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After a long wait, the BCCI has finally announced the league stage schedule of IPL 2022. Although the playoffs schedule is yet to be revealed. TATA IPL 2022 will start from 26th March and the league stage matches will go on for 70 matches over the span of 58 days. The league stage of IPL 2022 will thus end on 22nd May.

The TATA IPL 2022 league stage matches will only be played in four stadiums – Wankhede, DY Patil Stadium, Brabourne, and MCA (Pune). VIVO IPL 2021 finalist Kolkata Knight Riders will play the first match of the season against arch Rivals Chennai Super Kings on 26th March (Saturday) at Wankhede Stadium. 

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KKR has named Shreyas Iyer as their new captain and they will mark the beginning of a new era under his leadership. Shreyas Iyer’s captaincy with Delhi Capitals had been commendable and he will be expected to keep up that record at KKR too. 

In this article, we will take a look at the Kolkata Knight Riders’ schedule in IPL 2022, their full squad, and also their winning prediction. 

KKR’s Top 5 Costliest Buy in IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Shreyas Iyer – 12.25 Crores
Nitish Rana – 8 Crores
Pat Cummins – 7.25 Crores
Shivam Mavi – 7.25 Crores
Sam Billings – 2 Crores

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KKR IPL 2022 Full Schedule, Venue & Timings

Match NumberDayDateTime (In IST)Home TeamAway TeamStadium/Venue
11Saturday26 March7:30 PMCSKKKRWankhede Stadium
26Wednesday30 March7:30 PMRCBKKRDY Patil Stadium
38Friday01 April7:30 PMKKRPBKSWankhede Stadium
414Wednesday06 April7:30 PMKKRMIMCA Stadium, Pune
519Sunday10 April3:30 PMKKRDCBrabourne CCI
625Friday15 April7:30 PMSRHKKRBrabourne CCI
730Monday18 April7:30 PMRRKKRBrabourne CCI
835Saturday23 April3:30 PMKKRGTDY Patil Stadium
941Thursday28 April7:30 PMDCKKRWankhede Stadium
1047Monday02 May7:30 PMKKRRRWankhede Stadium
1153Saturday07 May7:30 PMLSGKKRMCA Stadium, Pune
1256Monday09 May7:30 PMMIKKRDY Patil Stadium
1361Saturday14 May7:30 PMKKRSRHMCA Stadium, Pune
1466Wednesday18 May7:30 PMKKRLSGDY Patil Stadium
Source – BCCI/IPLT20.com

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KKR IPL 2022 Full Squad

Pat Cummins, Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, B Indrajith, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan

KKR IPL 2022 Winning Prediction 

Kolkata Knight Riders started off very well in IPL 2022 Mega Auction but after buying Shreyas Iyer for 12.25 Crores and Pat Cummins for 7.25 Crores, they started making rash decisions, and thus diminished their purse value very soon. They had to thus fill in their squads with young talents at the end. KKR’s squad is considerably weaker than the other teams this season. 

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Kolkata Knight Riders undoubtedly have one of the poorest squads in IPL 2022. Although the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer will bring a major improvement on the side, it is highly likely that they will do something extraordinary this season. We thus predict a 5th or 6th place finish for them in IPL 2022 which also implies that they will not qualify for the playoffs.