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'Kohli was well set and...': Venkatesh on catch that broke RCB, Anushka's hearts

KKR's Venkatesh Iyer opened up on his catch that left Virat Kohli, RCB and Anushka Sharma speechless during last evening's IPL 2023 match.

Venkatesh Iyer's stunning catch left Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma speechless. (Screengrab)
Updated on Apr 27, 2023 02:49 PM IST

Watch: Kohli shell-shocked, Anushka in disbelief as Iyer takes stunner vs RCB

Kohli's wife Anushka was in total disbelief after Venkatesh took a blinder to remove the RCB skipper in the IPL 2023 match against KKR.

Iyer silenced the hostile Chinnaswamy crowd by taking a diving catch(PTI-IPL)
Published on Apr 27, 2023 07:10 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Talking points from IPL... so far

Rajasthan Royals impressing with Sanju Samson?s captaincy and batting, Jos Buttler's experience, and Yashasvi Jaiswal's strike rate. Top Indian performers include Virat Kohli and Mohammed Siraj, while Faf du Plessis and Rashid Khan lead overseas players. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are gaining momentum. Mohammed Siraj's 12 wickets in six matches are his best IPL performance.

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Updated on Apr 21, 2023 11:59 PM IST

Venkatesh Iyer steps up again for Kolkata Knight Riders

With captain Shreyas Iyer injured, Venkatesh has become key in the top order and he has found admirable success on his injury return

Venkatesh Iyer celebrates his century during the IPL 2023 cricket match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians,(PTI)
Published on Apr 17, 2023 03:46 PM IST
By, Mumbai

Daily brief: In Atiq murder case, shooter Arun remains mystery to his villagers

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Kasganj police in village Baghel Phukta of third shooter Arun Maurya and interrogating with his aunt . Photo HT
Published on Apr 16, 2023 09:00 PM IST

'When I saw him in Dubai I thought …’: ENG legend likens Iyer to De Villiers

A legendary England cricketer compared Venkatesh Iyer to AB de Villiers after the KKR star's century in IPL 2023.

Kolkata Knight Riders' Venkatesh Iyer celebrates his century.(IndianPremierLeague twitter)
Published on Apr 16, 2023 07:05 PM IST

Watch: Suhana Khan erupts as Venkatesh Iyer celebrates IPL 100 with epic gesture

Iyer celebrated his ton with a special gesture as Bollywood superstar and co-owner of KKR, Shah Rukh Khan's daughter, Suhana Khan erupted in the sidelines.

 Venkatesh Iyer; Suhana Khan
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 07:40 PM IST

Venkatesh Iyer ends KKR's 15-year century drought; first since McCullum in 2008

Venkatesh Iyer joined McCullum, who had scored KKR's only century thus far in the 2008 Indian Premier League.

Venkatesh Iyer(IPL)
Published on Apr 16, 2023 05:05 PM IST

‘Wanted a longer run in Team India but Hardik Pandya came back…’

The moment Hardik regained his full fitness, Iyer was dropped from the Indian side. The 27-year-old will be the the first to admit that the Indian team management did the right thing. He still hasn't reached a stage to challenge Hardik, who has hit a purple patch not with bat and ball but also as a leader.

Venkatesh Iyer (left) celebrating with India teammates Jasprit Bumrah and Shreyas Iyer(Getty)
Published on Nov 24, 2022 11:07 AM IST

Harbhajan shares advice for KKR to re-sign 'destructive' player at IPL auction

Former Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) star Harbhajan Singh wants the former IPL champions to re-sign the 'destructive' player at the IPL 2023 auction.

Ex-KKR spinner Harbhajan Singh wants the former IPL champions to re-sign the 'destructive' player at the IPL 2023 auction.(IPL)
Published on Nov 14, 2022 06:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Ambulance arrives on field after Iyer sustains neck blow in Duleep Trophy game

Iyer walked off the field, however, and even returned to bat later in the innings against West Zone.

Venkatesh Iyer(Twitter/BCCI)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 04:20 PM IST

'I believe in coming back to drawing board when things don't go my way'

Despite things not quite going his way, the all-rounder is focused on adding more to his game.

KKR players in action during IPL 2022.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 22, 2022 04:45 PM IST

'Working on my bowling, add a few clicks to my pace': Out-of-favour all-rounder

A loss of form and Hardik Pandya's resurgence has led to the all-rounder losing his place in the Indian team.

The player was not picked for the ongoing series in Zimbabwe(Getty)
Updated on Aug 21, 2022 07:48 PM IST

‘Why have you kept him in the team if he’s not worthy enough to play?'

One of the bigger talking points would be Ruturaj Gaikwad’s fitness: while he was chosen for the first T20I, he didn’t bat due to a calf injury. While captain Hardik Pandya said it was nothing major, India might continue playing it safe, choosing to go with a different opener. According to Chopra, Venkatesh Iyer must be the man picked for the job.

Indian bowler Ravi Bishnoi (R) celebrates with teammate Venkatesh Iyer(PTI)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 01:27 PM IST

‘He didn’t get too many opportunities at right number': Raman on India star

Former India batter WV Raman spoke in detail about the player, insisting that there's a chance he could open for the side in the upcoming T20I series against Ireland.

