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Kolkata T20 league Team

Indian T20 League: Kolkata

Led by England’s E Morgan, Kolkata is one of the most popular teams in the Indian T20 League. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is one of the owners of the team. The team has qualified for the playoffs for a total of 6 times and has won the title twice in 2012 and 2014. Brendon McCullum is the current coach of the team.

After the initial few years, the team tasted success under the leadership of G Gambhir. It holds the record for the longest winning streak by any Indian team in T20s (14 matches). The team has not qualified for the play-offs in the last two editions.

In the players’ auction held before the 2021 edition of the Indian T20 League, the team had released players like C Green and T Banton. They also bought some new players such as S Al Hasan (3.2 Cr), H Singh (2 Cr), and B Cutting (75 lakhs).

Retained Players: E Morgan (C), A Russell, D Karthik, K Nagarkoti, K Yadav, L Ferguson, N Rana, P Krishna, R Singh, S Warrier, S Mavi, S Gill, S Narine, P Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, V Chakravarthy, T Seifert

Released Players: C Green, H Gurney, M Siddharth, N Naik, S Lad, T Banton

Added Players:H Singh, S Al Hasan, S Jackson, V Arora, V Iyer, K Nair, B Cutting

Kolkata 2021 Season Final Squad

Batsmen: S Gill, N Rana, R Singh, E Morgan, R Tripathi, K Nair,

All-rounders: A Russell, S Narine, S Al Hasan, B Cutting, P Negi, V Iyer

Wicket keepers: D Karthik, T Siefert, S Jackson

Spin bowlers: K Yadav, V Chakravarthy, H Singh

Fast bowlers: K Nagarkoti, S Mavi, P Cummins, L Ferguson, P Krishna, S Warrier, V Arora

Kolkata Key players to watch out for in Indian Fantasy League 2021:

  • S Gill
  • N Rana
  • E Morgan
  • S Al Hasan
  • A Russell
  • V Chakravarthy

Kolkata Numbers and Facts:

  • Matches Played - 196
  • Matches Won - 99
  • Matches Lost - 93
  • No Result - 4
  • Highest Total - 245/6, Against Punjab (2018)
  • Lowest Total - 67, Against Mumbai (2008)
  • Most Runs Scored - G Gambir, 3035 Runs in 108 Innings
  • Most Wickets Taken - S Narine, 127 Wickets in 119 Innings
  • Highest Individual Score - Brendon Mccullum, 158 Runs (2008)
  • Best Bowling Figures - S Narine 5/19, Against Punjab (2012)

Kolkata Indian T20 League Past Record

Year Position
2008 League Stage (6th)
2009 League Stage (8th)
2010 League Stage (6th)
2011 Play-offs (4th)
2012 Champions
2013 League Stage (7th)
2014 Champions
2015 League Stage (5th)
2016 Play-offs (4th)
2017 Play-offs (3rd)
2018 Play-offs (3rd)
2019 League Stage (5th)
2020 League Stage (5th)

Overall Record Against Other Teams

Opponents Matches Won Lost Tied NR
Chennai 22 8 14 0 0
Bangalore 26 14 12 0 0
Delhi 25 14 11 0 0
Punjab 27 18 9 0 0
Mumbai 27 6 21 0 0
Rajasthan 22 12 10 0 0
Hyderabad 28 19 9 0 0

Kolkata Match Schedule for Indian T20 League 2021 Season

Sr. No. Match Date Time Location
1 Hyderabad vs Kolkata April 11, Sunday 7:30 PM Chennai
2 Kolkata vs Mumbai April 13, Tuesday 7:30 PM Chennai
3 Bangalore vs Kolkata April 18, Sunday 7:30 PM Chennai
4 Kolkata vs Chennai April 21, Wednesday 3:30 PM Mumbai
5 Rajasthan vs Kolkata April 24, Saturday 7:30 PM Mumbai
6 Punjab vs Kolkata April 26, Monday 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
7 Delhi vs Kolkata April 29, Thursday 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
8 Kolkata vs Bangalore May 3, Monday 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
9 Kolkata vs Delhi May 8, Saturday 3.30 PM Ahmedabad
10 Mumbai vs Kolkata May 10, Monday 7:30 PM Bengaluru
11 Chennai vs Kolkata May 12, Wednesday 7:30 PM Bengaluru
12 Kolkata vs Punjab May 15, Saturday 7:30 PM Bengaluru
13 Kolkata vs Rajasthan May 18, Tuesday 3.30 PM Bengaluru
14 Kolkata vs Hyderabad May 21, Friday 3.30 PM Bengaluru