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Satire: Why Gautam Gambhir is anything but a cricketer
Satire: Why Gautam Gambhir is anything but a cricketer

Gautam Gambhir: The most hated cricketer in the country?Now that KKR have been eliminated from the IPL 2016, I couldn’t grab an opportunity better than this to vent my frustration.Gautam Gambhir is the worst thing to have happened to India and KKR. I simply cannot understand this: how can someone who is never seen smiling, be a part of the gentleman’s game? I mean, isn’t the smile the most important curve to warrant you as

May 27 2016
IPL 2016: 5 most memorable moments from Kolkata Knight Riders' season
IPL 2016: 5 most memorable moments from Kolkata Knight Riders' season

Kolkata Knight Riders were knocked out of the tournament in the EliminatorTwo-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders were knocked out of IPL 2016 after their loss in the Eliminator against the Sunrisers Hyderabad. The Kolkata franchise had a topsy-turvy run in the tournament and eventually had to return home empty-handed. However, in the 9th edition of the Indian Premier League, the Kolkata outfit once again exhibited some great performances a

May 26 2016
Kolkata Knight Riders cheerleaders get emotional after IPL exit, Shahrukh Khan thanks them
Kolkata Knight Riders cheerleaders get emotional after IPL exit, Shahrukh Khan thanks them

KKR cheerleaders were in tears on Wednesday, and got a show of love from SRK as a resultA touching sight was seen near the boundary ropes of Wednesday’s knockout match between KKR and SRH, as the Kolkata team were on the verge of being knocked out from this year’s IPL. The cheerleaders, not considered by many to be an integral part of a team’s structure, were evidently as much is despair as the rest of the team at what they were

May 26 2016
IPL 2016: Virender Sehwag with a funny tweet on KKR's bowling duo
IPL 2016: Virender Sehwag with a funny tweet on KKR's bowling duo

Virender Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar during the ICC WT20 in MarchThe ever-witty Virender Sehwag is back again with a hilarious tweet at the Kolkata Knight Riders, this time. He tweeted a picture after last night’s Eliminator, of a ‘holder’ and a ‘peacock’, captioning it as ‘KKR bowling attack’. It was an intended pun at Jason Holder and Morne Morkel, who picked up two wickets each, along with Kulde

May 26 2016
IPL 2016: Snubbed by Royal Challengers, Yuvraj Singh seeks to redeem himself with Sunrisers Hyderabad
IPL 2016: Snubbed by Royal Challengers, Yuvraj Singh seeks to redeem himself with Sunrisers Hyderabad

Yuvraj top scored with 44 against Knightriders to take his side to a formidable total.Yuvraj Singh has been nothing short of an enigma when it comes to the Indian Premier League. The icon player of Punjab in the inaugural 2008 edition has since then played for 5 IPL teams in the 8 editions of the tournament. The stylish southpaw spent three seasons with Punjab, and two with the now defunct franchise Pune Warriors India. Although his IPL numbers t

5 IPL teams who had contrasting fortunes after revamping their jerseys
5 IPL teams who had contrasting fortunes after revamping their jerseys

Captains of all the eight teams of the IPL 2016 The game of cricket has evolved immensely in the last four decades or so. The advent and development of the shorter formats have totally changed the way the game is followed by the supporters and played by the stars.With time, the outfits of cricketers have also changed drastically from those days when cricketers only used to wear white. The limited-overs cricket first brought the colourful jer

May 26 2016
5 memorable moments from the Sunrisers Hyderabad-Kolkata Knight Riders match that don't fade away
5 memorable moments from the Sunrisers Hyderabad-Kolkata Knight Riders match that don't fade away

The Sunrisers defeated the Knight RidersSo now we know that this IPL will have an entirely new team as the winner. While people might argue about the fact that Deccan Chargers won the tournament in 2009 as a representative of Hyderabad, it doesn’t change the fact the Chargers and the Sunriser Hyderabad are two different teams.As Gautam Gambhir won the toss and put the opponents to bat, one could have sensed a feeling of relief in the heart

May 26 2016
Who Said What to Sunrisers Hyderabad's clinical victory over Kolkata Knight Riders
Who Said What to Sunrisers Hyderabad's clinical victory over Kolkata Knight Riders

