Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Shreyas Iyer as captain for IPL 2022

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KKR devour appointed Shreyas Iyer as their captain for the upcoming IPL 2022.

Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday (February 16) launched Shreyas Iyer as its captain for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022).

Within the mega auction, KKR had sold Shreyas Iyer for Rs 15.25 crore. Earlier, the lawful-handed batter had led Delhi Capitals within the IPL.

Making the announcement, Venky Mysore, CEO & MD of KKR talked about, “We are overjoyed in the starting up to had been able to efficiently direct for Shreyas within the IPL auction & to devour the chance for him to lead #TeamKKR. He has impressed one & all as a high quality batsman on the top likely level & we’re assured that he’s going to excel as a leader of #TeamKKR.”

Ladies and gentlemen, ladies and boys, reveal hello to the NEW SKIPPER of the #GalaxyOfKnights

অধিনায়ক #ShreyasIyer @ShreyasIyer15 #IPL2022 #KKR #AmiKKR #Cricket pic.twitter.com/veMfzRoPp2

— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) February 16, 2022

Accepting captaincy of KKR, Shreyas Iyer talked about – “ I am extremely honoured to devour gotten the chance to lead a prestigious personnel adore KKR. The IPL as a tournament brings essentially top-of-the-line players from totally different countries and cultures together and I peek ahead to leading this substantial neighborhood of very proficient folk.”

“I’d adore to thank the householders, management and make stronger employees of KKR for giving me the chance to lead this personnel and I am assured that we are able to search out the lawful synergies to scheme the personnel’s targets.

“Kolkata and The Eden Gardens devour a extremely neatly off history in phrases of Indian cricket and I peek ahead to contributing to this neatly off history and making our followers proud of us as a personnel! Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo!” Iyer added.

Skipp-Iyer  Kolkata  Knight Riders

Entering into the original abilities of #GalaxyOfKnights  @ShreyasIyer15 #IPL2022 #ShreyasIyer #KKR #CricketTwitter #AmiKKR pic.twitter.com/eEZjHLstyZ

— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) February 16, 2022

Head Coach Brendon McCullum talked about – “I am very enraged to devour one among India’s brightest future leaders in Shreyas Iyer, pick the reins at KKR. I’ve enjoyed Shreyas’ game and his captaincy abilities from afar and now will peek ahead to working carefully with him to pressure forward the success and form of play we need at KKR”

KKR squad for IPL 2022: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Varun Chakravarthy, Nitish Rana, Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan.

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