Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bought a total of 21 players in the auction, out of which 15 are Indians and 6 foreign players. Kolkata had retained four players ( Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy & Venkatesh Iyer) before the auction and had 56 crores left in their purse. In IPL 2022, the team will have a total fleet of 25 players (maximum squad a team can have) of which 8 will be foreigners. Kolkata spent 31.75 crores out of a total of 90 crores on foreign players.
This time Shreyas Iyer will captain the two-time IPL champion KKR, which was bought by the team in the auction for 12.25 crores.
Kolkata Knight Riders Overseas Players List IPL 2022
|Andre Russell||West Indies||Retained||All-Rounder||12|
|Pat Cummins||Australia||2 Cr||All-Rounder||7.25|
|Sunil Narine||Sri Lanka||Retained||All-Rounder||6|
|Sam Billings||England||2 Cr||Wicketkeeper||2|
|Alex Hales||England||1.5 Cr||Batsman||1.5|
|Tim Southee||New Zealand||1.5 cr||Bowler||1.5 cr|
|Mohammed Nabi||Afghanistan||1 cr||All-Rounder||1 cr|
|Chamika Karunaratne||Sri Lanka||50 l||All-Rounder||50 l|
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IPL 2022 KKR Full Players List
Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Tim Southee, Pat Cummins, Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav, Chamika Karunaratne, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammed Nabi, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Ashok Sharma, Pratham Singh, Abhijeet Tomar, Baba Indrajith, Aman Khan, Rinku Singh.