IPL 2016 - Team Watch

IPL 2016 – Team Watch Part 3

 April 11, 2016   Vishal Pandey

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So we are Back with the 3rd part of our IPL 2016 – Team watch. You can read the previous one along with all the latest news & analysis form the VIVO IPL 2016 here. 1.) Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) – The two time champions have been one of the strongest teams in the IPL in […]

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IPL-8

IPL-8 Begins With Glitzy Two-Night Fanfare and KKR Take the Cake by Beating MI in Match#1

 April 9, 2015   R K Gupta

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Over two days, Kolkata, known in India as the City of Joy, was drenched with cricket, rain and celebrations as the eighth edition of immensely popular Indian Premier League opened with a ceremony, attended by industry big-wigs and Bollywood stars. On the first day April 07, 2015, even the thundershowers and incessant rain couldn’t dampen […]

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KKR Clt20 final

KKR Extend Winning Streak to 14, Meet CSK in Champions’ League Final on Saturday

 October 4, 2014   R K Gupta

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IPL 2014 Champions Kolkata Knight Riders entered yet another T20 final of the year after their unbroken run of 14 consecutive victories on Thursday against Hobart Hurricanes of Australia. As luck would have it, they batted second since Hurricanes’ stand-in captain Xavier Doherty elected to bat after winning the toss. With most of KKR’s last […]

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CSK Champions League

Hurricanes Play KKR and KXIP Face CSK in Semifinals of Champions’ League on Thursday

 October 2, 2014   R K Gupta

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Of the two matches played in Bangalore on Tuesday, only the first between Lahore Lions and Perth Scorchers was crucial to decide the remaining semifinalist of the Champions’ League. The Lions were pitted against not the Scorchers but the Super Kings for the last spot in final four. Perth Scorchers was just a team and […]

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KKR

Kolkata Show Batting Superiority in Humbling Dolphins at Hyderabad on Monday

 September 30, 2014   R K Gupta

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For Gautam Gambhir, it was the 100th T20 as Kolkata Knight Rider’s skipper, since he left Delhi Daredevils some years ago. Though his place in the Indian team has not been so secure, the story has been vastly different with his being the KKR captain. He won the IPL for KKR in his inaugural year […]

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KKR

Narine, Kuldeep and Suryakumar Help KKR Record Their 12th T20 Victory in a Row

 September 25, 2014   R K Gupta

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In losing the toss, Gautam Gambhir was happy as Perth Scorchers elected to bat. Just the other day at Hyderabad, Gambhir had put the opposition in after winning the toss and Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav created a spinning web from which the Lahore Lions couldn’t extricate themselves. On Wednesday, the script was nearly the […]

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KKR

Blizzard Blitzkrieg and Nagging Narine Enthrall Hyderbadis on Sunday

 September 22, 2014   R K Gupta

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Sunday’s two champions’ league games in Hyderabad had intriguing ends. In the first match, Cape Cobras were cruising with control until 5 overs from close in their match against Hobart Hurricanes only to lose it at the end. Unfortunately, it was virtually the advent of video-replay technology that cost Cobras the game. Aiden Blizzard benefitted […]

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KKR vs Csk CLT20

Russell, Doeschate Come to KKR’s Rescue by Dominant Batting at Crunch Time

 September 18, 2014   R K Gupta

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The short history of T20 cricket is replete with heroic acts of game-changers, who have assumed control to rewrite the entire script, all over again, when the chips are down. It is these guys, who bring elements of additional thrill and carry their teams’ fortune on their shoulders. In Kolkata Knight Riders’ first game against […]

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KXIP

MI’s Second Win, A Disciplined KKR Beat DD And Big Max Powers KXIP Victory Over CSK

 May 8, 2014   R K Gupta

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IPL matches on Tuesday and Wednesday were high-scoring contests. At Mumbai on Tuesday, a late charge by MI batsmen helped them log their second straight win in two matches. However, having lost the first five, it is still an uphill task for them to finish within the top four. On Wednesday, batting second at the […]

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RR

Rollicking KKR Suffers Sudden Paralysis Against RR As CSK Dominate Daredevils at Delhi

 May 6, 2014   R K Gupta

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Gautam Gambhir won the toss and took to the field, presumably to go after the target with due planning. RR’s final score of 171 did not bother Gambhir as he mounted a big century opening stand with the in-form Robin Uthappa. RR did not appear to have much chance, when KKR needed just 50 runs […]

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