Kolkata Knight Riders Full Players List in IPL 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders: The KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders) team in 2023 is a mixture of young and seasoned players from India and abroad. Kolkata Knight Riders retain its most trusted players namely Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, and Sunil Narine.

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This year IPL will be starting CSK vs KKR on 25th March. Kolkata Knight Riders made a good team. This year (2023 season) KKR captain will be Shreyas Iyer the most talented and versatile batsman and Chandrakant Pandit will be the head coach.

Umesh and Nitish
Umesh and Nitish

Kolkata Knight Riders’ official theme song of is “Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re (we will perform, fight, and win!). “

Kolkata Knight Riders retain the following players

Andre RussellAll-Rounder12 Crores
Anukul RoyAll-Rounder20 Lakhs
Harshit RanaBowler20 Lakhs
Lockie FergusonBowler10 Crore
Nitish RanaBatsmen08 Crores
Rahmanullah GurbazBatsman/Wicket-keeper50 Lakhs
Rinku SinghBatsmen55 Lakhs
Shardul ThakurBowler10.75 Crore
Shreyas Iyer (c)Batsmen12.25 crore
Sunil NarineAll-Rounder6 Crore
Tim SoutheeBowler1.5 crore
Umesh YadavBowler02 Crores
Varun ChakravarthyBowler08 Crores
Venkatesh IyerAll-Rounder08 Crores
Andre Russel

Andre Russel

Kolkata Knight Riders Bought Players for IPL 2023 Auction

In the mini-auction, KKR purse had only 7.05 crores in INR. They have only 11 players left in their squad including 8 Indian and 3 overseas players. KKR releases most of their players namely Aaron Finch, Mohammad Nabi, Aman Khan, Shivam Mavi, Chamika Karunaratne, Alex Hales, Abhijeet Tomar, Ajinkya Rahane, Ashok Sharma, Baba Indrajith, Rasikh Salam, Pratham Singh, Ramesh Kumar, and Sheldon Jackson.

KKR Bought Players

  • Litton Das (Rs 50 lakhs)
  • Kulwant Khejroliya (Rs 20 lakh)
  • David Wiese (Rs 1 crore)
  • Suyash Sharma (Rs 20 lakh)
  • Vaibhav Arora (Rs 60 lakh)
  • N. Jagadeesan (Rs 90 lakh)
  • Mandeep Singh (50 lakhs)
  • Shakib Al Hasan (Rs 1.5 crore)

Kolkata Knight Riders Team and staff, Owner

City Represent toKolkata, West Bengal
IPL Team OwnedRed Chillies Entertainment
Owner of KKRShahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, and Jay Mehta
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)Venky Mysore
IPL Founded On2008
Home Ground for KKREden Gardens, Kolkata
Team ManagerWayne Bentley
Mentor of KKRDavid Hussey
KKR’s Head CoachChandrakant Pandit
KKR’s Assistant CoachAbhishek Nayar
KKE’s Balling CoachBharat Arun
Assistant Bowling coachOmkar Salvi
Fielding CoachRyan ten Doeschate
CaptainShreyas Iyer
Titles Wonwon 2 times in 2012 and 2014
ColorPurple, Black, and Golden
Kit ManufacturerWrogn Active

Kolkata Knight Riders Full Players List in IPL 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders Full Players List in IPL 2023
Kolkata Knight Riders Full Players List in IPL 2023
Player NameCountryAgeRole in the teamAuction Price
Andre RussellWest Indies34 yearsAll-rounderINR 12 Crores, Retain
Anukul RoyIndia24 yearsAll-rounderINR 20 Lakhs, Retain
Dawid WieseNamibia37 yearsAll-rounderINR 1 Crore
Harshit RanaIndia21 yearsBowlerINR 20 Lakhs, Retain
Kulwant KhejroliyaIndia30 yearsBowlerINR 20 Lakhs
Litton DasBangladesh28 yearsBatsmanINR 50 Lakhs
Lockie FergusonNew Zealand31 yearsBowlerTraded from GT
Mandeep SinghIndia31 yearsBatsmanINR 50 Lakhs
Narayan JagadeesanIndia26 yearsBatsmanINR 90 Lakhs
Nitish RanaIndia28 yearsBatsmanINR 8 Crores, Retain
Rahmanullah GurbazAfghanistan21 yearsWK-BatsmanTraded from DC
Rinku SinghIndia25 yearsBatsmanINR 55 Lakhs, Retain
Shakib al HasanBangladesh35 yearsAll-rounderINR 1.50 crore
Shardul ThakurIndia31 yearsBowlerTraded from DC
Shreyas IyerIndia28 yearsBatsmanINR 12.25 Crores, Retain
Sunil NarineWest Indies34 yearsAll-rounderINR 6 Crores, Retain
Suyash SharmaIndia19 yearsBowlerINR 20 Lakhs
Tim SoutheeNew Zealand34 yearsBowlersINR 1.5 Crores, Retain
Umesh YadavIndia35 yearsBowlersINR 2 Crores, Retain
Vaibhav AroraIndia25 yearsBowlerINR 60 Lakhs
Varun ChakravartyIndia31 yearsBowlersINR 8 Crores, Retain
Venkatesh IyerIndia27 yearsAll-rounderINR 8 Crores, Retain

Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2023 Schedule

Match. NoDateTeam Play withVenueTime(IST)
Match 11 AprilPunjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight RidersMohali3:30 PM
Match 26 AprilKKR vs Royal Challengers BangaloreKolkata7:30 PM
Match 39 AprilGujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight RidersAhmedabad3:30 PM
Match 414 AprilKolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers HyderabadKolkata7:30 PM
Match 516 AprilMumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight RidersMumbai3:30 PM
Match 620 AprilDelhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight RidersDelhi7:30 PM
Match 723 AprilKolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super KingsKolkata7:30 PM
Match 826 AprilRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight RidersBengaluru7:30 PM
Match 929 AprilKolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat TitansKolkata3:30 PM
Match 104 MaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight RidersHyderabad7:30 PM
Match 118 MayKKR vs Punjab KingsKolkata7:30 PM
Match 1211 MayKKR vs Rajasthan RoyalsKolkata7:30 PM
Match 1314 MayChennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight RidersChennai7:30 PM
Match 1420 MayKKR vs Lucknow Super GiantsKolkata7:30 PM
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IPL 2023 season, Kolkata Knight Riders made a very squad. The squad is the amalgamation of young, energetic, and experienced players. We hope this year KKR will do good.

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