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Kolkata Knight Riders Team Squad 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders is a professional twenty20 cricket team and competes in world’s top class league IPL. The franchise is owned by bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawala along with co-owner Jay Mehta. KKR won the 2012 and 2014 editions of Indian Premier League under Gautam Gambhir’s leadership.

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders in Nutshell

Owner Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Jay Mehta
Captain Gautam Gambhir
Coach Jacques Kallis
City Kolkata
Home Ground Eden Gardens
Official Website www.kkr.in
Title Two Titles [2012, 2014]

IPL 2017 Auction

Team KKR released a total of 9 players ahead of players auction for Vivo Indian Premier League 10th season. Some big name cricketers like Morne Morkel, Colin Munro, Jason Holder, Shaun Tait, Brad Hogg and others released by Knight Riders.

Kolkata will be looking to buy some good bowlers in the IPLT20 2017 auction scheduled to take place in February.

KKR 2017 IPL Squad

Kolkata Knight Riders have got excellent batting line-up that includes skipper Gautam Gambhir,  Chris Lynn, Manish Pandey, Robin Uthappa and Suryakumar Yadav. Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav and Piyush Chawala are the key bowlers in KKR 2017 squad.

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad for IPL 2017


Sr. No. Player Country Role 
1 Gautam Gambhir (Captain) India Batsman
2 Suryakumar Yadav India Batsman
3 Kuldeep Singh Yadav India Batsman
4 Chris Lynn Australia Batsman
5 Manish Pandey India Batsman
6 Sheldon Jackson India Batsman
7 Darren Bravo West Indies Batsman
8 Ishank Jaggi India Batsman
9 Umesh Yadav India Bowler
10 Chris Woakes England Bowler
11 Trent Boult New Zealand Bowler
12 Sunil Narine West Indies Bowler
13 Piyush Chawla India Bowler
14 Nathan Coulter-Nile Australia Bowler
15 Syan Ghosh India Bowler
16 Ankit Singh Rajpoot India Bowler
17 Andre Russell West Indies All-Rounder
18 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh All-Rounder
19 Yusuf Pathan India All-Rounder
20 Rishi Dhawan India All-Rounder
21 Rovman Powell West Indies All-Rounder
22 R. Sanjay Yadav India All-Rounder
23 Robin Uthappa India Wicket-keeper

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