Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders is an official team of Indian Premier League. The team is taking part in all IPL activities for the very first tournament. KKR is owned by very famous Bollywood actors Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla along with her spouse Jay Mehta. Due to huge fan following of Shahrukh Khan, KKR has a high number of fans.

The teams belongs to one of the oldest city of India, Kolkata situated in West Bengal. It has also a plus point that it home ground Eden Gardens is the oldest cricket ground in the history Indian Cricket. Also. It is a ground for international matches.

Titles Won

KKR is the winner of IPL title for 2 times. Kolkata won the titles in 2012 and 2014. The teams has a graph with many ups and downs. KKR qualified 6 times for the playoffs and reached in final 2 times. In first three seasons, teams couldn’t make its way to playoff and the in the 4th season, it won the title. Here is the graph of complete progress of KKR.

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

Let’s have a look on the personnel performance of Kolkata Knight Rider’s squad in the last season. As KKR was out from the tournament from Round Robin, the figures will be low. The highest runs 510 from the side, made by Andre Russell and stood at No. 6. The highest runs in an over was made by Russell on. He made 28 runs by facing 5 balls with the help of 4 sixes and 1 four.

In most sixes category, Andre Russel is leading the board with 52 sixes. In fifties table, Russel is standing at No. 6 with 4 fifties. No player from KKR could made a hundred in IPL 2019.

From bowling side, there was no memorable performance as none of the KKR’s bowler stands in top 20 bowler of the season. These were the reasons due to which KKR failed as no one could impress without Andre Russel.

For IPL 2020, KKR made Pat Cummins the most expensive player as they picked him for ₹

15.50 crores.

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

  • Dinesh Karthik
  • Andre Russell
  • Harry Gurney
  • Kamlesh Nagarkoti
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Nitish Rana
  • Parsidh Krishna
  • Rinu Singh
  • Sandeep Warrier
  • Shivam Mahi
  • Shubman Gill
  • Siddhesh Lad
  • Sunil Narine
  • Eoin Morgan
  • Pat Cummins
  • Rahul Tripathi
  • Varun Chakarvarthi
  • M Siddharth
  • Chris green
  • tom Banton
  • Pravin Tambe
  • Nikhil Naik

Team Management

Captain: Dinesh Karthik

Coach: Bredon McCullum

Home Ground: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Owner: Knight Riders Sports Private Ltd ( Shahrukh Khan 55%, Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta 45%)

Official Website: http://www.kkr.in/

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