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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue. IPL 2021 UAE leg is set to commence on September 19 and Kolkata Knight Riders will play their opening game against Royal Challengers Bangalore on September 20 in Abu Dhabi. During the UAE leg of IPL 2021, KKR will play a total of 7 matches during the group stage.
Kolkata Knight Riders will aim for a better show in the UAE leg as they gave a miserable performance in the 1st leg of IPL 2021. The team, led by Eoin Morgan, won just 2 matches out of the 7 they played and lost 5. With only 4 points in their pockets, KKR holds the second-last 7th spot in the IPL 2021 points table.
The team managed victory in their opening game against SunriSers Hyderabad. They later managed to bag just one more victory against Punjab Kings. KKR’s 5 defeats arrived against Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals.
Nitish Rana was the most successful batsman for KKR in the 1st leg of IPL 2021. In 7 innings, the left-handed batsman piled up 207 runs at an average of 28.71 with 2 half-centuries. After Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi was the most successful batter for the team with 187 runs in 7 innings.
In the bowling department, Pat Cummins bagged most 9 wickets for the team. Cummins will be unavailable for the 2nd leg and New Zealand’s Tim Southee has taken his place in the squad. After Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna took most scalps for KKR with 9 wickets. Below we take a glance at the KKR schedule, updated time, and venue for the UAE leg of IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
KKR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
September 20, 2021
KKR vs Mumbai Indians
September 23, 2021
KKR vs Chennai Super Kings
September 26, 2021
KKR vs Delhi Capitals
September 28, 2021
KKR vs Punjab Kings
October 1, 2021
KKR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
October 3, 2021
KKR vs Rajasthan Royals
October 7, 2021
Kolkata Knight Riders Updated Squad For UAE Leg
Kolkata Knight Riders will be led by Eoin Morgan. Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine are some key players in the team. Pat Cummins will not be available for the UAE leg and Tim Southee has been roped in as a replacement.
Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad
Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee.
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