Gautam Gambhir to lead Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 4

Gautam Gambhir plays a shot during India’s World Cup game against England

By CricketCountry Staff

Kolkata: Mar 8, 2011

Gautam Gambhir has been named the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders for the fourth edition of Indian Premier League, The Telegraph reported.

“We are delighted that Gautam Gambhir will be leading our team. He is a thorough professional and his performance and leadership qualities speak for themselves,” said KKR CEO and MD, Venky Mysore.

“It s a pleasure and an honour to lead the KKR team. I believe that the KKR management has put together a terrific team. I am looking forward to the season and feel very optimistic,” Gambhir expressed.

Gambhir was bought by KKR in the auctions for $2.4 millions (Rs. 11.4 crores).

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