Nitish Rana: Kolkata announce new captain – for a player with absolutely no experience!

Nitish Rana: Kolkata announce new captain – for a player with absolutely no experience!

Kolkata Knight Riders announced new captain for IPL season 16. Star batsman Nitish Rana will take over the captaincy of KKR in the 16th season of IPL. In place of Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, who has been associated with Knight Riders for the past few years, has been selected as the captain of the team. Shreyas Iyer will not be a part of IPL season 16 due to injury.

Nitish Rana will be KKR from 2018 onwards. Playing for Before Nitish Rana, the names of Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine and Andre Russell were also heard as the new captain of KKR. But Indian bats‌men‌ Expressing confidence in Nitish Rana, the franchise handed over the captaincy to him. This is the first time that Nitish Rana will lead the team in IPL. He has no captaincy experience before.

Nitish Rana’s record in IPL as a batsman is better. Nitish Rana made his debut for Mumbai Indians in 2016. In his second season alone, Nitish Rana scored over 300 runs and grabbed everyone’s attention. But before the 2018 auction Kolkata Knight Riders signed Nitish Rana. Since then, Nitish Rana has played five seasons for this franchise.

Why was he given the captaincy of the team?
So far Nitish Rana’s record is that he has scored 2,181 runs in 91 matches at an average of 28. . Nitish Rana also scored 15 fifties in IPL. But despite playing in the top order, Nitish is yet to score a century in the IPL. Nitish Rana also got a chance to make his ODI and T20 debut for Team India during the tour of Sri Lanka in 2021.

Due to Shreyas Iyer’s injury, Nitish Rana got the captaincy of the team. Shreyas Iyer was appointed captain of Kolkata Knight Riders last year. But Shreyas Iyer faced back pain problem. Iyer’s back pain returned during the recent Test series against Australia. It may take more than six months for him to return to the field.

Shah Rukh Khan’s team Kolkata Knight Riders has unveiled its new jersey for the IPL 2023 season. Kolkata Knight Riders released a video from other social media accounts including Instagram. In this video, Kolkata Knight Riders players are seen in the team’s new jersey. Not only all-rounder Andre Russell but players like Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer, Rinku Singh are in the team’s new jersey.

Col‌Katha Knight Riders New Jersey
For IPL 2023 Season Shah Rukh Khan’s team Kolkata Knight Riders new jersey is loved by the fans. Social media fans are constantly expressing their opinion on the team’s new jersey through comments.

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