Gautam Gambhir

Uthappa hails `batting chemistry` with Gambhir after hammering Kings XI

Uthappa hails `batting chemistry` with Gambhir after hammering Kings XI

Mohali, Apr. 20 : After claiming a six-wicket win in their last evening's Indian Premier League clash against Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders' opener Robin Uthappa has said that his batting chemistry with skipper Gautam Gambhir is the key factor behind their recent success.

In reply to Kings XI's score of 138-8, Uthappa (53) and Gambhir (34) strengthened his side's innings as they shared a huge 82-run partnership to help the two-time champions chased down the target with 17 balls to spare.

IPL: Sunrisers opt to bat against KKR

IPL: Sunrisers opt to bat against KKR

Hyderabad, April 16 : Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner won the toss and opted to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium here on Saturday.

The home side will miss the services of key players like Yuvraj Singh, Kane Williamson and Ashish Nehra because of injuries.

The teams:

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Ashish Reddy, Naman Ojha (wicketkeeper), Eoin Morgan, Deepak Hooda, Karn Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mustafizur Rahman, Barinder Sran

KKR up and ready to take on Daredevils at home

KKR up and ready to take on Daredevils at home

Kolkata, April 9 : Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), who have roped in some utility cricketers this season, look set to begin their Indian Premier League (IPL) season in style when they host Delhi Daredevils (DD) in an encounter at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

The Knights have somewhat stuck to the same squad which helped them lift the trophy in 2012 and 2014 but have managed to bring in the likes of all rounders Colin Munro, Jason Holder and John Hastings.

Moments: On this day in 2011, India beat Sri Lanka to win ICC World Cup

Moments: On this day in 2011, India beat Sri Lanka to win ICC World Cup

New Delhi: An inspired India on this day in 2011 had regained the coveted ICC World Cup after 28 years as they suppressed Sri Lanka with a six-wicket victory in a nerve-wrecking final to script a glorious new chapter in their cricketing history.

Chasing 275 for a historic win, the Indians held their nerves as they rode on Gautam Gambhir's 97 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's unbeaten 91 to overhaul the target with 10 balls to spare and send the cricket-crazy nation into a frenzy.

DDCA row: Gautam Gambhir meets Kejriwal

Gautam Gambhir

New Delhi, Nov. 12 - Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday to discuss about the alleged financial irregularities in the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA).

On a complaint filed by former cricketer Bishen Singh Bedi and other cricketers, Delhi government has also ordered a probe into the issue.

The two-member committee of Urban Development secretary and sports secretary was constituted and asked to submit their report on financial irregularities in DDCA within two days.

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