Indian Premier League encounter here today.

IPL 2015, KKR vs RCB: As it happened...
IPL 2015, KKR vs RCB: As it happened...

RCB beat KKR by three wickets with Chris Gayle scoring a fantastic 96 runs. So RCB open the campaign with a win.

IPL 2015, Match 5, KKR vs RCB: Players to watch out for
IPL 2015, Match 5, KKR vs RCB: Players to watch out for

Match 5 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) takes us to Eden Gardens as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) host Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in a clash of the heavyweights.

IPL 8: AB de Villiers can score 360 degrees, says Morne Morkel
IPL 8: AB de Villiers can score 360 degrees, says Morne Morkel

When AB de Villiers gets going a bowler can hardly do anything as the South African skipper has the ability to hit 360-degrees, his compatriot and Kolkata Knight Riders speedster Morne Morkel said on Friday.

IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Daredevils by one run in last-ball thriller
IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Daredevils by one run in last-ball thriller

Hosts Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Daredevils by one run in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Thursday.

Surya Kumar Yadav is my Man of the Match, says Gautam Gambhir
Surya Kumar Yadav is my Man of the Match, says Gautam Gambhir

Morne Morkel's tidy spell might have earned him the Man of the Match award but for skipper Gautam Gambhir said Surya Kumar Yadav was the 'game-changer' in Kolkata Knight Riders' clinical seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the IPL-8 T20 cricket tournament opener here.

I only needed to make the best use of the conditions: Morne Morkel
I only needed to make the best use of the conditions: Morne Morkel

Having bagged the man of the match with impressive figures of 2/18 in the eighth Indian Premier League lung opener, South African pacer Morne Morkel says he only had to make the best use of the favourable conditions at the Eden Gardens.

IPL 8: Gautam Gambhir credits Morne Morkel-led bowling unit for opening win
IPL 8: Gautam Gambhir credits Morne Morkel-led bowling unit for opening win

Kolkata Knight Riders might have come up trumps in a high-scoring IPL opener against Mumbai Indians, but skipper Gautam Gambhir was all praise for his bowling unit that was ably led by South African speedster Morne Morkel.

AB de Villiers: When Superman failed!

Even before the six from Grant Elliott's bat landed into the stands at Eden Park, the jubilant Kiwi dugout rushed to embrace their unheralded hero. The 40,000 spectators rose to their feet. Firecrackers adorned the sky as Elliot punched the air in delight.

Cricket World Cup, 1st semi-final: New Zealand edge South Africa in nail-biting finish
Cricket World Cup, 1st semi-final: New Zealand edge South Africa in nail-biting finish

Johannesburg-born Grant Elliott hit a six off the penultimate ball to take New Zealand into their first World Cup final when they defeated the Proteas by four wickets in a rain-hit semi-final thriller at Eden Park on Tuesday.

ICC Cricket World Cup quarter-final: South Africa v Sri Lanka - Factfile
ICC Cricket World Cup quarter-final: South Africa v Sri Lanka - Factfile

Ten facts for Wednesday`s World Cup quarter-final between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground (14:30 local/03:30 GMT): 

World Cup 2015: Mitchell Starc difference in Australia's World Cup campaign
World Cup 2015: Mitchell Starc difference in Australia's World Cup campaign

Publicly labelled "soft" by former test bowler Shane Warne only a few months ago, paceman Mitchell Starc has come of age at the cricket World Cup and could prove key to Australia`s hopes of winning a fourth trophy.

Cricket World Cup: South Africa coach confronts `choking` history
Cricket World Cup: South Africa coach confronts `choking` history

South Africa coach Russell Domingo insisted his side had faced up to their unwanted tag of cricket`s serial "chokers" ahead of a World Cup quarter-final with Sri Lanka in Sydney on Wednesday.