IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders complete squad

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Kolkata Knight Riders’ choice of players proved that the franchise was most calculative at the IPL 2018 auction.

KKR, which is co-owned by actress Juhi Chawla, made sure that they have the right composure and balance as they picked some of the most talented players, which include both, experienced players as well as youngsters with less or no IPL experience.

KKR retained the West Indies stars Andre Russell and Sunil Narine during the retention event in Mumbai.

In the mega-auction, the Kolkata based franchise bought Australian batsman Chris Lynn back to their side along with 16 other players.

List of players bought by the KKR at the IPL 2018 auction:

  1. Chris Lynn – ₹9.6 crore
  2. Mitchell Starc – ₹9.4 crore
  3. Dinesh Karthik – ₹7.4 crore
  4. Robin Uthappa – ₹6.4 crore
  5. Kuldeep Yadav – ₹5.8 crore
  6. Piyush Chawla – ₹4.2 crore
  7. Nitish Rana – ₹3.4 crore
  8. Kamlesh Nagarkoti – ₹3.2 crore
  9. Shivam Mavi – ₹3 crore
  10. Mitchell Johnson – ₹2 crore
  11. Shubman Gill – ₹1.8 crore
  12. Vinay Kumar – ₹1 crore
  13. Rinku Singh – ₹80 lakh
  14. Cameron Delport – ₹30 lakh
  15. Javon Searless – ₹30 lakh
  16. Apoorv Wankhade – ₹20 lakh
  17. Ishank Jaggi – ₹20 lakh

The KKR’s squad of 19, includes seven overseas players to choose from going into IPL 2018.

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