Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2022 Match Schedule, Player List, Retained Players, Everything you need about this team. Kolkata Knight Riders are a franchise cricket team representing the city of Kolkata in the Indian Premier League. The franchise is owned by Red Chillies Entertainment. In retaining four players, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKKR) has 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.
The 15th season will kick off between defending champion CSK & KKR at Wankhede stadium on 26th March from 7.30 pm. Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, and Varun Chakravarthy have been retained by IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 2022. According to the IPL 2022 retention list, most clubs keep four players, the maximum amount permitted by Indian cricket’s governing body. Two more franchises will be to the IPL in 2022. (from Ahmedabad and Lucknow).
IPL 2022 total match – 74
IPL 2022 doubleheaders- 12
IPL 2022 venues- Mumbai (Wankhede, Brabourne & DY Patil Stadium), Pune (MCA Stadium) & Ahmedabad (Narendra Modi Stadium)
IPL 2022 first match – CSK vs KKR (26 March)
KKR captain IPL 2022 – Shreyas Iyer
Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2022 Matches Schedule
|1||1||CSK||27 March||Wankhede Stadium||7.30 pm|
|2||6||RCB||30 March||DY Patil Stadium||7.30 pm|
|3||8||PBKS||1 April||Wankhede||7.30 pm|
|4||14||MI||6 April||MCA Stadium, Pune||7.30 pm|
|5||19||DC||10 April||Brabourne Stadium||3.30 pm|
|6||25||SRH||15 April||Brabourne Stadium||7.30 pm|
|7||30||RR||18 April||Brabourne Stadium||7.30 pm|
|8||35||GT||23 April||DY Patil||3.30 pm|
|9||41||DC||28 April||Wankhede||3.30 pm|
|10||47||RR||2 May||Wankhede||7.30 pm|
|11||53||LSG||7 May||MCA Stadium||7.30 pm|
|12||56||MI||9 May||DY Patil||7.30 pm|
|13||61||SRH||14 May||MCA Stadium||7.30 pm|
|14||66||LSG||18 May||DY Patil Stadium||7.30 pm|
Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2022 Player Squad
Pat Cummins, Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer (C), 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.
Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2022 Retained Players
- Andre Russell
- Varun Chakravarthy
- Venkatesh Iyer
- Sunil Narine
Best IPL Players 2022 Kolkata Knight Riders Titles
The biggest and most positive takeaway for KKR from the Auction was the acquisition of their leader, Shreyas Iyer. In addition, KKR could manage to buy their 2021 superstars like Nitish Rana, Pat Cummins, and Shivam Mavi. Barring these good ones, most of the team players bring fresh energy to the table. While their strongest playing 11 isn’t bad, which we would see in this article, the backups is where the team struggles the most. So, with the kind of squad the team has established, what could be the best predicted playing 11 for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for IPL 2022? Let’s find out in this article.
Who is the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2022
The Shreyas Iyer the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2022.