The champions of Indian Premier League 2012 have finalized their players for this season. Once again, Gautam Gambhir will the captain Kolkata Knight Riders. Here is the complete list of all players of KKR who will play in IPL Season 7. Franchise Shah Rukh Khan & his team partners have made some changes n the team selection. The auctions of all players are completed & almost all players are finalized by the managers of KKR. The name Knight Rider was selected to mirror the values & culture of Kolkata. They are impassioned by courage, talent, ambition, youth, dedication & focus.
KKR Team Squad For IPL 7
The team is full of national as well as international players. Players like Gambhir, Narine, Jacques Kallis will again play for KKR in this season. This time KKR has not selected the Australian fast bowler Brett Lee as no team took interest in him. Given below is the list of all players & managers of Kolkata Knight Riders.
|Jacques Kallis||All Rounder||S-Africa|
|Kuldeep Singh Yadav||Bowler||India|
|Shakib Al Hasan||All Rounder||Bangladesh|
|R. T. Doeschate||Batsman||S-Africa|
|Veer Pratap Singh||Bowler||India|
|S S Mandal||Batsman||India|
Support Staff of KKR
Trevor Bayliss is the coach of Kolkata Knight Riders. Trevor also has an excellent record in the shorter formats of the game & coached Sydney Sixers team to a championship in the first season. Vijay Dahiya is the assistant coach of KKR who is an Indian resident. Vijay will assist Trevor as an assistant coach & his ability to connect with domestic and international players.
The mentor of this team is Australian fast bowler Brett Lee. He has taken 698 international wickets for his national team Australia. Andrew Leipus is the Physiotherapist of team who is known to have a revolutionized fitness training. Adrian Le Roux is physical trainer whereas AR Srikant is analyst of the team. Joy Bhattacharya is adviser, Rudi Webster is mental skill coach & Trevor Penney is the fielding coach of Kolkata Knight Riders team.