Kolkata Knight Riders Squad IPL 2024
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Kolkata Knight Riders Players List IPL 2024: List Of KKR Players After IPL 2024 Auction. In IPL 2024 mini auction Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have significantly strengthened their team for the upcoming Indian Premier League season. Gautam Gambhir, the talismanic figure for KKR and leader of two IPL title victories, has made a triumphant return to the squad. Additionally, captain Shreyas Iyer is back in action after sitting out the 2023 season due to injury.

Players like Rinku Singh, Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer, and others are eager to make a significant impact on their team in the upcoming season. Rinku Singh, in particular, delivered memorable moments last season, notably smashing Gujarat Titans (GT) bowler Yash Dayal for five consecutive sixes to secure a victory for his team.

Expectations are high for such stellar performances from this rising star, who is currently earning opportunities in the Indian team. The new mentor and former captain, Gautam Gambhir, will be in Dubai at the KKR table, contributing to the selection process to choose the best players.

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Entering the auction with the fewest players retained, Kolkata Knight Riders faced the formidable task of meeting the minimum criteria. Owned by Shahrukh Khan, the franchise made history during a memorable auction by engaging in an all-time classic bidding war for Australian left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc with Gujarat Titans. 

They secured his services, making him the most expensive buy in the history of the IPL at a staggering price of Rs. 24.75 crore. This acquisition provides KKR with a crucial boost, introducing a world-class overseas fast bowler to their squad. Below is the comprehensive roster of players secured by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL 2024 Auction.

Players Released By KKR Ahead Of IPL 2024 Auction

Aarya Desai, David Wiese, Kulwant Khejroliya, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Johnson Charles, Litton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Narayan Jagadeesan, Mandeep Singh.

Players Retained By KKR Ahead Of IPL 2024 Auction

Vaibhav Arora (60 lahks), Shreyas Iyer (C) (12.25 crore), Nitish Rana (VC) (8 crores), Jason Roy (2.8 crores), Anukul Roy (20 lahks), Sunil Narine (6 crores), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (50 lahks), Suyash Sharma (20 lakh), Rinku Singh (55 lakhs), Harshit Rana (20 lakh), Andre Russell (12 crore), Varun Chakaravarthy (8 crore), Venkatesh Iyer (8 crore), and finally, Tim Southee (12.25 crore).

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KKR Full Players List After IPL 2024 Auction

KS Bharat (50 Lakh), Chetan Sakaria (50 Lakh), Mitchell Starc (24.75 CR), Andre Russell, Suyash Sharma, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh, Varun Chakaravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshit Rana, Shreyas Iyer, Jason Roy, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Vaibhav Arora, Angkrish Raghuvanshi (20 Lakh), Ramandeep Singh (20 Lakh), Kartik Tyagi (60 Lakh), Sherfane Rutherford (1.5 CR), Mujeeb Rahman (2 CR), Manish Pandey (50 Lakh), Gus Atkinson (1 CR), Sakib Hussain (20 Lakh)