Two-time Indian Premier League champion Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday announced their entire league-stage schedule for the 13th season. They will begin their campaign against Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore on March 31 at the M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru.
The Dinesh Karthik-led side will play 14 league matches, with their first home game on April 3 against Delhi Capitals at the Eden Gardens, and will play their final game against 2016 champion Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 15 at home.
Aussie pacer Pat Cummins and England’s white-ball skipper Eoin Morgan are among the five buys last December in the player's auction. The Aussie was roped in for a record-breaking INR 15.50 crores. England's teen sensation from T20 blast season Tom Baton, Varun Chakravarthy and two uncapped players - M Siddarth and Rahul Tripathi were the other buys.
FULL SQUAD: Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, M Siddarth, Varun Charavarthy, Rahul Tripathi, Tom Banton, Nikhil Naik, Chris Green, Pravin Tambe.