IPL: KKR's Piyush Chawla delighted to join 100-wicket club
IPL: KKR's Piyush Chawla delighted to join 100-wicket club

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinner Piyush Chawla said on Tuesday that he was delighted to have reached 100 wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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, Match 17: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview
IPL 2015, Match 17: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview

A resurgent Delhi Daredevils will look to continue with their winning momentum when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the team's fifth match of the IPL cricket tournament at the Feroz Shah Kotla, here on Monday.

Ranji Trophy: Piyush Chawla takes 5 as UP fight to save relegation
Ranji Trophy: Piyush Chawla takes 5 as UP fight to save relegation

 Domestic heavyweights Uttar Pradesh will need 218 runs on the final day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match against Railways in order to save the relegation to group C.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka batsmen seek revival against Uttar Pradesh
Ranji Trophy: Karnataka batsmen seek revival against Uttar Pradesh

Looking to forget their lacklustre showing against Baroda in the last game, defending champions Karnataka would sure want to spring back to supremacy when they take on an under-performing Uttar Pradesh in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here tomorrow.

UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy
UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy

Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in a Ranji Trophy battle of struggling cricket teams beginning at the Mohan Meakin ground here on Wednesday.

Ranji Trophy: Baroda register convincing 10-wicket win over UP
Ranji Trophy: Baroda register convincing 10-wicket win over UP

Left-arm spinner Swapnil Singh registered his best bowling figures as Baroda registered a convincing 10-wicket win over Uttar Pradesh in a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here today.

Ranji Trophy: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by 4 wickets
Ranji Trophy: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by 4 wickets

After their bowlers had set up the trap, Uttar Pradesh batsmen held their nerves on the fourth and final day's play to beat Madhya Pradesh by four wickets in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Wednesday.

South Zone face Central Zone in Deodhar Trophy opener
South Zone face Central Zone in Deodhar Trophy opener

South Zone have a chance to avenge their loss to Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy final earlier this month when the two teams line up here tomorrow at the Wankhede Stadium in the quarter final of the five-day Deodhar Trophy limited overs tournament.

Central beat South by 9 runs in exciting Duleep final
Central beat South by 9 runs in exciting Duleep final

Central Zone spinners, led by captain Piyush Chawla, weaved magic on a helpful track to steer the team to the Duleep Trophy title with a thrilling nine-run triumph over South Zone here today.

Duleep Trophy final: Rahul hits another ton as South in firm control
Duleep Trophy final: Rahul hits another ton as South in firm control

Opener K L Rahul continued his dream form as he blazed his way to a brilliant unbeaten 121 after a classy 185 in the first innings as South Zone looked in cruise control in pursuit of 301 against Central in the Duleep Trophy final, here on Saturday.

A week after attending trials, Azhar's son in UP one day team
A week after attending trials, Azhar's son in UP one day team

The Uttar Pradesh senior One Day squad that will take part in the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Friday saw former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin's son Mohammed Asaduddin being included just after appearing for trials at the state team's nets a week back.

Duleep Trophy final: Exciting finish on cards as Central make comeback
Duleep Trophy final: Exciting finish on cards as Central make comeback

After two days of shoddy performance, Central Zone finally lifted their game on Friday to grab a crucial lead and ensure that the Duleep Trophy final against South Zone heads for an exciting finish with a couple of days still left.

Gutsy Central Zone take on fiery South Zone in Duleep Trophy final
Gutsy Central Zone take on fiery South Zone in Duleep Trophy final

A talented Central Zone team led by Piyush Chawla is aiming to come out firing all cylinders when it squares off with an equally combative South Zone side in the final of the Duleep Trophy, starting here on Wednesday.

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.

Yusuf Pathan, three others return from KKR camp in Bloemfontein
Yusuf Pathan, three others return from KKR camp in Bloemfontein

 In their quest to be battle-ready for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20, Kolkata Knight Riders sent four of their players -- Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Manvinder Bisla and Kuldeep Yadav -- to Bloemfontein in South Africa for 15 days of training that included cycling, running and mountaineering.

IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab pips Kolkata Knight Riders on Twitter battle

The seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) witnessed teams fighting on multiple fronts. If the glittering trophy was captured by Kolkata Knight Riders, the losing finalists – Kings XI Punjab, returned home as the most tweeted team.

Expected the short ball: KKR`s Piyush Chawla

Kolkata Knight Riders` Piyush Chawla was the man of the moment as he hit a six off pacer Mitchell Johnson to bring his team on the threshold of victory and finished it off with a four off Parvinder Awana in the last over to script a three-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Playing with five bowlers makes a huge difference: Chawla

It`s not only their in-form batting line-up but also the bowling unit that has made a huge difference, Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Piyush Chawla said after they stormed into their second IPL final with a 28-run win over Kings XI Punjab in the Qualifier 1 here on Wednesday.

Robin has taken a lot of pressure off me: Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir played down his own good form lavishing praise on his opening partner Robin Uthappa for giving the team blazing starts which has helped in winning back-to-back matches.