Kolkata Knight Riders general manager Venky Mysore on Wednesday expressed his joy in retaining almost the entire squad for the Indian Premier League this year.
Mysore said Eoin Morgan will continue to lead the squad while Dinesh Karthik will help the England cricketer.
“We are really happy to have had the opportunity to retain our entire team. With a few tweaks, we’ve pretty much kept the same squad we had, obviously led by Captain Eoin Morgan. Dinesh Karthik is here to support him, ”Mysore said in a video posted by KKR on its Twitter handle.
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“Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy and Kuldeep Yadav. It makes us really strong from a spin bowling point of view. Among the rhythm players, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Young (Shivam) Mavi, (Kamlesh) Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna and Sandeep Warrier. Really happy with that. Rinku Singh and Rahul Tripathi, that makes our team a very strong and balanced team.
“We were very satisfied with it last year. Just a little unhappy… We’re going to regroup and come really strong. We will have the opportunity during the mini-auction to make some adjustments. We are ready for IPL 2021, ”Mysore said.