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
Karunaratne   50 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



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