Kolkata Knight Riders Overview


Kolkata Knight Riders is a cricketing Franchise representing the city of culture,Kolkata. Kolkata Knight Riders which is abbreviated as KKR is owned by Bollywood celebrity Sharukh Khan through his company Red chilles. Juhi chawla and her husband Jay Mehta are the co-owners of the team. Gautham Gambhir is the current captain and leading run scorer for the team .L Balaji is the leading wicket taker of the team .Travis Bayliss is the current coach of the team .Eden gardens is the home stadium for the Team. Former Indian Skipper Sourav Ganguly is the icon player for the first three years and also captained the side for First and third edition of IPL. KKR were champions of 2012 editon and qualified for champions league twice .

Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 07 Squad



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Debabrata Das  IND 22 September 1986 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm leg break googly Occasional wicketkeeper
Gautam Gambhir  IND 14 October 1981 (age 32) Left-handed Right-arm leg break Captain
Chris Lynn  AUS 10 April 1990 (age 23) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Overseas
Manish Pandey   IND 10 September 1989 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Robin Uthappa   IND 11 September 1985 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium Occasional wicketkeeper
Suryakumar Yadav   IND 14 September 1990 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium
Ryan ten Doeschate  NED 30 June 1980 (age 33) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Overseas
Shakib Al Hasan  BAN 24 March 1987 (age 26) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Overseas
Jacques Kallis  RSA 16 October 1975 (age 38) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium Overseas
Andre Russell  WI 29 April 1988 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium Overseas
Yusuf Pathan   IND 17 November 1982 (age 31) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Manvinder Bisla   IND 27 December 1984 (age 29) Right-handed
Piyush Chawla   IND 24 December 1988 (age 25) Left-handed Right-arm leg break
Pat Cummins  aus 8 May 1993 (age 20) Right-handed Right-arm fast Overseas
Vinay Kumar   IND 12 February 1984 (age 30) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Sayan Mondal   IND 10 November 1989 (age 24) Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Morne Morkel  RSA 6 October 1984 (age 29) Left-handed Right-arm fast Overseas
Sunil Narine  WI 26 May 1988 (age 25) Left-handed Right-arm off break Overseas
Veer Pratap Singh   IND 3 May 1992 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Kuldeep Yadav   IND 14 December 1994 (age 19) Left-handed Slow left-arm chinaman
Umesh Yadav   IND 25 October 1987 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm fast