IPL 2023 KKR Squad with New Signings in Auction

IPL 2023 KKR Squad
IPL 2023 KKR Squad

IPL 2023 KKR Squad: Kolkata Knight Riders have won the IPL trophy two times in 2012, by defeating Chennai Super Kings in the final and in 2014, by defeating Kings XI Punjab in the final match.

The two times title winners, Kolkata Knight Riders have ended up in the 7th position on the IPL 2022 Points Table. Earlier to this, in IPL 2013 under Gautam Gambhir’s captaincy, KKR ended up in 7th position. It is worth mentioning that KKR won two titles in 2012 and in 2014 – before and after their poor performance.

KKR who ended up in 3rd position in 2017, and in 2018 season has been pushed to the 5th position in the followed couple of seasons. In the 2021 season, KKR ended up as runner-up of the tournament after losing the final match against CSK by 27 runs.

KKR’s all-time leading run-scorer is Gautam Gambhir while their leading wicket-taker is Sunil Narine. The official theme of the team is Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re which translates as we will perform, fight, and win!

The franchise has gained immense popularity due to its association with celebrity owners. KKR qualified for the IPL playoffs for the first time in the 2011 season.

KKR lifts maiden IPL trophy in 2012 under Gambhir s captaincy
KKR lifts maiden IPL trophy in 2012 under Gambhir s captaincy

IPL 2023 KKR Squad

IPL 2023 KKR Squad: The full details of the IPL 2023 KKR Squad has been updated here right after the official announcement.

IPL 2023 KKR Updates

  • KKR has announced James Foster as their Assistant Coach and Ryan Ten Doeschate as their fielding coach in IPL.
Player Role Auction Price Nation
Jason Roy Batsman INR 2.8 crores England
Nitish Rana Batsman INR 8 crores(R) India
Rinku Singh Batsman INR 55 Lakhs(R) India
Varun Chakravarty Bowler INR 8 Cr(R) India
Tim Southee Bowler INR 1.5 crores(R)
New Zealand
Umesh Yadav Bowler INR 2 crores(R) India
Andre Russell All-rounder INR 12 Cr(R)
West Indies
Venkatesh Iyer All-rounder INR 8 Cr(R) India
Sunil Narine All-rounder INR 6 Cr(R)
West Indies
Anukul Roy All-rounder INR 20 Lakhs(R) India
Shardul Thakur Bowler Traded from DC India
Lockie Ferguson Bowler Traded from GT
New Zealand
Rahmanullah Gurbaz WK-Batsman Traded from DC
Afghanistan
Harshit Rana Bowler INR 20 Lakhs(R) India
N. Jagadeesan WK-Batsman INR 90 lakh India
Vaibhav Arora Bowler INR 60 lakh India
Suyash Sharma
Bowler INR 20 lakh India
David Wiese
All-rounder INR 1 crore Namibia
Kulwant Khejroliya
Bowler INR 20 lakh India
Litton Das WK-Batsman INR 50 lakh Bangladesh
Mandeep Singh Batsman INR 50 lakh India
Aarya Desai Batsman INR 20 lakh India

IPL 2023 KKR New Signings in Auction

Player Role Auction Price Nation
Harshit Rana Bowler INR 20 Lakhs(R) India
N. Jagadeesan WK-Batsman INR 90 lakh India
Vaibhav Arora Bowler INR 60 lakh India
Suyash Sharma Bowler INR 20 lakh India
David Wiese All-rounder INR 1 crore Namibia
Kulwant Khejroliya Bowler INR 20 lakh India
Litton Das WK-Batsman INR 50 lakh Bangladesh
Mandeep Singh Batsman INR 50 lakh India
Aarya Desai Batsman INR 20 lakh India
Jason Roy Batsman INR 2.8 crores England

IPL 2023 KKR Indian Players

IPL 2023 KKR Squad: The IPL 2023 KKR Indian Players has been updated here right after the official announcement.

