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Friday, 10 February 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team Squad Vivo IPL 2017

Welcome to Kolkata Knight Riders –(KKR) Team Squad Section in Our website. Here we are collect information about KKR Team Squad 2017 so you can easily check and know KKR Team Squad in 2017.

Kolkata Knight Riders owned by Bollywood king, Khan Shah Rukh Khan, is a well-known team of Indian Premier League and is considered as the top contestant for the tournament. Under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir, the team has performed well and has won two IPL trophies in 2012 and 2014. Moreover, once again they are favorite to lift the trophy.

They have a well settled top order with Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa opening for the team, and in middle order likes of Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan and bowling attack Sunil Narine is the frontline bowler along with the Shakib-Al-Hasan and Andre Russell. What they lack is the middle order which needs some extra boost, and they will be looking to fulfill it in the auction.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team Squad Vivo IPL 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders Team Squad 2017 (Before Auction)
NOPlayers NameRelease Player
1Gautam Gambhir (Captain)Colin Munro
2Robin UthappaJohn Hastings
3Piyush ChawlaJaydev Unadkat
4Umesh YadavShaun Tait
5Manish PandeyJason Holder 
6Yusuf PathanRajagopal Satish
7Sunil Narine Manan Sharma
8Chris Lynn Bradd Hogg
9Shakib Al Hasan Morne Morkel 
10Andre Russell 
11Sheldon Jackson
12Suryakumar Yadav
13Kuldeep Yadav

  •  Owner: Shah Rukh Khan
  •  Head Coach: 
  • Captain: Gautam Gambhir
  • Mentor: Jacques Kallis
  • Bowling coach:
  • Home ground: Eden Gardens

Auction Budget of KKR

From the quota of 66 crores, KKR has spent his 46.25 crores on 14 retained players and has 19.75 crores in hand and for the VIVO IPL 2017 auction. In this auction, KKR will be looking to get a batsman who can give them extra strength in their middle order. There are some big names likes of Morgan, hales which can be their first choice for auction.

KKR has retained a total of 14 players (10 Indians and 4 Foreigners). Here is the list of retained and released a player for the VIVO IPL 2017 season.

Early Predictions

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has played few seasons like champions and few seasons like losers. However, their team structure defines that they have the ability to do even better in coming season of Indian Premier League. This will not be wrong to say that they will qualify for the playoffs and if they succeed in getting good middle order batsman or batting all-rounder then they may clinch their third title.


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