IPL 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders: Full list of players bought by KKR at IPL 2021 auction: Kolkata Knight Riders are crowned champions two times so far and both under the former Indian opener batsman, Gautam Gambhir. Ever since he left the team, the management is seeking answers to some elusive questions hovering around them. The team management will be looking to cover few a stymies present in front of them in the 2021 auction.
List of players bought by KKR in IPL 2021 auction:
- KKR buys Shakib Al Hasan for Rs 3.2 crores.
- KKR buys Sheldon Jackson for Rs 20 lakhs.
- KKR buys Vaibhav Arora for RS 20 lakhs
- KKR buys Karun Nair for 50 lakhs
- KKR buys Harbhajan Singh for 2cr
- KKR buys Ben Cutting for 75lakhs
- Venkatesh Iyer (20 lakhs)
- Pawan Negi (50 lakhs)
They have shown trust in 17 players by retaining them of which 6 are overseas blokes. With a salary cap of Rs.10.75, they have a maximum of 8 incumbents to fill of which only 2 can be foreign origin players.
Retained players list: Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Ali Khan, Tim Seifert.
Released players list: Tom Banton, Chris Green, Nikhil Naik, Siddharth M and Siddhesh Lad.
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