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Kolkata Knight Riders

About Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders is an Indian cricketing team which plays in Indian Premier League. Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan has an investment in the team.

Kolkata Knight Riders team

  • Sourav Ganguly (Captain)
  • Aakash Chopra
  • Ajantha Mendis
  • Ajit Agarkar
  • Ashok Dinda
  • Brad Hodge
  • Brendon McCullum
  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Chris Gayle
  • David Hussey
  • Debabrata Das
  • Iqbal Abdulla
  • Ishant Sharma
  • Laxmi Shukla
  • Mohammad Hafeez
  • Murali Kartik
  • Ricky Ponting
  • Rohan Banerjee
  • Salman Butt
  • Saurasish Lahiri
  • Shoaib Akhtar
  • Siddarth Kaul
  • Tatenda Taibu
  • Umar Gul
  • Wriddhiman Prasanta Saha
  • Yashpal Singh
  • John Buchanan (AUS) (Coach)

Kolkata Knight Riders in the news

Kolkata Knight Riders in News

U.S. Polo Assn. Celebrates Kolkata Knight Riders' Stylish Victory!
U. S. Polo Assn., Principal Style Sponsors for KKR, celebrated the latter’s thrilling win in the grand finale of this cricketing season. The last game of the series was edge-of-the-seat spectacle as Kolkata Knight Riders were all poised to battle one last time and for the coveted trophy.     Congratulating the KKR team on their triumph, Mr

Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. Catches the IPL Fever
In the race to increase brand visibility and strengthen consumer brand recall, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd is now exploring various alternative platforms to connect with Indian consumers. Exploring various marketing avenues, the company aligns itself to the seventh season of India's most extravagant cricketing frenzy - the Indian Premier League (IPL 7)

American Appraisal Releases IPL Brand Evaluation Report 2014
American Appraisal has come out with a concise report on brand values in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The report is based on a survey of 300 key participants of the IPL ecosystem – team managements, sponsors, advertisers, advertising agencies and broadcasters

EasyMed Services, Inc. Signs Cricketing Great Wasim Akram to Launch Medical Passport in Asia and Middle East
EasyMed Services Inc. (CNSX: EZM)(OTCBB: EMYSF)(MUN: EY6) ("EasyMed" or the "Company") announces the signing of Pakistani cricket superstar Wasim Akram as the face of its Middle Eastern and Asian operations.

Karbonn Mobiles Signs Up as the Title Sponsor of Champions League Twenty20
Leading mobile handset manufacturer Karbonn Mobiles has signed up as the title sponsor of Champions League Twenty20 starting with the fourth edition of this marquee tournament due to be held in South Africa later this year. Karbonn Mobiles signed the deal today with ESPN STAR Sports, the commercial partners of Champions League Twenty20

Mamata lauds KKR win
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lauded Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for winning the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and announced a victory rally for the team.

Rajasthan Police serves notice on actor Shahrukh Khan for smoking in public
Rajasthan Police on Tuesday served a notice on Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan, asking him to appear before a Jaipur court on a complaint that he was seen smoking in public.

Kirti Azad ends sit-down protest against IPL
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker and former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad, who had demanded the scrapping of the Indian Premier League (IPL) following a series of controversies, has ended his sit-down fast here.

Mamata intolerant to even constructive criticism', alleges Punj
With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee failing to deliver the charisma and change expected by the people of the state after she completed a year in power, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Sunday said the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief seems to have become intolerant to even constructive criticism.

Lalu for consensus on presidential candidate
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has said the President's post is a sensitive one, and added that the top Constitutional post should go to a candidate who is acceptable to all political parties.

South Africa confirmed as host for Champions League T20 in October
South Africa would host the fourth season of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, which is also the most lucrative club-cricket tournament in the world, in October, with Cape Town, Johannesburg, Centurion and Durban as the venues.

'Record smasher' Lee says love for cricket in India is 'over the top'
Veteran fast bowler Brett Lee, who is just five wickets away from becoming Australia's leading wicket taker in one day internationals, has said the love for cricket in India is over the top.

Spinner Narine replaces injured Roach in Windies squad for final Test
West Indies have replaced injured fast bowler Kemar Roach with spinner Sunil Narine for the rest of the series against England.

