Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is a franchise-based cricket team in the Indian Premier League representing Kolkata. the team is owned by the Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla along with her husband Jay Mehta. Check KKR Players List 2021, Owner, Captain, Jersey, Coaches, Price List, More.
It is the team that has won a total of 2 titles of IPL that ins 2012 and 2014 under the captainship of Eoin Morgan. It is one of the teams with a high brand value which is estimated to be around $104 Million in 2018. However, in 2019 the value estimation is Rs. 629 Crores.
Kolkata Knight Riders are also popular with the nickname KKR. Check out more details about the Kolkata Knight Riders, players, salary, captain, coach, jersey, owners, new schedule, etc here on this page.
KKR Players List 2021 & Salary
|Name||Signed Year||Salary (Rs)|
|Shubham Gill||2021||50 Lakhs|
|Rahul Tripathi||2020||60 Lakhs|
|Karun Nair||2021||50 Lakhs|
|Gurkeerat Singh||2021||50 Lakhs|
|Eoin Morgan||2020||5.25 Crores|
|Nitish Rana||2018||3.4 Crores|
|Rinku Singh||2018||80 Lakhs|
|Andre Russell||2018||7 Crores|
|Pawan Negi||2021||50 Lakhs|
|Shakib Al Hasan||2021||3.2 Crores|
|Ben Cutting||2021||20 Lakhs|
|Venkatesh Iyer||2021||20 Lakhs|
|Dinesh Karthik||2018||7.4 Crores|
|Tim Seifert||2020||20 Lakhs|
|Sheldon Jackson||2021||20 Lakhs|
|Sunil Narine||2018||8.5 Crores|
|Varun Chakravarthy||2020||4 Crores|
|Kuldeep Yadav||2018||5.8 Crores|
|Harbhajan Singh||2021||2 Crores|
|Lockie Ferguson||2019||1.6 Crores|
|Sandeep Warrier||2019||20 Lakhs|
|Kamlesh Nagarkoti||2018||3.2 Crores|
|Vaibhav Arora||2021||20 Lakhs|
|Pat Cummins||2019||20 Lakhs|
|Shivam Mavi||2018||3 Crores|
|Vaibhav Arora||2021||20 Lakhs|
Kolkata Knight Riders Owner
Team Kolkata Knight Riders ownership is in partnership between the two. Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and wife Gauri Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment are 55% owners of the team. The company comes into existence in 2003 where it has a full film studio in Mumbai.
Mehta Group of Companies own 45% of the team which comes into existence in 1998 is 23 years ago. It is a private company that invests in sugar, cement, packaging, packaging, floriculture, engineering, electrical cable, consulting, and many more. Juhi Chawla Bollywood actress along with her spouse Jay Mehta owns 45% of the team KKR.
Kolkata Knight Riders Captain
The captain of the team is Eoin Morgan who is an English cricketer with the role of Middle-Order Batsman. He is also a captain of the England Cricket Team. Under his captaincy team, England has won the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
He was a part of the Ireland cricket team previously in ODIs and he is the first player to score an ODI hundred for two nations. In March 2021 he bags a record of being the first male cricketer for England to play in the 100 T20I series.
Kolkata Knight Riders Coach & Jersey
The coach for the team is Brendon Barrie McCullum who is a former cricketer from New Zealand. He plays matches in all formats and is also the former captain. His journey in cricket is commendable and is one of the finest batsmen.
His role in the game is of the opening batsman, wicket-keeper. The jersey for the team is of Violet color with the shoulder having a yellow color.
The bottoms are also violet in color and there will be logos of the sponsors of the team are printed over the jersey.
Kolkata Knight Riders Stadium
The home ground of the team is Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The capacity for the ground is 68,000 where the area spreads over 50 acres.
The tenants of the ground are the Indian national cricket team, Bengal cricket team, Kolkata Knight Riders.
Kolkata Knight Riders 2021 New Schedule in UAE
Due to Covid 19, the matches of the IPL 2021 were suspended by BCCI. The reaming IPL matches are shifted in UAE from 15 September 2021. Check the complete schedule of IPL 2021 in UAE.
|MATCH NO||DAY||DATE||Match Centre||VENUE||UAE TIME||INDIA TIME|
|31||MON||20-Sep-21||KKR Vs RCB||ABU DHABI||06:00 PM||07:30 PM|
|34||THU||23-Sep-21||MI Vs KKR||ABU DHABI||06:00 PM||07:30 PM|
|38||SUN||26-Sep-21||CSK Vs KKR||ABU DHABI||02:00 PM||03:30 PM|
|41||TUE||28-Sep-21||KKR Vs DC||SHARJAH||02:00 PM||03:30 PM|
|45||FRI||01-Oct-21||KKR Vs PBKS||DUBAI||06:00 PM||07:30 PM|
|49||SUN||03-Oct-21||KKR Vs SRH||DUBAI||06:00 PM||07:30 PM|
|54||THU||07-Oct-21||KKR Vs RR||SHARJAH||06:00 PM||07:30 PM|