Kolkata Knight Riders have launched their new jersey for the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise made the official announcement on Friday (March 18) through its official social media handle. The Managing Director of the franchise, Venky Mysore as well as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Shreyas Iyer were present during the launch.
Iyer launched the jersey and wore it in a video released by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on its official Twitter handle. The new jersey made for this season continues to sparkle in golden and purple, with the logo of the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise visible in the top left corner. However, some minor changes have been made in this season’s design as compared to the last season.
Here’s a look at KKR’s new jersey for the upcoming season
KKR 2022 Official Jersey Reveal
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During the jersey launch, the Managing Director of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) franchise, Venky Mysore lavished praise on Shreyas Iyer. He said that Shreyas Iyer is someone who will set an example on the field. He further said that as long as there is the right intention, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team will prosper.
In the video released by KKR, Venky Mysore said, “I couldn’t have expected better. What we know about Shreyas Iyer, he will set an example in front of everyone with his captaincy. This is a game where whatever has to happen will happen. But when there is that intention, when there is that effort, that is what you can ask for.
Shreyas Iyer will be the 7th captain of Kolkata Knight Riders team. Earlier Sourav Ganguly, Brayden McCullum, Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik, Eoin Morgan have captained the team. Kolkata Knight Riders will play their first match of the 2022 edition of IPL against defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 26 March 2022.