IPL 7: Meet the Kolkata Knight Riders squad

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Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 14:31 [IST]
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Bangalore, Feb 13: South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis will again turn up for Kolkata Knight Riders in the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 7).

The squads: CSK; MI; SRH; RR; KXIP; RCB; DD

Kallis was the top buy for KKR with Rs 5.5 crores at the auction. Robin Uthappa attracted the next highest price at Rs 5 crore.

IPL 7: Meet the Kolkata Knight Riders

Here is KKR's full squad after the auction.

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad for IPL 7

Squad strength: 21. Amount spent: Rs 59 crores (Rs 1 crore remaining). Funds for two retentions: Rs 22 crores

Costliest player: Jacques Kallis Rs 5.5 crores

Overseas players: 8

Batsmen: 5. Bowlers: 8. All-rounders: 6. Wicketkeepers: 2

1. Gautam Gambhir (India, captain, batsman) Retained

2. Sunil Narine (West Indies, spinner) Retained

3. Jacques Kallis (South Africa, all-rounder) Rs 5.5 crores - Right to match

4. Robin Uthappa (India, batsman) Rs 5 cr

5. Piyush Chawla (India, spinner) Rs 4.25 cr

6. Yusuf Pathan (India, all-rounder) Rs 3.25 cr - Right to match

7. Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh, all-rounder) Rs 2.8 cr

8. R Vinay Kumar (India, fast bowler) Rs 2.8 cr

9. Morne Morkel (South Africa, fast bowler) Rs 2.8 cr

10. Umesh Yadav (India, fast bowler) Rs 2.6 cr

11. Manish Pandey (India, batsman) Rs 1.7 cr

12. Chris Lynn (Australia, batsman) Rs 1.3 cr

13. Pat Cummins (Australia, fast bowler) Rs 1 cr

14. Ryan ten Doeschate (The Netherlands, all-rounder) Rs 1 cr

15. Suryakumar Yadav (India, batsman) Rs 70 lakhs

16. Andre Russell (West Indies, all-rounder) Rs 60 lakhs

17. Manvinder Bisla (India, wicketkeeper/batsman) Rs 60 lakhs

18. Kuldeep Yadav (India, left-arm chinaman bowler) Rs 40 lakhs

19. Veer Pratap Singh (India, fast bowler) Rs 40 lakhs

20. Debabrata Das (India, wicketkeeper/batsman) Rs 20 lakhs

21. Sayan Sekhar Mondal (India, all-rounder) Rs 10 lakhs


Story first published:  Thursday, February 13, 2014, 17:56 [IST]
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