The Kolkata Knight Riders team has announced the new captain for the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League. Dinesh Karthik is now the skipper of the two time champion team. As we all know that, Gautam Gambhir has been the skipper of the team since few years. But in this 11th edition he has released by the team, as Gambhir eagerly wants to play for his home team Delhi Daredevils.
The Kolkata Knight Riders team has officially announced the news via in their social medias. They quote,”Drumrolls! Experienced wicket-keeper batsman,
@DineshKarthik will lead the men in Purple and Gold for VIVO @IPL 2018. #KorboLorboJeetbo #KKRKaCaptainKaun.”
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) March 4, 2018
Dinesh Karthik has played for multiple teams in this league. In the previous edition, Karthik was the part of Gujarat Lions. But now the big chance for this well experienced wicketkeeper to lead the team.