Kolkata Knight Riders Squad for IPL 2014 -KKR Full Team

The IPL 7 auctions saw some really great moments. The inclusion of many new players in the team has given Kolkata Knight Riders an all new spirit for the tournament. This year the team has cut down the number of players from 25 to 21. The team has intelligently preceded in this IPL season auctions.

The KKR owners this year used retention power for two of its players, Captain Gautam Gambhir and Sunil Narine. Rest all the other players were bought in the auctions. This year there were some changes in the auction rules as well. The maximum investment was restricted to Rs. 60 crores.

Kolkata Knight Riders Logo

Kolkata Knight Riders Logo

With the stated budget at hand, KKR invested highest bid of Rs. 5.50 crores to get South African all rounder Jacques Kallis in the team. Among the Indian players in the team Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla and Yusuf Pathan were bought at the highest bids.

Team is very much confident this season to put up a great fight against all the other IPL 2014 teams. Here is what the Kolkata Knight Riders 2014 IPL team is like.

Anatomy of KKR Team

We bring a complete summary of the Kolkata Knight Riders here.

Captain of the team

  • Gautam Gambhir

Wicket Keepers

  • Debabrata Das
  • Manvinder Bisla

Indian Players in the Team

  • Gautam Gambhir
  • Robin Uthappa
  • Piyush Chawla
  • Yusuf Pathan
  • R Vinay Kumar
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Manish Pandey
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Manvinder Bisla
  • Kuldeep Singh Yadav
  • Veer Pratap Singh
  • Debabrata Das
  • Sayan Sekhar Mandal

Foreign Players in the Team

  • Jacques Kallis  (South Africa)
  • Sunil Narine  (West Indies)
  • Shakib Al Hasan  (Bangladesh)
  • Morne Morkel  (South Africa)
  • Ryan Doeschate (Netherlands)
  • Chris Lynn (Australia)
  • Andre Russell (West Indies)
  • Patrick Cummins (Australia)

Coaches

  • Trevor Bayliss (Team Coach)
  • Vijay Dahiya (Assistant coach)
  • VVS Raman (Batting Coach)

This year Coach VVS Raman is the new inclusion in the squad. He was earlier the assistant coach of the Kings XI Punjab in IPL6. His inclusion is going to boost the batting performance of the team for sure.

Kolkata may prove to be a good competition to the other 7 teams in the IPL. Keep yourselves updated about all the latest updates with us here.

 

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