KKR IPL 2024 Squad Unveiled: Kolkata Knight Riders Full Player List Post Auction, Purse Update

KKR IPL 2024 Squad: The IPL 2024 auction in Dubai witnessed intense bidding wars, and Kolkata Knight Riders were actively involved in shaping their squad for the upcoming season. Here’s a comprehensive look at KKR’s full squad, including retained players and new acquisitions, along with the purse status and available slots.

KKR IPL 2024 Squad: A Blend of Experience and Emerging Talent

  1. Nitish Rana
  2. Rinku Singh
  3. Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  4. Shreyas Iyer (c)
  5. Jason Roy
  6. Sunil Narine
  7. Suyash Sharma
  8. Anukul Roy
  9. Andre Russell
  10. Venkatesh Iyer
  11. Harshit Rana
  12. Vaibhav Arora
  13. Varun Chakaravarthy
  14. KS Bharat
  15. Chetan Sakariya
  16. Mitchell Starc
  17. Angkrish Raghuvanshi
  18. Ramandeep Singh
  19. Sherfane Rutherford
  20. Manish Pandey
  21. Mujeeb Ur Rahman
  22. Gus Atkinson
  23. Sakib Hussain

Squad Strength: 23 Overseas Players: 8

Players Bought at IPL 2024 Auction: Key Additions to the KKR Lineup

  1. KS Bharat (Rs. 50 lakh): The wicketkeeper-batsman adds depth to the squad with his skills behind the stumps and ability with the bat.
  2. Chetan Sakariya (Rs. 50 lakh): The promising young pacer brings energy and variety to the bowling attack, making him a valuable addition.
  3. Mitchell Starc (Rs. 24.75 crore): KKR made a significant statement with the acquisition of Starc, a world-class fast bowler, showcasing their intent to bolster the pace department.
  4. Angkrish Raghuvanshi (Rs. 20 lakh): The young talent, acquired at a reasonable price, adds depth to the squad’s batting resources.
  5. Ramandeep Singh (Rs. 20 lakh): Another emerging player brought in to contribute to KKR’s batting prowess.
  6. Sherfane Rutherford (Rs. 1.5 crore): The West Indian all-rounder adds firepower to both batting and bowling departments.
  7. Manish Pandey (Rs. 50 lakh): The experienced Indian batsman brings stability and depth to the middle order.
  8. Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Rs. 2 crore): The Afghan spin sensation strengthens KKR’s spin attack with his skills.
  9. Gus Atkinson (Rs. 1 crore): The English pacer adds versatility and pace to the bowling lineup.
  10. Sakib Hussain (Rs. 20 lakh): The young talent is a strategic addition for prospects.

Purse Status and Available Slots:

  • KKR Purse Remaining: Rs. 1.35 crore
  • Total Player Slots Available: 2
  • Total Overseas Player Slots Available: 0

KKR Players Retained Ahead of IPL 2024 Auction: Core Strength Intact

The Knight Riders retained a solid core of players who have been integral to the team’s success in previous seasons. The likes of Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer, Andre Russell, and Sunil Narine continue to form the backbone of the team, providing a blend of experience and match-winning capabilities.

As KKR finalizes its squad for IPL 2024, the team seems well-equipped with a mix of seasoned players and emerging talents. The upcoming season promises to be exciting for KKR fans as the team aims for another successful campaign.

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