IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue. Kolkata Knight Riders will kickstart their IPL 2021 journey in the UAE leg with the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The KKR vs RCB match will take place in Abu Dhabi on September 20. During the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League 2021, KKR will play a total of 7 matches.
Kolkata Knight Riders observe a very poor show in the first leg of IPL 2021. The Eoin Morgan-led side just won 2 matches out of the 7 they played and lost 5. In the second leg, KKR will definitely aim for a better show.
With 4 points, KKR holds the 7th spot in the points table. KKR’s two wins were against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings. They lost against Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals.
So far, Nitish Rana has piled up most runs for KKR. In 7 innings, the left-handed batsman has scored 207 runs at an average of 28.71. Pat Cummins has been the most successful bowler for KKR in IPL 2021, picking 9 wickets.
However, Cummins has ruled himself out of the UAE leg due to personal reasons and will be replaced by New Zealand pacer Tim Southee. 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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