IPL 2022: After adding Team India’s star batsman and former Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer in the mega auction of IPL-2022, Kolkata Knight Riders made a big announcement. has done. KKR has handed over the command of the team to Shreyas Iyer. With this, Shreyas Iyer has become the sixth captain of this team that has won the title twice. Under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir, Kolkata won the first IPL title in the year 2012.
Sourav Ganguly took over the captaincy of KKR in the first season
Sourav Ganguly was the first captain of Kolkata Knight Riders in the first season of IPL. In the second season, instead of Ganguly, the command of the team was handed over to Brendon McCullum. But the very next season Dada again got the command of the team. 4th to 10th season, Kolkata was commanded by Gautam Gambhir and made the team champion in the years 2012 and 2014, Gambhir was included in his team by Kolkata in the year 2012 auction after spending a huge cost of 14 crores.
Captaincy stats are very special
Iyer has a lot of captaincy experience in IPL, under his captaincy, Iyer has reached the finals of Delhi Capitals in the year 2020. But after Iyer was not available in the first phase of IPL 2021, the captaincy of the team was handed over to Rishabh Pant. Along with captaincy, Shreyas Iyer has the ability to bat explosively. He is always known for playing responsible innings. Also, he has the art of playing long shots.