Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders is a franchise cricket team in Indian Premier League represent place Kolkata , West Bengal in country India . Kolkata Knight Riders team founded in 2008.

Kolkata Knight Riders estimated brand value is $104 million (Rs 720 crore).

If IPL is new for you then it could be possible you will confuse with Kolkata Knight Riders's short name KKR.

Indian Premier League
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Kolkata Knight Riders Player List 2019

PlayerPositionCurrent Price ( ₹ )
wifAndre-Russell-minAndre RussellAll-Rounder🏏⚾8.5 Cr
rsaAnrich NortjeBowler⚾20 Lacs
wifCarlos BrathwaiteAll-Rounder🏏⚾5 Cr
ausChris LynnBatsman🏏9.6 Cr
indDinesh KarthikBatsman🏏, Wicketkeeper🧤7.40 Cr
engHarry GurneyBowler⚾75 Lacs
gbrJoe DenlyAll-Rounder🏏⚾1 Cr
indKC CariappaBowler⚾-
indKamlesh NagarkotiBowler⚾3.20 Cr
indKuldeep YadavAll-Rounder🏏⚾5.8 Cr
nzlLockie FergusonBowler⚾1.60 Cr
indNikhil NaikAll-Rounder🏏⚾20 Lacs
indNitish-Rana-minNitish RanaBatsman🏏3.40 Cr
indPiyush ChawlaAll-Rounder🏏⚾4.20 Cr
indPrasidh KrishnaBowler⚾4.80 Cr
indPrithvi RajBowler⚾20 Lacs
indRinku SinghBatsman🏏20 Lacs
indRobin UthappaBatsman🏏6.4 Cr
indShivam MaviAll-Rounder🏏⚾4.2 Cr
indShrikant MundheBowler⚾20 Lacs
indShubman GillBatsman🏏20 Lacs
wifSunil NarineBowler⚾12.5 Cr
indUmesh YadavBowler⚾4.2 Cr

Kolkata Knight Riders Logo, Motto & Theme Song

Kolkata Knight Riders Logo

Kolkata Knight Riders-logo

The KKR team's log consisted of a blazing golden Viking helmet against a black background. The name of the team written in gold. However, the black background was changed to purple in the 4th season. In 2012, the current logo, which has a blazing purple Corinthian helmet trimmed with gold, with Kolkata Knight Riders written within a shield was introduced.

Kolkata Knight Riders motto

>Kolkata Knight Riders team motto is New Dawn, New Knights

Kolkata Knight Riders song

"Korbo lorbo jeetbo re" is the current theme song of Kolkata Knight Riders team.

Kolkata Knight Riders official color

Kolkata Knight Riders official colour is Black and Gold.

Kolkata Knight Riders dress

The Kolkata Knight Riders team's jersey was created by Bollywood fashion designer Manish Malhotra.

Kolkata Knight Riders official website

Kolkata Knight Riders official website is http://www.kkr.com/ .

Primary and Secondary Home Ground

Eden Gardens

eden-gardens-kkr-ipl The Eden Gardens Stadium is home ground of Kolkata Knight Riders, in IPL. This Stadium is located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Eden Gardens Stadium is owned by Indian Army. Eden Gardens Stadium was opened on 1864. The capacity of this stadium is around 68,000.

Kolkata Knight Riders captain, icon, leading run scorer & wicket taker

Currently Dinesh Karthik is Kolkata Knight Riders captain. Sourav Ganguly is the icon player for Kolkata Knight Riders team.

In team leading run scorer is Robin Uthappa and Piyush Chawla is a leading Wicket taker.

Sponsors and Partners

Currently Gionee, are a principal sponsor whose logo display on front and back of Kolkata Knight Riders jersey.

There are many associate partner of Kolkata Knight Riders team. Associate partners logo display on Arms and top of chest. You can see Jio, Lux Cozi, Royal Stag, Fever 104 FM, logos on chest and arms.

There are official partners whose brand logos display on helmets, caps, pants. Nokia, are official partners of Kolkata Knight Riders.

Season wise important player

Season wise important player list

History of Franchise

In September 2007, BCCI announced the establishment of IPL (Indian Premier League). BCCI unvelied the owners of 8 based franchises.

The Kolkata franchise was sold to Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s company ‘Red Chillies Entertainment’ in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta for $75.09 million (Rs 520 crore).