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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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Jacques Kallis Profile Career Stats KKR & South African Cricketer - IPL Player Jacques Kallis

South Africa Cricket Team Kolkata Knight Riders IPL KKR Cricketer Player Jacques Kallis Profile Biodata Biography Birthday Address Mobile Phone Contact Number Jacques Kallis KKR South Africa Cricket Player Family Father Mother Wife Son Daughter Jacques Kallis Education Qualification Profession Cricket Career Statistics Jacques Kallis IPL KKR South Africa Cricketer Details Personal Educational Professional Life Background Jacques Kallis.

South African All-rounder Jacques Henry Kallis is a formidable right-handed batsman and fast-medium swing bowler. Jacques Kallis is one of the greatest cricketers of all time, particularly all-rounders, being the only cricketer in the history of the game to hold more than 10,000 runs and 250 wickets in both one day and Test match cricket. From October–December 2007 Jacques Kallis produced a streak of five centuries in four Test Matches; with his century in the second innings of the third test against India in January 2011, his 40th in all, Jacques Kallis moved past Ricky Ponting to become the second highest scorer of Test centuries, behind only Sachin Tendulkar who currently has 51 centuries. Jacques Kallis was named Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2008 Wisden for his performances in 2007 in addition to being the ICC Test Player of the Year" and ICC Player of the Year in 2005.

Full Name of Jacques Kallis Cricketer of KKR and South Africa: Jacques Henry Kallis.

Birthday of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: 16th October 1975.

Address / Birthplace of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Pinelands, Cape Town, South Africa.

Batting Style of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Right-handed Bat.

Bowling Style of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Right arm fast-medium.

Test Debut of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Test debut first match played on 14th December 1995 against England and has the cap number 262.

ODI Debut of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: One Day International debut first match played on 9th January 1996 against England and has the cap numbered 38.

Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer played for Western Province / Cape Cobras, Glamorgan, Middlesex, Royal Challengers Bangalore RCB IPL (2008-2010), Kolkata Knight Riders KKR IPL (2011-2012), South Africa.

Cricket Career of Jacques Kallis KKR and South African Cricketer: Jacques Kallis attended and played cricket for Wynberg Boys' High School. In 2009, Wynberg honoured Jacques Kallis by naming their main cricket oval after him. As a teenager, Jacques Kallis had a brief spell with Netherfield CC in England where Jacques Kallis established himself in Northern England but Jacques Kallis was released. Jacques Kallis also played for Old Edwardians for a spell as a teenager, where coaching staff saw potential for him to become a first-class all rounder; later in his first season Jacques Kallis was picked for South Africa U-21's as a 12th man. Jacques Kallis made his first-class debut in 1993-94 as an 18-year-old, playing for Western Province. Jacques Kallis first Test appearance was in December 1995 against England at Durban, but Jacques Kallis struggled with the bat in his first few matches. Jacques Kallis was one of the world's leading all-rounders  as seen in the ICC's Cricket ratings. In 1998 Jacques Kallis led South Africa to the ICC Champions Trophy title with two Man of the Match and the Player of the Series performances. The youngster was solid, without being spectacular, in the 1999 ICC Cricket World Cup, before a Player of the Series performance led South Africa to a stunning Test series victory against India in India in 2000. By late 2001 Jacques Kallis was the world's number one ranked Test All-Rounder, having held the same ranking in ODIs for the best part of 3 years. During this time, Jacques Kallis blossomed into arguably the world's leading batsman, with a defensive technique second-to-none, and the adhesive qualities of a Cape Point limpet. Generally a placid and undemonstrative man, Jacques Kallis nailed down the crucial No. 3 position in the South African batting order after a number of players had been tried and discarded, and his stock rose exponentially from that moment. Jacques Kallis is one of only four players in Test history (after Sir Donald Bradman and before Mohammad Yousuf, Gautam Gambhir) to make a century in five consecutive matches, achieved in season 2003/04. In 2005 Jacques Kallis set the record for the fastest half-century, as measured by balls faced, in Test cricket history, scoring 50 against Zimbabwe off only 24 balls. In 2007 Jacques Kallis scored 5 centuries in 4 Tests, making him just the fourth man after Bradman, Ken Barrington and Matthew Hayden to score 4 centuries in 4 Tests on two different occasions. That Jacques Kallis holds these records belies his reputation as a defensive batsman of the old-fashioned type, something Jacques Kallis himself is determined to erase. Jacques Kallis was awarded the captaincy of South Africa for the third and final Test match against Australia in 2006 when Graeme Smith stood down with an injury. Jacques Kallis currently holds a number of South African cricket records, including most ODI and Test runs, highest ODI and second highest Test batting average and most Test centuries by a South African.

South African and KKR Cricketer Jacques Kallis Scholarship Foundation Achievement: The Jacques Kallis Scholarship Foundation was established in Jacques Kallis' benefit year with the aim of combining the academic and life skills programmes of existing school structures with funding and mentoring support from Jacques Kallis. In so doing, the Foundation with its partners, hopes to provide talented youngsters from all walks of life the opportunity to reach their full sporting and academic potential. Currently, the Jacques Kallis Scholarship Foundation sponsors 2 boys from Pretoria Boys High School, 2 from Maritzburg College and 2 from Selborne College. Jacques Kallis partakes in annual fundraising events for his Foundation, to which Jacques Kallis invites fellow South African celebrities and cricketers like Mark Boucher and Andre Nel.

Jacques Kallis was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IPL Team for the first three seasons and in 4th Season Auction of Indian Premier League Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team picked the world’s best all-rounder Jacques Kallis.
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