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KKR appoint Brendon McCullum as head coach

McCullum had recently said that he would be retiring from all forms of cricket following the conclusion of his campaign in the ongoing Global T20 Canada.

Aug 15, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

We are hopeful of playing maximum home games at Eden Gardens: KKR CEO Venky Mysore

The IPL will start on March 23 and end on May 12 while the general elections are slated to be held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19.

Mar 13, 2019, 20:12 PM IST

Sunil Narine checks in, Mitchell Starc's replacement on Monday: KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders' premier spinner Sunil Narine has joined the squad and the two-time IPL champions are awaiting Mitchell Starc's replacement by Monday, team CEO Venky Mysore said on Sunday.

Apr 01, 2018, 22:07 PM IST

KKR hopeful of Andre Russell, Chris Lynn availability for IPL opener vs RCB

Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore on Wednesday cleared the air about the injury concerns of Chris Lynn and Andre Russell, saying that the two foreign players are expected to be available for the side's Indian Premier League opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 8.

Mar 21, 2018, 22:33 PM IST

Dinesh Karthik to captain Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2018

The suspense around who will captain Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) after Gautam Gambhir's exit ended on Sunday when the franchise's CEO, Venky Mysore, announced that Dinesh Karthik will lead the side in the eleventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Mar 04, 2018, 10:06 AM IST

IPL 10: Kolkata Knight Riders clueless on reports of Umesh Yadav missing early matches

According to a report, Umesh, who played a key role in India`s 2-1 Test series win over Australia, is likely to skip the initial phase of the tournament.

Mar 31, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

Working Group meets KKR, Sundar Raman attends meeting

 The members of the IPL Working Group on Wednesday met Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Jay Mehta and CEO Venky Mysore while former skipper Anil Kumble joined the meeting via video conferencing in his personal capacity.

Aug 05, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

IPL 8: Javagal Srinath denies any complaint of Uthappa-Sarfaraz scuffle

 IPL match referee Javagal Srinath denied receiving any complaint from Royal Challengers Bangalore after reports emerged of a scuffle between their player Sarfaraz Khan and Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa post the game at Eden Gardens, here on Saturday.

Apr 13, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Kallis found Cariappa talented enough to be picked: KKR CEO

 Kolkata Knight Riders CEO and Managing Director Venky Mysore said the team management decided to give a shot to K C Cariappa, who fetched a price tag of Rs 2.4 crore at IPL auction, after top players including Jacques Kallis found him extremely talented in one of their training camps.

Feb 16, 2015, 21:13 PM IST

Jacques Kallis to be mentor, batting consultant for KKR

After four seasons as player, celebrated South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis will now be seen as a mentor and batting consultant for IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

KKR supporters best in the world, says SRK

Overwhelmed by the support his team received from the fans, Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan today said he has never seen such enormous backing for a team.

Jun 03, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

KKR ropes in adventurer Mike Horn ahead of IPL 7

Renowned adventurer and explorer, Mike Horn has been roped in by Kolkata Knight Riders for a short stint ahead of the upcoming seventh season of IPL. Mike, who has earlier worked with the Indian cricket team in 2011 and South African team, will now be sharing his life experiences with the players of KKR in UAE.

Apr 09, 2014, 20:50 PM IST

Discovery Channel to air IPL team KKR`s story in 4-part series

Die-hard Kolkata Knight Riders fans are in for a visual treat, as Discovery Channel will present the riveting story the Shah Rukh Khan-owned IPL team`s journey in the cash-rich event in a four-part series named `Living with KKR` to be aired from February 24 to 27.

Feb 17, 2014, 16:32 PM IST

This not a new story, is it? KKR CEO on IPL fixing scandal

Describing the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal as an old story, Kolkata Knight Riders CEO and Managing Director Venky Mysore today said everything was on track as far as his franchise was concerned.

Feb 11, 2014, 16:39 PM IST

IPL 2014: Wasim Akram to be back as KKR bowling adviser

After a one-year hiatus, legendary pacer Wasim Akram will be back as bowling adviser of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the coming season of the Indian Premier League, the franchise announced on Thursday.

Feb 06, 2014, 22:13 PM IST

We want to keep a manageable squad size: KKR CEO Mysore

Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore on Thursday made it clear that the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise would like the composition of the squad for the seventh edition of IPL to be "compact and manageable".

Feb 06, 2014, 20:34 PM IST

Kolkata Knight Riders announce appointment of WV Raman as batting coach

IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders have announced the appointment of WV Raman as a batting coach.

Jan 22, 2014, 23:37 PM IST

KKR appoints Venky Mysore as CEO

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have appointed Venky Mysore, as the team’s new Chief Executive Offficer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD).

Sep 24, 2010, 00:00 AM IST