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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR):-Team Squad, Players List, and Full Schedule

Check here Details Kolkata Knight Riders- KKR Team Squad, Players List, and Full Schedule.

This is the 14th season of IPL for which there is great enthusiasm among the viewers as they have already missed the 13th season on the ground. Indian Premier League IPL 2021 is been scheduled from 9th April till 30th May.

The Kolkata knight riders is an authorized cricket-based team out of Kolkata in the Indian premier league (IPL). It was founded in the year 2008 as Kolkata knight riders. This team is owned by the superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s company Red Chillies Entertainment in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta. The team plays its home matches at Eden Gardens Stadium. They became the IPL champions in 2012; by defeating Chennai Super Kings in the final, once again they became the IPL champions in 2014 by defeating Kings XI Punjab.

The team is captained by Eoin Morgan with Brendon McCullum as the new team coach. In 2007, the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) created the cricket tournament Indian premier league (IPL) based on the 20-20 format of the game. The inaugural tournament took place on April-June 2008 where the BCCI finalized eight teams who will participate in the tournament.

The teams representing the eight different cities of India were put up on auction in Mumbai on 20 February 2008. The team representing Kolkata was finally bought by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s company Red Chillies Entertainment in partnership with actress Juhi Chawal and her husband Jay Mehta a price of $75.09 million, equal to approximately ₹2.98 billion at that time.

IPL 2021 Complete KKR Team Squad:

Eoin Morgan (Captain), Dinesh Karthik; Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana; Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy; Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson; Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer.

IPL 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders Players List

Kolkata Knight Riders’ biggest buy of the IPL 2021 auction was Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan. Kolkata Knight Riders have released five players and retained 17 players ahead for the auction. KKR now has Rs10.85 crore in their wallet for IPL 2021 Auction.

Released players : Tom Banton, Chris Green, Nikhil Naik, Siddharth M and Siddhesh Lad.

Retained players : Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson; Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier; Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins; Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Seifert .

Players bought at auction :

  • Shakib Al Hasan (Rs 3.20 crore)
  • Sheldon Jackson (Rs 20 lakh)
  • Vaibhav Arora (Rs 20 lakh)
  • Karun Nair (Rs 50 lakh)
  • Harbhajan Singh (Rs 2 crore)
  • Ben Cutting (Rs 75 lakh)
  • Venkatesh Iyer (Rs 20 lakh)
  • Pawan Negi (Rs 50 lakh)

KKR Team Full Schedule Of IPL 2021

MATCH NODATE & DAYMATCHTIME (IST)VENUE
3April 11, SundaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMChennai
5April 13, TuesdayKolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians7.30 PMChennai
10April 18, SundayRoyal Challengers vs Kolkata Knight Riders3.30 PMChennai
15April 21, WednesdayKolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings7.30 PMMumbai
18April 24, SaturdayRajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMMumbai
21April 26, MondayPunjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMAhmedabad
25April 29, ThursdayDelhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMAhmedabad
30May 3, MondayKolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers7.30 PMAhmedabad
35May 8, SaturdayKolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals3.30 PMAhmedabad
39May 10, MondayMumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMBengaluru
41May 12, WednesdayChennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMBengaluru
45May 15, SaturdayKolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings7.30 PMBengaluru
49May 18, TuesdayKolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals7.30 PMBengaluru
52May 21, FridayKolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad3.30 PMBengaluru

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