IPL 2023 – Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2023 Full Squad List, Captain, Head Coach – Exclusive

IPL 2023 – Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2023 (KKR)

The 16th edition of the IPL 2023 will once again witness 10 teams battling it out for the coveted trophy. Kolkata Knight Riders – who are the winners of the IPL 2022 – will be looking to defend their title next year in IPL 2023.

The Kolkata Knight Riders team 2023 have begun their IPL 23 campaign by releasing a list of all released and retained players. They have 11 open spots in their squad. They have decided to keep 14 players from last year’s squad while saying goodbye to 15 others. Those 15 players are now available to the IPL’s other nine teams.

IPL 2023 Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Full Squad List:

Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2023

  1. Shreyas Iyer
  2. Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  3. Rinku Singh
  4. Andre Russell
  5. Sunil Narine
  6. Nitish Rana
  7. Anukul Roy
  8. Venkatesh Iyer
  9. Shardul Thakur
  10. Tim Southee
  11. Lockie Ferguson
  12. Umesh Yadav
  13. Varun Chakraborty
  14. Harshit Rana
  15. Narayan Jagadeesan
  16. Vaibhav Arora
  17. Suyash Sharma
  18. David Wiese
  19. Kulwant Khejroliya
  20. Litton Das
  21. Mandeep Singh
  22. Shakib Al Hasan

The list of released players by the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Kolkata Knight Riders have released a total of 15 players this season. This means that the 15 players won’t be able to play under the banner of Kolkata Knight Riders this season. The complete list of the released players is given below:

Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2023

  1. Finch
  2. Abhijeet Tomar
  3. Rahane
  4. Alex Hales
  5. Ashok Sharma
  6. Baba Indrajith
  7. Chamika Karunaratne
  8. Mohammad Nabi
  9. Cummins
  10. Pratham Singh
  11. Ramesh Kumar
  12. Rasikh Dar
  13. Sam Billings
  14. Sheldon Jackson
  15. Shivam Mavi

The list of retained players of the Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders has retained a total of 14 players. These 14 players will continue to play under the banner of Kolkata Knight Riders. Here is the list of players retained by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2023 season:

  1. Shreyas Iyer
  2. Gurbaj
  3. Rinku Singh
  4. Andre Russell
  5. Sunil Narine
  6. Nitish Rana
  7. Anukul Roy
  8. Venkatesh Iyer
  9. Shardul Thakur
  10. Tim Southee
  11. Lockie Ferguson
  12. Umesh Yadav
  13. Varun Chakraborty
  14. Harshit Rana
READ MORE: TATA IPL 2023 Player Auction list

Available balance with the Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2023

In the IPL auction 2023, each team is subject to a total salary cap of INR 95 crores.  This amount is 5 CR more than the previous auction. However all ten franchises have used a portion of their salary cap because they have retained some players. The Kolkata Knight Riders has already spent 88.95 Cr rupees on retaining the 14 players mentioned above. It needs to fill the vacancy of 11 players in its squads with the remaining balance of 7.05 Cr.

Kolkata Knight Riders Captain: Shreyas Iyer has been retained and will be the captain of the team for IPL 2023 season.

Kolkata Knight Riders Administration and support staff
PositionName
OwnerShah Rukh Khan, Jay Mehta, Juhi Chawla
CEO and Managing DirectorVenky Mysore
Team managerWayne Bentley
Head coachChandrakant Pandit
Assistant coachAbhishek Nayar
Assistant coachJames Foster
MentorDavid Hussey
Bowling coachBharat Arun
Assistant bowling coachOmkar Salvi
Fielding coachRyan ten Doeschate
Strength and conditioning coachChris Donaldson

 

Kolkata Knight Riders History so far in Indian Premier League (IPL)
SeasonLeague standingFinal standing
20086th out of 8League stage
20098th out of 8League stage
20106th out of 8League stage
20114th out of 10Playoffs
20122nd out of 9Champions
20137th out of 9League stage
20142nd out of 8Champions
20155th out of 8League stage
20164th out of 8Playoffs
20173rd out of 8Playoffs
20183rd out of 8Playoffs
20195th out of 8League stage
20205th out of 8League stage
20214th out of 8Runners-up
20227th out of 10League stage

 

FAQ:
IPL 2023 new Rule?

TATA IPL 2023 Season a tactical concept will be introduced to add a new dimension to the IPL 2023, wherein 1 substitute player will be able to take a more active part in an IPL match.

IPL 2023 media rights?

Star Sports Network will broadcast all the IPL 2023 Matches and Live Streaming on Viacom18’s (Voot App- OTT platform)

Who is the youngest player to get shortlisted in IPL 2023 Auction?

15 years old Allah Mohammad is the youngest player to get shortlisted for the TATA IPL 2023 Auction.

Who is the oldest player to get shortlisted in IPL 2023?

40 years old Amit Mishra is the oldest player to get shortlisted in IPL 2023 Auction.

How many players can IPL team retain in 2023?

There is no limit to keep players for all the team. According to an official report, each team can spend an additional Rs 5 crore to retain any number of players under the IPL 2023 retention date.

Can IPL teams release players in 2023?

IPL 2023 Retention deadline was November 15, 2022 and all teams have released the list players and made it public.

Who is the most successful captain in the history of the IPL?

Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Mumbai Indians (MI), is the most successful captain in IPL history, having won the highest amount of titles (a record ‘5 times’). Next to him is Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the former Indian captain and current skipper of the Chennai Super Kings, who has won the prized trophy ‘four times’ in his IPL career.

Who are the captains of IPL 2022?

Rohit Sharma will captain MI, MS Dhoni will captain CSK, Faf du Plessis will captain RCB, Rishabh Pant will captain DC, Shreyas Iyer will captain KKR, Sanju Samson will captain RR, Mayank Agarwal will captain PBKS, Bhuvneshwar Kumar will captain SRH, KL Rahul will captain LSG, and Hardik Pandya will captain GT.

Which players will KKR buy in 2023?

KKR will look to Strengthen their balling attack so will have wait till mini auction which is going to take place on 23 Dec 2022.

Who is the next captain of KKR 2023?

Shreyas Iyer has been retained and will be the captain of the team for IPL 2023 season.

Who is sitting in auction for KKR?

Shahrukh Khan’s son, Aryan Khan along with his sister Suhana and Juhi Chawla’s daughter are all part of the Kolkata Knight Riders’ owners’ table at the IPL MINI Auction 2023.

How many players retained in IPL 2023 auction?

Tata IPL 2023 Announced its Final auction list with 405 Cricketers set to go under the hammer on Dec 23, 2022 in Kochi.

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