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 2020 Auction
Team KKR retained 13 players from 2018 edition of Indian Premier League for 12th season. Kolkata Knight Riders retained skipper Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Chris Lynn, Rinku Singh and Kamlesh Nagarkoti before heading into IPL 2019 auction.
Kolkata Knight Riders 2020 Squad
Kolkata Knight Riders have got excellent batting line-up that includes destructive opening batsman Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik, Nitish Rana and Shubham Gill. Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav and Piyush Chawala are the key bowlers in KKR 2020 squad.
|5.||Kuldeep Singh Yadav||India||Bowler|
|6.||Sunil Narine||West Indies||Bowler|
|8.||Andre Russell||West Indies||All-Rounder|
|14.||Carlos Brathwaite||West Indies||All-Rounder|
|15.||Lockie Ferguson||New Zealand||Bowler|
|17.||Nikhil Shankar Naik||India||Wicket-Keeper|
|18.||Anrich Nortje||South Africa||Bowler|
|19.||Prithvi Raj Yarra||India||Bowler|
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