Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) Squad IPL 2023 Schedule, Venues

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) 2022

The Kolkata Knight Riders have 25 capable players in their squad for the 2023 IPL. KKR squad has the potential to repeat what happened in 2012 and 2014 when they reached the podium

KkR will be one of the 10 teams playing this year in the top league of the cricketing world, the Indian Premier League 2023 edition. With two IPL trophies in their cabinet, they will begin the IPL’s 15th edition as one of the favorites.

The primary game will be a rematch of the IPL 2021 final, with KKR looking to complete revenge on the defending champions. The IPL 2022 featured ten teams, including franchises from Lucknow and Gujarat.

So a total of 74 matches will be played across the four media in Maharashtra. 20 matches each will be played at the Wankhede Stadium and the DY Patil Stadium while 15 games each will be played at the Brabourne Stadium and the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) Complete Squad List 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) Complete Squad List 2022
Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) Complete Squad List 2022
Andre RussellAll-Rounder
Varun ChakravarthyBowler
Venkatesh IyerAll-Rounder
Sunil NarineAll-Rounder
Pat CumminsAll-Rounder
Shreyas IyerBatsmen
Nitish RanaBatsmen
Shivam MaviBowler
Sheldon JacksonBatsmen
Ajinkya RahaneBatsmen
Rinku SinghBatsmen
Anukul RoyAll-Rounder
Rasikh DarBowler
Baba IndrajithBatsmen
Chamika KarunaratneBowler
Abhijeet TomarBatsmen
Pratham SinghBatsmen
Ashok SharmaBowler
Sam BillingsBatsman/Wicket-keeper
Alex HalesBatsmen
Tim SoutheeBowler
Ramesh KumarBatsmen
Mohammad NabiAll-Rounder
Umesh YadavBowler
Aman KhanBatsmen

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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad IPL 2023 Schedule, Venues

DateFixtureTime (In IST)Venue
March 26Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMWankhede Stadium
March 30Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMDY Patil Stadium
April 1Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings7.30 PMWankhede Stadium
April 6Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians7.30 PMMCA Stadium, Pune
April 10Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals3.30 PMBrabourne – CCI
April 15Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMBrabourne – CCI
April 18Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMBrabourne – CCI
April 23Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans3.30 PMDY Patil Stadium
April 28Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMWankhede Stadium
May 2Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals7.30 PMWankhede Stadium
May 7Lucknow Super Giants vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMMCA Stadium, Pune
May 9Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 PMDY Patil Stadium
May 14Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad7.30 PMMCA Stadium, Pune
May 18Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants7.30 PMDY Patil Stadium

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Kolkata Knight Rider IPL Team Captain 2023

India international Shreyas Iyer has been named the captain of the the Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 2023, the franchise said in a statement. “I am incredibly honored to have gotten the chance to lead a prestigious team like KKR.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)Team Owner 2023

KKR is recognized by Famous Bollywood Superstars Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, and Indian business giant Mehta group Jay Mehta Collectively.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Head coach 2023

Brendon McCullum, a former KKR captain, and opener, is now the franchise’s head coach. Mccullum is set to resume his job, which he took over in 2019, and in both the events in 2019 & 2020, he ended in 5th place.

Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling Coach 2023

Brendon Mccullum’s Country-mate, Kyle Mills is the bowling coach of KKR. Kyle Mills was one of the exclusive overs specialists during his playing days.

Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) Fielding Coach 2023

Former England wicketkeeper James Foster who was nominated as fielding coach of KKR last year will continue his role this year as well.

 Kolkata Knight Riders Mentor 2023

Australian all-rounder David Hussey proceeds to perform the duties of mentor of Kolkata. Hussey is still one of the limited-overs experts and has represented different teams in various T20 franchise cricket leagues. 

 Kolkata Knight Riders Player / International Player Complete Squads and Salary 2023

