Kolkata Knight Riders
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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue. In the UAE leg of IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders will kick off their journey with the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The clash will take place on September 20 in Abu Dhabi. KKR are set to play a total of 7 matches during the group stage of the UAE leg of IPL 2021.

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

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
Nitish Rana [Image-IPLT20]
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Nitish Rana piled up most runs for the team in the 1st leg. In 7 innings, the left-handed batsman scored 207 runs at an average of 28.71 with 2 half-centuries. Rahul Tripathi is the team’s highest run-getter after Nitish Rana, with 187 runs in 7 innings.

In bowling, Australia’s Pat Cummins scalped most wickets for KKR in IPL 2021 first leg. Cummins has opted out of the UAE leg due to personal reasons and New Zealand’s Tim Southee will replace him in the squad. Prasidh Krishna follows Pat Cummins with 9 wickets for the team. Here we take a glance at KKR schedule, updated time, and venue for the UAE leg of IPL 2021.

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
Pat Cummins. (Credits: Twitter)

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

Match Details Date Time Venue
KKR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore September 20, 2021 7:30 PM Abu Dhabi
KKR vs Mumbai Indians September 23, 2021 7:30 PM  Abu Dhabi
KKR vs Chennai Super Kings September 26, 2021 3:30 PM Abu Dhabi
KKR vs Delhi Capitals September 28, 2021 3:30 PM Sharjah
KKR vs Punjab Kings October 1, 2021 7:30 PM Dubai
KKR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad October 3, 2021 7:30 PM Dubai
KKR vs Rajasthan Royals October 7, 2021 7:30 PM Sharjah

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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.

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.