Kolkata Knight Riders Squad - List of KKR Players in IPL 2022

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are a franchise cricket team representing the city of Kolkata in the Indian Premier League. The franchise, which has gained immense popularity due to its association with celebrity owners, qualified for the IPL playoffs for the first time in 2011. They became the IPL champions in 2012, by defeating Chennai Super Kings in the final. They repeated the feat in 2014, defeating Kings XI Punjab.

KKR Players List 2022: Complete Kolkata Knight Riders Squad & Players List for IPL 2022

The first player to be bought by KKR on Sunday was under-pressure India batsman Ajinkya Rahane. Knights picked him up for his base price of Rs. 1 crore. Towards the closing stages of the auction, Knights added Umesh Yadav and a hoard of players to their squad.

KKR IPL 2022 Team

Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad

IPL Win: 2012, 2014

KKR Captain

Shreyas Iyer (C)

Nitish Rana

Ajinkya Rahane

Rinku Singh

Abhijeet Tomar

Pratham Singh

Sheldon Jackson(WK)

Ramesh Kumar

Baba Indrajith

Varun Chakravarty

Rasikh Dar

Ashok Sharma

Umesh Yadav

Shivam Mavi

Venkatesh Iyer

Anukul Roy

Aman Khan

Sunil Narine

Alex Hales

Sam Billings(WK)

Pat Cummins

Tim Southee

Chamika Karunaratne

Andre Russell

Sunil Narine

Mohammad Nabi

What are the IPL 2022 Retention rules?

The rules of retention for the IPL 2022 mega auction is slightly different from the previous mega auction held ahead of the 2018 edition of IPL, as teams have a purse of INR 90 crores this time, with the option to retain a maximum of three Indian players before the deadline ends on Tuesday.

Following the retention of players by the eight original teams, the two new IPL franchises - Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans, will have the option to pick three players from the rest of the players, which will include two Indian players and a foreign player. Out of the eight original teams, if a team chooses to retain four players in total, it will head to the auctions with a purse of INR 48 crores. The IPL 2022 player auction is likely to take place in the first week of January, while no official date is confirmed so far.

Kolkata Knight Riders Team IPL 2022 Retained Players

Which players retained by KKR in IPL 2022? Kolkata Knight Riders have spent Rs 42 crore on the retentions ahead of the mega auction, which will be held before the new season. KKR have managed to retain the core that has served them well over the years as the likes of Sunil Narine who was part of their winning teams. Russell is the highest-paid player at INR 12 crore. Venkatesh Iyer and Varun CV have contracts worth INR 8 crore each, whereas Narina has a salary of INR 6 crore.

Following are the details of the KKR Retained Players IPL 2022:

Player Role Retained Amount
Andre Russell All-rounder INR 12 Crores
Varun Chakravarty Bowler INR 8 Crores
Venkatesh Iyer All-rounder INR 8 Crores
Sunil Narine All-rounder INR 6 Crores

Kolkata Knight Riders (KOL) IPL 2022 Schedule & Fixtures

No.DayDateTimeHome TeamAway TeamVenuResult
1SAT26-Mar-202207:30 PMChennai Super KingsKolkata Knight RidersWankhede StadiumKolkata Knight Riders won by 6 wkts
6WED30-Mar-202207:30 PMRoyal Challengers BangaloreKolkata Knight RidersDY Patil StadiumRoyal Challengers Bangalore won by 3 wkts
8FRI01-Apr-202207:30 PMKolkata Knight RidersPunjab KingsWankhede StadiumKolkata Knight Riders won by 6 wkts
14WED06-Apr-202207:30 PMKolkata Knight RidersMumbai IndiansMCA Stadium, PuneKKR won by 5 wkts
19SUN10-Apr-202203:30 PMKolkata Knight RidersDelhi CapitalsBrabourne StadiumDelhi Capitals won by 44 runs
25FRI15-Apr-202207:30 PMSunrisers HyderabadKolkata Knight RidersBrabourne StadiumSunrisers Hyderabad won by 7 wickets
30MON18-Apr-202207:30 PMRajasthan RoyalsKolkata Knight RidersBrabourne StadiumRajasthan Royals won by 7 runs
35SAT23-Apr-202203:30 PMKolkata Knight RidersGujarat TitansDY Patil StadiumGujrat Titans won by 8 runs
41THU28-Apr-202207:30 PMDelhi CapitalsKolkata Knight RidersWankhede StadiumDelhi Capitals won by 4 wickets
47MON02-May-202207:30 PMKolkata Knight RidersRajasthan RoyalsWankhede StadiumKolkata knight riders won by 7 wickets
53SAT07-May-202207:30 PMLucknow Super GiantsKolkata Knight RidersMCA Stadium, PuneLucknow Supergiants won by 75 runs
56MON09-May-202207:30 PMMumbai IndiansKolkata Knight RidersDY Patil StadiumKolkata win by 52 runs
61SAT14-May-202207:30 PMKolkata Knight RidersSunrisers HyderabadMCA Stadium, PuneKolkata knight Riders won by 54 runs
66WED18-May-202207:30 PMKolkata Knight RidersLucknow Super GiantsEden GardensLucknow Super Giants won by 2 runs


