Kolkata Knight Riders 2021: KKR Team, Squad, Schedule and Stats

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KKR Team, Squad, Schedule, Live Score

Kolkata Knight Riders is a glamorous  team owned by Bollywood celebrity Sharukhan. KKR has won 2 IPL titles both under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir. Can’t forget that 158 runs which Brendom Mccullum scored against RCB in the inaugural match of IPL 2008. Currently the team is undergoing a transition period under the captaincy of Dinesh Karthik. The team is grooming youngsters like Shubman Gill, Nitesh Rana and Prasidh Krishna to become match-winners.

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    KKR Team, Squads, Schedule and Wiki

    Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is a T20 franchise team in the India Premier League (IPL). The KKR franchise is owned by the famous Bollywood actor, Shah Rukh Khan and actress Juhi Chawla. KKR featured in the IPL playoff for the first time in the IPL 2011 edition.

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    KKP became the IPL Champions for the first time in 2012 after beating Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an exciting final. They repeated the feat with IPL Trophy in 2014 when KKR beat Kings XI Punjab in the IPL 2014 Play off finals.

    2021 Kolkata Knight Riders Squads & Players

    Here’s the 2021 KKR Squad (Final Squad):

    Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Rahul Tripathi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakaravarthy, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Seifert, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer, Vaibhav Arora

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    • Pat Cummins
    • Sunil Narine
    • Andre Russell
    • Dinesh Karthik
    • Kuldeep Yadav
    • Eoin Morgan
    • Varun Chakravarthy
    • Nitish Rana
    • Kamlesh Nagarkoti
    • Shivam Mavi
    • Shubman Gill
    • Lockie Ferguson
    • Rinku Singh
    • Rahul Tripathi
    • Tim Seifert
    • Prasidh Krishna
    • Sandeep Warrier
    • Shakib Al Hasan
    • Sheldon Jackson
    • Harbhajan Singh
    • Ben Cutting
    • Karun Nair
    • Pawan Negi
    • Venkatesh Iyer
    • Vaibhav Arora

    Kolkata Knight Riders KKR Schedule

    The team will play a total of 14 matches (excluding play-offs and finals), playing at least twice against the opposing team in the 2021 IPL tournament this year.
    Match, Date, Timing & Venue
    1st T20 | Apr 11, Sun
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
    2nd T20 | Apr 13, Tue
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
    3rd T20 | Apr 18, Sun
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
    3:30pm Local | 10am GMT | 6am EST
    MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
    4th T20 | Apr 21, Wed
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    5th T20 | Apr 24, Sat
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    6th T20 | Apr 26, Mon
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
    7th T20 | Apr 29, Thu
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
    8th T20 | May 03, Mon
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
    9th T20| May 08, Sat
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals
    3:30pm Local | 10am GMT | 6am EST
    Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
    10th T20 | May 10, Mon
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
    11th T20| May 12, Wed
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
    12th T20 | May 15, Sat
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
    13th T20 | May 18, Tue
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
    14th T20 | May 21, Fri
    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
    3:30pm Local | 10am GMT | 6am EST
    M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

    Kolkata Knight Riders Wiki

    Captain Dinesh Karthik
    Vice-Captain  Not Announced
    Ambassador(s) Shah Rukh Khan
    Kolkata Knight Riders Jersey Purple with accents of Gold
    Theme Song Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo
    Major Rival(s) Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians
    Logo A flaming Purple Knight’s helmet with gold outline and the team name inscribed.

    KKR’s Administration and Support Staff

    PositionName
    CEO and Managing Director Venky Mysore
    Team & Cricket Operations ManagerNA
    Head CoachBrendon McCullum
    Batting CoachDavid Hussey
    Bowling CoachKyle Mills
    Fielding Coach James Foster
    Strength and Conditioning CoachChris Donaldson
    PhysiotherapistKamlesh Jain

    KKR’s Home Ground

    The iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata is home to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). This is the second largest cricket ground in India with a capacity of around 90,000. This stadium is owned and maintained by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).

    KKR Performance in previous IPL Editions

    YearLeague table standingFinal standing
    20205/8League stage
    20195/8League stage
    20183/8Playoffs
    20173/8Playoffs
    20164/8Playoffs
    20155/8League stage
    20141/8Champions
    20137/9League stage
    20121/9Champions
    20114/10Playoffs
    20106/8League stage
    20098/8League stage
    20086/8League stage

    IPL Live Telecast

    Cricket fans can catch the live streaming of all matches on Star Sports Network and Hotstar. You can also check out the live ipl match update about the Match scores with CricketSchedule social platforms. We will update the live scores during the Match.

    KKR Live Score (All 2021 IPL Matches)

    KKR Live Score in IPL 2021
    Apr 21 / May 12KKR vs CSK
    Apr 29 / May 08KKR vs DC
    Apr 26 / May 15KKR vs PBKS
    Apr 13 / May 10KKR vs MI
    Apr 24 / May 18KKR vs RR
    Apr 18 / May 03KKR vs RCB
    Apr 11 / May 21KKR vs SRH

    Connect with KKR team

    Websitewww.kkr.in
    Facebookfacebook.com/KolkataKnightRiders
    Twittertwitter.com/KKRiders
    Instagraminstagram.com/kkriders/
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    FAQs

    For the 2021 IPL season, Eoin Morgan is the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders team while Brendon McCullum is the coach.

    The head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders is Brendon McCullum, Abhishek Nayar is the assistant coach and Kyle Mills is the bowling coach.

    As per 2021 IPL schedule, Kolkata Knight Riders will play 14 matches in total and twice against each team participating in the league.

    KKR has 2 IPL titles under their belt. KKR became IPL champions in 2012 edition and then in 2014 edition.

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