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Kolkata Knight Riders Players 2020 | IPL 2020 Complete Squad of KKR

The Kolkata Knight Riders is one of the strongest and most popular team of the Indian Premier League (IPL) since 2008. This team represents the city of Kolkata. KKR was purchased by the ‘Badshah of Bollywood’ Shah Rukh Khan, bollywood actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Mr. Jay Mehta for $75.09 million dollar. The name Kolkata Knight Rider has been taken from an American television series Knight Rider. Saurabh Ganguly was the former captain. KKR has won the IPL trophy in the year 2012 and in 2014. The 2020 season will be the 13th season of this team in IPL.

Indian Premier League 2020 - Complete Squad of Team KKR
Kolkata Knight Riders players 2020

Facts About Kolkata Knight Riders

  • The Kolkata team is one of the most costly team in the IPL.
  • The cricket legend Saurabh Ganguly is named the icon player of Kolkata Knight Riders, who was also the former captain of the team.
  • The Kolkata team is considered as one of the most successful franchise. It has the highest number of fans.
  • The only team who has the most expensive player in the league, Gautam Gambhir whose salary capital is 10 crore.
  • This team has won ten consecutive matches in 2014-2015.
  • In the first season of IPL, even after losing the tournament this team was the most profitable.
  • In 2020 IPL season, the co-sponsors of KKR deals with Jio, Lux Cozi, Royal Stag, Greenply and Asian Paints.
  • In IPL 2020, KKR went in with 35.65 crore in the auction.
  • Dinesh Karthik is appointed as the team captain and the famous New-Zealand player Brendon McCullum is the coach.
  • This team has retained 13 players and released 10 players in 2020 IPL.

Kolkata Knight Riders Players List 2020

Here is the list of players in the team:

Retained Players

Dinesh Karthik- Dinesh Karthik is the captain of KKR in 2020 IPL season. He is a right-handed batsman and right arm off break bowler. He was purchased for 7.4 crore.

Andre Russell- Andre Dwayne Russell is a Jamaican professional cricketer who plays for West-Indies.He is a right handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler. He was purchased for 7 crore.

Sunil Narine- Sunil Philip Narine is a west-indies player. He is an aggressive left-handed batsman. He was purchased for 8.5 crore.

Kuldeep Yadav- Kuldeep Yadav is an Indian cricketer. He was known for his fast bowling style. He was purchased for 5.8 crore.

Shubman Gill- Shubman Gill is an Indian cricketer and a top-order batsman. He was purchased for 1.8 crore.

Lockie Ferguson- Lachlan Hammond Ferguson  is a New-Zealand cricketer.He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler. He was purchased for 1.6 crore.

Nitish Rana- Nitish Rana is an Indian first class cricketer. He is a left handed batsman and right arm off break bowler who is also a member of Kolkata Knight Riders. He was purchased for 3.4 crore.

Rinku Singh- Rinku Singh is an Indian cricketer. He is a left-hand batsman and occasional right-arm off break bowler. He was purchased for Rs.80 lakhs.

Prasidh Krishna- Prasidh Krishna is an Indian cricketer and a right-arm medium fast bowler. He was purchased for Rs.20 lakhs.

Sandeep Warrier- Sankarankutty Sandeep Warrier is an Indian international player. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler. He was purchased for Rs. 20 lakhs.

Harry Gurney- Harry Frederick Gurney plays in the England cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman and Left-arm fast-medium bowler. He was purchased for Rs. 75 lakhs.

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Kamlesh Nagarkoti- Kamlesh Nagarkotie is an Indian cricketer and a right-arm fast bowler. He was purchased for an amount of 3.2 crore.

Shivam Mavi- Shivam Mavi is an Indian right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler. He was purchased by the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2018 auction for 3 crore.

Traded in Players

Kolkata Knight Riders Players 2020 For Indian Premier League
Kolkata Knight Riders players 2020

Siddhesh Lad: Siddhesh Lad plays for Mumbai in Indian Domestic Cricket. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler. He was purchased for Rs.20 lakh.

Purchased Players

Pat Cummins- Pat Cummins is an Australian cricketer who is also co-vice captain of Australia. He is a right handed batsman and right arm fast bowler. He was purchased for 15.5 crore.

Eoin Morgan- Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan is the captain of England cricket team. He is a left-handed batsman. He was purchased for 5.25 crore.

Tom Banton- Tom Banton is an English cricketer and plays in the England cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off break bowler. He was purchased for 1 crore.

Rahul Tripathy- Rahul Tripathi is an Indian first-class cricketer, a right-handed batsman and right arm fast-medium bowler. He was purchased for Rs.60 lakhs.

Varun Chakravarthy- Varun Chakravarthy is a right-handed Indian batsman and a right-arm leg break. He was purchased for 4 crores.

M Siddhartha- Manimaran Siddhartha is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a left-arm orthodox bowler. He was purchased for Rs.20 lakhs.

Nikhil Naik- He is an Indian cricketer who plays for Mumbai. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional wicket keeper. KKR has purchased him for Rs. 20 lakhs.

Chris Green- Christopher James Green is an Australian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and right arm off break bowler. He was purchased for Rs.20 lakhs.

Pravin Tambe- Pravin Vijay Tambe is an Indian Cricketer who is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm leg break bowler.

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