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IPL Auction 2017: List of players bought by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are one of the most well balanced squads in the Indian Premier League. Their captain Gautam Gambhir, who was the only captain present in the IPL auction 2017, is a very intelligent cricketer and he gives more preference to building a strong bowling department.

In the IPL auction 2017, KKR made some very good purchases and added more value to their squad. Their two biggest buys of IPL auction 2017 were New Zealand’s fast bowler Trent Boult, who was bought for INR 5 crore. And England’s all-rounder Chris Woakes, for whom KKR had to pay INR 4.2 crore. KKR also bought a couple of young India talents to add more depth and variety to their squad. Check out the full list here:

List of players bought by the KKR in IPL auction 2017 

Player Type Bought for (Lakhs) Base price (Lakhs)
Trent Boult (NZ)  Left-arm seamer 500  150
Chris Woakes (Eng) All-rounder 420 200
Nathan Coulter-Nile (Aus) All-rounder 350 100
Rishi Dhawan (Ind) All-rounder 55 30
Darren Bravo (WI) Batsman 50 50
Rovman Powell (WI)  All-rounder 30  30
Sayan Ghosh (Ind) Right-arm seamer 10 10
R. Sanjay Yadav (Ind) Left-arm spinner 10 10
Ishank Jaggi (Ind) Batsman 10 10

 

KKR’s squad for IPL 2017 – Gautam Gambhir (C), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa (WK), Shakib Al Hasan, Chris Lynn, Umesh Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Sheldon Jackson (WK), Ankit Rajpoot, Trent Boult, Chris Woakes, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rishi Dhawan, Darren Bravo, Rovman Powell, Sayan Ghosh, R Sanjay Yadav, Ishank Jaggi

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