KKR has won the IPL title two times so far in 2012 and 2014 under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir. Before the IPL 2018 auction, they released Gautam Gambhir and didn’t buy him in the Auction. Thereafter, Kolkata had appointed Dinesh Karthik as their captain. Dinesh Karthik is leading the team from last two season where in IPL 2018, KKR reached in the play-offs but in the Indian Premier League 2019, Kolkata Knight Riders failed to reach in the Play-offs.
Andre Russell was the One person who was disappointed when Kolkata was not reached in the playoffs. Because Russell was played well tremendously well throughout the whole season. This Time, Kolkata Knight Riders had bought England Captain Eoin Morgan who will give the support to Andre Russell in the middle order. We can see a new opening pair from KKR in IPL 2020.
Kolkata bought Australian fast Bowler Pat Cummins in the Indian Premier League auction 2020 that was the most expensive buy of the auction.
KKR’s full Squad for the Indian Premier League 2020
Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarthy, Tom Banton, Rahul Tripathi, Chris Green(May not available for IPL 2020), M Siddharth, Praveen Tambe(May not available for IPL 2020), Nikhil Naik
Here is the Possible Playing XI of KKR Team for the first match of IPL 2020
- Shubman Gill
- Rahul Tripathi
- Nitish Rana
- Dinesh Karthik(WK & C)
- Eoin Morgan
- Andre Russell
- Sunil Narine
- Kuldeep Yadav
- Pat Cummins
- Shivam Mavi
- Prasidh Krishna