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KKR Wins IPL 5 – 2012 DLF IPL T20 Champion Kolkata Knight Riders – Award Winners Name

Indian Premier League IPL 5 2012 T20 KKR CSK Final Match Watch Online, IPL 2012 Award Winner Names, KKR wins IPL 5 T20 2012 Cricket Tournament, Indian Premier League 5 2012 Winner KKR, Who wins purple / orange cap in ipl 5 2012, who win emerging rising star award in ipl t20 2012.
It was not at easy to beat defending champions at their home ground. But, this year Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team played extremely well throughout the season and most importantly played as a Team. Probably, this makes KKR the Champions of IPL T20 2012 Season beating defending champion Chennai Super Kings (CSK) who had won IPL T20 Companionship twice [in 2010 & 2011].

Today on 27th May 2012 (Sunday), the Team of Bollywood King Shahrukh Khan (SRK) snatched the IPL T20 2012 Cup from Chennai to Kolkata under the Captaincy of Gautam Gambhir. Right from 2008, when IPL T20 Tournament started, SRK’s KKR Team never performed well enough but from 2011 KKR started playing well under Gautam Gambhir. It is a great decision to appoint Trevor Bayliss as KKR Coach & also to bid for Suniel Narine during 2012 IPL Auction because, Suneil Narine became the mystery bowler & never conceded more than 5 runs per over in every match he played. 

But, it has to be said, KKR won 2012 IPL T20 Championship not for Individual performance but for the Team effort where all players stayed like a family and played their part. Whether it is Narine, Kallis, Mc.Cullum, Lee, Shakib or Indian Players Gautam, Laxmi, Bhatia, Manoj, Debabrato, Yusuf, Balaji all played as a team and performed when team required.

In the final when CSK posted 190 Runs batting first at their home ground in Chennai, it wasn't easy to chase 191 for KKR. And the things became worst when KKR lost Gautam Gambhir [Leading Run Scorer for KKR in IPL 5 2012] in the 1st over. But, Manavindar Bisla, Indian Wicket-Keeper Batsman plays for Haryana, came to the rescue along with World’s no.1 all-rounder Kallis. Both of them scoring half-centuries and maintained healthy run rate to ensure KKR win. In the last over, Bengal Cricketer Manoj Tiwary hit the winning run. What a moment it was for SRK & KKR – SRK is rocking Bollywood over the years and now his team KKR is rocking IPL T20 Cricket Tournament. SRK’s KKR made Kolkata proud as well.

IPL 5 T20 2012 Cricket Tournament Prizes & Award Winners
  • Purple Cap Award Winner of DLF IPL 5 2012 T20 Cricket Tournament: - M. Morkel of Delhi Daredevils Team for taking 25 wickets.
  • Orange Cap Award Winner of DLF IPL 5 2012 T20 Cricket Tournament: - Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for scoring 733 runs.
  • Karbon Kaamal Catch Award Winner of DLF IPL 5 2012 T20 Cricket Tournament: - David Hussey of Kings XI Punjab for taking a catch against RCB.
  • Volkswagen Power Performance Award Winner of DLF IPL 5 2012 T20 Cricket Tournament: - A.B. Deviliers of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for playing the outstanding knock of 49 runs from just 17 balls to make RCB win over Deccan Chargers.
  • City Rising Star Award Winner of DLF IPL 5 2012 T20 Cricket Tournament: - Mandeep Singh of Kings XI Punjab. Indian Cricketer Mandeep Singh is only 20 years old and performed extremely well during IPL 5 T20 2012 Season.
  • Golden Cricketer of IPL 5 2012 Award Winner of DLF IPL 5 2012 T20 Cricket Tournament: - Suniel Narine of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), who has performed unexpectedly well for KKR. West Indian spinner Suniel Narine took 24 Wickets with an economy under 6 rpo.
  • Fair Play Award 2012 IPL 5 T20 Winner: - Rajasthan Royals (RR) Team.
  • Runners Up Award Winner of DLF IPL 5 2012 T20 Cricket Tournament: - Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
  • Winner of DLF IPL 5 2012 T20 Cricket Tournament: - Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
  • Man of the Match of IPL 5 T20 2012 Final Match: - Manvinder Bisla for playing 89 Runs from 48 balls knock during the chase.
  • Most Sixes Award winner of IPL 5 T20 2012 Final Match: - Suresh Raina of Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
  • Karbon Kamaal Catch Award Winner IPL 5 T20 2012 Final Match: - Shakib-Al-Hasan of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for taking catch of Murli Vijay of the bowling of Rajat Bhatia.
Since, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won 2012 IPL T20 Cricket Tournament; Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium of Kolkata will host Airtel Champions League 2012 Opening Ceremony & Champions League 2012 Final Match as per the rules. Because of defending Champion, Kolkata’s Eden Garden Cricket Stadium will also host the IPL 6 T20 2013 Final Match. So, get ready Kolkata to cheer again for KKR and this time not in front of Television but at Eden Gardens.
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Brett Lee Profile Cricket Career Australia & KKR Player - IPL Cricketer Statistics