#TeamPlayedWonLostTieNRNRRPointsRecent Forms
1Gujrat Titans - Q1410400.31620
2Rajasthan Royals - Q149500.29818
3Lucknow Super Giants - Q149500.25118
4Royal Challengers Bangalore - Q14860-0.25316
5Delhi Capitals - E14860 0.20414
6Punjab Kings - E147700.12614
7Kolkata Knight Riders - E14680 0.14612
8Sunrisers Hyderabad - E14680-0.37912
9Chennai Super Kings - E144100 -0.2038
10Mumbai Indians - E144100-0.5068
Recent Forms: W = Won, L = Lost, T = Tie, D = Draw, NR = No Result

IPL 2022 KKR Squad with Big Signings in Mega Auction

What are the big players signed by KKR in IPL 2022? Shreyas Iyer predictably became the highest paid player among the marquee set with Kolkata Knight Riders making a whopping bid of Rs 12.25 crore. They also got back their Australian pace spearhead Pat Cummins for half the price at Rs 7.25 crore.

IPL 2022 Kolkata Knight Riders New Signings

what are the new players bought by KKR in ipl 2022? KKR, who splurged more than INR 35 crore on just 5 players, were able to get the other 16 players for just INR 12.65 crore, which also included some of the marquee signings of the likes of Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Mohammad Nabi, Ajinkya Rahane and Umesh Yadav.

KKR bought new players for ipl 2022

Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan

List of IPL 2022 venues officially announced by BCCI.

All IPL matches will be played in 4 stadium of INDIA, But BCCI is planning to add more stadiums as this time there will be total of 10 teams instead of 8. So to meet the requirements of the team BCCI will soon announce New stadiums where all matches will be played.

What are the latest Venues anounced for IPL 2022? Mumbai and Pune will host 70 matches of the league phase, with Wankhede Stadium and DY Patil Stadium to host 20 matches each, while Brabourne Stadium and MCA International Stadium, Pune will host 15 matches each.            
Mumbai - Wankhede Stadium 20 Matches
Mumbai - Brabourne Stadium (CCI) 15 Matches
Mumbai - DY Patil Stadium 20 Matches
Pune - MCA International Stadium 15 Matches

The venue for the playoff matches will be decided later.

  • Out of 70 league matches, 55 will be played in Mumbai across three different venues. The remaining 15 will be hosted by Pune.
  • All teams will play 4 matches each at Wankhede Stadium and DY Patil Stadium.
  • 3 matches each at Brabourne Stadium (CCI) and MCA International Stadium, Pune.
  • The 10 teams will play a total of 14 league matches (7 home matches and 7 away matches)

Kolkata Knight Riders Groups Schedule And Matches

KKR has been put into Group-A by the BCCI. The teams have been assigned in two virtual groups. This is based on the number of IPL Championships won followed by the number of Final matches played by the respective teams.

Kolkata Knight Riders Group Matches

Lucknow Super Giants Chennai Super Kings
Sunrisers Hyderabad punjab Kings
Rajasthan Royals Royal Challengers Bangalore
MUmbai indians Gujrat Titans
Delhi Capitals

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Home Ground of Kolkata Knight Riders

What is the home ground of Kolkata Knight Riders team? The home venue of the Knight Riders is the iconic Eden Gardens (with the two ends of the crease called the High Court End and the Club House End). Owned by the Cricket Association of Bengal, it was the largest cricket stadium in India and had a seating capacity of over 90,000.

Team name, motto, Jersey colours and logo design of Kolkata Knight Riders

What is the Slogan of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)? It is Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo Re (KKR's theme song, which translated into English, reads We will do it, we will fight it out, we will win it )
What logo of Kolkata Knight Riders represents? A flaming Purple Knight's helmet with gold outline and the team name inscribed.
What is jersey color of Kolkata Knight Riders team? Jersey of KKR is quite fancy and one of the most loved by fans. Its Purple in color with accents of Gold.

Kolkata Knight Riders Total Valuation

What is the total value of Kolkata Knight Riders? The brand value of the Knight Riders was estimated at $104 million in 2018, second highest among IPL franchises. In 2019, their value was estimated at ₹629 crore (US$84 million).

IPL 2022 all teams, schedule, venue and Points table.

Mumbai Indians Mumbai IndiansMI Chennai Super KingsCSK Chennai Super Kings
Delhi Capitals Delhi CapitalsDC Punjab KingsPBKS Punjab Kings
Royal Challengers Bangalore Royal Challengers BangaloreRCB Kolkata Knight RidersKKR Kolkata Knight Riders
Sunrisers Hyderabad Sunrisers HyderabadSRH Rajasthan RoyalsRR Rajasthan Royals
Gujarat Titans Gujarat TitansGT Lucknow Super GiantsLSG Lucknow Super Giants Team
KKR Poster IPL 2022

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