IPL 2023 KKR Squad: The IPL 2023 runner-up Kolkata Knight Riders is one of the team with more young players who could lift the team to a new high.
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IPL 2023 KKR Squad
|Shreyas Iyer||Batman||INR 12.25 Crores||India|
|Nitish Rana||Batman||INR 8 crores||India|
|Ajinkya Rahane||Batman||INR 1 crore||India|
|Rinku Singh||Batman||INR 55 Lakhs||India|
|Abhijeet Tomar||Batman||INR 40 Lakhs||India|
|Pratham Singh||Batman||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Aaron Finch||Batman||INR 1.5 crores||Australia|
|Ramesh Kumar||Batman||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Sheldon Jackson (WK)||WK-Batsman||INR 60 Lakhs||India|
|Sam Billings (WK)||WK-Batsman||INR 2 crores||England|
|Baba Indrajith||Batman||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Varun Chakravarty||Bowlers||INR 8 Cr(Retained)||India|
|pat cummins||Bowlers||INR 7.25 Crores||Australia|
|Rasikh Dar||Bowlers||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Ashok Sharma||Bowlers||INR 55 Lakhs||India|
|Tim Southee||Bowlers||INR 1.5 crores||New Zealand|
|Umesh Yadav||Bowlers||INR 2 crores||India|
|Chamika Karunaratne||Bowlers||INR 50 Lakhs||Sri Lanka|
|Shivam Mavi||Bowlers||INR 7.25 Crores||India|
|Andrew Russell||all rounder||INR 12 Cr(Retained)||west indies|
|Venkatesh Iyer||all rounder||INR 8 Cr(Retained)||India|
|Sunil Nostril||all rounder||INR 6 Cr(Retained)||west indies|
|Anukul Roy||all rounder||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Aman Khan||Batman||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Mohammad Nabi||all rounder||INR 1 crore||Afghanistan|
IPL 2023 KKR Indian Players
|Shreyas Iyer||Batman||INR 12.25 Crores|
|Aman Khan||Batman||INR 20 Lakhs|
|Ajinkya Rahane||Batman||INR 1 crore|
|Rinku Singh||Batman||INR 55 Lakhs|
|Abhijeet Tomar||Batman||INR 40 Lakhs|
|Pratham Singh||Batman||INR 20 Lakhs|
|Ramesh Kumar||Batman||INR 20 Lakhs|
|Sheldon Jackson (WK)||Batman||INR 60 Lakhs|
|Baba Indrajith(WK)||Batman||INR 20 Lakhs|
|Varun Chakravarty||Bowlers||INR 8 Cr(Retained)|
|Rasikh Dar||Bowlers||INR 20 Lakhs|
|Ashok Sharma||Bowlers||INR 55 Lakhs|
|Umesh Yadav||Bowlers||INR 2 crores|
|Shivam Mavi||Bowlers||INR 7.25 crores|
|Venkatesh Iyer||all rounder||INR 8 Cr(Retained)|
|Anukul Roy||all rounder||INR 20 Lakhs|
|Nitish Rana||all rounder||INR 8 crore|
IPL 2023 KKR Overseas Players
|Aaron Finch||Australia||Batman||INR 1.5 crores|
|Sam Billings (WK)||England||WK-Batsman||INR 2 crores|
|pat cummins||Australia||Bowler||INR 7.25 Crores|
|Tim Southee||New Zealand||Bowler||INR 1.5 crores|
|Chamika Karunaratne||Sri Lanka||Bowler||INR 50 Lakhs|
|Andrew Russell||west indies||all rounder||INR 12 Cr(Retained)|
|Sunil Nostril||west indies||all rounder||INR 6 Cr(Retained)|
|Mohammad Nabi||Afghanistan||all rounder||INR 1 crore|
IPL 2023 KKR Batsman List
INR 12.25 Crores
|Aman Khan||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Ajinkya Rahane||INR 1 crore||India|
|Rinku Singh||INR 55 Lakhs||India|
|Abhijeet Tomar||INR 40 Lakhs||India|
|Pratham Singh||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Aaron Finch||INR 1.5 crores||Australia|
|Ramesh Kumar||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
Sheldon Jackson (WK)
|INR 60 Lakhs||India|
|Sam Billings (WK)||INR 2 crores||England|
|Baba Indrajith(WK)||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
IPL 2023 KKR Bowlers List
INR 8 Cr(Retained)
|pat cummins||INR 7.25 Crores||Australia|
|Rasikh Dar||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Ashok Sharma||INR 55 Lakhs||India|
|Tim Southee||INR 1.5 crores||New Zealand|
|Umesh Yadav||INR 2 crores||India|
|INR 50 Lakhs||Sri Lanka|
|Shivam Mavi||INR 7.25 Crores||India|
IPL 2023 KKR All-rounders List
INR 12 Cr(Retained)
INR 8 Cr(Retained)
INR 6 Cr(Retained)
|Anukul Roy||INR 20 Lakhs||India|
|Nitish Rana||INR 8 crore||India|
|Mohammad Nabi||INR 1 crore||Afghanistan|
IPL 2023 Retained Players List – KKR
Varun Chakravarthy has been retained by KKR ahead of IPL 2023 mega auction. In IPL 2020 season, the mystery spinner collected 17 wickets, he took 18 scalps in 2023. In both editions, the Tamil Nadu man’s economy has been under 7.
