Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has won the Indian Premier League (IPL) title twice in its history, i.e. 2012 and 2014. Dinesh Karthik led it in the previous season, its former player Jacques Kallis is their head coach. Talking about the 2019 IPL Auctions, Kolkata Knight Riders would be looking to build around their core strength of players which they have retained.
Known to bag whomsoever they want at whatsoever price tag in the IPL Player Auctions, it will be exciting to see which players KKR sign for the upcoming season! Read Live Updates of IPL 2019 Auctions: Catch Latest Updates of Indian Premier League, Season 12, Auction Process By Clicking Here.
The Kolkata Knight Riders franchise didn’t trade any player in the recently concluded IPL Trade Window. The known players that KKR has released ahead of the 2019 IPL Auctions are Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, and Vinay Kumar to name a few.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team for 2019 IPL:
Players Retained: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, and Prasidh Krishna.
Players Released: Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Tom Curran, Cameron Delport, Javon Searles, Ishank Jaggi, Apoorv Wankhade, and Vinay Kumar. IPL Auction 2019: Online Live Streaming, Timing and All That You Need to Know Ahead of Indian Premier League 12 Auctions.
Kolkata Knight Riders have faltered in crunch situations and have failed collectively, whenever the side has lost in the IPL. At 2019 IPL Auctions, KKR would be looking to pick-and-choose those players on whom they can rely for consistent performances. Stay tuned with LatestLY for the latest updates about the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.