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KKR Full Squad: KKR bought 10 players in the auction, this is the team of IPL 2024 season

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Kolkata Knight Riders

IPL 2024 Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad: The way Kolkata Knight Riders bought players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 Player Mini Auction surprised the fans the most. The KKR team, which will once again play under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer in the next season, had released 12 players before the auction. After this, he had a total of Rs 32 crore 70 lakh left in his purse. Kolkata Knight Riders spent Rs 24 crore 75 lakh in the auction to make Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc a part of their team, after which Starc became the most expensive player sold in the auction in IPL history. Apart from this, KKR also bought Manish Pandey for Rs 50 lakh.

KKR emptied its purse regarding Starc

Kolkata Knight Riders included a total of 10 players in their team in the IPL 2024 mini auction. In this, he spent the most money on Mitchell Starc, who had to wage a bidding war with Royal Challengers Bangalore to make him a part of his team, but in the end he was successful in buying him for Rs 24 crore 75 lakh. Apart from this, KKR bought Afghanistan spin bowler Mujeeb Ur Rahman for Rs 2 crore and included Sherfane Rutherford in their team for Rs 1 crore 50 lakh. KKR has made a total of 22 players in the squad for the IPL 2024 season and they are left with Rs 1 crore 35 lakh in their purse.

KKR also bet on Indian domestic players

Along with spending money in the auction on foreign players, Kolkata Knight Riders also bet on Indian domestic players in the auction. In this, he included Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Ramandeep Singh and Shakib Hussain in his team for Rs 20 lakh each. Apart from this, as a wicketkeeper option, KKR managed to buy the current Indian team member KS Bharat for Rs 50 lakh which was his base price.

Players purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2024: Mitchell Starc, Mujeeb Ul Rahman, Sherfane Rutherford, Gus Atinkson, Manish Pandey, KS Bharat, Chetan Sakariya, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Ramandeep Singh, Shakib Hussain.

Retained players of Kolkata Knight Riders: Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Sunil Narine, Jason Roy, Suyyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakraborty.

Kolkata Knight Riders had released these players: Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, David Wiese, Arya Desai, N Jagadeesan, Mandeep Singh, Kulwant Khejroliya, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Johnson Charles.

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