IPL 8: MI keep playoff hopes alive with 5-run win over KKR
IPL 8: MI keep playoff hopes alive with 5-run win over KKR

Mumbai Indians stayed on course for a play-off berth after pulling off a narrow five-run win over defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in a nerve-wracking last-over IPL thriller here on Thursday.

Big hitting still part of armoury but playing smartly: Yusuf Pathan
Big hitting still part of armoury but playing smartly: Yusuf Pathan

Having played the unusual role of a sheet anchor for KKR this IPL, swashbuckling all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said his big-hitting skills are intact but he has tweaked his style as a conscious decision to help the team get over the line.

IPL 2015, Match 44: KKR vs KXIP - As it happened...
IPL 2015, Match 44: KKR vs KXIP - As it happened...

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.

IPL 2015, Match 42: Piyush Chawla stars in Kolkata Knight Riders' 13-run win over Delhi Daredevils
IPL 2015, Match 42: Piyush Chawla stars in Kolkata Knight Riders' 13-run win over Delhi Daredevils

Continuing their supremacy at home, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders rode on Piyush Chawla's match-winning four-wicket haul to beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs in a lop-sided IPL cricket match at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
 

IPL 2015, Match 42: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils - As it happened...
IPL 2015, Match 42: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils - As it happened...

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.

IPL 2015, Match 42: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils – Five players to watch out for
IPL 2015, Match 42: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils – Five players to watch out for

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.

IPL 8: Yusuf Pathan's cameo was crucial, says Manish Pandey
IPL 8: Yusuf Pathan's cameo was crucial, says Manish Pandey

 Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Manish Pandey credited all-rounder Yusuf Pathan's quick-fire cameo for the comprehensive 35-win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL T20 cricket tournament here.

IPL 8: KKR bowlers stifle Sunrisers into submission
IPL 8: KKR bowlers stifle Sunrisers into submission

A stifling bowling effort enabled Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) carve out a 35-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.

IPL 8: 'Game-changer' Yusuf Pathan will do something special, says Gautam Gambhir
IPL 8: 'Game-changer' Yusuf Pathan will do something special, says Gautam Gambhir

 Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has described Yusuf Pathan as the biggest game-changer of the team and predicted that the all-rounder would come up with a special performance very soon in this edition of the Indian Premier League.

Yusuf Pathan is still our trump card: Wasim Akram
Yusuf Pathan is still our trump card: Wasim Akram

Yusuf Pathan may not have set this edition of the IPL ablaze with his powerful batting just yet but Kolkata Knight Riders bowling consultant Wasim Akram feels the swashbuckling all-rounder is still the team's "trump card" and one of the biggest hitters in cricket's shortest format.

My bat should have a speed-gun: Andre Russell
My bat should have a speed-gun: Andre Russell

After tonking his way to a match winning 66 from just 36 balls, Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) Jamaican all-rounder Andre Russell said it would be a good idea to have a speed-gun on his bat.

IPL 2015: Andre Russell powers KKR home by 4 wickets against KXIP
IPL 2015: Andre Russell powers KKR home by 4 wickets against KXIP

Andre Russell's spectacular all-round performance helped defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets, in an IPL cricket match here on Saturday.

Chris Gayle took the match away from us: Yusuf Pathan
Chris Gayle took the match away from us: Yusuf Pathan

Unfazed by the loss against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan said his team did everything right till a Chris Gayle storm took the IPL match away from it here.

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: Sunil Narine attracts attention at KKR's training session
IPL 2015: Sunil Narine attracts attention at KKR's training session

Kolkata Knight Riders' mystery spinner Sunil Narine was the cynosure of all eyes during their training session here on Monday as the West Indian bowled with his remodelled action under the watchful eyes of coach Trevor Bayliss at the Eden Gardens.

Ranji Trophy: New skipper Aditya Tare slams ton to put Mumbai in strong position
Ranji Trophy: New skipper Aditya Tare slams ton to put Mumbai in strong position

New Mumbai skipper Aditya Tare struck an unbeaten century before his side shot Baroda out for 184 to take a big first innings lead on the second day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Ranji Trophy: Baroda fight back after Rawat, Bhosale hit half-centuries
Ranji Trophy: Baroda fight back after Rawat, Bhosale hit half-centuries

Railways skipper Mahesh Rawat and Rohan Bhosale struck fighting half centuries before Baroda came back to leave the battle for the decisive first innings lead slightly in their favour on day three of the Ranji Tropy Group A match here on Thursday.

Ranji Trophy: 'Pathan Power' on display as Baroda take on Railways
Ranji Trophy: 'Pathan Power' on display as Baroda take on Railways

The spotlight will be on Yusuf and Irfan Pathan when the brothers from Baroda take the field against Railways in a group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on .

Kedar Devdhar's ton propels Baroda to 316/6 against UP
Kedar Devdhar's ton propels Baroda to 316/6 against UP

Kedar Devdhar struck a career-best 146 to propel Baroda to 316 for six against Uttar Pradesh on the opening day of a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Monday.

Yusuf Pathan slaps spectator during Baroda's Ranji Trophy match
Yusuf Pathan slaps spectator during Baroda's Ranji Trophy match

Yusuf Pathan got into trouble following an altercation with a spectator during the ongoing Ranji Trophy match between Baroda and Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday at Reliance Cricket Stadium in Vadodara.