The fact that despite the pandemic and the restrictions, because of all of this protocol that has been put in place, the IPL season is still happening.
Kolkata Knight Riders have emerged as one of the most-followed IPL teams, not only on the field but also off it.
Along with two IPL titles, KKR have taken the Knights brand globally with teams in the Caribbean Premier League, and also in the upcoming South Africa and US T20 leagues.
KKR narrowly missed out on the title last season, losing to the Chennai Super Kings in the final. But this year, with a change in some of their personnel, the Knights look like they have the team to go all the way in IPL 2022.
Shreyas Iyer, who was bought for a massive Rs 12.25 crore (Rs 122.5 million), has taken over the captaincy and under him KKR have emerged as one of the contenders for the title.
KKR CEO and Managing Director Venky Mysore has overseen the franchise’s growth in the last 12 years. Under his management, KKR have made the play-off seven times in the last 11 years, while also growing as a brand around the world.