IPL 2024: Shreyas Iyer Reclaims Captaincy of Kolkata Knight Riders, Nitish Rana as Right-Hand Man
Shreyas Iyer is reinstated as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain for IPL 2024.
Nitish Rana is named the vice-captain of KKR.
Iyer missed IPL 2023 due to a back injury, requiring surgery in the UK.
Post-injury, Iyer scored significantly in ODIs, including a hundred in Indore.
His performance included 530 runs in 11 ODI World Cup matches.
Under his leadership in 2022, KKR also finished seventh in the IPL.
KKR aims to fill 12 player slots in the upcoming auction with a purse of INR 32.7 crores.
Shreyas Iyer returns as captain of Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 2024, with Nitish Rana as vice-captain, following a recovery from a back injury that impacted his 2023 season. Iyer’s strong performance post-injury and KKR’s strategy for the upcoming player auction are notable.