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Kolkata Knight Riders Squad for IPL 2022- Players & Retention list

Two Times IPL winners, KKR is set to go big in this year’s mega auction. Mega Auction for this year’s IPL is going to take place in December. Management set their eyes to Strengthen the Kolkata Knight Riders squad for this year’s IPL.

In this year’s edition, KKR manages to reach the final against CSK. Team management is looking forward to carrying on the winning approach in the next season as well.

However, having a good season, KKR is set to let go of some big-name players like Dinesh Kartik, Pat Cummins, Shakib-ul-Hassan, and Eoin Morgan in the mega auction pool.

PlayersBase SalaryStatusContract
Andre Russell$1.6mOverseas2022
Varun Chakravarthy$1.1mLocal 2022
Venkatesh Iyer$1.1m Local 2022
Sunil Narine$800k Overseas 2022
Alex Hales$200k Overseas 2022
Shreyas Iyer $1.5m Local 2022
Nitish Rana $800k Local 2022
Sam Billings $664k Overseas 2022
Ajinkya Rahane$187k Local 2022
Rinku Singh $70k Local 2022
Sheldon Jackson $76k Overseas 2022
Baba Indrajith $30k Local 2022
Abhijeet Tomar $50k Local 2022
Pratham Singh $30k Local 2022
Mohammad Nabi$186k Overseas 2022
Anukul Roy $30k Local 2022
Chamika Karunaratne$66k Overseas 2022
Pat Cummins$1m Overseas 2022
Tim Southee$225k Overseas 2022
Shivam Mavi $1m Local 2022
Rasikh Dar $30k Local 2022
Ashok Sharma $70k Local 2022
Ramesh Kumar $30k Local 2022
Umesh Yadav $264k Local 2022
Aman Khan $30kLocal 2022

Two-time champions will be looking for a fresh start this season and will spend on big players to make the team succeed.

Like CSK, KKR is set to retain its powerhouse which performs well for the team. Have a look at the so far squad for KKR:

KKR is set to retain their two key players, Sunil Narine and Andre Russell. Sunil Narine made his IPL debut with KKR and since then, he’s been part of the team. Alongside power hitter Rusell, KKR is retaining his season breakout All rounder Venkatesh Iyer. According to a retention policy of retaining 3 players, 33 Cr will be deduct from the team 90 Cr purse

KKR is owned by famous Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan. KKR is set to play this year’s IPL home matches in Eden garden Stadium, Kolkata.

FAQs Regarding Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

Q. Will Pat Cummin play from the KKR side in IPL 2022?

A. KKR bought Pat Cummins for 16 Cr in the last edition. This year to KKR will most likely use the 4th retention card to buy Pat Cummins.

Q. How many IPL’s KKR won?

A. KKR won 2 IPL titles. 1st in 2013 and 2nd in 2015

Q. Who is a most valuable player in Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

A. Sunil Narine is the most valuable player for KKR

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