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IPL 2016 Stats: Maxwell's knock in vain as KKR pull off close win over Kings XI Punjab
IPL 2016 Stats: Maxwell's knock in vain as KKR pull off close win over Kings XI Punjab

Andre Russell struck regularly to dash Kings XI Punjab’s hopesDespite a clinical victory in their previous match, Kings XI Punjab arrived at the Eden Gardens fully aware of the enormity of the task that awaited them. Comfortably positioned in the top-half of the table, the Kolkata Knight Riders were looking to continue their momentum at home.Punjab skipper Murali Vijay won the toss and decided not to allow Knight Riders another opportunity

May 4 2016
IPL 2016: Highest/Most Run-Scorers, Leading Wicket-Takers after Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
IPL 2016: Highest/Most Run-Scorers, Leading Wicket-Takers after Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

Gautam Gambhir scores a half-centuryKolkata Knight Riders played Kings XI Punjab on 4 May 2016 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Both Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders had won their previous games. With Murali Vijay as the new captain, Kings XI Punjab looked like a completely different side. They would be looking for a win tonight as well. KKR wanted a win to fortify their position in the top half of the table.Kings XI Punjab won the toss and dec

May 4 2016
IPL 2016: Mark Boucher appointed wicket-keeping consultant for KKR
IPL 2016: Mark Boucher appointed wicket-keeping consultant for KKR

Boucher will join his former international team-mate Kallis in the Knightriders campIn an interesting development, retired South African gloveman Mark Boucher is all set to join the Kolkata Knight Riders as their new wicket-keeping consultant. Cricbuzz reported the 39-year old as the new addition in the franchise’s burgeoning coaching staff.Fellow South African Jacques Kallis is the Head Coach of the franchise with the likes of Simon Katich

May 4 2016
IPL Live Streaming: KKR vs KXIP toss, Live score commentary, IPL today's match
IPL Live Streaming: KKR vs KXIP toss, Live score commentary, IPL today's match

Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa are arguably the best opening pair in the IPLA buoyant third-placed Kolkata Knight Riders take on a Kings XI Punjab who are hanging on for their dear lives right at the bottom of the table in the match number 32 of the VIVO IPL 2016. Both teams have had contrasting fortunes in this year’s IPL.While Kolkata, barring a few hiccups have been clinical throughout and look set to seal a playoff birth, the Kings ha

May 4 2016
 IPL Live Score: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Live Scorecard and commentary, Today's match
IPL Live Score: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Live Scorecard and commentary, Today's match

KKR vs KXIP Live Ball by ball commentaryIPL 2016 Full coverageKolkata Knight Riders continue with their breezy run of form in this year’s IPL. They are now perched high atop the points table with 12 points. With 3 home games lined up for them hereafter, the KKR camp would be entertaining prospects of qualifying for the play-offs now. Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa had put them in a comfortable position at the start, and commendable&n

IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir apologises for misconduct during Royal Challengers Bangalore match
IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir apologises for misconduct during Royal Challengers Bangalore match

The KKR skipper has been involved in a number of controversies beforeKolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir has apologised for his outburst during their match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, for which he was fined 15 per cent of his match fees.The left-hand batsman's violent behaviour was caught on camera, and it shows him kicking the chair to celebrate after his teammate Suryakumar Yadav hit a boundary in the 19th over. KKR w

May 4 2016
IPL 2016: 5 expensive domestic players who are yet to play a game in the tournament
IPL 2016: 5 expensive domestic players who are yet to play a game in the tournament

Nathu Singh, the young pace sensation is yet to play a game in the IPL 2016The cash-rich Indian Premier League has made the fortunes of many young Indian cricketers over the years with its fat pay cheques and lucrative opportunities. It has also worked as a platform for the budding Indian cricketers to showcase their talent in front of the cricketing fraternity.Franchises knowing the importance of the domestic players in the IPL have often shelle

May 4 2016
IPL 2016: Predicted playoff line up
IPL 2016: Predicted playoff line up

Finch’s early season form helped Gujarat Lions rise to the topWith just over 20 days to go for ‘Qualifer 1’ in Bangalore, we take a look at the remaining fixtures and try to ascertain who the 4 teams will be that make it to the playoffs in 2016. Currently, the Gujarat Lions are first having secured the most number of points at this stage, winning 6 matches. None of the teams can reach Gujarat’s point total at the end

May 4 2016
Looking at why so many players are getting injured this IPL
Looking at why so many players are getting injured this IPL

Faf du Plessis had become a crucial member of the Rising Pune Supergiants’ top order before being ruled out of the IPLAs revealing and inspiring the Indian Premier League (IPL) might be for the upcoming young cricketers of India, playing in it, performing well throughout the two-month tournament, and excelling in it– as the new trend in team selection dictates the need to perform in the IPL as something detrimental to team s

May 4 2016
IPL Fantasy League 2016 Tips: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab, Match 32
IPL Fantasy League 2016 Tips: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab, Match 32

KKR vs KXIPTransfers made – 0 (2); Transfers remaining – 41 (39)Virat Kohli out – Murali Vijay in (Flat deck)(uncapped) Shahbhaz Nadeem out – KC Carippa inBatting captain/ Full match captain – Gautam GambhirBowling captain – Andre Russell/Mohit Sharma (if KXIP bowl first)*Bring in Mohit Sharma in place of one of your uncapped players if KXIP bowl first and captain him as wellBatting captaincy options &ndas

May 4 2016
IPL 2016: KXIP better than what the numbers indicate, says Kyle Abbott
IPL 2016: KXIP better than what the numbers indicate, says Kyle Abbott

 Kings XI Punjab defeated Gujarat Lions at Rajkot on May 1Kings XI Punjab bowler Kyle Abbott feels that in a lengthy tournament like the IPL, losing a few matches in the beginning does not mean the end for the team as they have performed better than what the numbers on the league table indicate.The finalists of the seventh edition of the tournament are currently at the bottom of the table, with just two wins from seven matches, but Abbott fe

May 4 2016
KKR vs KXIP Match Prediction: Who will win today's match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016, Match 32
KKR vs KXIP Match Prediction: Who will win today's match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016, Match 32

Maxwell needs to perform against KXIPKings XI Punjab squares off against the home side, Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens in Match no. 32 of the Vivo IPL, 2016. These two teams are sitting at the opposite ends of the spectrum as far as the points table is concerned. The Kings are at 4 points with just two wins and the KKR are sitting pretty at No. 3 with 10 points in their kitty. Kings XI sprang a surprise against the Gujarat Lions at Ra

May 4 2016
IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI
IPL 2016: India XI vs Rest of the World XI

Gautam Gambhir has led Kolkata to two IPL wins since taking over as skipperWhen the Indian Premier League was first launched, beyond the big bucks, the superstars and the world of glamour stood the core idea of providing young Indian cricketers a platform. A platform where they could experience the pressures of an international game without having played international cricket, a platform where they would get to rub shoulders with the modern great

May 4 2016
IPL 2016, KKR vs KXIP Playing 11: Probable XI for Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab (Confirmed Playing 11)
IPL 2016, KKR vs KXIP Playing 11: Probable XI for Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab (Confirmed Playing 11)

KKR have enjoyed a successful run in this year’s IPL#UpdateCONFIRMED KINGS XI PUNJAB XI: Murali Vijay (C), Manan Vohra, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Wriddhiman Saha(WK), Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Swapnil Singh.CONFIRMED KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS XI; Gautam Gambhir (C), Robin Uthappa (WK), Manish Pandey, Shakib-Al-Hasan, Suryakumar Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russ

May 3 2016
IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli fined
IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli fined

Virat Kohli and RCB were caught with a slow over rate for the second time this IPLKolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir was penalised 15 percent of his match fee for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) Code of Conduct during the side's five-wicket win against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here on Monday night."Gautam Gambhir from the Kolkata Knight Riders team was fined 15 percent of his match fee for breaching the

May 3 2016
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