Kolkata Knight Riders are one of the popular franchises of IPL owned by the most prominent Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta. The team represents the Popular city of West Bengal Kolkata and plays at the iconic stadium Eden Gardens.
Most 200s Scored In IPL— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) March 14, 2022
20 - RCB
19 - CSK
16 - MI
15 - PBKS
13 - KKR
12 - SRH
11 - RR
7 - DC
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When IPL was first established, eight teams were put up on auction. One of them was KKR which was bought by famous Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla, and her spouse Jay Mehta for $75.09 million, equal to approximately ₹2.98 billion during the time.
The team has been represented by many legendary players such as Sourav Ganguly, Brendon McCullum, Ricky Ponting, Brad Hodge, Salman Butt, and wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha, Shoaib Akhtar, Brett Lee, Yusuf Pathan, and Gautam Gambhir.
and then this final— shatam:D (@yep_its_meeeeee) March 15, 2022
one of the closest finals ive ever watched,being a kkr fan i remember jumping out of my bed when piyush chawla hit that four :D was so happy#KolkataKnightRiders pic.twitter.com/iMDyDVMIg0
Kolkata Knight Riders hold the record for most longest winning streak by an Indian team in the T20s. They first tasted IPL glory in 2012, defeating one of the dominating teams of IPL Chennai Super Kings. Later, they repeated the same feat in 2014, seeing off Kings XI Punjab in the final. KKR’s leading scorer is Gautam Gambhir and wicket-taker is Sunil Narine.
Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2022 auction
🚨 NEWS 🚨: Aaron Finch joins Kolkata Knight Riders as a replacement for Alex Hales. #TATAIPL— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) March 11, 2022
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Kolkata Knight Rider had a budget of 90 crores and used 42 crores to retain their four crucial players in the squad for IPL 2022. Andre Russel was retained for 12 crores, Varun Chakravarthy for 8 crores, Venkatesh Iyer for 8 crores, and Sunil Narine for 6 crores.
While the rest they used on to buy 17 players for the upcoming season. They purchased some famous players, like Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Pat Cummins, and Umesh Yadav to bolster their squad.
Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2022 schedule
|March 26, 2022||CSK vs KKR||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|March 30, 2022||RCB vs KKR||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|April 1, 2022||KKR vs PBKS||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|April 6, 2022||KKR vs MI||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|April 10, 2022||KKR vs DC||3:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|April 15, 2022||SRH vs KKR||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|April 18, 2022||RR vs KKR||7:30 PM||Brabourne – CCI|
|April 23, 2022||KKR vs GJ||3:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|April 28, 2022||DC vs KKR||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|May 2, 2022||KKR vs RR||7:30 PM||Wankhede Stadium|
|May 7, 2022||LSG vs KKR||3:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|May 9, 2022||MI vs KKR||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
|May 14, 2022||KKR vs SRH||7:30 PM||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|May 18, 2022||KKR vs LSG||7:30 PM||DY Patil Stadium|
Kolkata Knight Riders 22-man squad for IPL 2022
Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Chamika Karunaratne, Baba Indrajith, Ashok Sharma, Pratham Singh, Abhijeet Tomar, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammed Nabi, Aman Khan, Umesh Yadav.
Strongest XI Kolkata Knight Riders can deploy in the games
Alex Hales, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (C), Sheldon Jackson (WK), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Umesh Yadav
Kolkata Knight Riders have a robust squad, and this season they can do wonder; they can go deep into this tournament. Having won IPL twice and losing the final as well, Kolkata Knight Riders’ players have great composure who can play under immense pressure. The likes of Ajinkya Rahane, Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Andre Russel, and Umesh Jhadav are always up for challenges.