Veteran batsman Dinesh Karthik (Dinesh Karthik) and bowler Kuldeep Yadav (Kuldeep Yadav) can be released from the Kolkata Knight Riders team (KKR) ahead of the next season of the IPL. After this both these Indian players will have to go to the auction.
According to the report by InsideSport, KKR team management is very happy with Varun Chakraborty’s bowling. Apart from this, KKR also have the option of Chris Green, Sunil Narine and Manimran Siddharth who can bowl spin. This is the reason that the team management may release Kuldeep Yadav.
If KKR’s team releases Kuldeep Yadav, then they will get another Rs 5.8 crore in their purse for auction. A source associated with the team also stated that the team management wants to use Tom Banton and Nikhil Naik as wicketkeepers for the upcoming season of the IPL. He also hinted that Dinesh Karthik could be released. According to the source.
KKR already has excellent wicketkeeping options in the form of Tom Banton and Nikhil Naik. The team can go with them and release the remaining options.
Let us tell you that Kolkata Knight Riders bought Dinesh Karthik in the IPL 2018 mega auction. He was made the captain of KKR before the 11th season. The team also traveled to the playoffs under his captaincy. However, he gave up the captaincy after a poor performance in a few matches in 2020 and Eoin Morgan was given the responsibility.
Kuldeep Yadav and Dinesh Karthik did not perform well in IPL 2020
Kuldeep Yadav and Dinesh Karthik did not do well in the 13th season of IPL. Karthik was able to score only 169 runs in 14 matches, while Kuldeep Yadav got only 5 matches in which he took only one wicket.