Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) 2016 Team Squad, New Players List & Captain | Jersey & Logo Images- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is one of the most popular team in the Indian Premier League as the team is owned by popular stars Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta. The team is renowed team in the IPL which has already bagged the title twice in 2012 and 2014.Earlier the team was not at its best which was considered as one of the weakest teams in the IPL but thereon the team geared up after the three seasons of the IPL and marked their presence by winning the 2012 and 2014 title. The team is also holding the record for winning the maximum number of matches 14 in a streak by any Indian Team in T20s.
Kolkata Knight Riders is captained by the inform player Gautam Gambhir and is coached by Trever Bayliss.The South African famous all-rounder Jacques Kallis is the batting coach while Pakistan’s all time famous Pace Bowler Wasim Akram is the Bowling Coach for the team. The team is guarded by the key players like Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan , Andre Rusell and Umesh Yadav. But above all these the team has retained their key trump card player West Indies Player Sunil Narine who is the leading wicket taker for the team.
The team is once again lead by the big match player left handed batsman Gautam Gambhir which has played 117 matches with 3133runs at an average of 29.83 with its highest 93 runs in the Indian Premier League. So ahead of the Indian Premier League 2016 season, the franchisee has retained him into the team as the captain. The team has so far retained 15 players and looking forward for the auctions to pick up some of the prominent players in their squad.
The players list for the Upcoming IPL 2016
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) TEAM FOR IPL 2016
|Gautam Gambhir (Captain)||Indian|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Overseas|
|Ankit Singh Rajpoot||Indian|
|Manan Ajay Sharma||Indian|
Kolkata Knight Riders has remained constant with their jersey from the beginning of the IPL season which will be seen in purple color jersey along with the gold color stream line border. The sponsor’s logo will be seen on the shoulders with the team’s logo on the left chest.
The logo is combination of Purple and Golden color which displays the Kings shield with the name of the team Kolkata Knight Riders on the shield.