The IPL 2020 auction is over. In this auction, teams have included many young players in their team by paying more money.
As you may know, Kolkata Knight Riders added Australia’s fast bowler Pat Cummins to their team by paying the highest amount. But the record of the most expensive seller in IPL could not break Yuvraj Singh’s record. The Mumbai team released Yuvraj Singh. And nobody bought a big player like Yusuf Pathan and Guptill.
Kolkata has added good and young players to their team by paying good amount. Kolkata Knight Riders included Maharashtra batsman Nikhil Naik in their squad in this auction. Kolkata has bought this dangerous batsman for just 20 lakhs. Nikhil’s age of 25 is his strike rate of 128.2 in T20.
This young player has scored 899 runs in 50 T20s in India. He is a very dangerous batsman of the middle order. Nikhil is also a good wicketkeeper along with power heating.
Kolkata Knight Riders team in IPL 2020:
Dinesh Karthik, Sunil Naren, Kuldeep Yadav, Rinku Singh, Shubman Gill, Morgan, Rahul Tripathi, Tom Banton, Nikhil Naik, Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Chris Green, Praveen Tambe, Shivam Mavi, Famous Krishna, Kamlesh Nagerkoti, Sandeep Warrier, Siddhesh Lad, Varun Chakraborty, M Siddharth, Harry Garni, Loki Ferguson and Pat Cummins.