New Delhi: The players were auctioned in Chennai on Thursday before the IPL’s 14th season. In this year’s auction, teams spent crores of rupees on top of players from all over the world. Two-time winning team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) included a total of 6 players in their team in this year’s IPL auction.
Bhajji got a chance
KKR also included India’s legendary spinner Harbhajan Singh in their team this year. Harbhajan was not sold in the first round of the auction, but in the second round, he was included in his team by KKR for 2 crores. Apart from Harbhajan Singh, the KKR team has included Shakib Al Hasan, Karun Nair, Sheldon Jackson, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer, Vaibhav Arora and Ben Cutting.
KKR has won the title twice
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have won the IPL trophy 2 times so far. KKR won the title under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir by defeating Chennai Super Kings in 2012 and Kings XI Punjab in 2016. KKR has included some good players in their team in less money in this year’s auction, in such a situation, it will be expected from this team that they will once again win the title.
The entire team of KKR:
Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagerkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Famous Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Naren, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakraborty, Ali Khan , Tim Siefert, Harbhajan Singh, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer, Vaibhav Arora, Sheldon Jackson, Shakib Al Hasan and Ben Cutting.