Shreyas Iyer, Kolkata Knight Riders
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Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders: 3 Kolkata Knight Riders Players Who Can Win The Man Of The Tournament Award In IPL 2022. Given how Kolkata Knight Riders performed in the first half of the IPL 2021, not a lot of people had expected them to reach the final of the competition. KKR, unfortunately, couldn’t win the title but won hearts for their outstanding comeback in the last edition of the tournament. A lot of players from that squad won’t be playing for the franchise this year.

Some of the notable cricketers who will continue to don the KKR jersey are Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Pat Cummins, etc. All of them are likely to be part of the playing XI ahead of their first game of IPL 2022 against CSK on 26th March 2021.

What’s interesting is the fact that the franchise will be playing under a new skipper in Shreyas Iyer. He is the man in form and would be key to the team’s fortune this year. Besides, they have also managed to acquire notable cricketers like Sam Billings, Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav to name a few. In this article, we will be taking a look at three KKR players who can win the Man of the Tournament award in IPL 2022.

Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders: 3 Kolkata Knight Riders Players Who Can Win The Man Of The Tournament Award

  1. Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer. Image: BCCI

Kolkata Knight Riders’ new captain, Shreyas Iyer has to be at the top of the list. He is currently in the form of his life. In the absence of Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer played at number three in the recently concluded T20 series against Sri Lanka.

He played match-defining knocks in all three games of the series and was the highest run-scorer. In 3 matches, Iyer managed to score 204 runs at a strike rate of 174.36. He continued his good form in the Test series which followed thereafter.

There is no denying that Shreyas Iyer will be key to KKR’s fortune in the upcoming edition of the tournament. It will be interesting to see how performs this year both as a captain and as a batsman.

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