Kolkata Knight Riders vs Pune Warriors India @ JSCA Stadium, Ranchi
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Kolkata Knight Riders would take on Pune Warriors in the 64th IPL match of the IPL tournament. The match will be hosted at Ranchi. Schedule time for IPL match is 20:00 Local Time (14:30 GMT).
The schedule match between KKR vs Pune would be a Night match and will be played under flood light condition at Ranchi
Kolkata Knight Riders
|Owner||Knight Riders Sports Private Ltd|
|IPL Best||2012 Winner|
Gautam Gambhir | Brad Haddin | Brendon McCullum Brett Lee | Debabrata Das | Eoin Morgan | Iqbal Abdulla | Jacques Kallis | James Pattinson | Lakshmipathy Balaji | Laxmi Ratan Shukla | Manoj Tiwary | Manvinder Bisla | Mohammad Shami | Pradeep Sangwan | Rajat Bhatia | Ryan McLaren | Ryan ten Doeschate | Sachithra Senanayake | Sarabjit Singh Ladda | Shakib Al Hasan | Sunil Narine | Yusuf Pathan
Pune Warriors India
|Owner||Sahara Adventure Sports Limited|
|Venue||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium|
|IPL Best||2011, 2012 9th Position|
Yuvraj Singh | Abhishek Nayar | Ajantha Mendis | Ali Murtaza | Angelo Mathews | Anustup Majumdar | Ashoke Dinda | Bhuvneshwar Kumar | Dheeraj Jadhav | Eklavya Dwivedi | Harpreet Singh | Ishwar Pandey | Kane Richardson | Krishnakant Upadhyay | Luke Wright | Mahesh Rawat | Manish Pandey | Marlon Samuels | Michael Clarke | Mitchell Marsh | Mithun Manhas | Parveez Rasool | Rahul Sharma | Raiphi Gomez | Robin Uthappa | Ross Taylor | Shrikant Wagh | Steve Smith | Tirumalasetti Suman | Tamim Iqbal | Udit Birla | Wayne Parnell
OUTCOMES OF PREVIOUS HEAD-TO-HEAD MATCHUPS :
Matches Won : Kolkata : 3 | Pune : 0
Saturday 5th May 2012, Eden Gardens, Kolkata : Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 runs
Saturday 19th May 2012, MCA Stadium, Pune : Kolkata Knight Riders won by 34 runs
Thursday 19th May 2011, DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai : Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 wickets
The Indian Premier League is a professional league for Twenty20 cricket championship. The Premier League is considered to be the world's showcase for Twenty20 cricket, a shorter format of cricket consisting only 20 over’s. Top Indian and international players take part in IPL, contributing to what is the world's ‘richest cricket tournament’. The inaugural season of the tournament started on 18 April 2008 and lasted for 43 days with 59 matches scheduled. The final was played in DY Patil Stadium, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. In the nail biting final the Rajasthan Royals defeated Chennai Super Kings in a thriller and emerged as the inaugural IPL champions.
The 6th edition of the IPL is scheduled opened in February 2013 with the auction for players. 108 players were on offer but only 37 players were sold for US$ 11.87 million. The only player to be the million dollar cricketer was the Australian all rounder Glenn Maxwell. Deccan Chargers were ousted from the league almost five-months ago and in place of the Chargers a new team the Sunrisers will play from the 2013. The tournament will run from 3 April to 26 May 2013 with Kolkata and Chennai hosting the playoffs. Kolkata's Eden Gardens will host the first match as well as the final as they were the champions of the 2012 season.