Their was a time when this team was considered as the weakest team of IPL but conditions changed when they lifted the IPl trophy twice.
Kolkata Knight Riders is currently captained by leading scorer and opener Gautam Gambhir while Jacques Kallis whois also the former player of KKR is the coach of team . Eden garden, Kolkata is the home ground of the team while Barabati Stadium is second ground .
KKR has same team squad from last two session of IPL . In 2016 they retained 16 players from 2015 team squad and this year the retained 15 player from 2016 squad who was also to part of 2014 squad like Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Naraine, Yusuf Pathan and Robin Uthappa.
The key straights of the teams is having batsmen like Manish Pandey, Gautam Gambir, Robin Uthappa, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Rusell and bowlers like Umesh Yadav and Sunil Narine who known as leading wicket taker in any format of cricket .
Kolkata Knight Riders owners promised their fans to deliver a great cricket in 2017 IPL . Team is going to give full of surprised , player will play their best cricket and will not miss any opportunity. So the expectation is so high from the KKR team in 2017 IPL and their fans are hoping that the team will able to stand on there expectation .
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) TEAM FOR IPL 2017
|Gautam Gambhir (Captain)||Indian|
|Ankit Singh Rajpoot||Indian|