The cultural capital of India, Kolkata is represented by the Kolkata Knight Riders. This team was one of the original eight teams which were formed at the inception of the Indian Premier League. This is one of the most popular teams because it is owned by celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla. Apart from being most popular team, it can be easily termed as one of the most controversial teams of the Indian Premier League. Let’s see few details of the team below.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Full & Final List for IPL 11 Players & other Details
Owner : Shah Rukh Khan (Red Chillies Entertainment) Juhi Chawla, Jay Mehta (Mehta Group)
Official Theme Song of the team KKR: Korbo, Lorbo, Jeethbo Re
IPL Tournament wins: 2
Year(s) of tournament wins: 2012, 2014
Coach: Jacques Kallis
Fielding Coach: Mark Boucher
Captain: Dinesh Karthik
Official Site: www.kkr.in
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Full Team Squad for IPL 2018:
After an unforgettable performances in the first three seasons, where the team didn’t even reach the playoffs round of the league. KKR, finally made it to the playoffs in the year 2011, after making many alterations to the team and players. KKR went on to win the tournament in year 2012 in a final match against Chennai Super Kings. It has repeated this feat in the year 2014, by winning the IPL final match of that season against Kings XI Punjab.
Incidentally, the team Kolkata Knight Riders holds the record of being the team with the longest winning streak by any Indian team in T20 format of cricket.