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.

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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
Ankit Rajpoot India Bowler Retained
Chris Lynn Australia Batsman Retained
Chris Woakes England Bowler Bought for Rs. 4.2 Crores
Darren Bravo West Indies Batsman Bought for Rs. 50 Lakhs
Gautam Gambhir India Batsman Retained
Ishank Jaggi India All-Rounder Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs
Kuldeep Yadav India Bowler Retained
Manish Pandey India Batsman Retained
Nathan Coulter-Nile Australia Bowler Bought for Rs. 3.5 Crores
Piyush Chawla India Bowler Retained
Rishi Dhawan India All-Rounder Bought for Rs. 55 Lakhs
R Sanjay Yadav India All-Rounder Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs
Robin Uthappa India Batsman Retained
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
Suryakumar Yadav India Batsman Retained
Umesh Yadav India Bowler Retained
Yusuf Pathan India All-Rounder Retained

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