For the IPL 11 season, KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders) launched its new jersey at a ceremony. KKR’s new captain Dinesh Karthik, coach Jacques Kallis and other player was present at the ceremony. Though the team owner Shah Rukh was not present at the ceremony. When compared to Gautam Gambhir on this occasion, Dinesh Karthik said that being a captain, the team management would expect me to perform similarly like Gautam Gambhir had performed earlier. Karthik believes that he will be under pressure for better performance. As a captain, you want to take your team at least in the playoffs. I think I am on the stage from where I can lead the team better.
This season, KKR to start its IPL against RCB on 8th April. Gautam Gambhir, who won IPL title twice for the KKR. In this season, he is playing from Delhi Daredevils.
Tom Curran joined KKR as replacement of Mitchell Starc
IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders has replaced injured Australian bowler Mitchell Starc with England’s fast bowler Tom Curran. On Sunday, the team’s CEO, Venky Mysore, said on the occasion of the launch of KKR’s new jersey, that the replacement of the Mitchell Starc will be officially announced within 24 hours. That’s what happened on Monday.