Kolkata Knight Riders team 2020 players list: KKR Bought Most expensive overseas player at IPL auction.

KKR have made the most expensive overseas signing in the history of IPL this season.

By Puneet Hooda, Updated : Sep 10, 2020 10:17 IST
Kolkata Knight Riders team 2020 players list: KKR Bought Most expensive overseas player at IPL auction.
Kolkata Knight Riders 2020 Captain Dinesh Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders team have reached UAE and are practicing hard for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League 2020. Shah Rukh Khan co-owned team have reached IPL finals twice and won at both the occasions. KKR won IPL title in 2012 and 2014.  

For the upcoming season of IPL Kolkata Knight Riders team have made alternation in their Squad. They have done few addition and subtraction in their team. Kolkata Knight Riders roaster looks confidant ahead of IPL this season. 

Also Read: IPL 2020 full Schedule 

KKR made the most expensive overseas buy in IPL history at IPL auction 2020. They bought Australian Seamer Pat Cummins for whopping Rs.15.50 crore. Along with him they bought another seven players- Eoin Morgan (5.25 cr), Varun Chakravarthy (4 cr), M Siddharth (20 lakh), R Tripathi (60 lakh), Praveen Tambe (20 lakh), Tom Banton (1 cr) and Chris Green (20 lakh). 

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Kolkata Knight Riders team key players list    

  • Dinesh Karthik (Captain)-Dinesh Karthik was made captain of KKR ahead of 2018 IPL, since then he is leading the command of the team. He has scored more than 3500 runs in his IPL career which includes18 half centuries. 

  • Nitish Rana- Nitish Rana was bought by KKR back in 2018. The left-handed batsman is known for his explosive innings.  

  • Eoin Morgan- The southpaw has vast experience of T20 which will help KKR. He was the captain of England side which won the 2019 ICC Cricket World cup. 

  • Sunil Narine- Sunil Narine has made is name which its deceiving bowling. When required he can go up in the batting order also. He is unique as in he bats left handed but bowls with his right hand.

  • Andre Russell- The West Indies international is known for sending ball out of the ground. On his day he can devastate any bowler easily. 

  • Pat Cummins-The Australian is the most expensive overseas player in the IPL history. The seamer has taken 17 wickets in 16 IPL matches. All eyes will be on him on matchday.  

  • Kuldeep Yadav- The left arm spinner is a key element of KKR bowling attack. His chinaman bowling style is the X factor and he has proved this by taking crucial wickets at crucial time.  

Also Read- Full players list of MI, RCB, CSK, RR, DC, KXIP and SRH.

Kolkata Knight Riders players list   

NAME  

NATIONALITY 

ROLE 

Dinesh Karthik 

India  

Batsman/ Wicket-keeper 

Nitish Rana 

India 

Batsman   

Rinku Singh 

India 

Batsman   

Shubham Gill 

India  

Batsman   

Eoin Morgan  

England  

Batsman   

Rahul Tripathi 

India   

Batsman   

Siddhesh Lad 

India 

Batsman   

Tom Banton 

England 

Wicket-keeper 

Nikhil Naik 

India 

Wicket-keeper 

Sunil Narine 

West Indies  

All Rounder 

Chris Green 

Australia   

All Rounder 

Andre Russell 

West Indies 

All Rounder 

Kuldeep Yadav 

India   

Spin Bowler   

Varun Chakravarthy 

India   

Spin Bowler   

Manimaran Siddharth  

India   

Spin Bowler   

Pat Cummins  

Australia   

Pace Bowler  

Prasidh Krishna  

India 

Pace Bowler 

Kamlesh Nagarkoti 

India   

Pace Bowler 

Lockie Ferguson 

Australia   

Pace Bowler 

Sandeep Warrier 

India   

Pace Bowler 

Shivam Mavi 

India   

Pace Bowler