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Updated December 19th, 2023 at 23:53 IST

KKR Team 2024: Complete List of Players bought by Kolkata Knight Riders at IPL 2024 Auction

IPL Auction 2024: Here is the complete List of Players bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders at IPL Auction for the 2024 season.

Pavitra Shome
KKR mentor Gautam Gambhir at the IPL 2024 Auction table
KKR mentor Gautam Gambhir at the IPL 2024 Auction table | Image:IPL
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The Kolkata Knight Riders will emerge as one of the most unpredictable teams in the upcoming IPL 2024 season. The squad can take the league by storm with some of the most explosive batters in their arsenal. To add more to the vital boost, Gautam Gambhir has returned to the franchise as a mentor. With someone who has led the team to two IPL titles, an expert could uplift the chances of the team. Despite releasing stars like Lockie Ferguson, Shardul Thakur, and Tim Southee, the side still looks strong, and they will have the chance to add more to their arsenal.  

3 things you need to know

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  • Kolkata Knight Riders stood at number 7 in the points table
  • KKR will have Shreyas Iyer back as the skipper, with Nitish Rana as the vice-captain
  • Gautam Gambhir has returned to the franchise as a mentor

Also Read: IPL 2024 Auction: All the last-minute information you need to know, from player lists to team purses

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KKR Team 2024: Players retained by Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of IPL 2024 Auctions

Retained Players

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Indian Players: Rinku Singh, Varun Chakaravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (VC), Shreyas Iyer (C), Jason Roy, Suyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora

Overseas Players: Sunil Narine, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Andre Russell

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KKR Team 2024: Players bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2024 Auctions

  • K.S. Bharat- Rs. 50L
  • Chetan Sakariya- Rs. 50L
  • Mitchell Starc- Rs. 24.75 Cr 
  • Angrish Raghuvanshi- Rs. 20 lakh
  • Ramandeep Singh- Rs. 20 lakh)
  • Sherfane Rutherford- Rs. 1.5 crore)
  • Manish Pandey- Rs. 50 lakh)
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman- Rs. 2 crore)
  • Gus Atkinson- Rs. 1 crore)
  • Sakib Hussain- Rs. 20 lakh).

Total money spent by KKR in the IPL 2024 Auction: ₹27.10 Cr

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The Indian Premier League (IPL) auction for the upcoming 2024 season is underway in Dubai on Tuesday, December 19. Here is the full squad and list of players bought at the auction by Kolkata Knight Riders.

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KKR IPL 2024 FULL SQUAD

Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shreyas Iyer (c), Jason Roy, Sunil Narine, Suyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy, KS Bharat, Chetan Sakariya, Mitchell Starc, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Ramandeep Singh, Sherfane Rutherford, Manish Pandey, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Gus Atkinson, Sakib Hussain. 

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Squad strength: 23

Overseas players: 8

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KKR players bought at IPL 2024 auction: KS Bharat (Rs. 50 lakh), Chetan Sakariya (Rs. 50 lakh), Mitchell Starc (Rs. 24.75 crore), Angkrish Raghuvanshi (Rs. 20 lakh), Ramandeep Singh (Rs. 20 lakh), Sherfane Rutherford (Rs. 1.5 crore), Manish Pandey (Rs. 50 lakh), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Rs. 2 crore), Gus Atkinson (Rs. 1 crore), Sakib Hussain (Rs. 20 lakh).

KKR purse remaining: Rs. 1.35 crore

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KKR total player slots available: 2

KKR total overseas player slots available: 0

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Published December 19th, 2023 at 15:12 IST

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