In this article i am discussing about the team (Kolkata Knight Riders) that is participating in Indian Premier League 2018 or IPL 11 .There are eight teams in IPL season 11 and they are Chennai Super King , Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab , Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challegerr Banglore, Sunrisers Hyderabad they all represents the 8 cities of India. IPL is the very excellent platform for local players to showcase their talent and also a famous tournament around the world. There are 8 teams including Kolkata Knight Riders, a franchise that present the city of Kolkata.
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS 2018 – Players, Team, Owners, Captain
Kolkata Knight Riders is one of the team in IPL 2018 and this team is owned by Shahrukh Khan (Red Chillies Entertainment) Juhi Chawla, Jay Mehta (Mehta Group) they bought this teams for $75.09 million.The coach of the team is Jacques Kallis who was a former South African Cricketer.Team is under the captaincy of Dinesh Karthik currently who made his Test Debut on 3 november 2004 against Australia. It was founded by BCCI Boards of Control for Cricket in India. Initally the tagline of the team was All The Kings Men and every team has its unique jersey color incule Purple and Gold color and it was designed and created by well known bollywood fashion designer Manish Malhotra. The home ground of KKR is Eden Garden Kolkata. They became championstwo times before and won 2012 and 14 season. In 2008 and 2010 seasons of IPL this team is lead by Saurav Ganguly who was also a former captain of the Indian Cricket team. In 2018 IPL season 11 KKR has 19 players and theyare as follow: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Mitchell Starc, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Kuldeep Singh Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Nitish Rana, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Mitchell Johnson, Shubman Gill, Ranganath Vinay Kumar, Rinku Singh, Cameron Delport, Javon Searless, Apoorv Vijay Wankhade, Ishank Jaggi they all are under the KKR team in IPL this year.
|PLAYER NAME||PLAYER TYPE||PLAYER PRICE|
|Dinesh Karthik||Wicket Keeper||₹7,40,00,000|
|Robin Uthappa||Wicket Keeper||₹6,40,00,000|
|Kuldeep Singh Yadav||Bowler||₹5,80,00,000|
|Ranganath Vinay Kumar||Bowler||₹1,00,00,000|
|Apoorv Vijay Wankhade||Batsman||₹20,00,000|
Brief introduction of each player of Kolkata Knight Riders:
Sunil Narine: His full name is sunil Philip Narine and born on 26 May 1988 in Tabago. He is Trinidadian Cricketer and made his Test debut on 7june 2012 agaiinst England and ODI debut against India on 5 december 2011. His ODI shirt number is 74 and he plays for West Indies.
Andre Russell: He was born on 29 April 1988 in Jamaica and plays for Jamaica and West Indies internationally as an all rounder.His full name is Andre Dwayne Russell. He made his ODI debut on 11 march 2011 against Ireland and ODI shirt number is 12. In 2012he was also bought by Delhi Daredevils.
Chris Lynn: He is an Australian Cricketer born on 10 April 1990 in Australia. He made his T20I debut against England on 29 january 2014 and he plays for Queensland.
Dinesh Karthik: His full name is Krishna Kumar Dinesh and born on 1 June 1985 in Tamil Nadu. He is an Indian wicketkeeper batsman and made his Test debut on 3 november 2004 against Australia.
Robin Uthappa: He is an Indian cricketer born on 11 November 1985 in Karnataka.He is also known by his nickname Robbie.He made his ODI debut on 15 April 2006 against England.
Kuldeep Singh Yadav: He was born on 14 December 1994 in Uttar Pradesh and plays for Uttar Pradesh. He is an Indian Cricketer who made his Test debut on 26 March 2017 against Australia and ODI debut on 23 June 2017 against West Indies.
Piyush Chawla: He was born on 24 december 1988 in Uttar Pradesh and is an Indian Cricketer .He made his Test debut on 9 march 2006 against England.
Nitish Rana: He is an Indian first class cricketer born on 27 December 1993 in Delhi.He was also played and the squad of Mumbai Indians in 2015-17.
Kamlesh Nagarkoti: He is an Indian Cricketer and was born on 28 december 1999 in Rajasthan. He made his debut on 26 February2017 in VijayHazare Trophy.
Shivam Mavi: He was born on 26 November 1998 in Uttar Pradesh and he is an Indian Cricketer.
Mitchell Johnson: His full name is Mitchell Guy Johnson and born on 2 november 1981 in Australia. He is also known by his nickname Midge and Notch.He is an former Australian Cricketer and made his Test debut on 8 november 2007 against Sri Lanka.
Shubman Gill: He was born on 8 September 1999 in Punjab and he is an Indian Cricketer
Ranganath Vinay Kumar: He was born on 12 february 1984 i Karnataka. He is an Indian Cricketer ho made his T20I debut on 11 may 2010 against Sri Lanka and LastT20I debut against Australia on 10 october 2013.
Rinku Singh: His full name is Rinku Khanchand Singh and born on 12 october 1997 in UttarPradesh. He is an Indian Cricketer and he plays for Uttar Pradesh.
Cameron Delport: His full name Cameron Scott Delport and born on 12 May 1989 in South Africa. He is an South African Cricketer and he plays for Dolphins.
Javon Searless: He was born on 21 December1986 and his full name is Javon Philip Ramson Searles.
Apoorv Vijay Wankhade: He was born on 14 March 1992 in Maharashtra and he is an Indian Cricketer.
Ishank Jaggi : He was born on 27 January 1989 and he is an Indian Cricketer plays for Jharkhand.
Mitchell Starc :His full name is Mitchell Aarn Starc and born on 30 january 1990 in Australia. He is an Australian cricketer and made his Test debut against New Zealand on 1 Decmeber 2011.
Kolkata Knight Riders Schedule 2018
Below is New Kolkata knight riders 2018 schedule :
|DATE||TIME||Teams (Fixtures)||Venue (Stadium)|
|8-April-2018||8:00 pm||Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Eden Garden Stadium, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|10-April-2018||8:00 pm||Chennai Super Kings Vs Kolkata Knight Riders||M.A.Chidambaram Stadium Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|14-April-2018||8:00 pm||Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Sun Risers Hyderabad||Eden Garden Stadium, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|16-April-2018||8:00 pm||Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Delhi Dare Devils||Eden Garden Stadium, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|18-April-2018||8:00 pm||Rajasthan Royals Vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Sawai Man Singh Stadium, Jaipur, Rajasthan|
|21-April-2018||4:00 pm||Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Kings XI Punjab||Eden Garden Stadium, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|27-April-2018||8:00 pm||Delhi Dare Devils Vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi|
|29-April-2018||8:00 pm||RCB vs Kolkata Knight Riders||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium Bengaluru, Karnataka|
|03-May-2018||8:00 pm||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings||Eden Garden Stadium, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|06-May-2018||4:00 pm||Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Wankhede Stadium Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|09-May-2018||8:00 pm||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians||Eden Garden Stadium, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|12-May-2018||4:00 pm||Kings XI Punjab Vs Kolkata Knight Riders||I.S. Bindra Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali|
|15-May-2018||8:00 pm||Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Rajasthan Royals||Eden Garden Stadium, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|19-May-2018||8:00 pm||Sunrisers Hyderabad Vs Kolkata Knight Riders||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad|
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