In the absence of Shreyas Iyer, New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee can take charge of KKR. Saudi also has the experience of captaining the Kiwi team. He has captained New Zealand on several occasions in place of the regular captain. Saudi has a lot of experience playing for different teams in the Indian Premier League. He has played a total of 52 matches in this league so far. During this, he has taken 45 wickets in his name. In such a situation, Saudi can be a good option as the captain of KKR in place of Iyer.
West Indies explosive all-rounder Andre Russell can also take over the captaincy of KKR in place of Iyer. Russell has been KKR’s most experienced and reliable player. He has been associated with the team for a long time. Russell has made a lot of noise in batting as well as bowling for his team. In such a situation, if Russell is given the captaincy in place of Iyer, then there should be no surprise in it. Russell has played a total of 98 matches in the IPL so far, in which he scored 2035 runs and took 89 wickets.
Apart from this, Nitish Rana can also be an option for captaincy. Nitish has also been playing for KKR for a long time. Apart from this, he also has captaincy experience in domestic cricket. Being associated with KKR for a long time, he also has a good understanding of the team. He has so far scored 2181 runs in 91 matches in this league.
Squad of KKR-
Shreyas Iyer (Captain), Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakraborty, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh, Narayan Jagadeesan, Vaibhav Arora , Suyash Sharma, David Wise, Kulwant Khejroliya, Mandeep Singh, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan.
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