kkr ipl team squad 2017 match schedule, ranking, results

kkr ipl team squad 2017 match schedule, ranking, results

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is a franchise IPL T20 cricket team on behalf of the city of Kolkata in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

This IPL team was formed in 2008 which is one of the founding teams of the IPL and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta has owned the franchise.

Jacques Kallis, former player of the KKR is the present coach and Gautam Gambhir is the captain of the team.

The home ground of the Kolkata Knight Riders is Eden Gardens, which are the largest (3rd in the world) and historic cricket stadium in India.

kkr IPL Live Streaming : The highest run-scorer of the KKR is Gautam Gambhir and Sunil Narine is the leading wicket-taker.

The official theme or motto of the KKR is “Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re” or “we will act, fight and win!” and the official colors are purple and gold.

The brand value of the KKR estimated at $86 million in 2015 that is the highest valuation amongst all eight IPL teams by a margin.

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Kolkata Knight Riders ipl schedule 2017

Match 3 – 7th April, 2017

Gujarat Lions vs Kolkata Knight Riders

8:00pm IST

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot

Match 7 – 9th April, 2017

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders

8:00pm IST

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Match 11 – 13th April, 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab

8:00pm IST

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Match 14 – 15th April, 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

4:00pm IST

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Match 18 – 17th April, 2017

Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders

4:00pm IST

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Match 23 – 21st April, 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Lions

8:00pm IST

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Match 27 – 23rd April, 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

8:00pm IST

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Match 30 – 26th April, 2017

Rising Pune Supergiant vs Kolkata Knight Riders

8:00pm IST

Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

Match 32 – 28th April, 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils

4:00pm IST

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Match 37 – 30th April, 2017

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders

8:00pm IST

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

Match 41 – 3rd May, 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rising Pune Supergiant

8:00pm IST

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Match 46 – 7th May, 2017

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders

4:00pm IST

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Match 49 – 9th May, 2017

Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders

8:00pm IST

Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali

Match 54 – 13th May, 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians

8:00pm IST

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Current Squad of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

The squad cost of the Kolkata Knight Riders is 59 crore Indian Rupees and the squad is:

  1. Gautam Gambhir (c)
  2. Shakib Al Hasan
  3. Piyush Chawla
  4. Robin Uthappa
  5. Kuldeep Yadav
  6. Manish Pandey
  7. Sheldon Jackson
  8. Suryakumar Yadav
  9. Sunil Narine
  10. Andre Russell
  11. Umesh Yadav
  12. Yusuf Pathan
  13. Brad Hogg
  14. Chris Lynn
  15. Jaydev Unadkat
  16. Ankit Singh Rajpoot
  17. Morne Morkel
  18. John Hastings
  19. Jason Holder
  20. Manan Ajay Sharma
  21. Colin Munro
  22.  Rajgopal Sathish.

Franchise History

The IPL T20 cricket tournament organized by the BCCI and backed by the ICC. The opening tournament held in April–June 2008, the BCCI had finalized 8 teams on behalf of 8 different cities of India who will be participating in the tournament.

The Kolkata Knight Riders was ultimately bought by the Red Chillies Entertainment (55% shares) in partnership Mehta Group (45% shares) for a price of $75.09 million or INR 2.98 billion at that time. The team name was collected from the popular 1980s American TV series Knight Rider.

In June 2015, they also bought a stake in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) team Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel and later on renamed it Trinbago Knight Riders in 2016.

Administration and Support Staff

Owners: Shahrukh Khan (Red Chillies Entertainment), Jay Mehta and Juhi Chawla (Mehta Group)

CEO and Managing Director: Venky Mysore

Director: Joy Bhattacharya

Head coach: Jacques Kallis

Bowling coach and mentor: Wasim Akram

Assistant coach: Simon Katich

Batting advisor: W. V. Raman

Wicket Keeping consultant: Mark Boucher

Physiotherapist: Andrew Leipus

Physical trainer: Adrian Le Roux

Mental skills coach: Rudi Webster

Motivational advisor: Mike Horn

Data & video analyst: AR Srikkanth

 

Year wise Team Performance

Year Position
2008: Sixth
2009: Eighth
2010: Sixth
2011: Fourth
2012: Winner
2013: Seventh
2014: Winner
2015: Fifth
2016: Fourth

FAQ’s

Q: When was founded the Kolkata Knight Riders?

A: 2008

Q: What is the squad cost of the Kolkata Knight Riders?

A: INR 59 crore

Q: Who is the owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders?

A: Shahrukh Khan (Red Chillies Entertainment) – 55% shareholder, in partnership with Jay Mehta and Juhi Chawla (Mehta Group) – 45% shareholder

Q: Who is the current coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders?

A: Jacques Kallis

Q: Who is the current captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders?

A: Gautam Gambhir

Q: What is the home ground of the Kolkata Knight Riders?

A: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Q: What is the best performance of the Kolkata Knight Riders?

A: Champions of IPL 2012 and IPL 2014.

Q: What are the team strengths of the Kolkata Knight Riders?

A: Shakib Al Hasan the number one all-rounder in the world.

Q: What are the team weaknesses of the Kolkata Knight Riders?

A: No obvious ones only their wicketkeeper-batsmen are not much international experience.

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