Write & Earn
Notifications

Kolkata Knight Riders, Cricket Team

Official Website : http://kkr.in/home.aspx

Official FB : http://www.facebook.com/KolkataKnightRiders

Official Twitter : https://twitter.com/KKRiders

Kolkata Knight Riders is one of teh most poplar franchises of the Indian Premier League Clubs. This cricket franchise representing Kolkata in the Indian Premier League is owned by Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's company Red Chillies Entertainment in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta from the Mehta Group. Financially, the Kolkata Knight Riders were easily the most successful franchise in the IPL, achieving a profit of thirteen crore rupees. Initially, when Kolkata knight Riders were first introduced in 2008, the logo of the team consisted of a blazing golden Viking helmet against a black background with the name of the team Kolkata Knight Riders written in gold next to it. However, the black background was changed to purple in the third season. In 2012, a new logo, which consist of a blazing purple Corinthian helmet trimmed with gold, with Kolkata Knight Rider written within a shield has been introduced. Kolkata Knight Riders home venue is the iconic Eden Gardens. Nokia is the official founding sponsor of the Kolkata Knight Riders, while Reebok is their official apparel sponsor.   The Kolkata Knight Riders won the tournament in 2012 with Manvinder Bisla declared as the Man of the Match and Sunil Narine declared as the Man of the Series. The leading run-scorer of the side is Gautam Gambhir while the leading wicket-taker is Lakshmipathy Balaji. Some of the team's other prolific players are: Chris Gayle, David Hussey, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Angelo Mathews, Sourav Ganguly, Brendon McCullum, Wriddhiman Saha, Shane Bond, Ishant Sharma, Ashok Dinda etc  
IPL 2018 Auction: 5 players Kolkata Knight Riders should target
IPL 2018 Auction: 5 players Kolkata Knight Riders should target
With Gambhir not retained,how exactly will KKR go about their business in the auction?
IPL 2018 Auction: 5 Uncapped players to watch out for
IPL 2018 Auction: 5 Uncapped players to watch out for
5 Uncapped players to watch out for.
Top 5 IPL players from New Zealand
Top 5 IPL players from New Zealand
These five have produced some scintillating performances across all seasons of the IPL
IPL Auction 2018: 5 players with a surprising base price
IPL Auction 2018: 5 players with a surprising base price
Ahead of the auction in Bengaluru, several players have made some interesting choices.
Why is Manish Pandey the best candidate for KKR captaincy
Why is Manish Pandey the best candidate for KKR captaincy
As KKR start to look beyond Gambhir, they are in search of an able leader.
IPL 2018 Auction: Why Gautam Gambhir may captain Delhi Daredevils in 2018
IPL 2018 Auction: Why Gautam Gambhir may captain Delhi Daredevils in 2018
Gautam Gambhir will be the best choice for the Delhi Daredevils who are looking for a long time captain and a prolific opener.
Colin Munro would fit in perfectly at Kolkata Knight Riders
Colin Munro would fit in perfectly at Kolkata Knight Riders
The Kiwi opener might just be the ideal solution for KKR in IPL 2018.
IPL 2018 Auction: Who will captain Delhi Daredevils in 2018?
IPL 2018 Auction: Who will captain Delhi Daredevils in 2018?
Are any of the players currently retained captaincy material?
IPL 2018 Auction: 5 overseas players who could go for big money
IPL 2018 Auction: 5 overseas players who could go for big money
A look at 5 overseas players who can grab attention at the auction.
Gautam Gambhir's tryst with Delhi Daredevils
Gautam Gambhir's tryst with Delhi Daredevils
Will Delhi Daredevils look for a new skipper? Is Gambhir the right man for the job?
5 Australian stars who played in the IPL before making their international debut
5 Australian stars who played in the IPL before making their international debut
Chris Lynn and Shaun Marsh make the list.
2018 IPL Auction: Shakib Al Hasan could be the perfect choice for Rajasthan Royals 
2018 IPL Auction: Shakib Al Hasan could be the perfect choice for Rajasthan Royals 
Shakib has proved himself time and again at the international level and in various T20 leagues around the world.
Analysing Kolkata Knight Riders' captaincy options for IPL 2018
Analysing Kolkata Knight Riders' captaincy options for IPL 2018
KKR decided against retaining Gambhir for IPL 2018
IPL 2018: 5 potential captain picks
IPL 2018: 5 potential captain picks
The captain is a vital cog in any IPL team. Here are 5 players who will be sought after in the auctions owing to their leadership qualities.
IPL 2018: 5 star performers from last season who were not retained
IPL 2018: 5 star performers from last season who were not retained
A list of players who had a great IPL season last year, but were not retained by their respective teams.
Fetching more content...