The two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have changed their captaincy in the middle of the IPL 2020 and Eoin Morgan will lead the side for the upcoming season. Dinesh Karthik did a decent job in his captaincy period but wanted to hand over the reins to England world cup winning captain Eoin Morgan after his arrival.
Kolkata Knight Riders have acquired the services of Shakib Al Hasan for 3.2 crores in the IPL auction 2021. They have roped in Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Sheldon Jackson, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer, and Vaibhav Arora as the new recruits to the team.
IPL 2021: 5 Reasons Why Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Can Win The Title This Year:
5. Variety In Bowling Attack
Kolkata Knight Riders have a good pace attack led by Pat Cummins at the front. Cummins was the most expensive player in the IPL Auction 2020 but did not fulfil his prize money and this year will be a good opportunity for him to show the IPL fans why he was rated so highly.
Kamalesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi have done decently well in last year’s IPL and they have got the pace as well. The mystery spinners Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine were hard to pick and turned out to very effective. They also have the likes of Harbhajan Singh and Kuldeep Yadav to add their spin attack.