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Laxman always found Eden ‘very very special’


August 18th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman's decision to quit international cricket has created an emptiness at the Eden Gardens - an iconic venue with which the stylish Hyderabadi's love affair ... Read more...

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Laxman, India’s crisis man (Profile)


August 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman has always been a fighter, never known to throw in the towel. He has done things his way, either bashing the Australians ... Read more...

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CAB joint secretary surrenders in court, gets bail


July 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey Friday surrendered before a city court which had issued an arrest warrant against him on a complaint made ... Read more...

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Court issues arrest warrant against CAB joint secretary


July 11th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A city court Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey in a complaint made by the West Bengal fire ... Read more...

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Only Knight Riders belong to Kolkata: Gambhir


June 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir says he never felt like an outsider in the state, which is obsessed ... Read more...

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KKR felicitation a mix of politics, sports and entertainment (West Bengal newsletter)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June (IANS) It is time for out-of-the-box thinking, and in Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal it is about mixing politics, sports and entertainment.All the three elements were ... Read more...

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Mamata flays critics of SRK felicitation


May 31st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday flayed opposition Left Front for indulging in "unnecessary criticism" to score political brownie points over the felicitation programme ... Read more...

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Bengal governor clarifies ‘paribartan’ remark


May 30th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) A day after courting controversy for saying "true paribartan" (change) had touched West Bengal, Governor M.K. Narayanan Wednesday said his words referred to Kolkata Knight ... Read more...

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Wrong to call me ‘badshah of cricket’, says SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood 'Badshah' Shah Rukh Khan refuses to be called the "badshah of cricket" following the recent title victory of his Indian Premier League (IPL) team ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh bats for Mamata, answers critics


May 29th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) As critics slammed Mamata Banerjee for giving a rousing welcome to a private corporate team like KKR, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday defended the ... Read more...

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Feel like I have won the heart of Kolkata: Shah Rukh


May 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) After the newly-crowned IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team was felicitated at a gala ceremony at the Eden Gardens here Tuesday, its co-owner and ... Read more...

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Frenzied Kolkata fans fete Knight Riders, Shah Rukh (Roundup)


May 29th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) An estimated 150,000 lakh fans lustily cheered on the roads and at the historic Eden Gardens as the city virtually came to a standstill to ... Read more...

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KKR fans face police batons outside Eden


May 29th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hogged the limelight inside the Eden Gardens stadium Tuesday, spectators outside had ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Mamata steal show in KKR’s Eden party


May 29th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took the centre-stage at the celebrations of Kolkata Knight Riders' maiden Indian Premier ... Read more...

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KKR jamboree: Bengal Inc. counts losses


May 29th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) It was de facto holiday here Tuesday as the Mamata Banerjee government pulled out all the stops to celebrate Kolkata Knight Riders' Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Mobbed by thousands, Kolkata’s Knights begin victory parade


May 29th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) With a frenzied crowd of thousands cheering on, Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Tuesday began a victory parade from south Kolkata's ... Read more...

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Kolkata bracing up for extending warm felicitation to victorious Knights (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Indian Premier League champion Kolkata KnightRiders - co-owned by Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan - will be accorded a grand reception with offerings of ... Read more...

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Bengal parties close ranks to fete KKR


May 28th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) The Kolkata Knight Riders' Indian Premier League triumph has for a change brought West Bengal's bitter political foes together. While Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the ... Read more...

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IPL champions KKR party through the night


May 28th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) With team co-owner Shah Rukh Khan taking the lead, the Kolkata Knight Riders players and support staff partied up to the early hours Monday after ... Read more...

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Mamata to felicitate IPL champs KKR


May 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Elated at the Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) title, the West Bengal government will felicitate the victorious city franchise in a ... Read more...

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Didn’t expect the match to stretch to the last ball: Bravo


May 15th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Terming the match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders as one of the best matches of IPL 5, Chennai player Dwayne Bravo, who struck ... Read more...

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Back to back defeats won’t affect team morale: Gambhir


May 15th, 2012 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Dismissing suggestions that back to back defeats might affect team morale, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Gautam Gambhir Monday night said he was hopeful of ... Read more...

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IPl Scoreboard: Super Kings vs. Knight Riders


May 15th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) The scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens here Monday.Kolkata Knight Riders:Gautam ... Read more...

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Bravo’s last ball six carries Super Kings to a thrilling win (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Dwayne Bravo struck a last ball six as titleholders Chennai Super Kings scraped past the Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets in a nail-biting Indian ... Read more...

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Gambhir on rampage, but Knight Riders restricted to 158/6 (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Skipper Gautam Gambhir blasted his eighth half-century of the tournament, but the Kolkata Knight Riders failed to follow up on an explosive start and finished ... Read more...

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Knight Riders set 159-run target for Super Kings


May 14th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders made 158 for six in their 20 overs against Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens ... Read more...

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Super Kings opt to field against Knight Riders


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and chose to field in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Kolkata Knight Riders ... Read more...

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Resurgent Super Kings to clash with Knight Riders (Preview)


May 13th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Keyed up after an emphatic win over table toppers Delhi Daredevils, title holders Chennai Super kings need to maintain the momentum to stay afloat for ... Read more...

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Rohit’s innings took away the match from us: Gambhir


May 12th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Mumbai Indian (MI) batsman Rohit Sharma's sparkling maiden ton not only won him the man of the match award at the Eden Gardens Saturday but ... Read more...

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Sharma blitzkrieg halts Knight Riders’ winning streak (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Riding on a scintillating maiden IPL-ton by Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians trumped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 27 runs in their Indian Premier League match ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians


May 12th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens here Saturday.Mumbai ... Read more...

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Sharma blitzkrieg propels Mumbai to imposing 182 (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) A classy century studded with dazzling strokes by Rohit Sharma, with able support from veteran Herschelle Gibbs, powered Mumbai Indians to an imposing 182 for ... Read more...

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Mamata, CAB felicitate golden boy Sachin (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) With the crowd roaring "Sachin, Sachin", and leaflets and cut-outs saluting him, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was Saturday felicitated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Mamata, CAB felicitate golden boy Sachin


May 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) With the crowd roaring "Sachin, Sachin", and leaflets and cut-outs saluting him, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was Saturday felicitated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians opt to bat against Knight Riders


May 12th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Mumbai Indians captain Harbhajan Singh won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at ... Read more...

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