Kolkata Knight Riders is a cricket franchise based in Kolkata that participates in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Eden Gardens is home ground for Kolkata Knight Riders.
Kolkata Knight Riders is also known as KKR and their official site can be accessed here.
Kolkata Knight Riders Owners:
Kolkata Knight Riders franchise is owned by famous Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s company Red Chillies Entertainment with Juhi Chawla and businessman Jay Mehta.
Kolkata Knight Riders Song:
KKR anthem was “Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo” till 2018. They changed it to “ Run Run Run.
Kolkata Knight Riders Jersey:
Kolkata Knight Riders official Jersey were black and gold during the first two seasons. It was later changed to purple and gold during the third season and was kept so.The jersey was created by Bollywood fashion designer Manish Malhotra .
Kolkata Knight Riders Achievements:
Kolkata Knight Riders started IPL in 2008 with Brendon Mccullum blasting 158 runs from a mere 73 balls. It was an outstanding opening to the first season of IPL which set the benchmark for short format of the game.
KKR won IPL in 2012 and 2014 under captain ship of Gautam Gambhir.
KKR also managed to play in the 2014 Champions League but was defeated by Chennai in the finals.
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad 2020:
Dinesh Kartik will be leading KKR once again in 2020. Brendon McCullum has been appointed as Coach for 2020 season.
Dinesh Karthik(c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi,Siddhesh Lad,Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Tom Banton, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, M Siddhartha, Nikhil Naik, Chris Green, Pravin Tambe