HindustanTimes Sat,29 Aug 2015

CL 2011: News

KKR looking for a positive start

It's being billed as the 'World Cup of club T20". But if ticket sales are any indication on the eve of the Champions League T20 qualifiers, the organisers should feel happy even if 25 per cent of the seats are taken up.

KKR clinch thrilling win over Auckland by two runs

If anything saved the Kolkata Knight Riders from a debacle on Monday, it was Jacques Kallis calling it right at the toss. Debjeet Kundu reports.

Players showed responsibility in absence of Gambhir: Kallis

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Jacques Kallis is pleased with they way his team dealt with the absence of Gautam Gambhir as they began their quest to qualify for the Champion League T20 with a win over Auckland Aces.

Gautam is as good a captain as Dhoni: Balaji

Kolkata Knight Riders' Laxmipathy Balaji says skipper Gautam Gambhir is as good as Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni when it comes to leading the side.

Knight Riders settling down away from home

The Kolkata matches scheduled on September 25 and 27 will take place in Hyderabad, while the match on September 29 involving Royal Challengers Bangalore and a qualifier will be played in Bangalore.

Gambhir watches as KKR run into trouble

The man who hates being on the sidelines was at the nets, trying to slowly get back into the game.

KKR qualify for CLT20 main round despite loss to Somerset

Kolkata Knight Riders lost their final qualifying round match against Somerset by 11 runs but still managed to qualify for the Champions League Twenty20 main tournament here today.

KKR will have to raise game in main draw: Kallis

Match lost but qualification for the main draw secured, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Jacques Kallis said his team will have to rise above the average if it wants to go far in the Champions League Twenty20.

Merwe stars in Somerset's thrilling win over KKR

Roelof van der Merwe smashed a blistering 40-ball 73 to power Somerset to a five-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in their Group B Champions League Twenty20 cricket match, in Hyderabad today.

Wiser, Gauti hopes Knights don’t repeat mistakes

Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir said he hoped his team would not repeat the mistakes of Sunday's match against Somerset, which they lost by five wickets. Knight Riders vs South Australia

We have not clicked as a team: Gambhir

As his team slumped to a second straight defeat, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir lamented that they have failed to click as unit in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament. Kolkata last night lost to South Australia Redbacks by 19 runs while chasing a very stiff target of 189.

Kallis, Gauti shining Knights

The nine-wicket win, following two straight losses, keeps the KKR alive in Champions League T20. The RCB were left on the brink, yet to win a game. Nikhilesh Bhattacharya reports. Scorecard

KKR look to continue revival, face Warriors in tough battle

After a morale-boosting win over Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders are in for a tough battle when they take on rampaging group B toppers Warriors in their Champions League clash at the M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore tomorrow.

KKR win rain affected match against Warriors by 22 runs

For the third straight match rain played spoilsport, but on this occasion there was just enough time for the Kolkata Knight Riders to seal a 22-run win via the D/L method over the Warriors. Rohit Bhaskar reports. Scorecard