KKR made it to the play-offs on three of the five occasions since their last title win in 2014. In 2015 and in 2019 seasons, the Kolkata based team has been competitive enough to end up in the fifth position.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team 2020 Full Squad:
|10||Andre Russell||West Indies||Allrounder|
|11||Sunil Narine||West Indies||Allrounder|
|19||Lockie Ferguson||New Zealand||Bowler|
New inclusions- Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, M Siddharth, Chris Green, Tom Banton, Nikhil Naik and Ali Khan.
Released- Chris Lynn ad Robin Uthappa have been released by the KKR ahead of the 2020 season
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Retained- Rinku Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sandeep Warrier, Nitish Rana, Lockie Ferguson, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik
Traded in: Siddhesh Lad
KKR Support Staff
Brendon McCullum (Head Coach), Abhishek Nayar (Assistant Coach), Kyle Mills (Bowling Coach), David Hussey (Mentor), Omkar Salvi (Assistant Bowling Coach), James Foster () (Fielding Coach), Chris Donaldson (Strength and Conditioning Coach), Kamlesh Jain (Head Physiotherapist), AR Srikkanth (Performance Analyst), Wayne Bentley (Team Manager).
KKR, who will begin their IPL 2020 campaign against Mumbai Indians on September 23 at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, is the third most successful team in the IPL history.
The Shahrukh Khan-owned franchise will enter the tournament with renewed hopes as Brendon McCullum has replaced Jacques Kallis as the head coach.
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