Sit Relax and Be Prepare to Cheer for KKR

The Kolkata Knight Riders is one of the most popular and success franchise cricket team in the history of IPL. KKR is representing Kolkata in Indian Premier League. The franchise is owned by Bollywood Superstar Shahrukh Khan, Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta. The current coach of KKR is one of the Greatest All-rounder of the World Jacques Kallis from South Africa. The home ground of KKR is Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

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The name of team is a reference to popular American television series from 1980s Knight Rider. The team was bought for price of $75.09 million. In 2017, the brand value of KKR was estimated $99 million. The official theme of te team is Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re. and the official colours are purple and gold. The Jersy was created by Manish Malhotra, a Bollywood Fashion Designer.

Caption Of KKR

The former Indian captain and  icon of West Bengal led the KKR in 2008 & 2010. Team  led by Brendon McCullum in intervening period. From 2011 to 2017,  one of the best Indian Opener Gautam Gambhir led the team. On March 4, 2018 Dinesh Karthik was appointed the captain of KKR for IPL 2018.

Player whom we miss Season by season

There are so many big name in this list from both Indian and Foreign players. We only include some of the biggest name because list is big. Some of the Indian players name (Capped) are : Saurav Ganguly, Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Wriddhiman Saha, Ishant Sharma, Ajit Agarkar, Murali Karthik, Manoj Tiwari. Here are some International Capped Player’s name : Chris Gayle, David Hussey, Ricky Ponting, Umar Gul, Brad Hodge, Ajantha Mendis, Charl Langevedlt, Shane Bond, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Akhter, Angelo Methews, Owais Shah and more.

Team at Present

Batsmen: 

Chris Lynn (O), Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Ishak Jaggi, Apoorv Wankhede, Rinku Singh ( All Indians )

Bowlers: 

Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Javon Searless ( All Overseas Players ), Piyush Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, Vinay Kumar, Kamlesh Nagarkoti ( All Indians )
All-rounder : Andree Russel, Sunil Narine, Cameron Delport ( All Overseas Players ), Shivam Mavi ( India )

Wicket-Keepers: 

Dinesh Karthik(Captain),  Robin Uthappa ( Vice-Captain ) ( Both from  India )

Achievement

KKR became the IPL champion for 2-times. For first time in 2012, by defeating CSK and repeated the feat in 2014, by defeating KXIP. The KKR qualified for Champions Leagues Twenty20 thrice in 2011, 2012 and 2014. The knight Rides hold the record for the Longest winning streak by any Indian team in the history of T20.

Supportive Staff : 

• Owner: Shahrukh Khan (55% Shareholder ) & Juhi Chawla + Jay Mehta ( 45%)
• Managing Director: Venky Mysore
• Head Coach: Jacques Kallis
• Assistant Coach: Simon Katich
• Wicket-Keeping consultant: Mark Boucher
• Physiotherapist: Andrew Leipus

Complete Match Schedule of  KKR in 2018

Sunday, April 8, 2018:

Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Tuesday, April 10, 2018:

Vs Chennai Super Kings

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Vs  Sunrisers Hyderabad

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Monday, April 16, 2018:

Vs  Delhi Daredevils

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), Eden Gardens, Kolkata


Saturday, 21st April, 2018:

Vs Kings XI Punjab

16:00 IST (10:30 GMT), Eden Gardens, Kolkata


Friday, April 27, 2018:

Vs Delhi Daredevils

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi

Sunday, April 29, 2018:


Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Thursday, May 3, 2018:

Vs Chennai Super Kings

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), Eden Gardens, Kolkata


Sunday, May 6, 2018:

Vs Mumbai Indians

16:00 IST (10:30 GMT), Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Wednesday, May 9, 2018:

Vs Mumbai Indians

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Saturday, May 12, 2018:

Vs Kings XI Punjab 

16:00 IST (10:30 GMT), IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali

Tuesday, May 15, 2018:

Vs Rajasthan Royals

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Saturday, May 19, 2018:

Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

20:00 IST (14:30 GMT), Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad



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Comment(s):

Narayan Saha

25 Mar 2018 12:35 AM

Mark Boucher is no more associated with Kolkata Knight Riders now. Heath Streak has been appointed as bowling coach of KKR for this season.

gNyD

07 Apr 2018 10:27 PM

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MANISH CHAKRABORTY

08 Apr 2018 04:40 PM

KKR must qualify for the for the final. And also must win the title and Trophy.

Mahananda maiti

16 Apr 2018 08:50 PM

as a supporter of kkr ,i want kkr will be the champion.


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