Are you a fan of Kolkata Knight Riders and want to know about the live streaming of their matches? If that’s the case then in this guide I will tell you all about Kolkata Knight Riders live stream. I will tell you guys about the KKR match schedule and the complete squad for IPL 2021. You just need to read the article to the end.
Kolkata Knight Riders Live Stream
Kolkata Knight Riders are one of the most popular sides of the Indian Premier League. It is not popular in India only but also popular in other parts of the world. The reason for their popularity is their owners who have a massive fan following. The franchise is owned by Juhi Chawla and the famous Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan also known as king khan.
Due to the massive fan following of Shah Rukh Khan, people from across the world tune into their TVs to watch the live matches of KKR. The franchise has won the IPL title two times in 2012 and 2014, making it the third successful team of the Indian Premier League behind Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
Just like other teams, the matches of Kolkata Knight Riders will be broadcasted on Star Sports who is the official TV broadcaster of IPL, and will be live-streamed on Hotstar who is the official streaming partner of IPL 2021. For other countries, BCCI has broadcasting rights deal with channels like Sky Sports, Willow TV, and Fox Sports. In the United Kingdom, Sky Sports has a deal with BCCI to broadcast all the matches.
People who are living in the UK can see the live coverage of IPL through their cable/satellite TV channel or their official mobile app. For your convenience, I have created a list of all the broadcasters where the live coverage of all Kolkata Knight Riders matches will be shown. See the table given below.
|IPL 2021 Broadcasters||Country|
|Star Sports||India, Bhutan, Nepal|
|Sky Sports||UK & Ireland|
|Willow TV, ESPN||USA, Canada|
|Measat (Astro)||Malaysia, Brunei|
|Supersport||South Africa & Sub-Saharan territories|
|BeIN Sport||MENA / UAE|
|Now TV||Hong Kong|
|Carlton Sports Network, ESPN, STAR Cricket||Sri Lanka|
|Sky Sports||New Zealand|
|EMTV||Papua New Guinea|
Can You Watch KKR Live Stream for Free
All the channels that I have mentioned above are paid and you need to pay a monthly or yearly subscription fee to the provider to watch the IPL matches live. However, there are many unofficial streaming services which are providing high-quality streaming services without any registration fee. You just need to visit those sites and click on the match link to watch the match live. There are some sites like CricHD, Cricfree, Crictime, etc. that broadcast all the IPL matches live for free.
KKR Schedule for IPL 2021
Following is the complete match schedule of Knight Riders.
Sunday, 11th April 2021
SUNRISERS HYDERABAD vs. KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Tuesday, 13th April 2021
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs. MUMBAI INDIANS
Sunday, 18th April 2021
ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE vs. KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Wednesday, 21st April 2021
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs. CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
Saturday, 24th April 2021
RAJASTHAN ROYALS vs. KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Monday, 26th April 2021
PUNJAB KINGS vs. KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Thursday, 29th April 2021
DELHI CAPITALS vs. KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Monday, 3rd May 2021
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs. ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE
Saturday, 8th May 2021
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs. DELHI CAPITALS
Monday, 10th May 2021
MUMBAI INDIANS vs. KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Wednesday, 12th May 2021
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS vs. KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Saturday, 15th May 2021
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs. PUNJAB KINGS
Tuesday, 18th May 2021
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs. RAJASTHAN ROYALS
Friday, 21st May 2021
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS vs. SUNRISERS HYDERABAD
Kolkata Knight Rides Current Squad
In this year’s IPL auction, KKR hasn’t bought a lot of players. This time around they have gone into a different direction buying five domestic players and 2 overseas players. The two overseas players are Australian all-rounder Ben cutting and Bangladesh cricket team all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan. Shakib is returning to the KKR squad after 2014.
He was part of the title-winning squad and this time around the Kolkata Knight Riders management is hoping to do the same by buying him for US$448,640.00. It is one of the costliest purchases in this year’s Indian Premier League auction. KKR has also bought Harbhajan Singh who was unsold initially. They have bought at the base price of INR 2 crore. To see the full squad of KKR for this edition of IPL, check the list given below.
- Eoin Morgan (US$736,000) (Overseas; Captain)
- Nitish Rana (US$477,000)
- Shubman Gill (US$252,000)
- Rinku Singh (US$112,000)
- Rahul Tripathi (US$84,000)
- Karun Nair (US$70,000)
- Venkatesh Iyer (US$28,000)
- Andre Russell (US$981,400.00) (Overseas)
- Ben Cutting (US$105,150.00) (Overseas)
- Dinesh Karthik (US$1.0 million) (Vice-captain)
- Tim Seifert (US$28,000) (Overseas)
- Sheldon Jackson (US$28,040.00)
- Sunil Narine (US$1.2 million) (Overseas)
- Kuldeep Yadav (US$813,000)
- Varun Chakravarthy (US$560,000)
- Shakib Al Hasan (US$448,640.00) (Overseas)
- Harbhajan Singh (US$280,000)
- Pawan Negi (US$70,100.00)
- Kamlesh Nagarkoti (US$449,000)
- Shivam Mavi (US$421,000)
- Prasidh Krishna (US$28,000)
- Lockie Ferguson (US$220,000) (Overseas)
- Sandeep Warrier (US$28,000)
- Pat Cummins (US$2.2 million) (Overseas)
- Vaibhav Arora (US$28,000)
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