Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL 2022 Full Squad List, Best Playing XI, Strengths and Weaknesses

Kolkata Knight Riders will start their IPL Season 15 campaign from 26 March 2022 and the two times IPL Champions will once again play with the mantra of Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo. KKR which is owned by the Badshah of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan has appointed a new captain as Indian middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer is taking the charge of the team in this 15th edition of Indian Premier League. There are very high expectations from Kolkata Knight Riders once again as they are amongst few of the teams in IPL which are known to have some of the most deadliest bowlers in the tournament.

KKR 25 Players List IPL Season 15:

Below is the complete list of 25 player squad of Kolkata Knight Riders which was being picked by the KKR management during the IPL 2022 Mega Auction :

  1. Andre Russell 
  2. Varun Chakaravarthy 
  3. Venkatesh Iyer 
  4. Sunil Narine 
  5. Pat Cummins
  6. Shreyas Iyer 
  7. Nitish Rana 
  8. Shivam Mavi 
  9. Sheldon Jackson 
  10. Ajinkya Rahane 
  11. Rinku Singh 
  12. Anukul Roy 
  13. Rasikh Dar
  14. Baba Indrajith 
  15. Chamika Karunaratne 
  16. Abhijeet Tomar
  17. Pratham Singh
  18. Ashok Sharma
  19. Sam Billings
  20. Aaron Finch (Alex Hales replacement)
  21. Tim Southee
  22. Ramesh Kumar
  23. Mohammad Nabi
  24. Umesh Yadav
  25. Aman Khan 

KKR Best Playing XI for IPL Season 15:

Below is the best playing xi which Kolkata Knight Riders can play during their matches in Indian Premier League 2022 :

  1. Venkatesh Iyer
  2. Aaron Finch
  3. Ajinkya Rahane
  4. Shreyas Iyer (c)
  5. Sheldon Jackson (wk)
  6. Andre Russell
  7. Sunil Narine
  8. Pat Cummins 
  9. Varun Chakaravarthy
  10. Shivam Mavi
  11. Umesh Yadav

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad IPL 15 Biggest Strengths:

The biggest strength of Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2022 Squad is its bowling department. This team has some of the most deadliest modern day pacers in the squad which includes Pat Cummins and Tim Southee. Combine that with the amazing spin trickery of Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy alongside a medium pace over by all-rounder Andre Russell here and there well you have a perfect recipe to all out the opposition team any day.

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad IPL 15 Biggest Weaknesses:

The biggest weakness of Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2022 squad is its top order batting. With the unavailability of Aaron finch for the first 5 matches, Top order batting is a bit of concern for this team. Venkatesh Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane will be forced to take the responsibility for the top order batting and knowing the inexperience of Venkatesh along with slower strike-rate problem of Rahane things are not looking good for KKR.

Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2022 Squad Final Overall Rating:

Our rating for KKR team for IPL Season 15 is 7/10

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