'Ambassador' Akram bats for revival of Indo-Pak cricketing ties
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said the invitation sent to Sialkot Stallions to play in October's Champions League Twenty20 tournament is the first step forward for reviving of cricketing ties between the two neighbouring countries.

KKR's victory celebrations end with police baton-charge outside Kolkata's Eden Gardens
Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) grand victory celebrations took a turn for the worse on Tuesday when police baton charged fans outside the Eden Gardens stadium, where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitated the Indian Premier League (IPL)-winning team.

W. Bengal Govt. showers bouquets, shawls and Sandesh on IPL champs KKR
The state of West Bengal went into celebratory mode on Tuesday, welcoming Indian Premier League season five champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) with bouquets, shawls and Sandesh.

Kirti Azad not surprised over IPL SMS goof-up
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad on Sunday said he was not surprised over the SMS goof-up that predicted that the Chennai Super Kings would be in the IPL final before the qualifier, and called for a correction in the system of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament to protect the sanctity of the prestigious game of cricket.

Anna joins list of IPL detractors
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Monday joined the ranks of detractors of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, and said that cricketers being an inspiration to the younger generation should strive for setting higher moral standards.

IPL chief Rajiv Shukla refuses to comment on Mumbai rave party
Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council chairman Rajiv Shukla on Monday refused to comment on the detention of two Indian Premier League (IPL) players for their participation in a rave party in Mumbai on Sunday night,

IPL rave party: Kirti Azad says BCCI behaving like Somalian pirates
Commenting on the detention of two Indian Premier League (IPL) players for their participation in a rave party in Mumbai on Sunday night, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker and former cricketer Kirti Azad on Monday said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) were acting like Somalian pirates.

Kirti Azad sits on dharna against IPL fiascos
Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker and former cricketer Kirti Azad has begun his fast today to highlight the shenanigans of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, which he feels is hurting the reputation of cricket.

I am back to shooting, says Shah Rukh Khan
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is back to doing what he does best, acting.

SRK pleads guilty on smoking charges
Actor and co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Shah Rukh Khan has pleaded guilty of smoking in Sawai Man Singh stadium here during an IPL match between his team and Rajasthan Royals on April 8.

PCB to appoint national cricket team's fielding coach before England series: Sources
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to appoint a fielding coach, ahead of the Test and one day series against England in the United Arab Emirates.

PCB official confirms Whatmore front runner for cricket coach post
Former Bangladesh coach Dav Whatmore is the front runner for the cricket coach post, a senior Pakistan Cricket Board official has said.

PCB invites Whatmore to discuss terms for becoming head coach
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited Kolkata Knight Riders coach Dav Whatmore for a meeting to discuss terms for becoming the head cricket coach of the national cricket team.

Maken reiterates his objective of bringing BCCI under RTI scanner
Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ajay Maken on Thursday reiterated his objective of bringing the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) and other sports federations under the purview of Right to Information Act.

Gambhir to tie the knot today
Family members of Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir attended the 'Mehandi' ceremony of his would be bride in Gurgaon on Thursday.

'Tendulkar, Dravid weren't exactly match winners,' says Akhtar
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said in his autobiography that Indian batting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid are not match winners.

Cricket Association of Bengal opens coaching camp in Maoist-hit Jhargram
Kolkata Knight Riders coach Dav Whatmore and National Cricket Academy Director Sandeep Patil, opened a residential coaching camp in West Bengal's Maoist-affected Jhargram district on Sunday.

Gayle to play for Sunfoil Dolphins in South Africa's Twenty20 competition
The Durban-based Sunfoil Dolphins have acquired the services of explosive West Indian batsman Chris Gayle for South Africa's Pro20 competition, which will start early next year.

ESPN STAR Sports Partners Fox Sports to showcase Nokia Champions League Twenty20 2011 across Multiple Platforms in Australia
ESPN STAR Sports, the official broadcaster and commercial partner of Nokia Champions League Twenty20, announced today its multi-platform partnership with Fox Sports to showcase the tournament when it kicks off this month

Fitho and Reebok help you train for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2011
Fitho in collaboration with Reebok has started a free marathon training program, called the Reebok Running Squad, that helps people train for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon events- 21 km half marathon as well as the 6k Fun Run. The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is on Nov 27, 2011. More than 600 people have signed up for the program which

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