Kolkata Knight Riders (also referred to as KKR) is the franchise representing Kolkata in the Indian Premier League, a Twenty20 cricket tournament. The official theme of the team is Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re (We will do it, Fight for it, Win it) and the official colors are black and gold. Knight Riders is one of the franchise of the eight team taking part in the Indian Premier League. It was bought by Bollywood actor ShahRukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment in partnership with Juhi Chawla Mehta and her husband, Jai Mehta.
Gautam Gambhir (capt), Jacques Kallis, Eoin Morgan, Manoj Tiwary, Ryan ten Doeschate, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, James Pattinson, Brad Haddin, Brett Lee, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Jaidev UnadkatSarabjit Ladda, Rajat Bhatia, Manvinder Bisla, Shreevats Goswami, Iqbal Abdulla, Pradeep Sangwan, Shami Ahmed, Laxmi Shukla.
Gautam Gambhir – 2.4 Million USD (11.04 Crore INR)
Yusuf Pathan – 2.1 Million USD (9.66 Crore INR)
Jacques Kallis – 1.1 Million USD (4.96 Crore INR)
Manoj Tiwary – 0.475 Million USD (2.14 Crore INR)
Shakib al Hasan – 0.475 Million USD (1.92 Crore INR)
Brett Lee – 0.4 Million USD (1.81 Crore INR)
Eoin Morgan – 0.35 Million USD (1.58 Crore INR)
Brad Haddin – 0.325 Million USD (1.46 Crore INR)
Jaidev Unadkat – 0.25 Million USD (1.13 Crore INR)
Ryan ten Doeschate – 0.15 Million USD
James Pattinson – 0.1 Million USD
L Balaji – 500000 USD
Iqbal Abdulla – Uncapped
Laxmi Ratan Shukla – Uncapped