Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2022
Kolkata Knight Riders (Image: BCCI)
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The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) made a strong start to the Indian Premier League 2022, winning three of their first four games this season. Even so, they quickly lost their way and suffered 5 successive losses despite consistent results from both departments of the game. The second half saw them be inconsistent in every alternate game and securing only six ends up winning in 14 league games. As a consequence, they were unable to advance to the playoffs.

5 Players Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Can Release Ahead Of IPL 2023 5 Players Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Can Release Ahead Of IPL 2023 5 Players Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Can Release Ahead Of IPL 2023 5 Players Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Can Release Ahead Of IPL 2023

With Kolkata out of the IPL 2022, the team’s management will now focus on the IPL 2023 Auction. KKR will take the majority of their current players because it will be a mini-auction. However, the following five names might be released:

5 Players Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Can Release Ahead Of IPL 2023

1. Ajinkya Rahane:

Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane (Image Credits: Twitter)

In the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League, he was purchased by the Kolkata Knight Riders in February 2022. Ajinkya Rahane was expected to reach some big shots in the IPL 2022, notably after his performance against the defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the tourney opener. However, the veteran Indian batsman finished with 133 runs from seven games at an average of 19. KKR may not keep him because his strike rate was 103.90.

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