The skipper of the Kolkata Knight Riders, Gautam Gambhir has recently said in an interview that he is ready to take the responsibility of captaincy of the Indian test side.
When asked by media, if he is ready for the job, the cricketer said, “Absolutely, it is the biggest honour. I am ready for it. Ready for the responsibility of the challenge because you want to take different challenges as well. That’s where your mental toughness and character will be tested.”
The former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly believes Gautam Gambhir is now ready to lead the Indian Cricket team in the test matches.
Sourav Ganguly said during an interview that Gambhir is ready to take over from MS Dhoni as captain of the Test team after he led Kolkata Knight Riders to their first-ever IPL title in IPL 2012 finals against MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings.
After the historic win of Kolkata Knight Riders over the Chennai Super Kings in the India Premier League [IPL 2012] Finals, the former KKR skipper Sourav Ganguly praised Manvinder Bisla for his wonderful batting performance which helped his team to lift the IPL Trophy.
Manvinder Bisla was the Man-of-the-match, hitting 89 runs from 48 balls with eight fours and five huge sixes.
The much awaited IPL 2012 Finals will be played between the two strong teams of the season, the match will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 27 May 2012 – day/night (20-over match).
The IPL Final 2012 will be played between Chennai Super Kings [CSK] and Kolkata Knight Riders [KKR] and both the teams have full of powerful and world class cricketers.
The first qualifier match of the Indian Premier League 2012 [IPL 2012] was played between Delhi Daredevils [DD] and Kolkata Knight Riders [KKR].
The Kolkata Knight Riders had made it possible in the fifth season of the IPL beating Delhi Daredevils by 18 runs in the Qualifier match played at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune 22 May 2012 – day/night (20-over match).
The Kolkata Knight Riders [KKR] has managed to be at the 2nd position in the points table with a 34 runs win over Pune Warriors India [PWI] in the Indian Premier League match played at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune 19 May 2012 – day/night (20-over match).
Earlier, KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bat first. KKR started well and scored 136 runs in the 20 overs. This is not a very good total in the Twenty20 cricket, and once it looked that PWI can win the match.