Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is one of the most popular team of Indian premier league. Its owners are from Bollywood. Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta owned the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team. In IPL Kolkata Knight Riders won IPL trophy 2 times back in 2012 and 2014 will be the most favorite team of Vivo IPL 2017. Read more about KKR Team IPL 2017.
There was a time when this team was considered as the weakest team of IPL but conditions changed when they lifted the IPL trophy twice.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team Leader 2017
Kolkata Knight Riders is currently captained by leading scorer and opener Gautam Gambhir. While Jacques Kallis whois also the former player of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is the coach of team. Eden garden, Kolkata is the home ground of the team while Barabati Stadium is second ground.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has same team squad from last two session of IPL . In 2016 they retained 16 players from 2015 team squad. And this year the retained 15 player from 2016 squad who was also to part of 2014 squad like Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Naraine, Yusuf Pathan and Robin Uthappa.
The key strategy of the teams is having batsmen like Manish Pandey, Gautam Gambir, Robin Uthappa, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Rusell. And bowlers like Umesh Yadav and Sunil Narine who known as leading wicket taker in any format of cricket.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) owners promised their fans to deliver a great cricket in 2017 IPL. Team is going to give full of surprised, player will play their best cricket and will not miss any opportunity. So the expectation is so high from the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team in 2017 IPL and their fans are hoping that the team will able to stand on their expectation.
The Full Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) side following IPL Auction 2017:
|Players Name||Country Name||Batting style||Bowling style|
|Andre Russell||Jamaica||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Ankit Rajpoot||India||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Chris Lynn||Australia||Right-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Chris Woakes||England||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Darren Bravo||Trinidad and Tobago||Left-handed||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Gautam Gambhir||India||Left-handed||Right-arm leg break|
|Ishank Jaggi||India||Right-handed||Legbreak googly|
|Kuldeep Yadav||India||Left-handed||Slow left-arm chinaman|
|Manish Pandey||India||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Nathan Coulter Nile||Australia||Right-handed||Right-arm fast|
|Piyush Chawla||India||Left-handed||Right-arm leg break|
|R Sanjay Yadav||India||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Rishi Dhawan||India||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Robin Uthappa||India||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|Rovman Powell||Jamaica||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Sayan Ghosh||India||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Bangladesh||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Sunil Narine||Trinidad and Tobago||Left-handed||Right-arm off break|
|Suryakumar Yadav||India||Right-handed||Right-arm medium|
|Trent Boult||New Zealand||Right-handed||Left-arm fast-medium|
|Umesh Yadav||India||Right-handed||Right-arm fast|
|Yusuf Pathan||India||Right-handed||Right-arm off break|