Kolkata knight Riders, known for spending big in the IPL auction, were quite modest in spending in the IPL-7 auction. Their top buy this season was the retired South African allrounder, Jacques Kallis. Kolkata bought Kallis by using their Right to Match card for Rs 5.5 crore.
They spent Rs 5 crore for opener Robin Uthappa. Their top buy on the second day was the Karnataka batsman Manish Pandey. Kolkata spent Rs 1.7 crore for the right-handed batsman.
On day two, Kolkata gave 1.3 crore for Chris Lynn, the right-handed batsmen from Queensland Bulls in the Australian domestic cricket. Gautam Gambhir and Sunil Narine were retained by the club.
Here is the full squad of Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 7: