Kolkata Knight Riders Cricket

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Robin Uthappa Karnataka batsman Robin Uthappa made a grand entry to international cricket when he made 86 on his debut for India against England in ...
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Dubai, April 19 (IANS) JP Duminy played a thrilling innings to take the Delhi Daredevils to a four-wicket win over the Kolkata Knight Riders in an ...
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Suryakumar Yadav, who has been trusted with the finisher’s role at his new franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, has already made a name for himself ...
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Dubai, April 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bat against Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier ...
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Umpire cams have been used in BBL Sports broadcasting all over the world is undergoing some huge changes with the focus increasingly being shifted ...
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FILE PHOTO: Yusuf Pathan has flown back home to be with his newborn child Kolkata Knight Riders‘ all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has flown back home ...
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IPL is back with its outrageousness! If anything was missing, Kolkata Knight Riders’ Suryakumar Yadav’s innovative shot against Mumbai ...
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Jacques Kallis (File Photo) Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS) Former champions Kolkata Knight Riders rode on the brilliance of veteran all-rounder Jacques ...
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Rohit Sharma and Gautam Gambhir Authored by Shrinivas Uppili for ‘The Wicket Post’ With the defending champions Mumbai Indians, taking ...
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BIO: Kolkata Knight Riders is one of teh most poplar franchises of the Indian Premier League Clubs. This cricket franchise representing Kolkata in the Indian Premier League is owned by Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's company Red Chillies Entertainment in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta from the Mehta Group. Financially, the Kolkata Knight Riders were easily the most successful franchise in the IPL, achieving a profit of thirteen crore rupees. Initially, when Kolkata knight Riders were first introduced in 2008, the logo of the team consisted of a blazing golden Viking helmet against a black background with the name of the team Kolkata Knight Riders written in gold next to it. However, the black background was changed to purple in the third season. In 2012, a new logo, which consist of a blazing purple Corinthian helmet trimmed with gold, with Kolkata Knight Rider written within a shield has been introduced. Kolkata Knight Riders home venue is the iconic Eden Gardens. Nokia is the official founding sponsor of the Kolkata Knight Riders, while Reebok is their official apparel sponsor.   The Kolkata Knight Riders won the tournament in 2012 with Manvinder Bisla declared as the Man of the Match and Sunil Narine declared as the Man of the Series. The leading run-scorer of the side is Gautam Gambhir while the leading wicket-taker is Lakshmipathy Balaji. Some of the team's other prolific players are: Chris Gayle, David Hussey, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Angelo Mathews, Sourav Ganguly, Brendon McCullum, Wriddhiman Saha, Shane Bond, Ishant Sharma, Ashok Dinda etc  
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