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IPL match scheduled today in Ahmedabad postponed as 2 KKR players test COVID-19 positive

The Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) that has scheduled today at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad has been postponed. The decision comes after two team members of the KKR squad tested positive for COVID-19. According to an official statement, Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier...

KKR pacer and Australian cricketer Pat Cummins wins hearts for this gesture

At a time when several Australian cricketers are leaving the Indian Premier League (IPL) midway owing to the massive surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in India, another Australian cricketer Pat Cummins, who plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders, has won hearts with his gesture. Cummins on Monday in a social media post revealed that...

KKR captain Eoin Morgan fined for slow over rate in match against CSK

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan has been fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during their IPL match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over...

RCB crush KKR to win third game in a row

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) registered their third win after beating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. Glenn Maxwell’s explosiveness and AB de Villiers’ clean hitting were on full display as RCB put forward a commanding total of 204/4 and successfully defended the same against KKR, who fell short...

Shah Rukh Khan disappointed with KKR’s performance, apologises to fans

Co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Shah Rukh Khan, has expressed his disappointment with his team’s performance in the match against Mumbai Indians on Tuesday. The actor also apologised to KKR fans for the dismal performance of the team and losing the match by 10 runs in the final over despite the game under complete...

IPL 2021: Confident KKR to take on MI today

After registering a victory in its first match of IPL 2021 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is all set to take on Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians (MI) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday. Notably, Mumbai Indians had lost its first match against Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore and...

MS Dhoni praises Ravindra Jadeja after CSK victory against KKR

The squad of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has started to showcase its talent and won a few games. Albeit, it is too late for them as there are no chances of CSK making it to the playoffs. However, their victory against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Thursday certainly spoilt the mood for a few other...

Varun Chakravarthy makes it to team India, earns praise

Tamil Nadu leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy became an overnight sensation when he was picked up by Kings XI Punjab for an astonishing Rs 8.4 crore at the auctions prior to IPL 2019, making him the costliest KXIP player then. Varun, well-known thanks to his performances in the local Tamil Nadu T20 tournament, impressed then franchise captain...

KKR coach Brendon McCullum hopeful of a spot in IPL playoffs

Despite a humiliating defeat in the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday, Kolkata Knight Riders’ coach Brendon McCullum said the team can still make it to the playoffs. Notably, KKR had scored 84 runs at the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs that made winning the game a piece of cake for...

RCB vs KKR likely to be a high-scoring match

The match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday is likely to be a high-scoring match due to the shorter boundaries at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Both the teams have performed well in the past few matches and have the same points in the points table. However, RCB is lagging...

Sunil Narine may no longer be allowed to bowl in IPL if…

In what could add to the trouble of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), its spinner Sunil Narine has been once again reported for chucking. The spinner was reported for chucking in the match against Kings XI Punjab by on-field umpires Ulhas Gandhe and Chris Gaffaney as per the IPL’s Suspected Illegal Bowling Action Policy. He could...

KKR under pressure in match against CSK

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be under pressure on Wednesday to perform in the match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The pressure will be especially on KKR captain Dinesh Karthik. The skipper, who has so far failed to impress with his batting, will have to figure out how to make his team perform and arrest...