IPL 2022: Kolkata Knight Riders - ideal playing XI, full squad

The Indian Premier League 2021 finalist Kolkata Knight Riders will have a new leader in Shreyas Iyer for the 2022 season.

FILE PHOTO: Shreyas Iyer will lead Kolkata Knight Riders' IPL 2022 campaign.   -  SPORTZPICS

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 finalist Kolkata Knight Riders will have a new leader in Shreyas Iyer for the 2022 season. While star all-rounder Pat Cummins will only be able to join the franchise from April 6 due to international commitments, he is sure to make it to the team's ideal playing XI.

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Kolkata Knight Riders:

 1. Venkatesh Iyer

 2. Sunil Narine

 3. Nitish Rana

 4. Shreyas Iyer (c)

 5. Ajinkya Rahane

 6. Sam Billings (wk)

 7. Andre Russell

 8. Rinku Singh

 9. Pat Cummins

10. Umesh Yadav

11. Varun Chakravarthy

The squad: Shreyas Iyer (c), Andre Russell, Aman Khan, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings (wk), Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch*, Baba Indrajith, Venkatesh Iyer, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Chamika Karunaratne, Mohammad Nabi, Sunil Narine, Pratham Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Ramesh Kumar, Nitish Rana, Harshit Rana**, Anukul Roy, Shivam Mavi, Rinku Singh, Tim Southee, Abhijeet Tomar, Varun Chakravarthy, Umesh Yadav.

*Aaron Finch replaced Alex Hales

**Harshit Rana replaced Rasikh Salam

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