IPL 2024: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team Details 

Captain:            Shreyash Iyer

Head Coach:    Chandrakant Pandit

Home Ground: Eden Gardens, Kolkata 

IPL Titles:         2 (2012, 2014) 

Owner:             Knight Riders Group(Red Chillies Entertainment (55%)

                          Mehta Group (45%))

Kolkata Knight Riders IPL team 2024 stands out as one of the most lucrative and esteemed franchises in the tournament, boasting an estimated value of approximately $1.1 Billion, according to Forbes. The franchise’s popularity can be attributed to its association with Bollywood icons Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla, who jointly own KKR IPL team under Red Chillies Entertainment. 

The management of KKR has recently confirmed the KKR IPL team 2024 following the auction event, and details regarding the schedule will be disclosed by the BCCI in the coming months.

Checkout the Complete IPL 2024 Schedule here

Building on their consistent performances in previous editions, the team management of KKR opted to retain only 13 players from the previous squad, releasing 12 players in the Kolkata Knight Riders squad for 2024. The KKR IPL team will participate in the IPL Trade window to finalize their roster just before the commencement of IPL 2024. 

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KKR IPL team 2024
KKR IPL Team 2024

Making a return to KKR, Gautam Gambhir assumes the role of a team mentor for the KKR IPL team 2024, and reports from media sources suggest that it was Gambhir’s preference to retain Andre Russell, a request that the management readily fulfilled. 

The franchise has officially announced Shreyas Iyer as the captain of the KKR IPL team 2024. This decision is commendable, given Shreyas’s consistent run-scoring performance at the international level. He is currently brimming with confidence, making him an excellent choice for a leader. Notably, KKR has made an intriguing decision this year by releasing both Shakib and Litton, as reflected in the KKR IPL team 2024 list.

The comprehensive list of players for the KKR IPL team is detailed below.

Full KKR IPL Team 2024 

PlayerRoleAuction Price
Shreyas IyerBatsmanINR 12.25 Crores(R)
Nitish RanaBatsmanINR 8 Crores(R)
Rinku SinghBatsmanINR 55 Lakhs(R)
Varun ChakravartyBowlerINR 8 Crores(R)
Andre RussellAll-rounderINR 12 Crores(R)
Venkatesh IyerAll-rounderINR 8 Crores(R)
Sunil NarineAll-rounderINR 6 Crores(R)
Anukul RoyAll-rounderINR 20 Lakhs(R)
Rahmanullah GurbazWK-BatsmanTraded from DC
Harshit RanaBowlerINR 20 Lakhs(R)
Vaibhav AroraBowlerINR 60 Lakhs(R)
Suyash SharmaBowlerINR 20 Lakhs(R)
KS BharatWK-BatsmanINR 50 Lakhs
Chetan SakariyaBowlerINR 50 Lakhs
Mitchell StarcBowlerINR 24.75 Crores
Angkrish RaghuvanshiBatterINR 20 Lakhs
Ramandeep SinghAll-rounderINR 20 Lakhs
Sherfane RutherfordAll-rounderINR 1.50 Crores
Manish PandeyBatterINR 50 Lakhs
Mujeeb Ur RahmanBowlerINR 2.0 Crores
Gus AtkinsonBowlerINR 1.0 Crores
Sakib HussainBowlerINR 20 Lakhs

KKR IPL team 2024 Schedule with Venues 

S.no.DateMatch DetailsVenueTime (IST)
1Sat, Apr 01Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight RidersPunjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali15:30
2Thu, Apr 06Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers BangaloreEden Gardens, Kolkata19:30
3Sun, Apr 09Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight RidersNarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad15:30
4Fri, Apr 14Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers HyderabadEden Gardens, Kolkata19:30
5Sun, Apr 16Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight RidersWankhede Stadium, Mumbai15:30
6Thu, Apr 20Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight RidersArun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi19:30
7Sun, Apr 23Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super KingsEden Gardens, Kolkata19:30
8Wed, Apr 26Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight RidersM.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru19:30
9Sat, Apr 29Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat TitansEden Gardens, Kolkata15:30
10Thu, May 04Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight RidersRajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad19:30
11Mon, May 08Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab KingsEden Gardens, Kolkata19:30
12Thu, May 11Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan RoyalsEden Gardens, Kolkata19:30
13Sun, May 14Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight RidersMA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai19:30
14Sat, May 20Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super GiantsEden Gardens, Kolkata19:30

Checkout the Complete IPL 2024 Schedule here

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