“Kolkata Knight Riders” is also popular as KKR is another reputed franchise with a huge fan base worldwide. This franchise is well associated with BCCI and Indian premium league management since the first season. This franchise is owned by a legendary actor, also known as the romance king of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan, beauty queen Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta.
Kolkata Knight rider represents the city of Kolkata, and the team slogan “Karbo Ladbo Jeetbo Re” is very motivating and famous among fans. Eden Garden is the home ground of this franchise, where you can see this team playing amazing cricket. So far Kolkata Knight Rider franchise has won two IPL titles in 221 and 2014 under the leadership of former veteran Indian cricket team opener Gautam Gambhir.
Complete list of players in Kolkata Knight Riders
Last season, KKR was not performed well and knocked out from the league stage, which was heartbroken for many cricketing fans worldwide. KKR is one of the most consistent team performers ever in IPL history, and fans still want to see this franchise at the top of the table in the 14th season of IPL 2021. No doubt KKR bench strength is quite strong, and you will find many T20 specialists in this franchise.
Last year, the management of KKR had made 13 retentions of squad players and recently purchased nine new players to balance the team. You can see some of the key players like Pat Cummins, Andre Russel, Eoin Morgan, Kuldeep Yadav, and Sunil Narine.
When it comes to the team management of KKR, they are very much active in the talent hunt and always think one step ahead to choose the right player for their squad during the IPL bidding auction. Eoin Morgan is currently the Captain of the KKR team. This season the KKR squad looks well balanced with some of the fantastic players. This time KKR got the opportunity to bid on veteran former off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and successfully add him to their squad. He will definitely make the bowling option stronger for the KKR in this season. They have many good all-rounders in the team like Ben cutting, Pawan Negi, Andre Russel, Sunil Narine, and Shakib Al Hasan, who always make this squad well balanced and more potent.
Here we are going to give you details regarding the squad and KKR’s match details below.
Full Squad & Player List of KKR Kolkata Knight Riders
|Eoin Morgan||Kamlesh Nagarkoti||Dinesh Karthik||Andre Russel|
|Shubman Gill||Kuldeep Yadav||Sheldon Jackson||Sunil Narine|
|Nitish Rana||Lockie Ferguson||Pat Cummins|
|Rinku Singh||Prasidh Krishna||Shakib Al Hasan|
|Rahul Tripathi||Sandeep Warrier||Ben Cutting|
|Karun Nair||Shivam Mavi||Pawan Negi|
|Varun Chakravarthy||Venkatesh Iyer|
Kolkata Knight Riders Matches IPL 2021
|Date & Day||Match||Time||venue|
|11TH APR, SUN||SRH VS KKR||7.30 pm||Chennai|
|13TH APR, TUE||KKR VS MI||7.30 pm||Chennai|
|18TH APR, SUN||RCB VS KKR||3.30 pm||Chennai|
|21ST APR, WED||KKR VS CSK||7.30 pm||Mumbai|
|24TH APR, SAT||RR VS KKR||7.30 pm||Mumbai|
|26TH APR, MON||PBKS VS KKR||7.30 pm||Ahmedabad|
|29TH APR, THU||DC VS KKR||7.30 pm||Ahmedabad|
|3RD MAY, MON||KKR VS RCB||7.30 pm||Ahmedabad|
|8TH MAY, SAT||KKR VS DC||3.30 pm||Ahmedabad|
|10TH MAY, MON||MI VS KKR||7.30 pm||Bengaluru|
|12TH MAY, WED||CSK VS KKR||7.30 pm||Bengaluru|
|15TH MAY, SAT||KKR VS PBKS||7.30 pm||Bengaluru|
|18TH MAY, TUE||KKR VS RR||3.30 pm||Bengaluru|
|21ST MAY, FRI||KKR VS SRH||3.30 pm||Bengaluru|