Kolkata Knight Riders
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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue. IPL 2021 UAE leg begins on September 19 with the opening game between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians. Kolkata Knight Riders will play their opening game against Royal Challengers Bangalore on September 20. During the UAE leg, Eoin Morgan-led KKR will play a total of 7 matches in the group stage.

The Eoin Morgan-led KKR played 7 matches during the first leg. Showcasing a poor performance, KKR lost 5 games out of 7. With 4 points, they currently hold the 7th spot in IPL 2021 points table. KKR defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings. However, they lost 4 games against Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore,  Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals.

Nitish Rana
Nitish Rana (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Nitish Rana is the top run-scorer for the team so far. The left-handed batsman has scored 207 runs at an average of 28.71 with 2 half-centuries. After Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi is the most successful batter for the team with 187 runs in 7 innings.

In the bowling department, Pat Cummins bagged most 9 wickets for the team. Cummins will be unavailable for the 2nd leg and New Zealand’s Tim Southee has taken his place in the squad. Prasidh Krishna comes next with 8 wickets in 7 games. Below we take a glance at the KKR schedule, updated time, and venue for the UAE leg of IPL 2021.

Pat Cummins, IPL
Pat Cummins (Image Credit: Twitter)

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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Schedule, Updated Time And Venue

Match DetailsDateTimeVenue
KKR vs Royal Challengers BangaloreSeptember 20, 20217:30 PMAbu Dhabi
KKR vs Mumbai IndiansSeptember 23, 20217:30 PM Abu Dhabi
KKR vs Chennai Super KingsSeptember 26, 20213:30 PMAbu Dhabi
KKR vs Delhi CapitalsSeptember 28, 20213:30 PMSharjah
KKR vs Punjab KingsOctober 1, 20217:30 PMDubai
KKR vs Sunrisers HyderabadOctober 3, 20217:30 PMDubai
KKR vs Rajasthan RoyalsOctober 7, 20217:30 PMSharjah

Kolkata Knight Riders Updated Squad For UAE Leg

Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders (Image Credit: Twitter)

KKR will be led by Eoin Morgan. Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine are some key players in the team. Pat Cummins will not be available for the UAE leg and Tim Southee has been roped in as a replacement.

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Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad

Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee.