Kolkata Knight Riders popularly known as KKR is a cricket team representing Kolkata in the Indian Premier League (IPL). KKR has retained their 15 players from last year’s squad. They have retained 9 Indian players and 6 foreign players. Gautam Ghambir will remain as captain of Kolkata team and players like Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Umesh Yadav and Yusuf Pathan are some of retained players by Kolkata.

 

Kolkata Knight Riders Team 2016 –Auction Results


No. Retained Players Players bought in Auction
1Gautam Gambhir (Captain)Colin Munro (30 lakhs)
2Robin UthappaJohn Hastings (1.3 crores)
3Piyush ChawlaJaydev Unadkat (1.6 crores)
4Umesh YadavAnkit Rajpoot (1.5 crores)
5Manish PandeyJason Holder  (Rs. 70 Lakh)
6Yusuf PathanRajagopal Satish  (Rs. 20 Lakh)
7Sunil Narine (West Indies)Manan Sharma  (Rs. 10 Lakh)
8Brad Hogg (Australia)
9Chris Lynn (Australia)
10Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)
11Morne Morkel (South Africa)
12Andre Russell (West Indies)
13Sheldon Jackson
14Suryakumar Yadav
15Kuldeep Yadav