Kolkata Knight Riders Team

Kolkata Knight Riders is the Kolkata based franchise of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament. The team was bought by Bollywood actor ShahRukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment in partnership with Juhi Charla Mehta and her husband, Jai Mehta. The team is led by Sourav Ganguly, who is also the Icon Player for the team, and coached by John Buchanan.


Kolkata IPL Team


Batting Style

Bowling style

1 Sourav Ganguly(C) India Left-hand batsman Right-arm medium pace bowler
2 Mashrafe Bin Mortaza Bangladesh Right-hand batsman Right-arm fast medium bowler
3 Ishant Sharma India Right-hand batsman Right-arm fast bowler
4 Chris Gayle West Indies Left-hand batsman Off-break bowler
5 Brendon McCullum New Zealand Right-hand batsman Wicketkeeper
6 David Hussey Australia Right-hand batsman Off-break bowler
7 Ricky Ponting Australia Right-hand batsman Right-arm off-break bowler
8 Ajit Agarkar India Right-hand batsman Right-arm fast medium bowler
9 Murali Kartik India Left-hand batsman Slow left-arm orthodox bowler
10 Tatenda Taibu Zimbwea Right-hand batsman Wicketkeeper
11 Siddarth Kaul India Right-hand batsman Right-arm medium pace bowler
12 Iqbal Abdulla India Left-hand batsman Slow left-arm orthodox bowler
13 Brad Hodge Australia Batsmen  
14 Aakash Chopra India Batsmen  


1 John Buchanan Australia Head Coach  
2 Matthew Mott Australia Assistant Head Coach  
3 Andrew Leipus Australia Physiotherapist  
4 Adrian Le Roux Australia Physical Trainer  
5 Michael Buchanan Australia Physical Trainer  



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