Player Role Auction Price Nation
Aarya Desai Batsman INR 20 lakh India
Nitish Rana Batsman INR 8 crores(R) India
Rinku Singh Batsman INR 55 Lakhs(R) India
Varun Chakravarty Bowler INR 8 Cr(R) India
Umesh Yadav Bowler INR 2 crores(R) India
Venkatesh Iyer All-rounder INR 8 Cr(R) India
Anukul Roy All-rounder INR 20 Lakhs(R) India
Shardul Thakur Bowler Traded from DC India
Harshit Rana Bowler INR 20 Lakhs(R) India
N. Jagadeesan WK-Batsman INR 90 lakh India
Vaibhav Arora Bowler INR 60 lakh India
Suyash Sharma Bowler INR 20 lakh India
Kulwant Khejroliya Bowler INR 20 lakh India
Mandeep Singh Batsman INR 50 lakh India

IPL 2023 KKR Overseas Players

IPL 2023 KKR Squad: The IPL 2023 KKR Overseas Players has been updated here right after the official announcement.

Player Role Auction Price Nation
Tim Southee Bowlers INR 1.5 crores(R) New Zealand
Andre Russell All-rounder INR 12 Cr(R) West Indies
Sunil Narine All-rounder INR 6 Cr(R) West Indies
Lockie Ferguson Bowler Traded from GT New Zealand
Rahmanullah Gurbaz WK-Batsman Traded from DC Afghanistan
David Wiese All-rounder INR 1 crore Namibia
Litton Das WK-Batsman INR 50 lakh Bangladesh
Jason Roy Batsman INR 2.8 crores England

IPL 2023 KKR Batsman List

IPL 2023 KKR Squad: The IPL 2023 KKR Batsmen list has been updated here right after the official announcement.

Player Role Auction Price Nation
Shreyas Iyer Batsman INR 12.25 Crores(R) India
Nitish Rana Batsman INR 8 crores(R) India
Rinku Singh Batsman INR 55 Lakhs(R) India
Mandeep Singh Batsman INR 50 lakh India
Aarya Desai Batsman INR 20 lakh India
Jason Roy Batsman INR 2.8 crores England

IPL 2023 KKR Bowlers List

IPL 2023 KKR Squad: The IPL 2023 KKR Bowlers List has been updated here right after the official announcement.

Player Role Auction Price Nation
Varun Chakravarty Bowler INR 8 Cr(R) India
Tim Southee Bowler INR 1.5 crores(R) New Zealand
Umesh Yadav Bowler INR 2 crores(R) India
Shardul Thakur Bowler Traded from DC India
Lockie Ferguson Bowler Traded from GT New Zealand
Harshit Rana Bowler INR 20 Lakhs(R) India
Vaibhav Arora Bowler INR 60 lakh India
Suyash Sharma Bowler INR 20 lakh India
Kulwant Khejroliya Bowler INR 20 lakh India

IPL 2023 KKR All-rounders List

IPL 2023 KKR Squad: The IPL 2023 KKR All-rounders List has been updated here right after the official announcement.

Player Role Auction Price Nation
Andre Russell All-rounder INR 12 Cr(R) West Indies
Venkatesh Iyer All-rounder INR 8 Cr(R) India
Sunil Narine All-rounder INR 6 Cr(R) West Indies
Anukul Roy All-rounder INR 20 Lakhs(R) India
David Wiese All-rounder INR 1 crore Namibia

IPL 2023 KKR Squad 

Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Aarya Desai, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh, Jason Roy, N. Jagadeesan, Vaibhav Arora, Suyash Sharma, David Wiese, Kulwant Khejroliya, Litton Das, Mandeep Singh,

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IPL 2023 Auction Rules

As BCCI decides to host IPL 2023 mini-auction, franchises have the advantage of retaining the majority of their players compared to the IPL 2022 mega auction.

  • No franchise will be allowed to buy a player beyond their purse balance.
  • Each team has to spend at least 75% of their total amount.
  • The option of the Right to Match (RTM) card will not be available to franchise.
  • The number of players in each team should not exceed 25 while each squad should have a minimum of 18 players.
  • Each franchise can have a maximum of 25 Indian players and a minimum of 17 Indian players. Similarly, each franchise can have a maximum of 8 international players in the squad but there’s no capping on the lower limit.