After buying few players in 2021 IPL auction, Kolkata knight Riders want to play this year with some experienced and hard hitting players. They will play their first match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Chennai, on Sunday, 111th April, from 7:30 p.m.
Recently BCCI had announced that the IPL season 2021 will be start from 9th April and the final will be played on 30th May. Kolkata, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Delhi these six venues will be hosting all the matches of IPL this season. Though Kolkata knight Riders will play only on 4 venues, those are Chennai, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore.
They will play their first 3 matches in Chennai, after that the next2matches will play in Mumbai, and then the next 3 matches will be played in Ahmedabad, and their last five matches they will play in Bengaluru.
Kolkata knight Riders performance
Though in the last season they can’t make their performance well, and can’t reached in to the play offs also. But this team has the ability to win the title they already did it twice under Gautam Gambhir’s captaincy. But now they are not performing too much well. In the last season they can’t make it to the play offs because of poor run rate.
Sunrisers Hyderabad quality with the same point of Kolkata knight Riders for having good run rate than KKR. Kolkata knight riders last year wins just 7 games out of 14 and finished in the 5th position on the points table.
This year Kolkata knight Riders did not spend too much money on buying players they just buy some experienced players like Sakib Al Hasan a Bangladeshi all rounder, Harbhajan Singh a off spin bowler of India, Karun Nair and so many with having some valuable players like Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik and so many good players.
This year they just want to perform well and will want to win the IPL trophy third time. So their matches will also be interesting to see,
So Check out the schedule of Kolkata knight Riders here:-
|MAT No||DATE & DAY||MATCH||TIME (IST)||VENUE|
|3||April 11, Sunday||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders||19:30||Chennai|
|5||April 13, Tuesday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians||19:30||Chennai|
|10||April 18, Sunday||Royal Challengers vs Kolkata Knight Riders||15:30||Chennai|
|15||April 21, Wed||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings||19:30||Mumbai|
|18||April 24, Saturday||Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||19:30||Mumbai|
|21||April 26, Monday||Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders||19:30||Ahmedabad|
|25||April 29, Thursday||Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||19:30||Ahmedabad|
|30||May 3, Monday||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers||19:30||Ahmedabad|
|35||May 8, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders v Delhi Capitals||3.30 PM||Ahmedabad|
|39||May 10, Monday||Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|41||May 12, Wed||Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders||7.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|45||May 15, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders v Punjab Kings||7.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|49||May 18, Tuesday||Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals||7.30 PM||Bengaluru|
|52||May 21, Friday||Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad||3.30 PM||Bengaluru|