KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2022 IPL Players List, Fixtures, Retained Players, Released Players

Kolkata Knight Riders Players List: Here is the complete detail about KKR IPL team such as Players List, Fixtures (Time-Table), Retained and Released Players. Along with all these, many other useful details have been discussed.

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KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is a Kolkata based IPL team founded in 2008. Team KKR is lead by Shreyas Iyer and the coach of the team is Brendon McCullum. The owner of Kolkata Knight Riders is Knight Riders Sports Private Ltd. KKR players play its home games at Eden Gardens (Kolkata).

KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders Logo Icon
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TeamKolkata Knight Riders
OwnerKnight Riders Sports Private Ltd
HomegroundEden Gardens
CoachBrendon McCullum
CaptainShreyas Iyer
IPL Won2
Total Players25
Official Websitekkr.in
KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders Team IPL Players List, Fixtures, Retained Players, Released Players

KKR Team 2022 IPL Players List

After the completion of mega auction, Kolkata Knight Riders have released their roster’s list for IPL 2022. Here is the list of all the players who are going to play for KKR:

PlayerRoleBase PriceSold Price
Shreyas IyerBatter₹2 Crore₹12.25 Crore
Ajinkya RahaneBatter₹1 Crore₹1 Crore
Rinku SinghBatter₹20 Lakh₹55 Lakh
Alex HalesBatter₹1.5 Crore₹1.5 Crore
Abhijeet TomarBatter₹20 Lakh₹40 Lakh
Ramesh KumarBatter₹20 Lakh₹20 Lakh
Pratham SinghBatter₹20 Lakh₹20 Lakh
Sam BillingsWicket-keeper₹2 Crore₹2 Crore
Sheldon JacksonWicket-keeper₹30 Lakh₹60 Lakh
Baba IndrajithBatter₹20 Lakh₹20 Lakh
Pat CumminsBowler₹2 Crore₹7.25 Crore
Mohammad NabiAll-rounder₹1 Crore₹1 Crore
Nitish RanaAll-rounder₹1 Crore₹8 Crore
Shivam MaviBowler₹40 Lakh₹7.25 Crore
Anukul RoyAll-rounder₹20 Lakh₹20 Lakh
Chamika KarunaratneAll-rounder₹50 Lakh₹50 Lakh
Aman KhanBatter₹20 Lakh₹20 Lakh
Andre Russell (R)All-rounder₹12 Crore
Venkatesh Iyer (R)All-rounder₹8 Crore
Umesh YadavBowler₹2 crore₹2 crore
Rasikh DarBowler₹20 Lakh₹20 Lakh
Tim SoutheeBowler₹1.5 Crore₹1.5 Crore
Ashok SharmaBowler₹20 Lakh₹55 Lakh
Sunil Narine (R)All-rounder₹6 Crore
Varun Chakaravarthy (R)Bowler₹8 Crore

There are total of 25 players in Kolkata Knight Riders squad and Shreyas Iyer is chosen as the caption of KKR. The most expensive player of KKR is Shreyas Iyer (a bid worth ₹12.25 Crore). KKR retained 4 players Andre Russell (₹12 Crore), Venkatesh Iyer (₹8 Crore), Sunil Narine (₹6 Crore) and Varun Chakaravarthy (₹8 Crore).

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KKR Team IPL Retained Players

As per BCCI order, old IPL teams were allowed to retain maximum 4 players. In IPL 2022 Kolkata Knight Riders have retained 4 players that are:

Retained PlayersRoleSold Price
Sunil NarineAll-rounder₹6 Crore
Varun ChakaravarthyBowler₹8 Crore
Venkatesh IyerAll-rounder₹8 Crore
Andre RussellAll-rounder₹12 Crore

KKR Team IPL Released Players

This time, KKR has also released some players from their team by adding some new players that have potential to fulfill their needs. Here is the list of KKR released players in IPL 2022.

  1. Shubman Gill
  2. Nitish Rana
  3. Tim Seifert (wk)
  4. Rahul Tripathi
  5. Rinku Singh
  6. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
  7. Eoin Morgan (c)
  8. Kuldeep Yadav
  9. Pat Cummins
  10. Lockie Ferguson
  11. Kamlesh Nagarkoti
  12. Shivam Mavi
  13. Sandeep Warrier
  14. Prasidh Krishna
  15. Shakib Al Hasan
  16. Sheldon Jackson
  17. Vaibhav Arora
  18. Karun Nair
  19. Harbhajan Singh
  20. Ben Cutting
  21. Pawan Negi

KKR Team Fixtures 2022 (Time Table)

MatchDateTime (IST)Venue
CSK vs KKR26 March 20227:30 PMWankhede Stadium
RCB vs KKR30 March 20227:30 PMDY Patil Stadium
KKR vs PBKS01 April 20227:30 PMWankhede Stadium
KKR vs MI06 April 20227:30 PMMCA Stadium
KKR vs DC10 April 20227:30 PMBrabourne–CCI
SRH vs KKR15 April 20227:30 PMBrabourne–CCI
RR vs KKR18 April 20227:30 PMBrabourne–CCI
KKR vs GT23 April 20227:30 PMDY Patil Stadium
DC vs KKR28 April 20227:30 PMWankhede Stadium
KKR vs RR02 May 20227:30 PMWankhede Stadium
LSG vs KKR11 May 20227:30 PMMCA Stadium
MI vs KKR09 May 20227:30 PMDY Patil Stadium
KKR vs SRH14 May 20227:30 PMMCA Stadium
KKR vs LSG18 May 20227:30 PMDY Patil Stadium

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What Is KKR Purse Value For IPL 2022 Mega Auction?

KKR Purse Value For IPL 2022 Mega Auction is ₹59 Crore.

Who Owns Kolkata Knight Riders?

Kolkata Knight Riders is owned by Knight Riders Sports Private Ltd.

Who Is The Coach Of KKR Team?

Brendon McCullum is the coach of KKR team.

Who Is The Captain Of Kolkata Knight Riders?

Shreyas Iyer is the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders.

How Many Total Players Are There In KKR Team?

Total 25 players are there in KKR team.

How Many IPL Matches KKR Have Won Till Now?

Till now, KKR have total 2 IPL matches.

How Many Total Matches KKR Will Play In IPL 2022?

There are total of 14 matches KKR will play in IPL 2022.

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