Indian players during a practice session.(ANI)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 01:26 PM IST

‘Hardik Pandya is a superstar of the game. Has won so many games for India’

Venkatesh Iyer has insisted that he is not looking at Hardik Pandya as competition and is instead looking to learn from the all-rounder. 

Pandya has showcased his fitness in the IPL(ANI)
Published on May 24, 2022 08:02 AM IST

Don't set bad precedents for Indian cricket. You come here for 2 months: Jadeja

Making no attempts to hide his thoughts, Jadeja slammed the KKR team management and added that decisions like these can set 'bad precedents' for Indian cricket.

Kolkata Knight Riders players Ajinkya Rahane and Venkatesh Iyer (ANI)
Updated on May 04, 2022 07:46 AM IST

'He has played 9-10 IPL matches. Hasn't done anything': Gavaskar on India batter

IPL 2022: A hit last season, KKR's top order batter has struggled for runs this year and following his omission from the Playing XI, the legendary Sunil Gavaskar feels the 27-year-old may be suffering from 'second-season syndrome'. 

Sunil Gavaskar share his thoughts about KKR's 27-year-old batter. (Getty Images)
Updated on May 04, 2022 07:47 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Watch: Shreyas miffed as Venkatesh's 'silly' fielding gifts RR extra run vs KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders Shreyas Iyer was not impressed at a casual piece of fielding effort by teammate Venkatesh Iyer during the team's IPL 2022 match against Rajasthan Royals at Mumbai's Brabourne Stadium on Monday.

Shreyas Iyer was not pleased with Venkatesh Iyer's fielding effort.
Published on Apr 19, 2022 07:25 AM IST
ByHT Sports Desk, New Delhi

'Iyer hasn't looked the same': Ex-KKR opener reveals concern over star batter

The former KKR player spoke about the star Kolkata player after the side faced a 3-wicket loss to RCB.

KKR in action during IPL 2022.(IPL)
Published on Mar 31, 2022 12:40 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Venkatesh receives special message from Rollins ahead of IPL 2022 opener - WATCH

Ahead of the opener, WWE superstar Seth Rollins shared a special message for his fan and star KKR all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer.

Seth Rollins and Venkatesh Iyer
Published on Mar 25, 2022 05:50 PM IST

'I pay no heed to them': V. Iyer opens up on 'comparisons' with Hardik Pandya

Venkatesh Iyer, one of the first-team regulars in India's T20I setup, opened up on comparisons with fellow all-rounder Hardik Pandya.

Hardik Pandya; Venkatesh Iyer(Gujarat Titans/AP)
Published on Mar 25, 2022 08:09 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Venkatesh recalls Ganguly's words, says Kohli 'knows how to carry the team'

The 33-year-old Kohli recently reached the 100th Test landmark in Mohali when India took on Sri Lanka. He will be seen playing under Faf du Plessis in the upcoming IPL edition.

Virat Kohli recently played his 100th Test for India under Rohit Sharma. (Twitter)
Updated on Mar 24, 2022 11:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Half-a-season wonder till now': Aakash warns ‘second-season blues’ for KKR star

The KKR star will likely be an automatic choice in the XI for the side's opening game of the Indian Premier League against CSK.

File photo of KKR in action during IPL 2021.(IPL)
Published on Mar 24, 2022 10:56 AM IST
By, New Delhi

KKR skipper Shreyas Iyer reserves praise for 27-year-old star

IPL 2022 will kick start from March 26 with Kolkata squaring off with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the tournament opener.

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer(Twitter/KKRiders)
Published on Mar 21, 2022 07:08 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Pathan explains 2 reasons why India all-rounder is favorite for T20 WC squad

Irfan Pathan gave two reasons why the Indian player is “ahead of everyone” in his position for a place in the T20 WC squad.

Team India players in action; Irfan Pathan(ANI/Irfan Pathan)
Published on Feb 27, 2022 08:13 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Former spinner hails Rohit Sharma's 'off-beat' captaincy

India captain Rohit Sharma garnered praise for giving all-rounders like Deepak Hooda and Venkatesh Iyer a chance with the ball in the first T20I against Sri Lanka. 

India's Venkatesh Iyer, left celebrates with India's captain Rohit Sharma the wicket of Sri Lanka's Chamika Karunaratne during the first T20I(AP)
Published on Feb 25, 2022 03:05 PM IST

ICC T20I rankings: Suryakumar makes big jump after stellar show against WIndies

Suryakumar Yadav was India's highest run scorer and established himself as  a capable fiinisher.  

Suryakumar Yadav has risen to 21st on the rankings(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 23, 2022 04:43 PM IST

Ex-India opener gives his verdict on Hardik vs Venkatesh debate

Hardik managed to bowl just four overs during India's lacklustre campaign in the previous T20 World Cup. 

Hardik Pandya and Venkatesh Iyer
Published on Feb 23, 2022 10:20 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Rising India star raises hand for sixth-bowling option

Earlier, captain Rohit Sharma had also said that the current team management is looking for a player who can flaunt all-round skills in the middle-order.

Indian players celebrate the dismissal of West Indies' Jason Holder during the third Twenty20 international(AP)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:00 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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