Cricket News sort by Kolkata XI

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will take on the Mumbai Indians (MI) in match number 14 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium in Pune on Wednesday. This will be an evening game and hence the match will begin at 7:30 PM IST. KKR have made a good start to their IPL 2022 campaign under Shreyas Iyer, winning two of their three matches. On the other hand, five-time champions MI have struggled, going down to the Delhi Capitals (DC) and the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their first two matches.

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will take on the Punjab Kings (PBKS) in match number eight of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday. The match will be an evening game and hence will begin at 7:30 PM IST. KKR have played two matches so far, winning one and losing one. They began IPL 2022 by tasting a memorable six-wicket win over defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Match No.6 of the India Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the DY Patil Sports Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. The evening game will begin at 7:30 PM IST. Both RCB and KKR will go in having experienced contrasting fortunes in their first encounters.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 will kick-off with a rematch of last year’s final between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (RR) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. A lot has changed in the months since these two sides met in Dubai, when CSK slammed KKR by 27 runs, following the mega auction last month.

Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum has paid a massive compliment to their captain Shreyas Iyer. The former New Zealand captain said that Shreyas has all the qualities to be the franchise’s player of the decade. The 27-year-old cricketer from Mumbai had earlier led Delhi Capitals (DC) to the final in 2020. He parted ways with the franchise at the end of last season and was picked up by KKR for Rs 12.25 crore at the mega auction.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have signed up Australia's white-ball captain Aaron Finch as a replacement for Alex Hales. The England batter pulled out of IPL 2022 citing "bubble fatigue and his mental well-being". A KKR statement confirmed that Finch would be joining KKR for 1.5 crore.

Team Indian batter and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Shreyas Iyer has described himself as a player’s captain. The 27-year-old was in tremendous form during the recently-concluded T20I series against Sri Lanka at home. He hammered three consecutive half-centuries and was unbeaten on all three occasions. Shreyas walked away with the Man of the Series award for scoring 204 runs in the three-match series.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises have announced the players they have retained ahead of the mega auction, which is likely to take place in January next year. Tuesday was the deadline for the eight existing franchises to name the list of players they have retained. From December 1 to December 25, the two new franchises - Ahmedabad and Lucknow - can pick three players ahead of the mega auction.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni lauded Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for putting up a stellar performance in the second half of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Dhoni went to the extent of stating that KKR deserved to win the title.