After Eoin Morgan announced his retirement from international cricket, the England & Wales Cricket Board, announced new captain, on June 30. Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has been named England's white-ball captain, approved by the ECB Interim Chair Martin Darlow and Interim CEO Clare Connor. Notaby, England Men's Cricket Rob Key recommended Buttler, who later was appointed officially. Furthermore, Buttler has been Vice-Captain since… read-more
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Dhoni's Super Kings beat Morgan's Knight Riders by 24 runs, winning their 4th IPL title on October 15. KKR was off to a great start, but after Iyer and Gill departed, the game started favouring CSK. Chennai Super Kings came back stronger this season, as compared to the previous one. CSK's opener, Ruturaj Gaikwad finished the tournament with 636 runs, becoming the youngest to win the Orange Cap in IPL.
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IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders have asserted “zero tolerance” for any discrimination after old tweets of skipper Eoin Morgan and coach Brendon McCullum created stir on internet. However, KKR said they would wait for facts before jumping into any conclusion. The statement came after inappropriate old posts of Morgan, Jos Buttler, and James Anderson created fuss on social media. Notably, the issue caught up after ECB suspended cricketer Ollie… read-more
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The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Punjab Kings by five wickets in a low scoring game in the IPL 2021 on April 26 at the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad. Invited to bat first, Punjab Kings managed to put a very small total of 123 runs for the loss of nine wickets in their 20 overs. Opener Mayank Agarwal scored the most (31 runs) for the Kings, followed by the quickfire knock of 18-ball 30-run by Chris… read-more
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan has been fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate in their match against Chennai Super Kings on April 22. According to the IPL's official statement, "It was his [Morgan's] team's first offence of the season under the IPL's code of conduct relating to minimum over rate offences". It also stated that Morgan would be banned for one match if the code is violated thrice.
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The Chennai Super Kings have registered their third consecutive victory after winning a seat-edge thriller against the Kolkata Knight Riders. Asked to bat first after losing toss, Super Kings posted a mammoth total of 220 runs in 20 overs, losing just 3 wickets. For CSK openers gave a splendid start and late-inning cameos done the rest. Faf du Plessis anchored the scoreboard with a magnificent 95-run knock. Although, when all thought that the… read-more
In the penultimate league game of the IPL 2020, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan and Pat Cummins illuminated their team with a victory over Rajasthan Royals by 60 runs. Invited to bat first, KKR lost Rana in the first over. However, Shubman Gill and Rahul Tripathi played handy knocks with Morgan firing in the crucial match for Kolkata. Morgan’s unbeaten 68 from 35 balls propelled KKR to a tight total of 191 runs. Chasing the target,… read-more
Kolkata Knight Riders' team management on October 16 announced that England's Eoin Morgan will replace Dinesh Karthik as the team's captain. Subsequently, Morgan will lead the franchise for the rest of the IPL 2020. Reportedly, Karthik stepped down to focus on his batting and make more contributions to the team. Under Karthik's captaincy, the team stood at the fourth position in the points table with four wins and three losses.
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KKR's all-rounder Nitish Rana on September 17 said that the addition of Pat Cummins will provide the much-needed experience to the squad. He opined that young bowlers can learn from the Cummins in order to improve their game. Rana also expressed excitement for playing along with the England's batsman Eoin Morgan. "He [Morgan] is a rare left-hander who is so dominant in the… read-more
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