IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will begin their IPL 2021 journey in the UAE leg with the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The encounter is scheduled to take place in Abu Dhabi on September 20, 2021. The Eoin Morgan-led KKR will play a total of 7 matches during the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League 2021.
After a miserable show in the first leg, KKR will definitely aim to come up with a better performance in the UAE leg. Kolkata Knight Riders managed to win just 2 games during the 1st leg, out of the 7 they played. They lost 5 matches including a couple of games when they failed to chase an easy target.
KKR managed to win against Punjab Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Their 5 losses arrived against Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals. With 4 points, KKR are placed on the second-last 7th spot in the points table.
Nitish Rana is the team’s highest run-getter in the tournament so far. The left-handed batsman piled up 207 runs in 7 innings at an average of 28.71. Patt Cummins scalped most wickets for KKR, picking 9 wickets in 7 games.
However, the Aussie pacer will not play for KKR in the UAE leg as he has opted out due to personal reasons. Kiwi pacer Tim Southee will replace Cummins during the UAE leg of IPL 2021. Below we take a look at the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) squad, 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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