KKR appoint Shreyas Iyer as their Captain

Two-time Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have appointed Indian middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer as their new captain of IPL 2022, which is expected to schedule from 27th March 2022.

Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Shreyas Iyer as their Captain

Shreyas Iyer was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders at the IPL 2022 Mega Auction on Saturday, 12th February 2022 at Hotel ITC Gardenia in Bengaluru. KKR was engaged in an intense bidding war with RCB, Gujarat Titans, Lucknow Super Giants, and Delhi Capitals to acquire the services of Shreyas Iyer and in the end.

They won the battle against all the teams and bought the Shreyas for INR 12.25 crore. Meanwhile, on 16th February Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) confirmed that Shreyas Iyer will be leading the team in the upcoming editions of the T20 tournament.

The Shreyas Iyer, who led the Delhi Capitals to the final in the 2020 season of the IPL, was not retained by Delhi Capitals ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. Meanwhile, Shreyas after being picked by KKR in the auction said that he is excited to be part of the galaxy of knights.

KKR Family, super excited to be part of you all. I am looking forward to working this season with all the teammates, management, and support staff. It’s gonna be an exciting one and looking forward to work with a galaxy of knights,” Shreyas Iyer had said in a video shared by KKR on their official Twitter handle.

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April 15, 2022

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