IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders complete squad – KKR Squad 2018
Ipl 2018, Kolkata knight riders enter into biggest bidding game of the IPL 2018 the team, with the strong on spin and weak in the leadership of the spectrum of game one out of eight franchise cricket team representing the city of Kolkata in the Indian premier league with the huge fan following. The team is owned by the king of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan and actress Juhi Chawla the squad of Kolkata knight riders came into the IPL Auction with a massive amount of rs.75crore they end up splurging amount to buy 17 players in addition to Andre Russel, Sunil Narine.
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The complete squad of KKR in IPL 2018 and Their Base Price are as:-
|Sunil Narine||Bowler||12.5 cr|
|Andre Russell||All Rounder||8.5 cr|
|Mitchell Starc||All Rounder||9.4 cr|
|Chris Lynn||Batsman||9.6 cr|
|Dinesh Karthik||Batsman||7.4 cr|
|Robin Uthappa||Wicket Keeper||6.4 cr|
|Piyush Chawla||All Rounder||4.2 cr|
|Kuldeep Yadav||Bowler||5.8 cr|
|Shubman Gill||Bowler||1.8 cr|
|Ishank Jaggi||Batsman||20 lakh|
|Kamlesh Nagarkoti||Bowler||3.2 cr|
|Nitish Rana||Batsman||3.4 cr|
|R.Vijay Kumar||Bowler||1 cr|
|Apoorv Wankhade||Batsman||20 lakh|
|Shivam Mavi||Fast Bowler||3 cr|
|Cameron Delport||Batsman||30 lakh|
|Mitchell Johnson||Batsman||2 cr|
|Javon sarles||All Rounder||30 lakh|
|Rinku Singh||Bowler||80 lakh|
The biggest change in this IPL is GAUTAM Gambhir this time not be the leader of the team apart from that a lot of new faces came from U-19 stars KAMLESH NAGAR KOTA and SHIVAM MAVI, Both impressed with there speeds in the ongoing U-19 world cup. Top order batsman from U-19 SHULMAN GILL going to serve in this new season.
The big question for KKR,
who will lead the team?
What is batting strength and bowling strength of the team?
KKR has explosive batsman Chris Lynn having a 158.02 strike rate in 12 IPL matches he become dangerous for oppositions team . KKR smartly retain west Indies off-spinner SUNIL NARINE Who become one of the success keys in Gambhir era. Narain having freakish ability to take wickets in crucial moments others good players like Piyush Chawla and Kuldeep Yadav built the team strongest.