Venkatesh Iyer was the major difference for KKR between the first and the second phase. In the UAE, the 26-year-old scored 370 runs at the top of the order apart from collecting three wickets
The West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has been an x-factor for KKR for a while. Russell has won the game for franchise single-handedly in the past and has a huge ability to destroy the opponent’s bowling attack.
He is a great fielder too, with his added bowling abilities, KKR will surely want to take the services of the all-rounder in the future. He remained economical and picked up crucial wickets there for KKR.
He contains the power to not only smash a ton in the last 10 overs but can get crucial wickets by bowling at the death. He is regarded as one of the most ruthless finishers in the shortest format.
With a great strike rate of 178.57 and 72 wickets in his IPL career, Russel has been a reliable player for the team and KKR would surely like to continue with him.
Following are the details of the KKR Retained Players 2023:
|Andrew Russell||all rounder||INR 12 Crores|
|Varun Chakravarty||Bowler||INR 8 Crores|
|Venkatesh Iyer||all rounder||INR 8 Crores|
|Sunil Nostril||all rounder||INR 6 Crores|
KKR Purse Value for IPL 2023 Mega Auction
Following are the details of the purse value of KKR post the IPL 2023 player’s retention:
|Team||Purse Reaming||Total Players|
New Players signed by KKR for IPL 2023
Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Aaron Finch, Tim Southee , Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan
IPL 2023 KKR Squad
IPL 2023 KKR Squad: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Aaron Finch, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan
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IPL 2023 Auction Date
- BCCI decides to host the IPL 2023 mega auction on February 12 and 13 in Bangalore.
- The window for the 8 existing teams to retain the players will be from the 1st November 2023 to 30th November 2023.
- The 2 new IPL teams will have the window to retain the players starting from 1st December 2023 to 25th December 2023.
- Right after this retention window period, BCCI will organize the IPL 2023 Auction at the end of December or at the beginning of January 2023.
IPL 2023 Retention Rules
- A team is set to be allowed to keep up to three Indian(capped/uncapped) and two foreign players with the total number of retentions not exceeding four.
- It has clearly said that a team cannot keep more than two uncapped players.
- As per the conditions, the team management can either retain three Indian players and one overseas player gold two Indian players and two overseas players.
- Two New IPL teams can pick any 2 Indian and 1 foreign player from the Mega auction pool before the start of the auction 2023.
- Also, new teams can pick only one uncapped player before the auction.
- There will also be no Right to Match (RTM) cards for the IPL 2023 Mega Auction.
IPL 2023 Salary Cap
BCCI also explained the salary cap for the retained players based on the team’s decision of the number of players retention.
- If a team retains 4 players, Rs 42 crore will be cut from the player purse.
- If a team retains 3 players, Rs 33 crore will be cut from the player purse.
- If a team retains 2 players, Rs 24 crore will be cut from the player purse.
- If a team retains only one player, it will lose Rs 14 crore from its purse value.
- Each uncapped player retained will cost Rs 4 crore each.
If a team retains 4 of its player then the salary cap of the four players will be as follows:
*below mentioned will be the player’s annual salary
|Deductions for 4 Players||INR 42 Cr(Total)|
|Player 1||INR 16 Cr|
|Player 2||INR 12 Cr|
|Player 3||INR 8 Cr|
|Player 4||INR 6 Cr|
If a team retains 3 of its player then the salary cap of the three players will be as follows:
|3 player deduction||INR 33 Cr(Total)|
|Player 1||INR 15 Cr|
|Player 2||INR 11 Cr|
|Player 3||INR 7 Cr|
If a team retains 2 of its player then the salary cap of the two players will be as follows:
|2 Players deduction||INR 24 Cr(Total)|
|Player 1||INR 14 Cr|
|Player 2||INR 10 Cr|
If a team keeps only one player, then the team has to pay a total of INR 14 crores
|1 Player deduction||INR 14 Cr|