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Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2023 Player List, Schedule, Squad, IPL News

The Kolkata Knight Riders are preparing for the 2023 season with a revamped roster. The team has announced the players they have retained and released. Despite finishing 7th in the previous season, the two-time champions are determined to make a comeback and claim the title in 2023. The team has acquired talented players while also letting go of some big names to build a stronger and more competitive squad.

KKR IPL 2023 Team

Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad

IPL Win: 2012, 2014

KKR Captain

Nitish Rana (C)

Shreyas Iyer

Anukul Roy

Andre Russell

David Wiese

Harshit Rana

Kulwant Khejroliya

Liton Das

Lockie Ferguson

Mandeep Singh

Narayan Jagadeesan

Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Rinku Singh

Shakib Al Hasan

Shardul Thakur

Sunil Narine

Suyash Sharma

Tim Southee

Umesh Yadav

Vaibhav Arora

Varun Chakaravarthy

Venkatesh Iyer

All You Need To Need About Kolkata Knight Riders Team IPL 2023

Which players retained by KKR in IPL 2023? The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) had already completed trades for Lockie Ferguson and Shardul Thakur, so they were not expected to make major purchases during the auction. Their most costly acquisition during the auction was Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who they selected during the final round for a sum of Rs 1.5 crore. Additionally, they picked up Litton Das for his base price, becoming the first Indian Premier League (IPL) team to include two Bangladesh players in their squad.

Following are the players of the KKR Retained in IPL 2023:

Player Role Retained Amount
Shreyas Iyer Batsmen 12.25 crore
Nitish Rana (C) Batsmen 8 crore
Venkatesh Iyer All-Rounder 8 Crore
Andre Russell All-Rounder 12 Crore
Sunil Narine All-Rounder 6 Crore
Umesh Yadav Bowler 2 crore
Tim Southee Bowler 1.5 crore
Harshit Rana Bowler 20 lakh
Varun Chakravarthy Bowler 8Crore
Anukul Roy All-Rounder 20 lakh
Rinku Singh Batsmen 55 lakh
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Batsman/Wicket-keeper 50 lakh
Shardul Thakur Bowler 10.75Crore
Lockie Ferguson Bowler 10Crore

IPL 2023 Kolkata Knight Riders New Signings

what are the new players bought by KKR in ipl 2023? Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were able to secure a great deal as they acquired David Wiese for INR 1 crore. They were aggressive in the accelerated auction, signing three experienced players - Litton Das (INR 50 lakh) and Shakib Al Hasan (INR 1.5 crore) from Bangladesh, and Mandeep Singh for INR 50 lakh.

KKR bought new players for ipl 2023

Player Role Auction Price Nation
Harshit Rana Bowler INR 20 Lakhs(R) India
N. Jagadeesan WK-Batsman INR 90 lakh India
Vaibhav Arora Bowler INR 60 lakh India
Suyash Sharma Bowler INR 20 lakh India
David Wiese All-rounder INR 1 crore Namibia
Kulwant Khejroliya Bowler INR 20 lakh India
Litton Das WK-Batsman INR 50 lakh Bangladesh
Mandeep Singh Batsman INR 50 lakh India
Shakib Al Hasan All-rounder INR 1.5 crore Bangladesh

Kolkata Knight Riders Groups Schedule And Matches

The upcoming 16th season of the Indian Premier League, also known as IPL 2023, is set to begin in the last week of March 2023 and will run through May 2023. The tournament, which is organized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), will feature ten teams competing in a total of 74 matches, with each club playing 14 league matches. The tournament's title sponsor for the 2023 season will be the Tata Group. The schedule for the tournament has been released and the opening game will see CSK and KKR go head to head.

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

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) schedule IPL 2023 fully Updated Latest News

When KKR will play their first match in IPL 2023? On April 1st, the Kolkata Knight Riders, the team owned by the famous Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, will commence their season by playing against the Punjab Kings.

KKR schedule for IPL 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders (KOL) Schedule & Fixtures

- Format
2SAT01-Apr-202303:30 PMPBKS vs KOLT20Punjab Cricket Association, IS Bindra StadiumPunjab Kings won by 7 runs (DLS method)
9THU06-Apr-202307:30 PMKOL vs RCBT20Eden Gardens Kolkata Knight Riders won by 81 runs
13SUN09-Apr-202303:30 PMGT vs KOLT20Narendra Modi StadiumKolkata Knight Riders won by 3 wkts
19FRI14-Apr-202307:30 PMKOL vs SRHT20Eden Gardens Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 23 runs
22SUN16-Apr-202303:30 PMMI vs KOLT20Wankhede StadiumMumbai Indians won by 5 wkts
28THU20-Apr-202307:30 PMDC vs KOLT20DY Patil StadiumDelhi Capitals won by 4 wkts
33SUN23-Apr-202307:30 PMKOL vs CHET20Eden Gardens Chennai Super Kings won by 49 runs
36WED26-Apr-202307:30 PMRCB vs KOLT20M.Chinnaswamy StadiumKolkata Knight Riders won by 21 runs
39SAT29-Apr-202303:30 PMKOL vs GTT20Eden Gardens Gujarat Titans won by 7 wkts
47THU04-May-202307:30 PMSRH vs KOLT20Rajiv Gandhi International StadiumKolkata Knight Riders won by 5 runs
53MON08-May-202307:30 PMKOL vs PBKST20Eden Gardens Kolkata Knight Riders won by 5 wkts
56THU11-May-202307:30 PMKOL vs RRT20Eden Gardens Rajasthan Royals won by 9 wkts
61SUN14-May-202307:30 PMCHE vs KOLT20MA Chidambram StadiumKolkata Knight Riders won by 6 wkts
68SAT20-May-202307:30 PMKOL vs LKNT20Eden Gardens Lucknow Super Giants won by 1 run

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Home Ground of Kolkata Knight Riders

What is the home ground of Kolkata Knight Riders team? The iconic Eden Gardens serves as the home stadium for the Knight Riders. The ground is known for its two ends, the High Court End and the Club House End. The Cricket Association of Bengal owns the stadium, which was once the largest cricket stadium in India and had the capacity to seat more than 90,000 spectators.

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 Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are one of the most valuable teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL), with a brand value estimated at $104 million in 2018. This placed them as the second highest valued franchise among the IPL teams. The following year, their brand value was estimated to have risen to a staggering ₹629 crore (approximately US$84 million). This solidifies their position as a powerhouse team in the IPL, both on and off the field. The team's consistent performance and strong fan base have contributed to this impressive valuation.

KKR POSSIBLE PLAYING XI FOR IPL 2023: Venkatesh Iyer, N Jagadeesan, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav.

Kolkata Knight Riders Indian Premier League (IPL) ALL Seasons Performance Record

Year Final standing
2023 TBD
2022 League stage
2021 League stage
2020 Champions
2019 Champions
2018 League stage
2017 Champions
2016 League stage
2015 Champions
2014 Playoffs
2013 Champions
2012 Playoffs
2011 Playoffs
2010 Runners Up
2009 League stage
2008 League stage

IPL 2023 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 2023

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