IPL 2019: Most teams are opting for a new-look like Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders are the latest to unveil their new-look ahead of the IPL season. Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders captain Dinesh Karthik unveiled their brand-new jersey for the upcoming season. Karthik who unveiled it from a box during a Facebook Live. Karthik also asked all fans to beware of fake jerseys and get the original version. He also urged all fans to wear the original jersey when they come to root for the Knight Riders.
While revealing the new design jersey, the KKR skipper was seen saying in a video, “Hi guys, it is the KKR fans, including mine’s biggest treasure, the jersey. Like every year, it has a different style, different look, and a different feel to it. I really like the way the two-tone jersey works. It makes a massive difference to the way we are, the purple and gold all the way.”
“I’m hoping everybody who is coming to the ground is wearing this and cheering for us. Looking forward to seeing you all this season,” Karthik said.
Here is the Facebook Live where he launches the new jersey:
KKR is one of the most popular teams in the league, thanks to their star owner Shah Rukh Khan.
KKR complete squad: Dinesh Karthik (c), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Carlos Brathwaite, Anrich Nortje, Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney, Nikhil Naik, Yarra Prithviraj, Shrikant Mundhe, Joe Denly, Sandeep Warrier