IPL 2018: Dinesh Karthik appointed as a Captain for (KKR) Kolkata Knight Riders

IPL 2018: Dinesh Karthik appointed as a Captain for (KKR) Kolkata Knight Riders: – Well, IPL 2018 is coming and every single team is getting ready for their teams and playing squad. As you all may know that so many big players aren’t able to make a good bidding and some of them retired. Now, the teams are looking for the new captain and for that Kolkata Knight Riders have named wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik as their captain for the upcoming season of IPL. Reports are coming that this whole news is official now and you’ll see Dinesh Karthik as their captain.

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Also, the official is saying that they promoted Robin Uthappa, one of the frontrunners for the top job, has been appointed as the vice-captain. Overall, It is a great news for both of these players because they both are well deserving and seeking for that type of opportunity. Also, you all should know that Karthik was bought by KKR for Rs 7.4 crore this year. IPL 2018 Schedule

Dinesh Karthik Appointed as a KKR Captain for IPL 2018

Karthik, 32, brings with him a wealth of experience having played for as many as five different IPL franchisees so far. Also, the officials are saying that his performance and batting style is good and he well deserves player. He has been part of Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab Delhi Daredevils and recent Gujarat Lions so far in IPL.

“It is an honor to represent Kolkata Knight Riders, one of the most successful franchises in the IPL and I look forward to this new challenge. I am excited about the squad that has been assembled, which has a great combination of experience and youth,” Karthik said. IPL 11 KKR Team Squad List

As you may all know that franchisee decided to not retain and subsequently buy back Gautam Gambhir under whom they twice won the IPL title in 2012 and 2014. Gautam was one of the greatest players but the franchise isn’t looking for him as a player because of his weak performance.