Shreyas Iyer is now KKR's new captain for upcoming season

Kolkata Knight Riders officially announced Shreyas Iyer as the captain of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) next season on Twitter

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bought the right-handed batsman at a mega auction for Rs 12.25 crore

After a fierce bidding war with the Delhi Capitals, the Gujarat Titans, and the Lucknow Super Giants.

Shreyas Iyer, who has been part of Delhi Capital since 2015, was not spared by the franchise last year

In 2022 Shreyas Iyer is leading the KKR team as they look to get their hands on the coveted IPL trophy for the third time.

“I would like to thank the owners, management, and support staff of KKR for allowing me to lead this team and I am confident that we will find the right synergies to achieve the team’s goals.” Head coach Brendon McCullum