“No senior players” .. KKR team that took the biggest risk .. Young players floating in the crore! | IPL 2022 Retention: KKR Excluded Senior players, and spend money on youngsters

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IPL Mega Auction

Each team can retain a maximum of 4 players per mega auction. It must retain at least one foreign player. So the expectation has arisen among the fans as to which teams are going to retain whom. The Kolkata Knight Riders have taken action in this regard.

The captain was stripped

The captain was stripped

The Kolkata Knight Riders, led by Ian Morgan, lost in the first half of last season but played well in the second and advanced to the final. While all of the players on that team performed well, Captain Ian Morgan was not the only one who was greatly impressed. So the KKR management has decided to oust Captain Morgan.

  Retention

Retention

West Indies’ Andre Russell has been retained as the team’s primary choice. Russell, who is a pillar in the middle order, has been signed for Rs 16 crore. The 2nd player is spinner Varun Chakraborty with Rs. 8 crore has been retained.

Opportunity for the young player

Opportunity for the young player

Next to them is youngster Venkatesh Iyer who is the 3rd player to earn Rs. 8 crore has been retained. Venkatesh Iyer, who played in only a few matches last season, has been named in the Indian squad. Thus increasing his value. He is followed by West Indies’ Sunil Narine for Rs 6 crore. It is noteworthy that the team’s senior player Dinesh Karthik has also been removed.

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