This is a shocking news for all the Kolkata Night Riders fans. KKR will not retain their captain Gautam Gambhir for IPL season XI. West Indies all rounder Sunil Narine is the first choice retention for KKR.
” Gautam Gambhir has been a key constituent of Kolkata Night Rider’s IPL success. Not retaining him is a strategic move. This does not mean KKR is not interested in it’s most respected team member. We always have an option to bid for him in the auction. We have the privilege of right to match.So it will not fair to say that he is out of our future plans ” A source confirmed according to insidesport.co
” Gautam Gambhir is aware of our plans ” the source added. The champion player has led the KKR team to their two IPL titles. One is in 2012 and the other one in 2014.