Kolkata Knight Riders have won the IPL title twice.
In 2012, Kolkata won the IPL trophy for the first time by defeating Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in the final match.
Then, in 2014, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Kings 11 Punjab by three wickets and won the IPL trophy for the second time.
Let’s know about those players of Kolkata Knight Riders from whom the fans will expect more.
- Shreyas Iyer – Indian team’s middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer bats for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. Shreyas has scored 2776 runs in 101 matches of IPL at a strike rate of 125.38. Shreyas played his first match of the IPL in 2015 .
- Andre Russell – Russell, who has been performing well with his batting and bowling every season of the IPL, plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. He scored 2035 runs in 98 matches of IPL and took 89 wickets. Russell played his first match of the IPL in 2012 for the Delhi team .
- Sunil Narine – Spinner Sunil Narine plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. Narine has taken 152 wickets in 148 matches in IPL with bowling and scored 1025 runs in IPL while batting. Naren played his first IPL match in 2012 .
- Shakib Al Hasan – Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be seen playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. Shakib took 63 wickets in 71 matches of the IPL. Shakib has also scored 793 runs while batting. Shakib played his first IPL match in 2011.
- Umesh Yadav – Fast bowler Umesh Yadav bowls for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. In IPL, Umesh Yadav has taken 135 wickets in 133 matches, and Umesh Yadav played his first IPL match in 2010 .