MUMBAI, India (AP) — Lucknow Super Giants pulled off a sensational two-run victory and eliminated Kolkata Knight Riders from the Indian Premier League on Wednesday.
Kolkata was in sight to chase down its highest ever score in the IPL before getting restricted at 208-8 with Marcus Stoinis picking up two wickets off the last two balls.
PUNE, India (AP) — Andre Russell’s splendid all-round performance led Kolkata Knight Riders to a 54-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League on Saturday.
Russell hit an unbeaten 49 off 28 balls in Kolkata’s strong total of 177-6 and took 3-22 that included the key wicket of Kane Williamson off his second ball as Hyderabad slumped to 123-8 and a fifth consecutive defeat.
New Zealand cricket great Brendon McCullum was hired as head coach of England's test team on Thursday in another bold appointment coming soon after the decision to select allrounder Ben Stokes as captain.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders stayed in the Indian Premier League playoffs hunt after beating the lowly Mumbai Indians by 52 runs on Monday.
Kolkata scored 165-9 thanks to aggressive knocks from Venkatesh Iyer and Nitish Rana and Mumbai was bowled out for 113 in 17.3 overs.
PUNE, India (AP) — Lucknow Super Giants surged to the top of Indian Premier League after thrashing Kolkata Knight Riders by 75 runs on Saturday.
Also, Rajasthan Royals beat Punjab Kings by six wickets at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium to stay in the top four.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh combined for an unbeaten 66 to lead Kolkata Knight Riders as they chased down Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the Indian Premier League on Monday.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav and fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman set up Delhi Capitals’ four-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League on Thursday.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — An outstanding effort by Andre Russell went in vain when Gujarat Titans beat his Kolkata Knight Riders by eight runs in the Indian Premier League on Saturday.
Russell smacked 48 runs off 25 deliveries and took four wickets in an over, but Kolkata faltered in its chase in the death overs.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Yuzvendra Chahal's hat trick and Obed McCoy's two wickets in the last over led Rajasthan Royals to beat Kolkata Knights by seven runs in an Indian Premier League thriller on Monday.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Rahul Tripathi and Aiden Markram struck half-centuries as they led Sunrisers Hyderabad’s clinical run chase against Kolkata Knight Riders for a seven-wicket win in the Indian Premier League on Friday.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav grabbed three wickets in four balls as Delhi Capitals thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders by 44 runs in the Indian Premier League on Sunday.
Fast bowler Kuldeep Sen bowled a brilliant last over against Marcus Stoinis as Rajasthan Royals recorded a thrilling three-run win over Lucknow Super Giants in the day's other match.
PUNE, India (AP) — Pat Cummins equaled the record for fastest half century in the Indian Premier League off 14 balls as Kolkata Knight Riders handed Mumbai Indians their third successive defeat on Wednesday.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Umesh Yadav took 4-23 and Andre Russell lashed an unbeaten 70 for Kolkata Knight Riders to beat Punjab Kings by six wickets with 33 balls to spare in the Indian Premier League on Friday.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Dinesh Karthik kept his cool as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kolkata Knight Riders by three wickets in the 2022 Indian Premier League on Wednesday.
Karthik smacked 14 not out off seven balls as the game came down to the last over.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Chennai Super Kings' defense of the Indian Premier League title started woefully after they were crushed by Kolkata Knight Riders in their rematch of the 2021 final on Saturday.
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Seamer Harshal Patel’s superb spell of 3-22 helped India beat West Indies by 17 runs in their third and final cricket Twenty20 match to sweep the series 3-0 on Sunday.
Patel played his part in restricting the West Indies to 167-9 in its unsuccessful chase after the visitors won the toss and opted to bowl.
BENGALURU, India (AP) — Liam Livingstone was among the big signings in the Indian Premier League after Punjab Kings hired the England all-rounder for 115 million rupees ($1.53 million) in the second round of auctions on Sunday.
BENGALURU, India (AP) — The Indian Premier League auction was interrupted when British auctioneer Hugh Edmeades fell unconscious while conducting the bidding on Saturday.
An IPL statement said Edmeades fell "due to postural hypotension” or symptoms of low blood pressure.
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Axar Patel took three wickets as India completed a 3-0 sweep against New Zealand with a 73-run win in their third Twenty20 match on Sunday.
