India vs Sri Lanka | Five newcomers who made it

With the big guns busy in England, there was room for fresh faces to be included in the Indian team for the limited-over tour of Sri Lanka. The selectors thus handed maiden India call-ups to five players — Devdutt Padikkal, K. Gowtham, Chetan Sakariya, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Nitish Rana. Stylish opening batsman Padikkal has enjoyed … Read more

Humbled to lead my country: Shikhar Dhawan | Cricket News – Times of India

New Delhi: Handed responsibility to lead the Indian team on the Sri Lanka tour, opener Shikhar Dhawan on Friday said he feels humbled after being appointed captain of the national side. India will play three ODIs and as many T20s in Colombo starting July 13. The selectors picked a bunch of fresh faces for the … Read more

India vs Sri Lanka 2021: All You Need to Know

India named a strong 20-man main squad for the six-match limited overs’ series against Sri Lanka starting in Colombo from the 13th of July. The continent will be led by veteran batsman Shikhar Dhawan while Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be his deputy. Most of the players selected are on expected lines with hardly any surprises. There … Read more

Ready for international cricket, Nitish Rana awaits ‘that one call’ | Cricket News – Times of India

Nitish Rana plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (Photo: PTI/BCCI/IPL) MUMBAI: After creating a space for himself in both the domestic circuit and the Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi and Kolkata Knight Riders‘ batsman Nitish Rana feels ready for international arena, hoping to get his “reward” when the Indian team is … Read more

IPL 2021 | MI assists KKR in snatching defeat from jaws of victory

Rohit’s side suffers a collapse — from 86 for one to 152 — but suffocates Kolkata’s chase in back-10, thanks to Chahar, Krunal, Bumrah and Boult Kolkata Knight Riders left no stone unturned in preparing for its nemesis, Mumbai Indians. Eoin Morgan started with spin to keep Rohit Sharma & Co. quiet in the PowerPlay. … Read more

IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians stun Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Kolkata Knight Riders managed to lose its bearings in an astonishing manner as Mumbai Indians spinners Rahul Chahar and Krunal Pandya fashioned an improbable 10-run victory in an IPL encounter here on Tuesday. Chasing a target of 153, KKR were on course reaching 122 for 4 in the 15th over before the last five … Read more

Orange Cap Holder in IPL 2021: Nitish Rana is Leading Run-scorer in IPL 14 After KKR vs MI Match

Nitish Rana continued his good run of form in Kolkata Knight Riders’ match against Mumbai Indians in Chennai as well, as he made a fighting 47-ball 57 in a lost cause as the two-time champions fell short by 10 runs. The southpaw now has 137 runs in two matches and is now the leading run-scorer in IPL … Read more

SRH vs KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders begin IPL 2021 campaign with 10-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Opener Nitish Rana (80) and Rahul Tripathi (53) hit fluent half-centuries to script Kolkata Knight Riders‘ comfortable 10-run win against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League match, here on Sunday. SRH’s Rashid Khan (2/24) was yet again at his best, asking tough questions to the KKR batsmen but most of his bowling colleagues … Read more

IPL 2021 | Couldn’t have asked for a better start: KKR captain Morgan

SRH captain David Warner conceded that his side misexecuted a little bit with the ball. Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan on Sunday said that his side couldn’t have asked for a better start in their IPL campaign as they beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs here on Sunday. KKR notched up an easy win … Read more

IPL: Nitish Rana joins KKR practice after returning negative COVID-19 test | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Nitish Rana joined his teammates at the practice session here on Friday after his COVID-19 test reports returned negative for the second successive day. The 27-year-old had 12 days of extended quarantine after he tested positive for COVID-19 on March 22, a day after his arrival in Mumbai. Following the … Read more