Kolkata Knight Riders – KKR Team, Records, Players list, Match Schedule, News

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Get IPL 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders Team Squad, Match Fixtures and Time Table for Indian Premier League 2019. IPL 12 is starting from 23 March in India and Kolkata Knight Riders have announced their team squad  for it. You can check KKR Team Squad for IPL 2021, Schedule, Time table and Match Fixtures on this page.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is Shah Rukh Khan-co-owned Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, hometowned in Kolkata. KKR plays its home matches at the iconic Eden Gardens. Juhi Chawla and others are also the owners of KKR. The official theme song of the team is Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re (we will perform, fight and win!). Although the team gained immense popularity due to its association with celebrity owners, it performed pathetically in the first three seasons, thereby tarnishing its image. The team’s performance, however, improved from the fourth season as it qualified for the IPL playoffs. They lifted the IPL trophy in 2012 and 2014 under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir. 

 In IPL 2018, KKR qualified for playoffs but its journey was halted by Sunrisers Hyderabad. Ahead of IPL 2020 players’ auction, Kolkata Knight Riders has released some big players like Chris Lynn and Robin Uthappa. While in the 2020 auctions, KKR has grabbed Australian pacer Pat Cummins for whopping Rs 15.5 crore. Thus, Cummins became costliest player of the season. Other notable addition in KKR squad are England world cup winning captain Eoin Morgan and English youngster Tom Banton. 

The franchise has also made changes in its coach, support staffs, bringing in former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum as head coach and former Australian player David Hussey as mentors. 

IPL 2021 KKR Schedule – Kolkata Knight Riders Schedule

So far, BCCI has only announced the 17th Matches Schedule for IPL 2021. So, four match schedule for KKR in IPL 2021 is given here. We will upload the rest of schedule as soon, as it is declared by the BCCI.

IPL 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders Team Squad and Match Fixtures

Kolkata Knight Riders ( KKR ) is one of the eight teams of the IPL. KKR is the team which is one of the best teams with great players in their squad. Whereas the performance of KKR team is a neutral one from the last few years.

This year KKR seems to have a strong on paper squad for Indian Premier League 2021 Season 14. Kolkata Knight Riders have recently registered a new team under the franchise in the American Cricket League.

The on paper Squad of Kolkata Knight Riders seems to be a strong one. Let us consider the Strength and Weakness of KKR  for IPL 2021. The main strength of the KKR team is Andre Russell which will play as a X Factor for the team, along with that Pacers of the team is also a strength. On the other hand, the weakness of the KKR team in IPL 2021 is the Captaincy of the team, which is even agreed by the hard fans of KKR, along with that the Spinning Line-up of the team is also a weakness of Kolkata Knight Riders.

Coaching and support support staff: 

  • Head coach: Brendon McCullum
  • Assistant coach: Abhishek Nayar
  • Bowling coach: Kyle Mills
  • Mentor: David Hussey
  • Assistant bowling coach: Omkar Salvi
  • Fielding coach: James Foster
  • Strength and conditioning coach: Chris Donaldson
  • Head Physiotherapist: Kamlesh Jain
  • Performance analyst: AR Srikkanth
  • Team manager: Wayne Bentley

KKR Retained Players IPL 2021

KKR Retained Players IPL 2021
Kamlesh Nagarkoti,Nitish Rana,Lockie Ferguson,Sandeep Warrier,Pat Cummins,Rahul Tripathi,Varun Chakaravarthy,Sunil Narine,Dinesh Karthik,Shubman Gill,Kuldeep Yadav,Andre Russell,Eoin Morgan,Shivam Mavi,Rinku Singh,Prasidh Krishna,Harry Gurney

KKR Released Players in IPL 2021 Auction

KKR Released Players IPL 2021
Tom Banton,Nikhil Naik,M Siddarth,Siddesh Lad,Chris Green

KKR Players List IPL 2021 / KKR Squad 2021

Player TypeIPL KKR Team List 2020
BatsmenNikhil Naik, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Rinku Singh, Eoin Morgan, Shubman Gill, Siddesh Lad, Rahul Tripathi, Tom Banton (wk).
All-roundersAndre Russell, Chris Green, Nitish Rana.
SpinnersSunil Narine, M Siddharth, Pravin Tambe,Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, 
Fast bowlersLockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi.

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