9 Indian players and 6 foreign players were retained by Kolkata Knight Riders. Gautam Gambhir will be leading the side in this year's edition as well.
Auction results: They spent modestly in the auction with John Hastings, Jaydav Unadkat and Ankit Rajpoot their maining signings so far on day.
|NO#||RETAINED||AUCTION PLAYER BOUGHT
|1||Gautam Gambhir (Captain)||Colin Munro (30 lakhs)|
|2||Robin Uthappa||John Hastings (1.3 crores)|
|3||Piyush Chawla||Jaydev Unadkat (1.6 crores)|
|4||Umesh Yadav||Ankit Rajpoot (1.5 crores)|
|5||Manish Pandey||Jason Holder (Rs. 70 Lakh)|
|6||Yusuf Pathan||Rajagopal Satish (Rs. 20 Lakh)|
|7||Sunil Narine (West Indies)||Manan Sharma (Rs. 10 Lakh)|
|8||Brad Hogg (Australia)|
|9||Chris Lynn (Australia)|
|10||Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)|
|11||Morne Morkel (South Africa)|
|12||Andre Russell (West Indies)|