Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are a franchise cricket team which is representing state of West Bengal city Kolkata in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The owner of this franchise bollwood actor Shah Rukh Khan company Red Chillies Entertainment in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta the price of purchasing of this team was $75.09 million at that time in 2008.
Kolkata Knight Riders
The Kolkata Knight Rider is founded in 24 January 2008. KKR are used the name of his team reference to the popular 1980s American television series Knight Rider.
The Kolkata Knight Riders are strong team among the ipl teams and KKR also won two time IPL champions from his starting. They had won the Indian Premier league in 2012 and 2014 editions respectively also there were runner up in IPL 2021.
Icon player of the KKR team
Famous cricketer Sourav Ganguly and he is also former captain of the Indian cricket team and he is also a native of west Bengal so that is why his named was the icon player For Kolkata Knight Riders team.
Coach of KKR team
Brendon McCullum is the coach of KKR team for IPL 2022.
Captain of KKR team in 2022 season
Shreyas Iyer is appointed new captain of Kolkata Knight Riders for next IPL 2022 season.
KKR Players list after IPL Auction 2022
Below team details with price
|Name of the Player||Price in INR|
|Ajinkya Rahane||1 crore|
|Alex Hales||1.5 crore|
|Aman Khan||20 lakh|
|Ashok Sharma||55 lakh|
|Baba Indrajith||20 lakh|
|Chamika Abhijeet Tomar||40 lakh|
|Nitish Rana||8 crore|
|Pratham Singh||20 lakh|
|Ramesh Kumar||20 lakh|
|Rasikh Dar||20 lakh|
|Rinku Singh||55 lakh|
|Sam Billings||2 crore|
|Sheldon Jackson||60 lakh|
|Shivam Mavi||7.25 crore|
|Shreyas Iyer||12.25 crore|
|Tim Southee||1.5 crore|
|Umesh Yadav||2 crore|
KKR Schedule for IPL 2022
|Match no||Match Centre||Date||IST (Time)||Venue|
|1||CSK Vs KKR||2-Apr-22||7:30 PM||Chennai|
|6||KKR Vs SRH||7-Apr-22||7:30 PM||Kolkata|
|13||DC Vs KKR||12-Apr-22||7:30 PM||Delhi|
|16||RR Vs KKR||14-Apr-22||7:30 PM||Jaipur|
|22||KKR Vs Ahmedabad||18-Apr-22||7:30 PM||Kolkata|
|25||KKR Vs RCB||21-Apr-22||7:30 PM||Kolkata|
|33||KKR Vs PBKS||27-Apr-22||7:30 PM||Kolkata|
|41||SRH Vs KKR||3-May-22||7:30 PM||Hyderabad|
|44||Ahmedabad Vs KKR||6-May-22||7:30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|47||KKR Vs CSK||8-May-22||3:30 PM||Kolkata|
|58||RCB Vs KKR||17-May-22||7:30 PM||Bangalore|
|61||KKR Vs MI||20-May-22||7:30 PM||Kolkata|
|65||Lucknow Vs KKR||22-May-22||7:30 PM||Lucknow|
|70||KKR Vs RR||27-May-22||7:30 PM||Kolkata|