IPL Auction 2017 : Flashlight over Team of KKR

IPL 2017 Auction: Flashlight over Team of KKR


Indian Premier League always comes up with making and breaking of records. This IPL season also brings a lot of happenings with new records of run scores and wickets. While selecting of the squad some of the franchise has spent a lot of money for getting best players in their team on another hand, some seem to be economical with the selection of gems players. Over 350 players entered the name in the auction 2017 and different teams sort out with best of the compositions taking the team in final knockouts. Let’s take a look at teams and their compositions who performed well in IPL starting with Kolkata Knight Riders.


KKR well-set team already highlighted for famous brand ambassador Shahrukh Khan was in news. The team has played well in last season getting the 4th position, but this time they lost the key player and allrounder Andre Russell. He was not in the game due to Anti-doping code violation.This is the great set back and the primary concern for KKR. The franchises have spent extra bugs for the replacement of Russell picking up Trent Boult, Chris Woakes and Nathan Coulter-Nile, the pacers. On the other hand, they too fill with a talent of Indian players Umesh Yadav and Ankit Rajput pacers who were already present in the squad. With the list of talented players, the team looks quite good to play on the ground but nothing can be predicted befoe time for eastern half of India.

In the team of KKR, the spinner will also play their part not allowing the opposition team to score more runs. The spinner includes Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Shakib Al Hasan and Piyush Chawla is already known for keeping the scoreboard in check. The team seems to play well at home and when it comes to Eden Garden they put their best efforts to win the watch. Hope the spinner put the best part playing their side. With having good players in the team, still, the absence of Russel makes team think twice. This is where Russel is missed out for adding powerful performance to the team with big hits. Although there are batsman Yusuf Pathan and Robin Uthappa with the team led Gautam Gambhir still they will be always question mark, do they able to perform like Rusell? Hence it is the batting part of KKR which need to be concerned more.

Have a look over KKR Squad

The strength of squad in of 23 players including 14 Indians and 9 overseas. The team includes Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Surya Kumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Shakib Al Hasan, Chris Lynn, Umesh Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Sheldon Jackson, Ankit Singh Rajput. With other players of big amounts including Trent Boult for (5 Crores), Chris Woaker for (4.20 Crores), Rishi Dhawan for (Lakh), Nathan Coulter-Nile for (3.5 Crores), Ravman Powell for (30 Lakhs), R.Sanjay Yadav for (10 Lakh), Ishant Jaggi for (10 Lakh), Darren Bravo for (50 Lakh), Shyam Ghosh for (10 Lakh).

Post Author: Sumit Goyal

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