Australia Cricketer Bowler Brett Lee Profile Biodata Biography Address Birthday Mobile Phone Contact Number Australian Brett Lee Family Wife Son Daughter Father Mother Names Brett Lee Education Qualification Cricket Career Statistics Brett Lee Coach Cricketing Career Wickets Bowling Figures Brett Lee Awards Achievements Kolkata Knight Riders IPL KKR Team Coach Brett Lee Songs Pop Albums details.

Australian Fast Bowler Brett Lee is an athletic fielder and useful lower-order batsman, with a batting average exceeding 20 in Test cricket. Together with Mike Hussey, Brett Lee has held the record for highest 7th wicket partnership for Australia in ODIs since 2005–06 (123). Brett Lee ranks behind only Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar as the fastest bowler in contemporary cricket during most of this decade. Rawalpindi Express Shoaib Akhtar's delivery at 161.3km/h (100.2mph) stands as the fastest recorded to date.

Birthday of Australian Bowler Brett Lee, KKR Bowler: - 8th November 1976.

Birthplace / Address of Australian Bowler Brett Lee, KKR Bowler: - Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.

Nickname of Australian Bowler Brett Lee, KKR Bowler: - Bing, Binga, The Speedster.

Height of Australian Brett Lee KKR Bowler: - 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in).

Brett Lee Family and Educational Personal Life: Brett Lee is the second of three sons born to Bob (father of Brett Lee), a metallurgist and Helen (née Buxton – Mother of Brett Lee), a piano teacher. Brett Lee has two brothers, the elder being former Australian all rounder and New South Wales Blues captain Shane Lee. Brett Lee‘s younger brother Grant played cricket for New South Wales at the under-19 level, and is now an accountant. Brett Lee attended Balarang Public School and Oak Flats High School, which later named its cricket ground in his honour. Brett Lee‘s nickname 'Bing' refers to 'Bing Lee', after a chain of electronics stores in New South Wales. The Brett Lee brothers enjoyed soccer, basketball and skiing and were encouraged to play the piano by their mother (Grant is a qualified pianist). Brett Lee married Elizabeth Kemp (Wife of Brett Lee) in June 2006 and has a son named Preston Charles, born 16th November 2006. However, after two years of marriage, on 21 August 2008, Brett Lee confirmed his separation from Elizabeth Kemp and divorced in 2009.

Batting Style of Australian Brett Lee KKR Bowler: Right hand bat.

Bowling Style of Australian Brett Lee KKR Bowler: Right arm fast.

Playing Role / Position of Australian Brett Lee KKR Bowler: Bowler and lower order hard hitter batsman.

Australian Brett Lee KKR Bowler played for Australia, New South Wales, Kings XI Punjab (2008-2010), Kolkata Knight Riders KKR (2011-2012).

Debut Test of Australian Bowler Brett Lee, KKR Bowler: (cap 383) 26th December 1999 against India.

ODI Debut of Australian Bowler Brett Lee, KKR Bowler: (cap 140) 9th January 2000.

Australian Fast Bowler Brett Lee Early Life Career: At sixteen years of age, Brett Lee began playing first grade cricket for Campbelltown, where Brett Lee managed to claim the wickets of a few New South Wales cricketers. Brett Lee later joined Mosman, where at one point, Brett Lee shared the new ball with Shoaib Akhtar. Brett Lee played for the Australian Under 17 & 19 teams and was awarded a scholarship to attend the Australian Cricket Academy. In March 1994, Brett Lee was forced out of the Australian under-19 team to tour India due to stress fractures in his lower back. Brett Lee recovered and made his first-class debut for New South Wales against Western Australia in a Sheffield Shield match as a 20-year old in the 1997–98 season, playing one match and taking 3/114. One month later, Lee was chosen to represent the Australian A team on a tour to South Africa. Brett Lee claimed two wickets but in that very match, stress fractures in his back from the previous injury had re-opened and Lee was in a back brace for over three months.

