KKR Team 2017 Players List: Kolkata Knight Riders Roster 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad for IPL 10 2017


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Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2017

KKR player list 2017 is placed here. Kolkata Knight Riders were unarguably one of the most talented sides last season in the Indian Premier League. Having won the tournament twice already, they come into the 10th edition looking mighty strong to repeat their previous feats. KKR did not have a great year in the last IPL edition. They finished fifth in the points table and they would like to reverse their fortunes this time. The team is set. We just hope that the spread the magic like they did in 2012 and 2014. Kolkata IPL team 2017 is placed below.

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The team has got a pretty well balanced squad, which didn’t succumb to injuries that often. The lads were being led by Gautam Gambhir on the field, while their former batsman Jacques Kallis coached the boys. Gambhir’s role as a skipper and batsman is certainly commendable, given that he played a crucial part in team’s journey to the playoffs.

In the 15 innings he played, he managed to score 501 runs, making him the fourth highest scorer in the league. His opening partner Robin Uthappa did a great job in supporting his teammate, as his runs tally stands at 394 runs, Apart from them, Yusuf Pathan too did a terrific job, who scored 361 runs in 13 innings. Having single-handedly taken his side to wins on more than one occasion, we can certainly expect Pathan to play for the Riders next season too.

It is certainly hard to pinpoint where it all went wrong for them, but it is fair to say that they played as a team and went down as a team last season. Their bowling attack has been quite impressive, given that it boasts of spinners such as Sunil Narine and Piyush Chawla, who share 22 wickets among them. Andre Russell remained to be the highest wicket taker with 15 wickets, while Morne Morkel and Umesh Yadav remained at 10 wickets each. Shakib Al Hasan didn’t really prove his worth as an all rounder last season.

This year again, the batting department will be led by Gautam Gambhir with the likes of Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Andre Russell, Robin Uthappa, Shakib-Al-Hasan and Yusuf Pathan providing the much-needed backup. The bowling department has the likes of Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav. The release of Morne Morkel was a surprise as he was the pace spearhead for the team. The team name Laxmipathy Balaji as their bowling coach.

In the recently concluded auctions, the team has managed to rope in Trent Boult, Chris Woakes, Darren Bravo. The acquisitions are expected to lend the team balance. Talking about the prospects, Trent Boult is a great bowler and will be keen to prove his credentials in the IPL. Chris Woakes is a promising and talented all-rounder and his abilities to contribute with both bat and ball will be much needed. Darren bravo, the classy left-hand batsman from West Indies is also an aggressive player who likes to dominate and his addition will enable the team to experiment with the squad in terms of batting order.

Nonetheless, given the form of the players, the Riders haven’t got that much to worry about on their path to win the third title. Jacques Kallis will definitely take into account the errors of his side, and work on them to get a well polished team. IPL KKR team list 2017 is placed below.

KKR 2017 Team

Full list of Kolkata Knight Riders players for IPL 2017 is placed below;

INDIAN PLAYERS FOREIGN PLAYERS
Gautam Gambhir (Captain) Colin de Grandhomme (Andre Russell’s replacement)
Kuldeep Yadav Sunil Narine
Manish Pandey Shakib Al Hasan
Piyush Chawla Chris Lynn
Robin Uthappa Trend Boult
Sheldon Jackson Chris Woakes
Suryakumar Yadav Nathan Coulter-Nile
Ankit Rajpoot Rovman Powell
Umesh Yadav Darren Bravo
Yusuf Pathan
Rishi Dhawan
R Sanjay Yadav
Ishank Jaggi
Sayan Ghosh

Kolkata has always won the attendance stakes and the fans will surely keep this tradition going as they come out in large numbers to support KKR players who live their slogan of “Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re!”

176 comments… add one
  • I love Robin uthappa. And Team KKR.

  • 10ki dhar Ami KKR
    Lv u Gouti
    Lov u LYNN

  • Ab chod nahi,tod na he,DAHADO ESE JYESE LAGE KE KI KO RIDERS DAHAD RAHA HO O V KNIGHT ME.”ALL THE BEST FOR THE KNIGHT .”BIJAYA BHABA,ami & my entair family KKR”

  • Yusuf got lot of chances…but he didnt prove ..

  • plz replace boult to powel…. N yusuf to any new face

  • 10 ki daharh ami kkr
    Luv u lynn
    Luv u srk

  • Ami KKR
    Love u Lynn
    Love u shahrukh khan

  • আশা করি আজ জিতবে কেকেআর।
    শুভেচ্ছা রইল।

  • kkr love u

  • Ami KKR…..waiting for chrish lyen.All the best Play off

  • AMI KKR

  • I Love​ you kkr love you Gautam Gambhir

  • KKR…….KORBO LORBO JITBO RE…..JIT N AAYE H,JIT K JAYENGE……..I LOVE YOU KKR

  • Pls take piyush chawla and suryakumar yadav in next with Mumbai indians. I love kkŕrrrrrrrr korbo lorbo Jeetbo. Chris you are a super player. 💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪

  • युसुफ पठान के स्थान पर इशान जग्गी को मौका मिलना चाहिए ।
    कोलीन ग्राडहोम के स्थान पर Rovman Powell को मौका मिलना चाहिए

  • I Love Kolkatta

  • srk you are a goat cow you should be given the award of the best bakra of the world please do not come back a a owner of kkr please

  • You are best team keep it up and win this final i love you kkr

  • I love you kkr and gamvir love you

  • love you kkr krish lin

  • AMI KKR…….

  • Please come back Andre Russell & Chris Lynn & sakib al hasan…..
    Ami kkr ……
    I am big big big big friend KKR team & SRK

  • please come back Russell

  • plz come back chris lynn on kkr team ami kkr srk sir is my faverate

  • Love u narine..ami kkr

  • Love u kkr…love u Sunil narine

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