All the eight teams of Indian Premier league have bought their choices in the IPL Auction 2019 held in Jaipur on 18th December 2018. Kolkata Knight Riders crew was looking really keen in the selection of the players to maintain the perfect combination of their team.
The Captain of the team Dinesh Kartik also shared the table at the Auction and discussed the selection of the new players. Kolkata Knight Riders had 15.20 Crores in their Auction Purse.
Retained players Of Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
Players released by Kolkata team: Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Tom Curran, Cameron Delport, Ishank Jaggi, Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Javon Searles
Scrapfilter brings for you the complete list of players bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL Auction 2019:
- Carlos Braithwaite (West Indies): Carlos is the captain of West Indies in T20 Internationals. He is one of the most effective all-rounders and hard hitters of the ball. Kolkata had bought him in Rs 5 Crore.
- Lockie Ferguson (New Zealand): He is one of the most impressive bowler of New Zealand team. Sold out to Knight Riders in Rs 1.60 Crore.
- Anrich Nortje (South Africa): After having a great performance in Mzansi Super League, all set to shine in IPL 2019. Sold out to Knight Riders in Rs 20 Lakh.
- Nikhil Naik (India): He plays for Maharashtra Cricket team in domestic cricket. Riders had bought him in Rs 20 Lakh.
- Harry Gurney (England): He is a left-arm seamer with an ungainly action and intelligent variations sold in Rs 75 Lakh.
- Prithvi Raj Yarra (India): Plays for India A. Sold out in Rs 20 Lakh.
- Joe Denly (England): One of best English all-rounders and well known for his batting blast. Kolkata had bought him in Rs 1 Crore.
- Shrikant Mundhe (India): He is a young all-rounder player and plays for Maharashtra Cricket team. Sold out in Rs 20 Lakh.
Shah Rukh Khan (Owner of Kolkata Knight Riders) would be happy after this amazing selection of players by his crew and Captain of his team Dinesh Kartik. Knight Riders now have a strong bowling department.
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