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 in Nutshell
|Owner||Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Jay Mehta|
|Home Ground||Eden Gardens|
|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.
|5.||Kuldeep Singh Yadav||India||Bowler|
|6.||Sunil Narine||West Indies||Bowler|
|7.||Ranganath Vinay Kumar||India||Bowler|
|9.||Andre Russell||West Indies||All-Rounder|
|10.||Cameron Delport||South Africa||All-Rounder|
|11.||Apoorv Vijay Wankhade||India||Batsman|
|18.||Javon Searles||West Indies||All-Rounder|
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