Kolkata Knight Riders Team Profile.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team Profile.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is one of the most consistent teams in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Kolkata-based franchise is the two-time champion in 2012 and 2014, under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir. After that, KKR also made it to the playoffs on three consecutive occasions from 2016 to 2018. With many big names in their side ahead of the upcoming edition, the Dinesh Karthik-led side looks quite solid this time.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Team Records

Batting

Most Runs: Dinesh Karthik (3654)

Most Centuries: NA

Most Fifties: Dinesh Karthik (18)

Best Batting Average: Andre Russell (33.33)

Best Strike Rate: Andre Russell (186.41)

Most Sixes: Andre Russell (120)

Most Fours: Dinesh Karthik (357)

Highest Individual Score: Dinesh Karthik (97*)

Bowling

Most Wickets: Sunil Narine (122)

Best Economy: Sunil Narine (6.67)

Best Bowling Figures: Sunil Narine (5/19)

Best Average: Sunil Narine (23.31)

Most 4 Wickets: Sunil Narine (6)

Most Dot Balls: Piyush Chawla (1051)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Full Squad (IPL 2020)

Retained: Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Harry Gurney*, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine

Traded: Siddhesh Lad

Bought: Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Tom Banton, Varun Chakravarthy, M Siddharth, Chris Green, Nikhil Naik, Praveen Tambe*

*Harry Gurney and Pravin Tambe won’t play in IPL 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Administration and Support Staff (IPL 2020)

CEO and Managing Director: Venky Mysore

Head Coach: Brendon McCullum

Batting Coach: David Hussey

Bowling Coach: Kyle Mills

Fielding Coach: James Foster

Strength and Conditioning Coach: Chris Donaldson

Physiotherapist: Kamlesh Jain

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Full Schedule (IPL 2020)

September 23: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians at 1930 IST, Abu Dhabi

September 26: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad at 1930 IST, Abu Dhabi

September 30: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders at 1930 IST, Dubai

October 3: Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders at 1930 IST, Sharjah

October 7: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings at 1930 IST, Abu Dhabi

October 10: Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders at 1530 IST, Abu Dhabi

October 12: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders at 1930 IST, Sharjah

October 16: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders at 1930 IST, Abu Dhabi

October 18: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders at 1930 IST, Abu Dhabi

October 21: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at 1930 IST, Abu Dhabi

October 24: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals at 1530 IST, Abu Dhabi

October 26: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings Xi Punjab, at 1930 IST, Sharjah

October 29: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders at 1930 IST, Dubai

November 1: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals at 1930 IST, Dubai

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