IPL 2021: KKR starts its campaign against SRH | Image credit: IANS
- Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KRR) start their 14th Indian Premier League (IPL) season against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
- The Morgan-led KKR will take on SRH on April 11th
- Here’s everything you need to know about KKR’s fixtures, schedules, venues, and opponents
The two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KRR) will start their season of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against the winners of 2016 Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on April 11th. The IPL’s Governing Council on Sunday announced the full schedule for the next season of the money-rich league. The 14th season of the Indian Premier League will return to India from April 9th as six venues have been completed for the greatest extravaganza of domestic cricket on Indian soil.
As each individual franchise will play in four venues during the league phase in the absence of traditional home and away games, KKR will be in contact with Warner’s SRH under the leadership of Morgan in Chennai. KKR will then take on the defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) on April 13th before taking on the MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the same location in Chennai. Here’s a quick look at the entire Kolkata Knight Riders IPL schedule ahead of the new season.
After a bittersweet season in the 2020 IPL, the Shah Rukh Khan franchise has some notable signings in the form of veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh and legendary Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for the next edition of the much acclaimed T20 tournament. In addition to Harbhajan and Shakib, KKR have also signed Karun Nair, Sheldon Jackson, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer, Vaibhav Arora and Ben Cutting for the 2021 IPL season.
Full squad: Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rahul Ali Cha .krapathi, Varun, Tim Seifert, Harbhajan Singh, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer, Vaibhav Arora, Sheldon Jackson, Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Cutting.