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10 records that were broken in IPL 2016
10 records that were broken in IPL 2016

The Sunrisers Hyderabad won their maiden IPL title this season defeating the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the finalBeating all odds and surpassing everybody’s expectations, the Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 final to lift their maiden IPL title on Sunday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. That also brought to end an action packed tournament –  that has

May 30 2016
IPL 2016, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Eliminator Match Preview: Survival of the fittest
IPL 2016, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Eliminator Match Preview: Survival of the fittest

The Knights will hope for a repeat of the performance in the last encounterThe Sunrisers Hyderabad would be disappointed to lose the number 1 spot in the table to the Gujarat Lions and as a result, they find themselves in an eliminator match against the Kolkata Knight Riders. The Sunrisers lost to the Kolkata Knight Riders in their previous match by 22 runs, even after Shikhar Dhawan scored his fastest fifty of this season coming off 28 balls.&nb

May 24 2016
Moneyball9 Fantasy Tips: 5 all-rounders to look forward to in the playoffs
Moneyball9 Fantasy Tips: 5 all-rounders to look forward to in the playoffs

All-rounders are always the key in any format. Especially in T20 cricket, the demand for all-rounders is always high as they tend to change the game with both bat and ball as Andre Russell demonstrated this season. The same applies for fantasy as well since the all-rounder can fetch you plenty of points. A couple of things to notice here though – you can choose only one all-rounder per game, so you need to make a wise choice. And secondly,

May 24 2016
KKR vs SRH, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table
KKR vs SRH, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table

Yusuf Pathan’s knock of 52 off 34 balls helped Kolkata clinch the valuable victoryIn an all-important clash, Kolkata Knight Riders took on Sunrisers Hyderabad in the penultimate game of the group stage of the IPL. SRH had already qualified for the playoffs with 16 points and for them, it was the matter of securing a place in the top 2. KKR meanwhile had to win the game to qualify or in the case of a loss, hope for RCB to defeat DD in a

May 22 2016
World T20 loss against India still haunts Shakib Al Hasan
World T20 loss against India still haunts Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPLIn a recent interview given to Cricbuzz.com, Shakib Al Hasan who is touted as one of the greatest cricketers ever to have donned the Bangladeshi outfit has admitted that the 1-run defeat against India at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru at the ICC World T20 still haunts him. Although the Bangladeshi side couldn't go beyond the group stage, the 29-year-old had a decent outing in th

GL vs KKR, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table
GL vs KKR, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table

The KKR Players celebrate the fall of a GL wickThe Gujarat Lions took on Kolkata Knight Riders in an important encounter as the business end of the season approached. This was the 51st match of the IPL and the first at Kanpur. Both teams had played 12 games and were squared up at 14 points before the start of the game. KKR were at number 3 to that of 5 for GL due to better net run rate. This game was going to be vital for the prospects of both te

May 19 2016
IPL 2016, GL vs KKR Playing 11: Probable XI for Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders
IPL 2016, GL vs KKR Playing 11: Probable XI for Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders

Suresh Riana will be back to lead the LionsThe 51st game of the IPL will be played between Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders. This will be the first game at Kanpur this season, the newly designated home ground for GL. KKR are placed at Number 2 and GL at number 4 on the points table. KKR have lost 2 of their last 3 games whereas GL after a commanding start has gone off the track a bit and lost 4 of the last 5 games. See also: 

May 19 2016
IPL 2016: Eden Gardens pitch is not favouring our spinners, says Shakib Al Hasan
IPL 2016: Eden Gardens pitch is not favouring our spinners, says Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan in action last night at the Eden GardensIn a must-win game for both the teams, Royal Challengers Bangalore chased down a target of 183 last night, defeating the Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets at the Eden Gardens. A pitch that generally favours spin, was quite flat in the last game, costing the Kolkata spinners the game. The Bangladeshi all-rounder, Shakib Al H

May 17 2016
IPL 2016: Shakib Al-Hasan not happy at the lack of spin at Eden Gardens
IPL 2016: Shakib Al-Hasan not happy at the lack of spin at Eden Gardens

Shakib Al-Hasan has seen Kolkata lose to Gujarat, Mumbai and Bangalore at the Eden GardensKolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has expressed his displeasure at how "spin-less" the Eden Gardens wicket has been in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).The Bangladeshi left-armer said he expected assistance from the pitch but it was unresponsive in their nine-wicket loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Mond

May 17 2016
KKR vs RCB, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table
KKR vs RCB, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table

Virat Kohli in action in the game KKR vs RCBRoyal Challengers Bangalore visited Kolkata Knight Riders in the 48th match of the IPL. As the league approached the business end, every game was going to have its weight worth in gold. It was going to a glamorous one as the two teams were flooded with superstars of cricket. RCB had a thumping win in the last game against GL. Kohli and de Villiers smashed centuries and powered the team to 248. GL could

May 16 2016
Top 10 ranked bowlers in the world (based on ICC rankings)
Top 10 ranked bowlers in the world (based on ICC rankings)

Stuart Broad is the #1 ranked Test bowler in the world, but fails to make the list as he wasn’t picked for England for the world T20 and doesn’t feature amongst the top 100 T20 bowlers in the world. Trent Boult is the #1 ODI bowler in the world, but can’t make it to the playing XI for the Sunrisers Hyderabad, even though he believes he might do better than one certain bowler in the team. Samuel Badree is the #1 ra

May 16 2016
IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir insists adapting to every situation is key to win the tournament
IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir insists adapting to every situation is key to win the tournament

KKR captain Gautam GambhirWishing not to dwell at length upon the state of wickets being provided at the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Friday said that to become champions a team needs to perform well on any given surface.In the last game that KKR played against Gujarat Lions at their home turf – the Eden Gardens – they were provided with a seaming track where Lion

May 13 2016
Kolkata Knight Riders post pictures of
Kolkata Knight Riders post pictures of "Bollywood Knights"

Andre Russell has been one of KKR’s most valuable players this’s seasonThe Kolkata Knight Riders has always been among one of the most popular IPL teams due to its direct connection to Bollywood. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is the principal owner of the Kolkata-based franchise.The franchise has fared well on the field in recent years with two IPL titles since 2012 and looks good as a title contender this season. They are currently sittin

May 11 2016
All time Kolkata Knight Riders XI
All time Kolkata Knight Riders XI

A jubilant bunch of KKR players with the IPL trophyThe Kolkata Knight Riders side is, undoubtedly, one of the most exciting teams of the Indian T20 extravaganza, that we call the Indian Premier League (IPL). Owned by the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, the Kolkata-based IPL franchise has seen a lot of ups and downs throughout the eight editions of the coveted T20 tournament.The Knights, who play their home matches at the magnificent Eden Garde

May 9 2016
IPL 2016: Gujarat Lions seal comfortable 5-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders
IPL 2016: Gujarat Lions seal comfortable 5-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders

Yusuf Pathan and Shakib Al Hasan’s half-centuries went in vainGujarat Lions came up with an all-round effort to outclass Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) comprehensively with five wickets and 12 balls to spare in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.With the win, Gujarat go atop the points table with seven wins from 11 outings. Dinesh Karthik top-scored for the visitors with a 29-ball 51, while Aaron Finch

May 9 2016
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