PlayerRoleAuction PriceNation
Shreyas IyerBatsmanINR 12.25 CroresIndia
Nitish RanaBatsmanINR 8 croresIndia
Ajinkya RahaneBatsmanINR 1 croresIndia
Rinku SinghBatsmanINR 55 LakhsIndia
Abhijeet TomarBatsmanINR 40 LakhsIndia
Pratham SinghBatsmanINR 20 LakhsIndia
Aaron FinchBatsmanINR 1.5 croresAustralia
Ramesh KumarBatsmanINR 20 LakhsIndia
Sheldon Jackson(WK)WK-BatsmanINR 60 LakhsIndia
Sam Billings(WK)WK-BatsmanINR 2 croresEngland
Baba IndrajithBatsmanINR 20 LakhsIndia
Varun ChakravartyBowlersINR 8 Cr(Retained)India
Pat CumminsBowlersINR 7.25 CroresAustralia
Rasikh DarBowlersINR 20 LakhsIndia
Ashok SharmaBowlersINR 55 LakhsIndia
Tim SoutheeBowlersINR 1.5 croresNew Zealand
Umesh YadavBowlersINR 2 croresIndia
Chamika KarunaratneBowlersINR 50 LakhsSri Lanka
Shivam MaviBowlersINR 7.25 CroresIndia
Andre RussellAll-rounderINR 12 Cr(Retained)West Indies
Venkatesh IyerAll-rounderINR 8 Cr(Retained)India
Sunil NarineAll-rounderINR 6 Cr(Retained)West Indies
Anukul RoyAll-rounderINR 20 LakhsIndia
Aman KhanBatsmanINR 20 LakhsIndia
Mohammad NabiAll-rounderINR 1 croresAfghanistan

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL Team Jersey 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team Jersey 2022
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team Jersey 2022

KKR now uses ink blue with a golden mixture for their jerseys. KKR’s jersey can be seen maintaining three zones of color.

The top of the jersey will have an ink-blue essence with golden horizontal stripes. The middle area can be seen in ink blue along with their Principal Sponsor MPL logo.

The lower part of the jersey can be seen in golden color which gives a precise view distinguished from the other team jerseys.

Kolkata Knight Riders Official Team Logo 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders IPL logo 2022
Kolkata Knight Riders IPL logo 2022

KKR finally designed its logo with a deep relationship to the franchise name. KKR uses an overview of a shield structure where a Knight Warrior’s Sallet(Helmet) with fire waves is designed over the top of the shield.

 Kolkata Knight Rider Tata IPL Sponsor 2023:

Here are the following  details of the Principal Partners, Official Partners, Digital Partners, and Merchandise Partners of the KKR:

Principal SponsorMPL
Official SponsorsUnacademy
LUX Cozi
TV9 Bharatvarsh
Astral Pipes
Reliance JIO
RR Kabel
Official PartnersBKT
MZ TakaTak
Amul Kool
Socios. com
Mio Amore
Merchandise partnersBewakoof.com
The Arena
The Souled Store
Who is the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders team?

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

Who is the coach of Kolkata Knight Riders?

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

What is IPL KKR Team 2022 Retained Players List:

In retaining four players, the Knight Riders have already invested 34 crores. Andre Russell has been retained for INR 12 crores, Varun Chakravarthy for INR 8 crores, Venkatesh Iyer for INR 8 crores, and Sunil Narine for INR 6 crores.
Shreyas Iyer predictably became the highest-paid player among the marquee set with Kolkata Knight Riders making a whopping bid of Rs 12.25 crore after a severe price war at the Indian Premier League auction on Saturday. 
Iyer’s entry in the KKR fold confirms a captaincy candidate for them while the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise also got back their Australia spearhead Pat Cummins for half the price at Rs 7.25 crore.
On Day 2, it was prior India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane who was bought by the Knight Riders for his basis price of Rs 1 crore.

What’s going wrong for Kolkata Knight Riders?

 Knight Riders have been one of the more prominent franchises. Across the 13 completed versions p of the Indian Premier League (IPL) the  Kolkata.
A dignitary co-owner, some very large international names across the seasons, and two IPL titles (2012 and 2014) have made KKR  one of the more keenly pursued teams in the league. 
They are also one of only three franchises (MI, CSK, KKR) to have won the title more than once.

How Owned Kolkata Knight Riders?

Kolkata Knight Riders is a glamorous team owned by Bollywood superhit star Sharukhan. KKR has won 2 IPL titles both under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir.
No-one Can forget that 158 runs that Brendon Mccullum scored against RCB in the inaugural match of IPL 2008. Nowadays the team is undergoing a transition period under the captaincy of Dinesh Karthik.
The team is motivating youngsters like Shubman Gill, Nitesh Rana, and Prasidh Krishna to become match-winners.


In conclusion, Kolkata Knight Riders were one of the teams that made some very tricky and interesting buys at the IPL 2023 mega auction before this month. Having bid adieu to some of their trained players Dinesh Karthik, Eoin Morgan, etc.

KKR welcomed the likes of the dynamic batter Shreyas Iyer for a sum of INR 12.25 crore, aged Test batter Ajinkya Rahane (INR 1 crore), England white-ball specialist Sam Billings (INR 2 crore), one of the most promising trained talents Sheldon Jackson (INR 60 lakh) to name a few.

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