Martin Guptill scored 51 off 36 balls as T20 World Cup finalist New Zealand crashed in its chase to 111 all out in 17.2 overs against India in Kolkata.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ageing maestro Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings won their fourth Indian Premier League title, beating two-time champion Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final on Friday.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders reached their first Indian Premier League final in seven years with a nervy three-wicket win over last year’s finalist Delhi Capitals in the playoffs on Wednesday.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders dashed Virat Kohli’s hopes of winning an elusive Indian Premier League title as captain when they beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by four wickets in the playoffs on Monday.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champions Mumbai Indians failed to reach the Indian Premier League playoffs due to a poor net run rate despite beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 42 runs on Friday.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders closed in on a spot in the Indian Premier League playoffs after recording an emphatic 86-run win against Rajasthan Royals on Thursday.
The result left defending champions Mumbai Indians needing a miraculous 171-run win against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Friday to surpass Kolkata’s healthy net run-rate of 0.587.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mumbai Indians dismantled Rajasthan Royals with its pace attack for an eight-wicket win in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday which kept the defending champions' playoff hopes alive.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Punjab Kings' flickering playoff hopes brightened and they dimmed Kolkata Knight Riders' own chances after winning their Indian Premier League match in the last over on Friday.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Delhi Capitals was delayed from claiming a playoff berth in the Indian Premier League after losing to Kolkata Knight Riders by three wickets on Tuesday.
Delhi could have advanced with a win and remained second overall.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fast bowler Harshal Patel enjoyed a hat trick in Royal Challengers Bangalore’s thumping 54-run victory over Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League on Sunday.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rahul Tripathi and Venkatesh Iyer smashed half centuries against a star-studded Mumbai Indians bowling attack and carried Kolkata Knight Riders to a convincing seven-wicket victory in the Indian Premier League on Thursday.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders spoiled Virat Kohli’s 200th appearance for Royal Challengers Bangalore in an emphatic nine-wicket victory in the Indian Premier League on Monday.
World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss is leaving England and will return home to take charge of the Sydney Thunder for the next three Twenty20 Big Bash League seasons.
The 58-year-old Bayliss led England to the ODI Cricket World Cup at Lord’s in 2019 and twice won the Indian Premier League while in charge of the Kolkata Knight Riders.
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian Premier League, cricket's richest and most glitzy competition, was suspended indefinitely after players or staff at three teams tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday amid a surge in nationwide infections...
AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — An Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore was postponed Monday after two players tested positive for the coronavirus amid a catastrophic surge of cases in the country...
AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders carved out a convincing five-wicket win over Punjab Kings to end their four-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League on Monday...
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Rajasthan Royals pushed Kolkata Knight Riders to the bottom of the Indian Premier League table after a six-wicket victory on Saturday.
Rajasthan’s multimillion dollar signing, Chris Morris, grabbed 4-23 to restrict Kolkata to 133-9.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Chennai Super Kings overcame Pat Cummins’ onslaught with the bat to earn an 18-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday, and Sunrisers Hyderabad finally got their first points in the Indian Premier League by beating Punjab Kings by nine wickets.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Royal Challengers Bangalore thumped Kolkata Knight Riders by 38 runs for its third straight win and Delhi Capitals enjoyed a six-wicket victory against Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League on Sunday...
CHENNAI, India (AP) — Reigning champion Mumbai Indians pulled off a 10-run win against Kolkata Knight Riders for their first points in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday...
CHENNAI, India (AP) — Kolkata Knight Riders started its Indian Premier League campaign with a 10-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday...
NEW DELHI (AP) — The IPL will return to India after nearly two years with six cities chosen to host the world’s lucrative Twenty20 competition...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Soumitra Chatterjee, the legendary Indian actor with more than 200 movies to his name and famed for his work with Oscar-winning director Satyajit Ray, died Sunday of complications from the coronavirus...
NEW DELHI (AP) — The powerful cyclone that struck India and Bangladesh last month passed through the vast mangrove forests of the Sundarban delta, a UNESCO world heritage site...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Wide swaths of coastal India and Bangladesh were flooded and millions were without power Thursday as Cyclone Amphan, the most powerful storm to hit the region in more than a decade, killed over 80 people and cut a path of destruction that is still being assessed...
NEW DELHI (AP) — A powerful cyclone plowed inland on Wednesday after crashing into the coasts of India and Bangladesh, where more than 2...
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Voting in India's mammoth national election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as exit polls predicted a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party and its allies...
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week by diluting the strength of a formidable opponent, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee...
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Cyclone Fani tore through India's eastern coast on Friday as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and winds gusting up to 205 kilometers (127 miles) per hour and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest as it approached the former imperial capital of Kolkata...