The Kolkata Knight Riders team belongs to the city of Kolkata and this franchise is owned by Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, and her husband Jay Mehta. The home ground of this team is Eden Gardens stadium which has a sitting capacity of 68000. This team has gained huge popularity due to its association with King Khan and Juhi Chawla.
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad/Players list 2023
|1||Shreyas Iyer||Top order Batter||India|
|2||Lockie Ferguson||Bowler||New Zealand|
|5||Sunil Narine||Bowling Allrounder||West Indies|
|6||Rahmanullah Gurbaz||Wicketkeeper Batter||Afghanistan|
|7||Nitish Rana||Middle order Batter||India|
|9||Andre Russell||Allrounder||West Indies|
|10||Rinku Singh||Middle order Batter||India|
|11||Tim Southee||Bowler||New Zealand|
History of Kolkata Knight Riders Matches (win/loses)
The team was founded in 2008 and the team was owned by Red Chillies Entertainment. Bollywood actors Shahrukh khan, Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta are the owners of this company and they won the rights for the price of US $75.09 million.