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)
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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
List of overseas Players in KKR team for IPL 6
Owners: Shahrukh Khan in partnership with Juhi Chawla, Jai Mehta (Mehta Group).
Brand ambassador: Shahrukh Khan.
Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director: Venky Mysore
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