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Chaos outside Eden after KKR felicitation programme

There was chaos outside the Eden Gardens after an hour-long felicitation function of the IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders when a large crowd broke barricades and engaged in scuffles with the police in a bid to enter the grounds today.

We didn't expect the onslaught from Bisla: CSK coach

Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said while his team's strategy to target Kolkata Knight...

Mission accomplished, says triumphant skipper Gambhir

Jubilant Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Sunday said that it was about completing a...

teams & players profile

Team Facts
  • Coach: Stephen Fleming
  • Captain: MS Dhoni
  • Colour:Blue Yellow
  • Founded: 2008
  • Home Ground: M.A. Chidambaram Stadium
  • Owners: India Cements Limited
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Date and Time
Match 1 - Chennai Super K vs Mumbai Indians
Wed Apr 4, 2012    14:30 GMT | 20:00 Local | 8:00PM IST
Match 2 - Kolkata Knight vs Delhi Daredevil
Thu Apr 5, 2012    14:30 GMT | 20:00 Local | 8:00PM IST
Match 3 - Mumbai Indians vs Pune Warriors I
Fri Apr 6, 2012    10:30 GMT | 16:00 Local | 4:00PM IST
Match 4 - Rajasthan Royal vs Kings XI Punjab
Fri Apr 6, 2012    14:30 GMT | 20:00 Local | 8:00PM IST
Match 5 - Royal Challenge vs Delhi Daredevil
Sat Apr 7, 2012    10:30 GMT | 16:00 Local | 4:00PM IST
Match 6 - Deccan Chargers vs Chennai Super K
Sat Apr 7, 2012    14:30 GMT | 20:00 Local | 8:00PM IST
Match 7 - Rajasthan Royal vs Kolkata Knight
Sun Apr 8, 2012    10:30 GMT | 16:00 Local | 4:00PM IST
Match 8 - Pune Warriors I vs Kings XI Punjab
Sun Apr 8, 2012    14:30 GMT | 20:00 Local | 8:00PM IST

IPL made a positive impact on world cricket: Nannes

Dirk Nannes and Ray Jenning
Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Dirk Nannes feels that the high-profile Indian Premier League has been a good learning experience for players from across the countries, and the Twenty20 tournament has made a positive impact on world cricket.

What a revelation Nadeem has been for the Daredevils

Kotla crowd epitomises spirit of Indian cricket

It's wrong to crucify players unsuited for Twenty20 format

Frenzy descends on the streets of Kolkata


Frenzy descended on the streets as the city poured out in unprecedented numbers since Tuesday morning to celebrate the IPL win with chief minister Mamata Banerjee leading the plans to make the first win of the Kolkata Knight Riders a memorable event.

Farooq Abdullah asks Shahrukh Khan to keep his cool

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Terming as "unfortunate" the spat between Shahrukh Khan and Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) officials, Union minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday advised the Bollywood superstar to be a "little more calmer".

IPL should be closed: Lalu

Laloo with MBA students
With the Indian Premier League hit by controversies, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav today demanded that the tournament should be closed down. "IPL should be closed," he told reporters outside Parliament House when asked to react on the spat between Shahrukh Khan and Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) officials and other controversies surrounding the game
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previous IPL’s

The dream merchant

He's been staying at the Chennai hotel from the time the Indian Premier League started but has hardly ever been spotted in the lobby or around the restaurants.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has mastered the art of almost staying invisible. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports...

Super Chennai emerge Kings

As the Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings took the field for a warm-up session before the closing ceremony commenced there was no sign of Sachin Tendulkar.
It sent panic waves among the packed stands. Even though they incessantly chanted his name, there was no sign of him. Was a hand injury going to force Tendulkar to miss the all-important final?...

Deccan Chargers beat Bangalore by six runs

"Anil got a five for?" V.V.S. Laxman couldn't help wondering looking at the TV screen in the press box of the Newlands Stadium the day IPL II began. On Sunday, there was no way of knowing know how Laxman reacted as Kumble was at it against the Chargers. But even marvelling at Kumble's success must have given way to unbridled happiness as Deccan Chargers literally rose...

Jaipur defeat Chennai to be first IPL champs

For more than an hour, the most prized assets of the IPL, the players, must have felt like unwanted children whose thunder was not as much stolen as snatched away.
At a ceremony more befitting a rock concert than a cricket final, actors, politicians, dancers, cheerleaders and celebrities indulged as players from both sides stood transfixed, witnessing lights, lasers...

venues: IPL 2012

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

The Feroz Shah Kotla was originally a fortress built by Sultan Ferozshah Tughlaq to house his version of Delhi city called Ferozabad...

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Eden Gardens cricket ground in Kolkata is the home of the Bengal cricket team and the Indian Premier League's Kolkata Knight Riders...

Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali

The Punjab Cricket Association Stadium is located at Mohali, just outside the city of Chandigarh. The construction of the...

Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

The Sawai Mansingh Stadium is a modern cricket stadium in the city of Jaipur, It was built in the reign of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II who ...

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is the principal cricket stadium in Hyderabad, India and...

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

The Sheshrao Krushnarao Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai - the premier cricket ground in India's commercial and cricketing capital, was...

Nehru Stadium, Kochi

Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium (locally known as Kaloor International Stadium) in Kochi, Kerala, India was built in 1996...

M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, located in Bangalore, Karnataka, is flanked by the picturesque Cubbon Park and uptown MG Road, this...

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Chepauk, the popular name of this venue, hosted its first Test in 1933-34 when Douglas Jardine led England against CK Nayudu's...

Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore

Holkar Cricket Stadium located in Indore, Madhya Pradesh was earlier named Maharani Usharaje Trust Cricket Ground, before Madhya...

HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala

HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh is arguably India’s most picturesque cricket stadium. The nearest airport to the...

DY Patil Stadium Nerul, Navi Mumbai

DY Patil Stadium Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India has all the facilities of an international cricket stadium, and has been designed by...


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