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IPL 2022 Kolkata Knight Riders preview: Over-reliance on core group can be double-edged sword for 'Men in Purple'
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IPL 2022 Kolkata Knight Riders preview: Over-reliance on core group can be double-edged sword for 'Men in Purple'

The two-time former champions and the runners-up of last year, Kolkata Knight Riders will have to be over-reliant on a few key performers this season and sadly for them most of those impact players are past their prime.

IPL Auction 2022: Shreyas, Shardul, Chahar and Kishan set to hit pay dirt like never before
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IPL Auction 2022: Shreyas, Shardul, Chahar and Kishan set to hit pay dirt like never before

Shreyas and Shardul are expected to laugh their way to the bank as two of the costliest buys in the history of IPL when the last mega-auction commences in Bengaluru on Saturday.

T20 World Cup 2021: Rohit Sharma vs Shaheen Afridi, Virat Kohli vs Shadab Khan and other player battles
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T20 World Cup 2021: Rohit Sharma vs Shaheen Afridi, Virat Kohli vs Shadab Khan and other player battles

With the marquee India-Pakistan clash in the T20 World Cup 2021 set to be played later on Sunday, here are key player battles that could define the game.

IPL 2021: Sunil Narine's all-round brilliance helps KKR set up qualifier clash with DC
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IPL 2021: Sunil Narine's all-round brilliance helps KKR set up qualifier clash with DC

KKR will now meet Delhi Capitals in the second Qualifier on Wednesday to decide Chennai Super Kings' rivals for the title clash on 15 October.

Varun Chakravarthy's dodgy knees are BCCI medical team's biggest headache with T20 World Cup approaching
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Varun Chakravarthy's dodgy knees are BCCI medical team's biggest headache with T20 World Cup approaching

The Indian squad can be changed till 10 October but despite Varun’s dodgy knees, his top notch skill sets will ensure that he will be around unless his pain becomes unbearable.

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets, edge towards playoff qualification
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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets, edge towards playoff qualification

Check out some of the best photos from Kolkata Knight Riders' six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in match 49 of IPL 2021.

IPL 2021: Shubman Gill powers Kolkata Knight Riders to six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad
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IPL 2021: Shubman Gill powers Kolkata Knight Riders to six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad

KKR first produced a clinical bowling effort to restrict SRH to a below-par 115 for eight and then rode on Gill's 57 off 51 balls to reach home comfortably.

IPL 2021: KL Rahul keeps PBKS' playoff hopes alive with match-winning performance against KKR
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IPL 2021: KL Rahul keeps PBKS' playoff hopes alive with match-winning performance against KKR

Check out some of the best photos from Punjab Kings' five wicket win over the Kolkata Knight Riders in match 45 of IPL 2021.

IPL 2021: CSK prepare for Varun Chakravarthy challenge as KKR aim for third successive win
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IPL 2021: CSK prepare for Varun Chakravarthy challenge as KKR aim for third successive win

On a roll post IPL's resumption, both Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders would look to continue their winning streak when the two most impressive sides of the tournament's second phase lock horns against each other in the second double header.

Fitting Venkatesh Iyer in our XI has been difficult, reveals KKR skipper Eoin Morgan
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Fitting Venkatesh Iyer in our XI has been difficult, reveals KKR skipper Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan praised rookie opener Venkatesh Iyer for batting fearlessly in only his second game.

IPL 2021: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer shine in KKR's romp over RCB
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IPL 2021: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer shine in KKR's romp over RCB

Kolkata Knight Riders were significantly stronger than the Royal Challengers Bangalore with the bat and the ball in a convincing display in Match 31 of IPL 2021.

IPL 2021: Clinical KKR outplay RCB with bat and ball, win by nine wickets
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IPL 2021: Clinical KKR outplay RCB with bat and ball, win by nine wickets

The opening duo of Shubman Gill and debutant Venkatesh Iyer played some breathtaking shots and made light work of the chase of 93, completing the formality with as many as 10 overs to spare.

IPL 2021: KKR coach Brendon McCullum says they were 'paralysed by fear' due to COVID-19
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IPL 2021: KKR coach Brendon McCullum says they were 'paralysed by fear' due to COVID-19

It was KKR spinner Varun Chakravarthy and seamer Sandeep Warrier, who first tested positive for COVID-19 in May in the middle of the League, which was eventually postponed.

ICC T20 World Cup: From Virat Kohli to Varun Chakravarthy, a look at 15-man India squad
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ICC T20 World Cup: From Virat Kohli to Varun Chakravarthy, a look at 15-man India squad

Virat Kohli leads, comeback for R Ashwin. Here is a look at India's T20 World Cup squad that was announced by the BCCI on Wednesday.

T20 World Cup squad announcement: R Ashwin makes white ball return, Yuzvendra Chahal misses out
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T20 World Cup squad announcement: R Ashwin makes white ball return, Yuzvendra Chahal misses out

The 34-year-old Ashwin last played white-ball cricket for India in 2017 before being sidelined from one-day cricket following the Champions Trophy.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 India Squad Announcement Highlights: R Ashwin in squad, MS Dhoni to be team's mentor
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ICC T20 World Cup 2021 India Squad Announcement Highlights: R Ashwin in squad, MS Dhoni to be team's mentor

T20 World Cup: ICC T20 World Cup 2021 India Squad The BCCI is all set to make announcement, Who Will Make The Cut, at 9 PM today; follow live updates at Firstpost

IPL 2021: DC captain Shreyas Iyer lands in UAE alone, team to join him at end of month
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IPL 2021: DC captain Shreyas Iyer lands in UAE alone, team to join him at end of month

Iyer, who led the Delhi Capitals to the title clash in the 2020 season, is making a comeback after nearly five months of intense rehabilitation.

India vs Sri Lanka: Dhananjaya de Silva, bowlers shine as hosts keep series alive with thrilling win in second T20I
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India vs Sri Lanka: Dhananjaya de Silva, bowlers shine as hosts keep series alive with thrilling win in second T20I

With nine players unavailable after Krunal Pandya tested positive, India had no option but to play with six specialist bowlers, including one pacer Navdeep Saini, who wasn't even given a single over.

India vs Sri Lanka: Varun Chakravarthy set for debut as visitors start favourites in T20I series
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India vs Sri Lanka: Varun Chakravarthy set for debut as visitors start favourites in T20I series

Having lost a game in the ODI series, Shikhar Dhawan's men would look to go one better against Sri Lanka with a team that is ahead in almost all departments.

India vs Sri Lanka: Ahead of T20 World Cup, Team India aims to sort out spin troubles
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India vs Sri Lanka: Ahead of T20 World Cup, Team India aims to sort out spin troubles

India will look to settle down on their first-choice spinners on the Sri Lanka tour as T20 World Cup fast approaches.