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IPL 2: RR vs KKR : Match 10 Review April 24, 2009

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rajasthan-royals-yusufApril 24,2009 Newlnds Capetown: Kolkatta Knight Riders set a target of 16 for the Rajasthan Royals who won the match off with 2 balls to spare. Yusuf Pathan hit 2 sixes and a boundary in his valiant 18 that brought Rajasthan Royals the first valid 2 points in the IPL. The players shaked hands as Ganguly left the field disappointed following his team’s decision to bowl Ajantha Mendis. Confused? This could well be called the final result of the match. Rajasthan Royals won their first match of the season in what is called the ‘Super over’ rule. Both teams were tied at a score of 150 at the end of their 20 overs. Read on to find out what is Super Over and how it all fared. (more…)

IPL 2: KKR vs KXIP : Match 6 review April 22, 2009

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saurav-kkrNot the best of the win’s as Shah Rukh Khan may call it, but the man is happy for Kolkatta Knight Riders won their second match against the  Kings XI Punjab to register their first points in the tournament. Sourav Ganguly made yet another comeback with the ball as he picked up 2 wickets to help restrict KXIP to a score of 158 for 6. Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum scored quick runs before rain stopped play with KKR 11 runs over the Duckworth Lewis par score. (more…)

IPL 2: Rajasthan Royals to play 2 practice maches against the Cobras April 1, 2009

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Rajasthan RoyalsSome of the teams taking part in the IPL have started practice. Mumbai Indians wanting to make a mark this time had started practice in South Africa well before the news of IPL 2 being held in South Africa broke. Rajasthan Royals, the reigning champions will be looking for another dominating performance this season as they take on Bangalore Royal Challengers in the second game of the tournament. For full match Schedule visit: IPL 2: schedule (more…)

IPL2: Saurav Ganguly – Part Time Captain – Kolkatta Knight Riders March 26, 2009

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Saurav Buchanan

Earlier in his carrer, Sourav had been sidelined by ex Indian coach, Greg Chappell which led to a contraversy that still itches painfully in Saurav’s mind. Ganguly made a tremendous comeback after being left out of the Indian side for over 12 months. Both Greg chappel and Sourav moved on and soon the contraversy faded into the past as Greg Chappel was removed as the Indian Coach. If that was not enough, Another Australian now in the form of John Buchanan has decided to sideline Ganguly of the responsibilities of a captian. Ganguly is the base player for the Kolkatta Knight Riders and by default was given the captincy role in Season one. (more…)