Delhi Capitals team of extraordinary warriors ended due to heartbreak: Pant after IPL exit

Delhi Capitals Captain Rishabh Pant On Thursday, he said he was proud of his team and described his teammates as “extraordinary warriors” despite being ruled out of the IPL after a close loss to Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 2. Delhi suffered a three-wicket loss, largely undone by a groundbreaking batting performance, which left KKR …

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‘Couldn’t control my emotions, ran in my slippers and hugged her’: Iyer narrates the story of KKR’s victory celebrations

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered a difficult 3-wicket win against Delhi Capitals (DC) in Sharjah on Wednesday to reach the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Chasing a small score of 136, Eoin Morgan & Co. After a great start, there was a terrible fall in the middle order. However, after a brief …

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‘He is tall, a Stephen Fleming clone’: David Hussey names KKR youngster who has got a ‘big future’ in the game

KKR chief mentor David Hussey heaped praise on Iyer and compared him to former New Zealand captain and current Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming. All-rounder Venkatesh Iyer has been a promising find for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. He has been spot-on from the …

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1, 0, W, W, 6: Watch Ashwin’s final over in Qualifier 2 against KKR that kept all cricket fans on edge

DC were certainly expected to qualify for the final but Tripathi’s six was the final nail in the coffin. Delhi had lost and KKR will now take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the final on Friday in Dubai. Ravichandran Ashwin’s last over against Kolkata Knight Riders delivered an optimal dose of thrill during the …

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Dinesh Karthik reprimanded for violating IPL code of conduct

Kolkata-Knight Riders wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik He has been reprimanded for breaching the Indian Premier League’s code of conduct during his team’s second qualifier against Delhi Capitals, Match won by three wickets at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. The exact nature of the breach was not specified by the IPL, but Karthik was seen removing …

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KKR vs DC: We will dissect what happened in the last four overs, says Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders almost made an easy run chase against Delhi Capitals in IPL Qualifier 2 here on Wednesday and captain Eoin Morgan said a proper postmortem of the last four overs would be done later. Chasing 136 for victory, KKR were at 123 for 1 in 15.5 overs, but the match took an incredibly …

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Dinesh Karthik reprimanded for violating IPL code of conduct

According to an official release, Dinesh Karthik was found guilty of breaching the code of conduct during IPL 2021 Qualifier 2 against Delhi Capitals in Sharjah. Former Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Dinesh Karthik has been reprimanded for violating the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct on Wednesday, the BCCI said in a release. …

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‘Ashwin miscalculated’: Sunil Gavaskar breaks down final over drama as KKR beat DC in thriller to reach final

After the match, legendary India batsman Sunil Gavaskar dissected Ashwin’s final over and explained where he went wrong in the over. Ravichandran Ashwin had to defend 7 runs while bowling the last over for Delhi Capitals. Kolkata Knight Riders were 129/5 with Rahul Tripathi and Shakib Al Hasan in the middle, and the match was …

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KKR’s Tripathi hits a six in Sharjah

Kolkata Knight Riders almost snatched defeat from the jaws of victory and losing the game 125/2 after 16.3 overs would have been unforgivable. They were chasing 136 for victory, but as soon as Shubman Gill departed, wickets fell and the dot balls piled up. Dinesh KarthikEoin Morgan, Shakib Al Hasan and SunilNaren returned to the …

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Dramatic ups and downs in an over to take Rahul Tripathi home to KKR

KKR needed 7 runs from 6 balls to make it to the final. Rahul Tripathi could have easily scored “1 run in 5 balls”, showing deserved disrespect to Ashwin’s rank long-hop. He swung the bat but the ball rolled over long-on, and equally slowly, Tripathi would pull his legs to the non-striker’s end. Did he …

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