IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue. After a poor show in the first leg of IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will aim for a better show in the second leg. The Eoin Morgan-led side will play their opening game of IPL 2021 UAE leg against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The clash will take place in Abu Dhabi on September 20, 2021. KKR are set to play a total of 7 games during the group stage of IPL 2021.
Kolkata Knight Riders currently hold the 7th spot in the points table. The two-time IPL champions played 7 games during the first leg and won 2 and lost 5. Hence, they have earned 4 points in the tournament so far. KKR started their journey in IPL 2021 on a winning note with a victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs.
They managed to win just one more match which was against Punjab Kings. KKR’s five losses arrived against Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals.
Nitish Rana was the team’s highest run-getter in the 1st leg. The left-hand batter scored 207 runs in 7 innings at an average of 28.71. In bowling, Patt Cummins scalped most 9 wickets for KKR. However, the Aussie all-rounder will not be part of the UAE leg as he has opted out due to personal reasons. He has been replaced by Tim Southee for the 2nd leg.
IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
September 20, 2021
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians
September 23, 2021
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings
September 26, 2021
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals
September 28, 2021
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings
October 1, 2021
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
October 3, 2021
Kolkata Knight Riders 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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