Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) | IPL 2018

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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) | IPL 2018

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are a franchise cricket team representing the city of Kolkata in the Indian Premier League. The franchise is owned by Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta. The team is coached by Jacques Kallis. The home of the Knight Riders is Eden Gardens, the largest cricket stadium in India and the second largest in the world by seating capacity.

The leading run-scorer of the side is Gautam Gambhir, while the leading wicket-taker is Sunil Narine. The official theme of the team is Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re and the official colours are purple and gold. The brand value of the Knight Riders was estimated at $99 million in 2017, second highest among IPL franchises.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Administration and Management of Kolkata Knight Riders:

Owners – Shahrukh Khan (Red Chillies Entertainment) – 55% shareholder, in partnership with Jay Mehta and Juhi Chawla (Mehta Group) – 45% shareholder

CEO and Managing Director – Venky Mysore

Head coach – Jacques Kallis

Assistant coach – Simon Katich

Fielding coach – Mark Boucher

Physiotherapist – Andrew Leipus

Physical trainer – Adrian Le Roux

Data and video analyst – AR Srikkanth

Head coaches of Kolkata Knight Riders:

John Buchanan – 2008–2009

Dav Whatmore – 2010–2011

Trevor Bayliss – 2012–2015

Jacques Kallis – 2016–present

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