TATA IPL 2023 KKR: Before the IPL auction, Kolkata Knight Riders released 16 players. In such a situation, it was thought that the club would make repeated player bids upon its arrival in Kochi on Friday (December 23).
Kolkata followed suit. The team, which at first remained silent throughout the auction, ultimately purchased several players. His team consisted of eight players. The Kolkata team still had four open spots. In addition, he saved Rs 1.65 crores.
Rahmatullah Gurbaz of Afghanistan, Lockie Ferguson, and Shardul Thakur, all senior fast bowlers, were added to the Kolkata team through trades. He purchased Kulwant Khejroliya, David Wiese, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mandeep Singh, Vaibhav Arora, and Narine Jagdishan during the auction.
This Year Jagdishan is the best purchase for KKR.
In Chennai Super Kings, Narayan Jagadishan did not see a lot of action because Mahendra Singh Dhoni was behind the stumps. Despite only purchasing him for Rs 20 lakh, the franchise released him prior to the auction. The 27-year-old Jagadeesan has recently been hitting the ball well. In the Vijay Hazare Trophy, he has five straight centuries.
He is the first batsman in List-A cricket history to have scored five straight hundreds. In the Ranji Trophy, he retained his form. He led Tamil Nadu to victory over Hyderabad with a 77-ball century.
Ahead mini-auction KKR squad : Shreyas Iyer (Captain), Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakraborty, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh.
Players bought at auction:
Shakib Al Hasan (Rs 1.50 crore)
Peter Wiese (Rs 1 crore)
Jagdishan Narine (Rs 90 lakh)
Varun Arora (Rs 60 lakh)
M. D. Singh (Rs 50 lakh)
Lt. Das (Rs 50 lakh)
Sharma Suyash (Rs 20 lakh)
Kejriwal Kulwant (Rs 20 lakh)
Squads: Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Litton Das, Anukul Roy, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Andre Russell, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, David Wiese, Varun Chakravarthy, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, N. Jagadeesan, Vaibhav Arora, Suyash Sharma, Lockie Ferguson, Kulwant Khejroliya, Harshit Rana, Mandeep Singh, Shakib Al Hasan.