Let’s take a look at the top 10 cricketers who have scored the most runs for Kolkata Knight Riders
The IPL is starting in September this year due to the outbreak of corona virus. Not in India, this time the event is going to be held in the United Arab Emirates. One of the favorite teams of this tournament is Kolkata Knight Riders. Kolkata has won the IPL title twice. Let’s take a look at the top 10 highest run scorers in the history of this team: – Photo Courtesy: KKR / Instagram
1. Gautam Gambhir: Gautam has led this team. Under his leadership, KKR7 won the trophy twice He is the highest run scorer of Kolkata team. Gambhir has scored 3095 runs in 106 matches at an average of 31.61 and a strike rate of 124.28.
2. Robin Uthappa: He scored 2499 runs in 6 matches (64 innings) at an average of 30.48. He also did wicketkeeping for the Knights.
3. Yusuf Pathan: Yusuf was one of the best all-rounders in KKR’s ‘Hitman’. For KKR, he has scored 1893 runs in 106 matches (91 innings) at an average of 31.55 and a strike rate of 137.28.
4. Andre Russell: The all-rounder in the West Indies’ Marquette is a reliable player for the Kolkata team. Currently a significant face in T20 cricket. He has scored 1342 runs in 56 matches for Kolkata at an average of 35.31.
5. Jacques Kallis: Legendary South African cricketer Kallis. He scored 1295 runs in 58 matches for KKR at an average of 26.42 and a strike rate of 107.6.
# 6. Chris Lynn: This powerful right-handed Australian batsman was once one of KKR’s most trusted. He has scored 1264 runs in 40 matches for KKR at an average of 34.43 and a strike rate of 141.39.
7. Manish Pandey: This right-handed batsman from Karnataka played a number of important innings for Kolkata. He scored 1260 runs in 55 matches at an average of 31.75.
8. Sourav Ganguly: Former India captain and current BCCI president played for KKR for a few years. He also led the team. For Kolkata, he scored 1031 runs in 40 matches at an average of 26.83 with a strike rate of 110.50.
9. Manoj Tiwary: This right-handed batsman of the Bengal team played several important innings for Kolkata. He scored 1002 runs for KKR in 54 matches at an average of 26.83 and a strike rate of 110.50.
10. Brendon McCallum: He has scored 72 runs in 35 matches for KKR Average 26.58, strike rate 120.75