Yuvraj Singh celebrates after effecting a crucial run-out with a spectacular direct hitIn a match where even the slightest of mishaps could prove fatal, Kolkata skipper Gautam Gambhir called correctly and opted to chase on a hard Kotla surface. Despite striking regularly, Sunrisers managed to cross the 160 mark due to a collective display. Veteran Yuvraj Singh played a useful hand while promising chinaman exponent Kuldeep Yadav was the

May 26 2016
Eliminator: KKR vs SRH, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Upcoming playoffs schedule
Eliminator: KKR vs SRH, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Upcoming playoffs schedule

David Warner will be happy with his team’s performanceRoyal Challengers Bangalore had already booked their place in the final with a win over the Gujarat Lions in the Qualifier 1. Now, it was left to see who joins them on 29th of May to play the final of IPL 9. The Kolkata Knight Riders were up against the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Eliminator, with the Gujarat Lions waiting for the winners of this match in the Qualifier 2.Catch the highlig

May 26 2016
IPL 2016: Highest/Most Run-Scorers, Leading Wicket-Takers after Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders (SRH vs KKR), Eliminator
IPL 2016: Highest/Most Run-Scorers, Leading Wicket-Takers after Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders (SRH vs KKR), Eliminator

Bhuvneshwar Kumar outclasses Kolkata Knight RidersThe big game on 24 May 2016 saw the Royal Challengers Bangalore win that thrilling game and reach the finals of IPL 2016. On 25 May 2016, we had the all-important eliminator. Unlike Qualifier 1, the loser has to go home. Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad both the times during the league stage and will be upbeat for this game as well. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad slipped

May 25 2016
IPL 2016, Stats: Yuvraj, Henriques and Bhuvi hand Sunrisers Hyderabad 22-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders
IPL 2016, Stats: Yuvraj, Henriques and Bhuvi hand Sunrisers Hyderabad 22-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders

SRH players celebrate the wicket of KKR captain, Gautam Gambhir (R)In the Indian Premier League (IPL) eliminator, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) outsmarted two-time champions, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeating them by 22 runs at Delhi to qualify for the Qualifier 2. SRH's middle-order that did not shine almost throughout the tournament came up with the goods as Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh and Deepak Hooda came up with useful knocks to help

May 25 2016
Why IPL sponsor VIVO is upset about Apple CEO Tim Cook’s royal reception during an IPL 2016 match
Why IPL sponsor VIVO is upset about Apple CEO Tim Cook’s royal reception during an IPL 2016 match

Tim Cook at the match between the Kolkata Knight Riders and Gujarat Lions (Image credit: NDTV Sports)Apple CEO’s visit to watch the IPL match between the Kolkata Knight Riders and Gujarat Lions at Kanpur has irked Chinese tech firm Vivo who have this year replaced Pepsi as the title sponsor of the cash-rich T20 league. According to the Mumbai Mirror, the principal sponsors of the league, Vivo did not view Tim Cook’s visit favoura

May 25 2016
Indian Premier League (IPL): Evolution of the world's biggest cricketing extravaganza
Indian Premier League (IPL): Evolution of the world's biggest cricketing extravaganza

AB de Villiers hits a pick-up sweep – a shot unheard of beforeRewind to the 1970's –  A time when all whites and cigarettes were the norms at a cricket match. When precedence was given to the finer nuances of the game and sportsmanship over inventiveness and glory. When money meant "barely" a couple of hundred dollars a week, in came a certain Mr. Kerry Packer with his brand of "pyjama cricket" and th

May 25 2016
5 players with a history of disciplinary issues in the IPL
5 players with a history of disciplinary issues in the IPL

The Indian Premier League has always produced entertainment since its inception in 2008, with some super exciting cricket. But the aggressive mode of the cash-rich T20 league sometimes goes beyond the spirit of the game.While most play the tournament with great sportsmanship, there are some players who have been involved in disciplinary issues over the years. The on-field aggression sometimes takes control of the person and leads to unwarran

May 25 2016
Moneyball9 Fantasy Tips: Eliminator - Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Moneyball9 Fantasy Tips: Eliminator - Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders

David Warner and Kane WilliamsonSo we have our first knockout game of the tournament as Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the eliminator. The Sunrisers will be absolutely livid that they are actually playing this contest as they were comfortably placed in the top two for a long time before slipping in the end. So David Warner would definitely want to make amends against a team that beat them in their last league game. So how wi

May 25 2016
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