IPL KKR Team 2019 Players List: Dinesh Karthik will lead the Kolkata Knight Riders with the team that retained most of its strong players. Karthik along with Robin Uthappa, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shubhman Gill are the Indian players that have been retained.
Sunil Narine and Andre Russel, who have been regular match winners for the Bengal side, have also been retained along with Chris Lynn.
Kolkata Knight Riders bought a total of eight players at the IPL Auction 2019 including West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite for Rs 5 crore, New Zealand’s express pacer Lockie Ferguson for Rs 1.60 crore and England batsman Joe Denly for Rs 1 crore.
Retained: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti
Released: Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Tom Curran, Cameron Delport, Ishank Jaggi, Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Javon Searles
Carlos Brathwaite – Rs 5 crore
Lockie Ferguson – Rs 1.60 crore
Anrich Nortje – Rs 20 lakh
Nikhil Naik – Rs 20 lakh
Harry Gurney – Rs 75 lakh
Yarra Prithviraj – Rs 20 lakh
Joe Denly – Rs 1 crore
Shrikant Mundhe – Rs 20 lakh