The 2019 season is the 12th season for the Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. They are one of the eight teams to compete in the 2019 Indian Premier League, making their 12th outing in all the IPL tournaments. The team is currently being captained by Dinesh Karthik and coached by Jacques Kallis with Simon Katich as the passistant coach, Omkar Salvi as bowling coach and Abhishek Nayar as the mentor.

KKR ended picking up eight players in the IPL 2019 auctions. The salary cap remaining for the Knight Riders is Rs.15.2 crores while they have 12 empty slots that were filled by seven Indians and five overseas.

Home Ground: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Squad strength: 25 (8 overseas)

Coach: Jacques Kallis

Players Bought at IPL Auction 2019:

Carlos Brathwaite – 5 Crores

Lockie Ferguson –1.60 Crores

Jon Danley – 1 Crore

Pacer Harry Gurney

Caribbean – 5 Crores

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Johnson

List of Players

  • Dinesh Karthik (Captain) 
  • Robin Uthappa
  • Chris Lynn
  • Andre Russell
  • Sunil Narine
  • Shubman Gill
  • Piyush Chawla
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Prasidh Krishna
  • Nitish Rana
  • Rinku Singh
  • Carlos Brathwaite
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Harry Gurney
  • Nikhil Naik
  • Yarra Prithviraj
  • Shrikant Mundhe
  • Joe Denly


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