The forthcoming auction of the Indian Premier League will be the biggest one since the inaugural auction of Indian Premier League in 2008. Most of the star players will go under the hammer ahead of the Indian Premier League 2018.
The two franchise have supported for the open auction ahead of the Indian Premier League but the IPL council yet to make any comment on it. But according to report, a franchise can retain three players for IPL 2018. If the reports are to be believed, the two time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders would like to retain these players. Check out:
If BCCI impose teams to retain only one player then KKR will go with Gautam Gambhir without any other choice. He changed the fortunes of Kolkata Knight Riders after becoming the captain of the KKR franchise. Kolkata Knight Riders claimed two IPL titles under his captaincy and also the runners of Champions League T20.
The left-hander from Delhi performing consistently for Kolkata Knight Riders as captain in the Indian Premier League. He had the good average of 41 during the last IPL season.