Chris Lynn Looking forward To Take The Captaincy Reigns Of KKR
By CricShots - Feb 19, 2018 11:45 am
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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team is known have one of the most equipped and balanced compositions in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). They maintained their overwhelming and extraordinary comradery in choosing out the right pool of players in the 2018 IPL auction.

Chris Lynn

KKR’s team management let their most successful skipper, Gautam Gambhir go who was picked up by the Delhi Daredevils at a decent amount of ₹2.8 crores. Ahead of the start of the upcoming edition of the IPL, the team management also has to appoint a new skipper from the pool of players they have at their disposal.

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The team has quite a few contenders for the captaincy spot like Robin Uthappa who was retained at the auction event through Right to Match card, new entry wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik and Australian big-hitter Chris Lynn who was also retained by using the RTM card.

Chris Lynn might lead KKR in IPL 2018

In an exclusive interview with, Lynn talked about taking up the leadership duties for KKR in the upcoming season, if given an opportunity. The hard-hitting opener stated that he would love to be appointed as the captain as he has a good relationship with the players as well as the coaching staff.

Also read: Robin Uthappa Is Looking Forward To Captaining KKR

Lynn also believes that they have a really good bunch of cricketers in the KKR squad. He is quite familiar that there are some cricketers in the KKR line-up who have been part of the IPL since its inception and are quite experienced for the skipper’s position.

In the recent interview, Lynn said, “I’d love to [lead]. I’d jump at the opportunity. We’ve got a really good group at Kolkata. The coaching staff, Simon Katich, Jacques Kallis, Heath Streak … I can relate (easily too) them. But there are a couple of boys that have been in the IPL for 10 years so you can’t ignore their experience, especially in their own backyard. I’m still learning the game over there but if given the nod then I’d jump at the chance.”