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| On Feb 13, 2022 10:13 PM IST

KKR 2022 Player List: Kolkata Knight Riders Squad; Players Bought at IPL Auction


KKR 2022 Player List: After finishing as the runners-up in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will have to rejig things quite a bit in order to win their third title. While releasing their captain Eoin Morgan, Kolkata Knight Riders went on to retain a total of four players ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction.

Kolkata Knight Riders surely surprised everyone with their retention list as big-hitting all-rounder Andre Russell  was the first player to be retained for INR 12 Crore. Having played just two seasons for KKR, mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy became their second retention for an amount worth INR 8 Crore. The duo of Venkatesh Iyer and Sunil Narine have been retained by KKR for INR 8 and 6 Crore respectively.

KKR 2022 Squad

KKR Squad: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan

IPL Auction: Players Bought by Kolkata Knight Riders

Player IPL Salary
Pat Cummins 7.25 Crore
Shreyas Iyer 12.25 Crore
Nitish Rana 8 Crore
Shivam Mavi 7.25 Crore
Sheldon Jackson 60 Lakh
Ajinkya Rahane 1 Crore
Rinku Singh 55 Lakh
Anukul Roy 20 Lakh
Rasikh Dar 20 Lakh
Baba Indrajith 20 Lakh
Chamika Karunaratne 50 Lakh
Abhijeet Tomar 40 Lakh
Pratham Singh 20 Lakh
Ashok Sharma 55 Lakh
Sam Billings 2 Crore
Alex Hales 1.5 Crore
Tim Southee 1.5 Crore
Ramesh Kumar 20 Lakh
Mohammad Nabi 1 Crore
Umesh Yadav 2 Crore
Aman Khan 20 Lakh



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