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IPL Season 10 (KKR) Kolkata Knight Rider Team Squad Players List Captain Name Details 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders made the most of IPL Auction 2017 after buying some good players in order to push for their third IPL title.They needed death bowlers and some quality all-rounders to make for the loss of Andfre Russell and they did just that as they picked the players that they wanted, went for them with surgical precision and ended up with everyone that they wanted to have a settled and balanced squad ahead of the tenth edition of the tournament.

They bought nine players at the Auction in Bengaluru and have a squad of 23 players to choose from going into IPL 2017, with the maximum of nine overseas players and also Rs. 5.4 crore in the bank.

TeamKolkata Knight Riders
Short Form (Abbreviation)KKR
CityKolkata, West Bengal
CaptainGautam Gambhir
CoachJacques Kallis
  • Shahrukh Khan (Red Chillies Entertainment
  • Juhi Chawla
  • Jay Mehta (Mehta Group)
Home GroundEden Gardens, Kolkata
Champions2 Times (2k12, 2k14)

The list of Kolkata Knight Riders retained players by the team is placed below. The team has got a pretty well balanced squad, which didn’t succumb to injuries that often. The lads were being led by Gautam Gambhir on the field, while their former batsman Jacques Kallis coached the boys. Gambhir’s role as a skipper and batsman is certainly commendable, given that he played a crucial part in team’s journey to the playoffs. The team name Laxmipathy Balaji as their bowling coach.

KKR 2017 Retained Players List With Base Price:

Gautam Gambhir-125,000,000   Sunil Narine-95,000,000  Andre Russell-6,000,000    Kuldeep Singh Yadav -4,000,000   Manish Pandey-17,000,000   Suryakumar Yadav-7,000,000   Piyush Chawla-42,500,000    Robin Uthappa-50,000,000   Shakib Al Hasan-28,000,000    Chris Lynn-13,000,000   Umesh Yadav-26,000,000   Yusuf Pathan-32,500,000    Sheldon Jackson- 1,500,000   Ankit Singh  Rajpoot- 15,000,000   Salary Cap Spent- 462,500,000   Balance of Salary Cap- 197,500,000

1Gautam Gambhir
2Sunil Narine
3Kuldeep Yadav
4Manish Pandey
5Suryakumar Yadav
6Piyush Chawla
7Robin Uthappa
8Shakib Al Hasan
9Chris Lynn
10Umesh Yadav
11Yusuf Pathan
12Sheldon Jackson
13 Ankit Singh Rajput
14Andre Russell

Shakib Al Hasan didn’t really prove his worth as an all rounder, and it wouldn’t be surprising to see him play for some other franchise next season. Nonetheless, given the form of the players, the Riders haven’t got that much to worry about on their path to win the third title. Jacques Kallis will definitely take into account the errors of his side, and work on them to get a well polished team. IPL 2017 KKR team squad is placed below.


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