5 Players KKR will look to buy in IPL 2024 Auction

Andre Russell

Russell's injury woes have left KKR with a big hoFAndre le to fill. In the upcoming IPL 2024 auction, the franchise will be on the hunt for a reliable backup who can replicate Russell's explosive batting and bowling abilities. Here are 5 players who could be the missing piece in KKR's puzzle

This young Afghan sensation is a rising star with a deceptive bowling action and impressive batting skills. He can be a valuable asset in the middle overs and provide crucial breakthroughs with the new ball. Omarzai's versatility makes him a promising long-term investment for KKR.

1:  Azmatullah Omarzai

This English all-rounder enjoyed a strong performance in the ODI World Cup 2023, showcasing his batting prowess and ability to take wickets. His recent form and versatility make him a contender for KKR's all-rounder slot, adding much-needed balance to the team.

2: David Willey

Though released by KKR after the IPL 2023 season, Shardul Thakur remains a player of interest. His fiery pace and crucial batting contributions were valuable assets for the team in the past. Acquiring Thakur back at a more economical price could be a strategic move for KKR, bolstering both their bowling and batting departments.

3:  Shardul Thakur

This hard-hitting West Indian all-rounder is no stranger to KKR, having previously played for the franchise. With a base price of 1 crore, Powell offers significant value as a backup for Russell with his power-hitting and ability to contribute with the ball.

4: Rovman Powell

While KKR already has Rinku Singh and Andre Russell for finishing duties, Shahrukh Khan presents an exciting alternative. His potential as an impact player and ability to clear the boundaries could be vital in the final overs. As an Indian player, Shahrukh wouldn't require an overseas slot, adding flexibility to KKR's squad.

5:  Shahrukh Khan