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Kolkata Knight Riders 2018 Squad

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.

KKR plays home matches at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders

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 2018 Auction

Team KKR retained two players from 2017 edition of Indian Premier League. Kolkata Knight Riders retained Sunil Narine and Andre Russell for 11th IPLT20 edition. Gautam Gambhir who led KKR to win two IPL cups, refused to stay with Knight Riders.

KKR 2018 Squad

Kolkata Knight Riders have got excellent batting line-up that includes skipper Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana and Shubham Gill. Sunil Narine, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson and Piyush Chawala are the key bowlers in KKR 2018 squad.

Sr. No. Player Country Role
1. Chris Lynn Australia Batsman
2. Robin Uthappa India Wicket-Keeper
3. Dinesh Karthik India Wicket-Keeper
4. Piyush Chawla India Bowler
5. Kuldeep Singh Yadav India Bowler
6. Sunil Narine West Indies Bowler
7. Ranganath Vinay Kumar India Bowler
8. Mitchell Starc Australia Bowler
9. Andre Russell West Indies All-Rounder
10. Cameron Delport South Africa All-Rounder
11. Apoorv Vijay Wankhade India Batsman
12. Nitish Rana India Batsman
13. Shubman Gill India Batsman
14. Ishank Jaggi India Batsman
15. Kamlesh Nagarkoti India All-Rounder
16. Rinku Singh India Batsman
17. Shivam Mavi India All-Rounder
18. Javon Searles West Indies All-Rounder
19. Mitchell Johnson Australia Bowler

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