IPL 2017 : TOP 5 PLAYERS IN KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS (KKR) TO WATCH OUT

  • Updated On 2017-03-30 16:53:15
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The Indian premier League is one of the most important game for every cricketer all around world to showcase the skills infront of huge fans.

Here we take look at top 5 players in Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to watch out in the IPL 2017 Season 10.


GAUTAM GAMBHIR

Gambhir

      Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gambhir is most successful captain after he is appointed as captain of Kolkata Knight Riders.His team won two time title, led their side to victory in the 2012 edition of the Indian Premier League defeating defending champions Chennai Super Kings and again retained their champions on 2014 Indian Premier League.As a captain he gives intensity and the tactical nousand he got 3635 runs in 132 games to provide solid start on their team.

Gambhir is the only Indian and one of four international cricketers to have scored hundreds in five consecutive Test matches and he is the only Indian batsman to have scored more than 300 runs in four consecutive test series. The skipper of the Kolkata Knight Riders, Gautam Gambhir is one of the most consistent batsman of the KKR batting unit.The left handed opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is a good player in all ipl seasons with  batting average of 31.

STATISTICS

MATCH INNINGS NOT OUT RUNS HIGHEST SCORE AVERAGE 100 50
132 131 12 3635 93 30.55 0 31

 

CHRIS WOAKES

Wokes

      England fast bowler Chris Woakes was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for a price of 4.2 crores, during the IPL Auction 2017 to boost their bowling unit for unavailability all rounder Andre Russell.Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes will skip England's ODI series against Ireland as they will be available for all 14 Indian Premier League matches 2017.The Right arm medium fast bowler and batsman my going to be debut in Indian Premier League for Kolkata Knight Riders and he is best all rounder at this time in the international cricket.

In recent years he did massive performance being a bowler as well as batsman this is the reason Kolkata Knight Riders bought him.The believe him to replace the all rounder Andre Russell place to give more strong on middle order. He played 8 T20 international match to took 7 wickets and got 91 runs with average of 31.

 T20 INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS

MATCH INNINGS NOT OUT RUNS HIGHEST SCORE AVERAGE WICKETS BBI 100 50
8 7 4 91 37 33 7 40/2 0 0

 

UMESH YADAV

Umesh

      A rare Indian fast bowler, Umesh Yadav did impressed performance in recently concluded Border-Gavaskar series.He took 17 wickets in the series and he was one of the main factor to  india defeated Australia by 2-1.In recent years he impressed by his performance by bowls at good pace with good length and he seems to have a great attitude.

On IPL 2015 his fastest ball being 150.1km/h.Making him the third fastest bowler of the tournament on 2015.In Indian Premier League he played 80 matches with 79 wickets with average economy and his best bowling figure on ipl is 24/4.Indian Premier League fans are much eagerly waiting for his pace with ball.

STATISTICS

MATCH INNINGS NOT OUT RUNS HIGHEST SCORE AVERAGE WICKETS BBI 100 50
80 21 14 84 24 12 79 24/4 0 0

 

SUNIL NARINE

Sunil

      West Indies spinner Sunil Narine is the most economic bowler in all seasons of Indian Premier League.He did massive performance and has bowled many match-winning spell, especially in the final overs of the game. West Indies spinner Sunil Narine has his bowling action cleared by the ICC, just two days before the start of the Indian Premier Leagu,narine has not bowled since November due his action.

Sunil Narine may still be in doubt for kolkata knight Riders' first match against Delhi Daredevils on April 10. West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine would be more dangerous on this year Indian Premier League to pick many stumbs on the field. He played 66 matches on IPL and took 85 wickets with best bowling figure of 19/5.

STATISTICS

MATCH INNINGS NOT OUT RUNS HIGHEST SCORE AVERAGE WICKETS BBI Econ Avg
66 18 11 47 13 7 85 24/4 6.18 19.05

SHAKIB AL HASAN

Shahib

      Shakib Al Hasan is a Bangladeshi international cricket player and considered as the greatest cricketer to have ever played for Bangladesh. Shakib is one of the best all-rounders in the world with highest rankings in all formats.

Shakib Al Hasan did great job for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bat as well as bowler. Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim shared Bangladesh's highest partnership in international cricket test  against New Zealand.In IPL he is most wanted player who contribute both bowling and batting.
Shakib Al Hasan played 42 matches and took 497 runs with 22 as average.He took 43 wickets from the best of 17/3 with economy of 7.11

STATISTICS

MATCH INNINGS NOT OUT RUNS HIGHEST SCORE AVERAGE WICKETS BBI 100 50
42 31 8 497 66 22 43 17/3 0 2