Kolkata Knight Riders, the two times champion 2012 and 2014. KKR has been among the top 4 teams in almost every seasons . The team boasts about no pressure from the management giving them a free mind set to play in the ground. KKR did their best performance under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir who has lead the from front as he is still the most runs getter for KKR . But in 2018, Gautam Gambhir quit KKR and decided to play for his home team Delhi Daredevils, however, this didn’t turn good for his fortune and he had quit captaincy and sit on the benches after five gamed in IPL 2018.
Coming back to KKR, Dineash Karthik carried on the legacy of KKR and reached the playoffs of IPL 2018. The top players for KKR in recent years has been Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn and Sunil Naraine.
Owner : Knight Riders Sports Private Ltd
Coach : Stephen Fleming
Venue : Eden Gardens
Captain : Dinesh Karthik
Titles: : 2012, 2014,
Key Players : Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Andre Russel, Sunil Naraine , Chris Lynn
IPL 2018 Points Table
|2||Chennai Super Kings||14||9||5||0||18||+0.253|
|3||Kolkata Knight Riders||14||8||6||0||16||-0.070|
|6||Royal Challengers Bangalore||14||6||8||0||12||+0.129|
|7||Kings XI Punjab||14||6||8||0||12||-0.502|