Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL 2017 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 2017 Team Players & Squad / Roster :
Ahead of the players auction for IPL 2017, the Kolkata Knight Riders team retained 14 players and released 9 players.
The current squad Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the players auction for IPL 2017 is mentioned below.
|Player||From||Type||Price Paid (in Rs.)|
|Andre Russell||West Indies||All-Rounder||Retained|
|Chris Woakes||England||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 4.2 Crores|
|Darren Bravo||West Indies||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 50 Lakhs|
|Ishank Jaggi||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs|
|Nathan Coulter-Nile||Australia||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 3.5 Crores|
|Rishi Dhawan||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 55 Lakhs|
|R Sanjay Yadav||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs|
|Rovman Powell||West Indies||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 30 Lakhs|
|Sayan Ghosh||India||Bolwer||Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Bangladesh||All-Rounder||Retained|
|Sheldon Jackson||India||Wicket Keeper||Retained|
|Sunil Narine||West Indies||Bowler||Retained|
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