Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Credits: Twitter

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue. Kolkata Knight Riders will begin their IPL 2021 UAE leg journey with the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The clash will take place on September 20 in Abu Dhabi. During the UAE leg, KKR will play a total of 7 games during the UAE leg. IPL 2021 UAE leg will commence with the opening game between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians on September 19.

KKR showcased a very poor show in the first leg of IPL 2021. Out of the 7 games that they played, they managed to win just 2 matches. KKR’s 2 victories came against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings. However, they lost encounters against Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore,  Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals. With 4 points, KKR hold the 7th spot in IPL 2021 points table.

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
Nitish Rana for KKR (Photo- Twitter)

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Nitish Rana is the highest run-getter for KKR so far. With 2 half-centuries, the left-handed batsman has scored 207 runs in 7 innings. He is followed by Rahul Tripathi, who has scored 187 runs in 7 innings. In the bowling department, Pat Cummins picked most 9 wickets for KKR.

Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins (Image Credit: Twitter)

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The Aussie pacer has opted out of the IPL 2021 UAE leg due to personal reasons and will be replaced by New Zealand’s Tim Southee. After Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna has scalped most wickets for KKR with 8 scalps. Below we take a look at the KKR schedule, updated time, and venue for the UAE leg of IPL 2021.

Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders (Image Credit: 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

 

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.