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KKR Captain in IPL 2024 with Vice Captain

KKR Captain in IPL 2024: The 2-time IPL Trophy winners Kolkata Knight Riders have been knocked out of the previous year’s tournament before entering the playoff round.

KKR managed to register only 6 wins in their 14 league games in the previous year’s tournament. With the mega auction planned to host for the 2025 edition, KKR might make a few changes in their squad for the IPL 2024 season.

Ahead of the IPL 2024 Auction, KKR appointed Gautam Gambhir as the mentor of the team.

KKR Captain in IPL 2024

KKR Captain in IPL 2024: As per IPL 2024 Schedule, Kolkata Knight Riders will play their first match against SRH on March 23 in their home venue – Eden Garden.

In the absence of Shreyas Iyer, KKR named Nitish Rana as the captain of the team in the IPL 2023 season. Following the confirmed news of Shreyas Iyer’s availability, KKR named Shreyas Iyer as their captain for the IPL 2024 season.

Apart from the captain, the vice-captain of the team will also play some key roles in the game and will lead the team in the absence of the captain. Nitish Rana has been named as the vice-captain of the KKR for the IPL 2024 season.

Check out the full list of KKR Captains in IPL since 2008 below:

  • Shreyas Iyer – 2024
  • Nitish Rana – 2023(14 Matches)
  • Shreyas Iyer – 2022(14 Matches)
  • Eoin Morgan – 2020-2021(24 Matches)
  • Dinesh Karthik – 2018-2020(37 Matches)
  • Jacques Kallis – 2011(2 Matches)
  • Gautam Gambhir – 2011-2017(122 Matches)
  • Brendon McCullum – 2009(13 Matches)
  • Sourav Ganguly – 2008-2010(27 Matches)
Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer

Ahead of the Indian Premier League 2024, BCCI planned to host a mini-auction for the tournament in Dubai on December 19.

For IPL 2024 Auction, there are no restrictions on the number of players who can be released or retained. In addition to the purse remaining from the previous auction and the value of the players they release, teams will have an additional INR 5 crore to spend in the auction.

As of the previous season, BCCI allowed franchises to use the “TRADE” option where teams can exchange players between them.

According to the IPL committee rules, each franchise can have 25 players in their squad, out of which a maximum of 8 can be foreign players. In Playing 11, each team can have a maximum of 4 overseas players in the mix.

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IPL 2024 KKR Squad

IPL 2024 KKR Squad: Check out IPL 2024 KKR Squad details with role and auction price details below:

  • KKR ropes England wicket-keeper batter Phil Salt as the replacement player for Jason Roy who pulled out of the IPL 2024 season owing to personal reasons.
Player Role Auction Price Nation
Shreyas Iyer(c) Batsman INR 12.25 Crores India
Nitish Rana Batsman INR 8.00 Crores India
Rinku Singh Batsman INR 55.00 Lakhs India
Varun Chakravarty Bowlers INR 8.00 Crores India
Andre Russell All-rounder INR 12.00 Crores West Indies
Venkatesh Iyer All-rounder INR 8.00 Crores India
Sunil Narine All-rounder INR 6.00 Crores West Indies
Anukul Roy All-rounder INR 20.00 Lakhs India
Rahmanullah Gurbaz WK-Batsman INR 50.00 Lakhs Afghanistan
Harshit Rana Bowler INR 20.00 Lakhs India
Vaibhav Arora Bowler INR 60.00 Lakhs India
Suyash Sharma Bowler INR 20.00 Lakhs India
Phil Salt WK-Batsman INR 1.50 Crores England
KS Bharat WK-Batsman INR 50.00 Lakhs India
Chetan Sakaria Bowler INR 50.00 Lakhs India
Mitchell Starc Bowler INR 24.75 Crores Australia
Angkrish Raghuvanshi Batsman INR 20.00 Lakhs India
Ramandeep Singh All-rounder INR 20.00 Lakhs India
Sherfane Rutherford Batsman INR 1.50 Crores West Indies
Manish Pandey Batsman INR 50.00 Lakhs India
Mujeeb Rahman Bowler INR 2.00 Crores Afghanistan
Sakib Hussain Bowler INR 20.00 Lakhs India
Dushmantha Chameera Bowler INR 50.00 Lakhs Sri Lanka

Who is the captain of KKR in IPL 2024?

Shreyas Iyer is the captain of KKR in IPL 2024, while Nitish Rana will be his deputy as vice-captain, who captained Kolkata Knight Riders in his absence.

Who is the mentor and coach of KKR in IPL 2024?

Gautam Gambhir is appointed as the mentor of KKR in IPL 2024, who joins hands with Chandrakant Pandit. Pandit continues to be the head coach for Kolkata Knight Riders.

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