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Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Shreyas Iyer as captain ahead of IPL 2022

The former Delhi Capitals' skipper was signed by the Kolkata franchise for 12.25 crores in the IPL Auction.

SportsTiger Staff Administrator

Updated - 16 February 2022 5:35 pm

Kolkata Knight Riders have appointed Shreyas Iyer as captain ahead of IPL 2022. The former Delhi Capitals’ skipper was signed by the Kolkata franchise for 12.25 crores in the IPL Auction. The amount KKR spent on the batter gave an early indication that the franchise was keen on making him the leader.


“We are delighted firstly to have been able to successfully bid for Shreyas in the IPL auction & to have the opportunity for him to lead KKR,” Venky Mysore, CEO of KKR said. “He has impressed one & all as a quality batsman at the highest level & we are confident that he will excel as a leader of KKR.”

 

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