Kolkata Knight Riders Team IPL 2013

In the 2008 IPL  Kolkata knight riders were positioned 6th in the generally status and Rajasthan royal were champions. In the 2009 IPL Kolkata knight riders were positioned very last and Deccan chargers were champions. In the 2009 IPL and 2010 did not showed good for KKR because they were not capable to become champion. The directors of KKR determined to modify the team of KKR and it was revived with the adding of former Delhi daredevil’s opener Goutam Gambhir, who was later named the captain of the side.

Performance in recent years-

In 2008- Group stage (6/8)

In 2009- Group stage (8/8)

In 2010- Group stage (6/8)

In 2011- Play-off (4/10)

In 2012- Champions (1/9)

Sponsors & Partners

  • Nokia is the official founding sponsor of the KKR.
  • Reebok is their official apparel sponsor.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders contain eighteen sponsors, the top among all teams.
  • A few of the main sponsors – kit kat, Royal Stag, Dish TV, Linc Pen
  • official partners – Coca Cola, Gitanjali Group, Rose Valley, The Telegraph (Kolkata), SB Nation, Doublemint and Amity University

Present cost of squad $10.4m, Salary cap remaining $2.1m, Indian players 12, overseas players 10

The KKR team for IPL 6 is as follows:

List of Indian Players in KKR team for IPL 6

  1. Gautam Gambhir (Captain)
  2. Debabrata Das
  3. Manoj Tiwary
  4. Iqbal Abdulla
  5. L Balaji
  6. Laxmi Ratan Shukla
  7. Manvinder Bisla
  8. Pradeep Sangwan
  9. Rajat Bhatia
  10. Sarabjit Singh Ladda
  11. Shami Ahmed
  12. Yusuf Pathan

List of overseas Players in KKR team for IPL 6

  1. Jacques Kallis
  2. Ryan Mccaren
  3. Brendon McCullum
  4. Sunil Narine
  5. James Pattinson
  6. Brett Lee
  7. Eoin Morgan
  8. Sachithra Senanayake
  9. Shakib Al Hasan
  10. Ryan ten Doeschate

Owners: Shahrukh Khan in partnership with Juhi Chawla, Jai Mehta (Mehta Group).

Brand ambassador: Shahrukh Khan.

Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director: Venky Mysore[46]

Director: Joy Bhattacharya

Coach: John Buchanan (2008 to 09), Dav Whatmore (2010 to11), Trevor Bayliss (2012 to present).

Assistant Coach: Vijay Dahiya

Bowling coach and mentor: Wasim Akram

Physiotherapist: Andrew Leipus

Physical Trainer: Adrian Le Roux

Mental Skills Coach: Rudi Webster

Team Analyst: A. R. Srikkanth