Kolkata Knight Riders Squad 2022

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad 2022, Full Players of List KKR, Kolkata IPL Franchise Profile 

Indian Premier League 2022 is starting from 26th March. The popularity of this Twenty20 Champions League is worldwide. Players from all the cricket teams of the world play in this league. In such a situation, cricket fans are curious to know about their favorite team. Here we are going to tell about Kolkata Knight Riders like Squad, Players List, Profile, Captain Name, Stats/Records etc.

The 14th edition of IPL has been completed and this time the 15th IPL season is about to start. The Kolkata franchise comprising Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Jay Mehta has now won the IPL title twice. Every time there are changes in the players and squads of the KKR team in the auction. Hence the Kolkata Knight Riders Squad and Players List for IPL 2022 is given below. Hence, you can also see the KKR Captain’s name and records.

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad 2022, Players List, Captain Name 

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is a franchise cricket team representing the city of Kolkata in the Indian Premier League. The franchise is owned by Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta. The Knight Riders play their home matches at the iconic Eden Gardens Stadium.

In IPL, KKR has been the champion so far 2 times (2012 and 2014). Both the times the Kolkata team has won under the leadership of captain Gautam Gambhir. After the completion of 14 editions of IPL, now for season 15 also this franchise has bought its players in the IPL auction. Kolkata Knight Riders had traveled to the finals in IPL 2021.

 In the last season, the player of the KKR Captain England team was Eoin Morgan. But this time the captaincy and squad of the team have changed a lot. Shreyas Iyer has been given the captaincy of the Kolkata team. 

Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Shreyas Iyer as their Captain

The same team has kept Andre Russell (12 Crores), Varun Chakraborty (8 crores), Venkatesh Iyer (8 crores), Sunil Narine (6 crores) as Retained Players. Moreover, The complete list of players bought and released in IPL by Kolkata Knight Riders is given below.

IPL Team KKR Profile 

League Name  Indian Premier League 
Captain  Shreyas Iyer 
Coach  Bredon McCullum 
Owner  Red Chillies Entertainment (55%) & Mehta Group (45%)
City  Kolkata, West Bengal 
Founded year  24 January 2008 
Home Ground  Eden Gardens, Kolkata 
Capacity  68,000
Indian Premier League Wins  2 (2012, 2014)
KKR Team Cost  76.05 Crore 
Number of Players in KKR Team 25
Official website https://www.kkr.in/

IPL KKR Team 2022- Updated Team Squad in Mega Auction 

Recently on 12 & 13 February 2022, BCCI has organized IPL Mega Auction 2022. Also, In this auction, Kolkata Franchise has bought 21 members Squad for IPL 2022. Here, you would see Player Name, Full Squad for Kolkata Knight Riders. 

KKL Team Squad- Shreyas Iyer (c), Anjikya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Alex Hales, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ramesh Kumar, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Venkatesh Iyer, Mohammad Nabi, Aman Khan, Anukul Roy, Shivam Mavi, Chamika Karunaratne, Sheldon Jackson, Baba Indrajith, Sam Billings, Varun Chakravarthy, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Rasikh Dar, Ashok Sharma.  

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Full Squad After IPL Auction 2022

Kolkata Knight Riders Full Players List after Auction 2022 

Many Cricket fans of the KKR IPL team are searching Full Squad and Players List of Kolkata Night Riders after auction 2022. This time the Kolkata team has released almost all the players. Before the IPL 2022 auction, Kolkata Knight Riders had a retaining purse value of 48 crores. Hence, Franchisees spent Rs 42 crore out of a total of Rs 90 crore to retain 4 players in their team for IPL 2022. 

Two-time IPL champion Andre Russell was bought for Rs 12 crore, Varun Chakraborty for Rs 8 crore, Venkatesh Iyer for Rs 8 crore, and Sunil Narine for Rs 6 crore. However, After this 21 players were bought in the mega auction with the remaining buy value (48 Crore).

TATA IPL 2022 Dates, Total Matches, Groups, Captains & Venues 

IPL 2022- Full Players of List KKR Team 

Player Name  Nationality  Birth Date  Year Singed 
Captain 
Shreyas Iyer  India  06 December 1994 (age 27) 2022
Batters 
Ajinkya Rahane  India  06 June 1998 (age 33) 2022
Rinku Singh  India  12 October 1997 (age 24) 2022
Alex Hales  England  03 January 1989 (age 33) 2022
Abhijeet Tomar  India  14 March 1995 (age 26) 2022
Pratham Singh  India  31 August 1992 (age 29) 2022
Ramesh Kumar  India  01 January 1999 (age 23) 2022
All-Rounder
Nitish Rana  India  27 December 1993 (age 26) 2022
Andre Russell  West Indies 29 April 1998 (age 33) 2014
Sunil Narine  West Indies  26 May 1988 (age 33) 2012
Pat Cummins  Australia  08 May 1993 (age 28) 2022
Venkatesh Iyer  India  25 December 1994 (age 27) 2021
Mohammad Nabi  Afghanistan  01 January 19985 (age 37) 2022
Aman Khan  India  23 November 1996 (age 25) 2022
Anukul Roy  India  30 November 1998 (age 23) 2022
Shivam Mavi  India  26 November 1998 (age 23) 2022
Chamika Karunaratne  Sri Lanka  29 May 1996 (age 25) 2022
Wicket-Keepers 
Sheldon Jackson  India  27 September 1986 (age 35) 2022
Baba Indrajith  India  08 July 1994 (age 27) 2022
Sam Billings  England  15 June 1991 (age 30) 2022
Spin-Bowlers 
Varun Chakravarthy  India  29 August 1991 (age 30) 2020
Umesh Yadav  India  25 October 1987 (age 34) 2022
Tim Southee  New Zealand  11 December 1988 (age 33) 2022
Rasikh Dar  India  05 April 2001 (age 20) 2022
Ashok Sharma India  17 June 2002 (age 19) 2022 

Kolkata Knight Riders Full Schedule

Date Fixture Time (In IST) Venue
26th March CSK vs KKR 7.30 PM Wankhede Stadium
30th March Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders 7.30 PM DY Patil Stadium
01st April KKR vs PBKS 7.30 PM Wankhede Stadium
06th April Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians 7.30 PM MCA Stadium, Pune
10th April KKR vs DC 3.30 PM Brabourne – CCI
15th April Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders 7.30 PM Brabourne – CCI
18th April RR vs KKR 7.30 PM Brabourne – CCI
23rd April Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans 3.30 PM DY Patil Stadium
28th April DC vs KKR 7.30 PM Wankhede Stadium
02nd May Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals 7.30 PM Wankhede Stadium
07th May LSG vs KKR 7.30 PM MCA Stadium, Pune
09th May Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders 7.30 PM DY Patil Stadium
14th May KKR vs SRH 7.30 PM MCA Stadium, Pune
18th May Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants 7.30 PM DY Patil Stadium

Hence, our team has provided details about the updated Kolkata Knight Riders Squad 2022. Moreover, If you want to get more information about IPL KKR Team Players List then put your comment here. 

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