Kolkata Knight Riders: KKR, full name The Kolkata Knight Riders is the team who represents Kolkata and owned by king khan, who is non other than shahrukh khan. He is the franchise owner of KKR and Juhi Chawla and Jai Mehta. Coach of this team is Jacques Kallis. The stadium, home of this stunning team is Eden Gardens in kolkata, this is one of the largest stadium. They are ready to get harder competition in this IPL 2018.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team
This was very much famous and popular because of the bollywood celebs attached it. This team gave very bad performance in beginning and consequently for next more years. The team started perfoming well from fourth year. They won the ipl title in 2012 and 2014. In 2012 they won the title against Chennai Super kings. In 2014 they defeated Kings XI Punjab. Gautam Gambhir is part of this team, he is one of the great scorer and Sunil Narine as great wicket taker. You might have the theme of this song in advertisements … Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re… you might have saw Great Sourav Ganguly along with Gauri Khan and Shahrukh Khan in the theme ad.
For how much Kolkata Knight Riders bought their players for this year can be checked from IPL Auction.
They also have a tagline. For first 4 years “All the King’s Men” and later “New Dawn, New Knights”. They jersary is designed by Manish Malhotra.
Nokia was sponsor of KKR till 2014. They also have many co sponsers like Reebok, Star Plus, Gitanjali Group, HDIL, Sprite, Kit Kat, Red FM 93.5, Polo Assn, Dish TV, Royal Stag, Ola Cabs, SB Nation, Pan Vilas, Doublemint, Uber, Seiko, SAP AG, CK Birla Group, Sansui, U.S, Sony Music India.
Kolkata Night Riders Performance
- Position of Kolkata Night Riders in 2008- 6th
- Position of Kolkata Night Riders in 2009 -8th
- Position of Kolkata Night Riders in 2010- 6th
- Position of Kolkata Night Riders in 2011- 3rd
- Kolkata Night Riders won the match in 2012
- Position of Kolkata Night Riders in 2013- 7th
- Kolkata Night Riders won the match in 2014 -2nd
- Position of Kolkata Night Riders in 2015 – 5th
- Position of Kolkata Night Riders in 2016- 4th
- Position of Kolkata Night Riders in 2017- 4th
Let’s see the performance of KKR this year.
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