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.

Apr 09, 2015, 00:06 AM IST

IPL 2015: Gautam Gambhir, Suryakumar Yadav drive KKR home in opener against MI

Kolkata Knight Riders launched their title defence on a perfect note as skipper Gautam Gambhir and Suryakumar Yadav drove them to a seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the IPL-8 T20 cricket tournament opener here today.

Apr 08, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

IPL 2015, Match 1, KKR vs MI: Players to watch out for

After a star-studded opening ceremony, cricket's biggest festival kicks things off on Wednesday with a mouthwatering clash between defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Eden Gardens.

Apr 08, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

You don't win twice by just playing on slow wickets: Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday hit out at the critics for accusing his team of preparing slow wickets to suit its spinners, saying a side has to be consistent in all departments of the game to win the IPL twice in three seasons.

Apr 07, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

We have got a good record at Eden gardens: Rohit Sharma

Kolkata Knight Riders may have the home advantage going into Wednesday's game, but Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Tuesday said his team feels equally at home, having won their maiden Indian Premier League title at this venue two years ago.

Apr 07, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians - Preview

Keen to put the Sunil Narine controversy behind them, Kolkata Knight Riders will begin their title defence against a formidable Mumbai Indians side in the IPL cricket opener at the Eden Gardens, here onWednesday.

Apr 07, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Rain, storm could play spoilsport at IPL inauguration, opening match

After upsetting the practice session, rain and thunderstorm could play spoilsport at the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, slated to be held at the Salt Lake stadium here on Tuesday, according to the Met Office forecast.

Apr 06, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

IPL 2015: James Faulkner backs Ricky Ponting's view on sledging

True to expectations allrounder James Faulkner on Monday endorsed the view expressed by his Australian compatriot and former captain Ricky Ponting on verbal duels on the cricket field.

Apr 06, 2015, 21:15 PM IST

We need to improve our fielders: Kieron Pollard

 Mumbai Indians might have won a one-sided battle against Sri Lankan outfit Southern Express but skipper Kieron Pollard said that the players need to improve their fielding if they want to enter the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 main draw starting September 17.

Sep 15, 2014, 00:38 AM IST