Australian Bowler KKR Player Brett Lee Cricket Career: By the late 1990s there were calls for Brett Lee to be included in the national squad. Brett Lee was eventually chosen in the final 14 for the Test series against Australia in 1999 but failed to make the starting 11. By the time the Test series against India came around, Brett Lee was twelfth man. However, Brett Lee duly made his Test debut for Australia in December 1999 against the touring Indians, becoming Australia's 383rd Test cricketer. Brett Lee won the inaugural Donald Bradman Young Player of the Year Award at the Allan Border Medal award ceremony in 2000 soon after his debut. Brett Lee made his debut in One Day International for Australia against Pakistan on 9th January 2000 during the Carlton and United Breweries Series at the Gabba, Brisbane. Brett Lee became the 140th ODI cricketer to represent Australia. In One-day Internationals, Brett Lee was ranked by the ICC as the No.1 ODI bowler in January 2006 and has been ranked among the top ten ODI bowlers since the start of 2003. Brett Lee has a wide array of deliveries including a dangerous in-swinging Yorker. Brett Lee‘s bowling strike rate of around 30 puts him amongst the most incisive in this form of the game. Brett Lee also has a One-day International hat-trick to his name, achieved in the 2003 World Cup against Kenya. Lee was the first Australian and fourth bowler to ever achieve this feat in World Cup history. During the 2003 Cricket World Cup, Brett Lee was one of the leading performers for Australia. Brett Lee concluded the tournament with 22 wickets off 83.1 over at an average of 17.90 finishing second to Sri Lankan left-arm fast bowler Chaminda Vaas who took 23 wickets during that tournament. In 2003 world cup Brett Lee bowled his previous fastest recorded delivery of 160.7km/h against England at Port Elizabeth during their group match.

Awards Achievements of Brett Lee Australian and KKR Fast Bowler:
The Donald Bradman Young Player of the Year 2000.
The Wisden Young Cricketer of the Year 1999–00.
Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2006.
Chosen in "Australia's Greatest ODI XI" selected by former and present Australian ODI representatives.
Chosen in the ODI Team of the Year 2005 at the ICC Awards.
Chosen in the Test Team of the Year 2006 at the ICC Awards.
Chosen in the ODI Team of the Year 2006 at the ICC Awards.
VB Series Player of the Series 2002–03.
VB Series Player of the Series 2004–05.
DLF Cup Player of the Tournament 2006.
Warne-Muralitharan Trophy Player of the Series 2007.
Border-Gavaskar Trophy Player of the Series 2007–08.
2007 McGilvray Medallist for ABC's Australian Test Player of the year.
2008 Australian Test Player of the Year.
2008 Allan Border Medallist.
Chosen in the ODI Team of the Year 2008 at the ICC Awards.
Chosen in the Test Team of the Year 2008 at the ICC Awards.
2009 Champions League 20/20 Player of the Series.

Singer Brett Lee Singing Career Songs Album Lee Band Name: Australian Fast Bowler Brett Lee is part of the rock band Six and Out. The band is made up of Brett Lee’s brother Shane Lee and former New South Wales cricketers Brad McNamara, Gavin Robertson and Richard Chee Quee. Brett Lee launched own fashion label 'BL', in 2001. Brett Lee plays the bass guitar or acoustic guitar for the band Six and Out. During the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy in India, Brett Lee recorded a duet with India's music diva Asha Bhosle called You're the One For Me. The Brett Lee’s song reached a peak position of number two on the Indian and South African charts. In 2008, Brett Lee filmed scenes for his first Bollywood movie Victory. Brett Lee once hosted a short-lived TV program called "Personal Best".

KKR and Australian Bowler Brett Lee Charity Works: Brett Lee supports a number of charities including the Salvation Army, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) and the Make a Wish Foundation, in which Brett Lee was named an 'Official Friend' in honour of his long-standing association with the foundation. Brett Lee began supporting ADRA along with his brother Shane Lee when a close friend committed suicide.

Australian Cricketer Brett Lee IPL T20 Career: Brett Lee was the first player in Twenty20 International cricket to take a Hat-trick. Brett Lee played for the Kings XI Punjab team owned by Bollywood actress Preity Zinta and Businessman Ness Wadia in the Indian Premier League. Brett Lee played for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team of King Khan (Shahrukh Khan) during the 2011 season.

Good wishes to Brett Lee for his upcoming Cricketing Tournaments and personal life.
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