Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL 2018 Team : Players & Squad
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is a Kolkata based franchisee team which has been playing in IPL since its inception in 2008.
The franchisee is owned by King Khan of Bolywood, Shah Rukh Khan in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla and entrepreneur Jay Mehta (Red Chillies Entertainment).
It is one of the most successful team, having won the IPL title twice, in 2012 and 2014.
The team has a huge fan following and its theme Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re (we will act, fight and win!) is very popular among the youth.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team Key Info :
Owner : Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Jay Mehta (Red Chillies Entertainment)
Captain : Gautam Gambhir
Vice Captain : N/A
Head Coach : Jacques Kallis
Assistant Coach: Simon Katich
Bowling Coach: Wasim Akram
Batting Coach : W. V. Raman
Franchisee City : Kolkata
Home Ground : Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata
Official Website : kkr.in
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL 2018 Team Players & Squad / Roster :
Ahead of the players auction for IPL 2018, the Kolkata Knight Riders team retained just 2 players spending Rs. 21 Crores and now they have a purse of Rs. 59 Crores for Players Auction for IPL 2018.
In IPL 2018 Auctions Kolkata Knight Riders bought 17 players spending 59 Crore rupees.
The current squad Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 2018 is mentioned below.
|Player||From||Type||Price Paid (in Rs.)|
|Andre Russell||West Indies||All-Rounder||Retained (Rs. 12.5 Cr)|
|Sunil Narine||West Indies||Bowler||Retained (Rs. 8.5 Cr)|
|Mitchell Starc||Australia||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 9.4 Cr|
|Chris Lynn||Australia||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 9.6 Cr|
|Dinesh Karthik||India||Wicket-Keeper||Bought for Rs. 7.4 Cr|
|Robin Uthappa||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 6.4 Cr|
|Piyush Chawla||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 4.2 Cr|
|Kuldeep Yadav||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 5.8 Cr|
|Shubham Gill||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 1.8 Cr|
|Ishank Jaggi||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Kamlesh Nagarkoti||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 3.2 Cr|
|Nitish Rana||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 3.4 Cr|
|Vinay Kumar||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 1 Cr|
|Apoorv Wankhade||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Rinku Singh||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Shivam Mavi||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 3 Cr|
|Mitchell Johnson||Australia||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 2 Cr|
|Javon Searles||West Indies||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 30 Lakhs|
|Cameron Delport||South Africa||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 30 Lakhs|
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