IPL 2022 KKR Squad with New Signings in Mega Auction

IPL 2022 KKR Squad: The IPL 2021 runner-up Kolkata Knight Riders is one of the team with more young players who could lift the team to a new high.

BCCI decides to host the IPL 2022 mega auction on February 12 and 13 in Bangalore. Check IPL 2022 mega auction live streaming details.

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IPL 2022 KKR Squad

Player Role Auction Price Nation
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 2022 KKR Indian Players

Player Role Auction Price
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 2022 KKR Overseas Players

Player Nation Role Auction Price
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 2022 KKR Batsman List

Player Auction Price Nation
Shreyas Iyer
INR 12.25 Crores
India
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 2022 KKR Bowlers List

Player Auction Price Nation
Varun Chakravarty
INR 8 Cr(Retained)
India
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
Chamika Karunaratne
INR 50 Lakhs Sri Lanka
Shivam Mavi INR 7.25 Crores India

IPL 2022 KKR All-rounders List

Player Auction Price Nation
Andrew Russell
INR 12 Cr(Retained)
west indies
Venkatesh Iyer
INR 8 Cr(Retained)
India
Sunil Nostril
INR 6 Cr(Retained)
west indies
Anukul Roy INR 20 Lakhs India
Nitish Rana INR 8 crore India
Mohammad Nabi INR 1 crore Afghanistan

IPL 2022 Retained Players List – KKR

Varun Chakravarthy has been retained by KKR ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction. In IPL 2020 season, the mystery spinner collected 17 wickets, he took 18 scalps in 2021. In both editions, the Tamil Nadu man’s economy has been under 7.

Varun Chakravarthy
Varun Chakravarthy

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.

Andrew Russell
Andrew Russell

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 2022:

Player Role
Retained Amount
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 IPL 2022 retention
KKR IPL 2022 retention

KKR Purse Value for IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Following are the details of the purse value of KKR post the IPL 2022 player’s retention:

Team Purse Reaming Total Players
KKR 0.45Cr 25

New Players signed by KKR for IPL 2022

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 2022 KKR Squad

IPL 2022 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

Also read: IPL 2022 SRH Squad with New Signings in Mega Auction

IPL 2022 Auction Date

  • BCCI decides to host the IPL 2022 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 2021 to 30th November 2021.
  • The 2 new IPL teams will have the window to retain the players starting from 1st December 2021 to 25th December 2021.
  • Right after this retention window period, BCCI will organize the IPL 2022 Auction at the end of December or at the beginning of January 2022.

IPL 2022 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 2022.
  • 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 2022 Mega Auction.

IPL 2022 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