John Buchanan to select Kolkata Knight Riders team

Former Australian cricket coach John Buchanan arrived Friday night to conduct a three-day selection trial for Kolkata Knight Riders team ahead of the second edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).

The trials to be held at Eden Gardens on January 5-7 would select players from a pool of 40 which includes former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin’s son Mohammad Ashaduddin.

Ashad, 19, who is a right-handed batsman and bowls off-spin, has reportedly been recommended for the trials after he failed to get a break in the Under-19 circuit in Hyderabad.

The camp would also have Orissa players Basant Mohanty and Nataraj Behera, Maharashtra medium pacer Aditya Dole, Jharkhand captain SS Rao, Ishank Jaggi and Mumbai’s Vinit Indulkar.

“Buchanan and KKR captain Sourav Ganguly will screen the youngsters before finalising on the final list sometime later. There will be practice matches, fielding and nets. We want to pick the best lot, numbers don’t mattter. If we find five-six talented players we will rope them in,” KKR manager Joydeep Mukherjee said.

  1. Srinivas Dash

    Sir, I am Srinivas Dash. I am right hand middle order batesman & right hand off spiner bowler & a nice filder. so u join me a ipl team from 2011 year.

  2. Jitender Kautish

    sir
    myself jitender kautish from sonipat (haryana). i am a good all rounder. please take my trial & give me one chance to prove myself.
    thankyou

  3. Parvesh Malik

    Hi, Sir/Madam My Name Is Parvesh Malik . I Belongs To India Not Any State Because Firstly I am an Indian. I am 18 Years Old I Want To Show My Talent To You. I Am Very Best All Rounder Cricketer. I Am Right Hand Blaster Batsman And Right Arm Faster Bowler. My Bowling Speed Is Above 140 km/h. Please Give Me a Chance To Play At Higher Level. I Want To Prove My Self In IPL T20 With Your Blessing. If I Get a Chance I Will Be Very Thankful To You.

    Regards, PARVESH MALIK
    SONIPAT (HARYANA).

  4. sir,my self ram right hand batsman and right arm faster bowler.u join me a ipl team from 2011 year.
    Ram
    Sonipat(HARYANA)

  5. mandeep sharma

    hello sir , i dont know who r u but i want to say that ,,,my dream is to play for india and for this ineed a platform like IPL,,,,i never play for any team in past ..and i have no experience of playing with hard ball….even i dont have the cricket kit…… but i have the talent which you want,,,,,give me only 5 minuts to shOW MY TALENT and after that if you reject me i will leave cricket……………….$
    i m in Delhi,,, if you are able to give me your 5 minutes ..

  6. Mohammed Aamir

    Dear Sir / Madam, I request for the date and procedure to display my talent for the upcoming selections in Bangalore for KKR.
    I am basically from Aurangabad (Maharashtra) and have played in APL (Aurangabad Premier League) I am a right handed batsman, outstanding fielder and right hand medium pacer.
    Would appreciate a response from your end to accomplish my dreams.

    Thanking you sincerely,
    Aamir

  7. Sir,
    I am a right arm first bowler & middle order right handed batsman.also i am a good fielder. I am inter academy champion of sourav ganguli’s videocon school of cricket &and there was best bowler.my average speed of bowling is upper than 130. please say when the trial will be held.
    thank you
    Arjun Das

  8. halo sir m inbaraj. m from tamil nadu. i m u-22 state player. m off spinner batsmansir . pis give me a chance to play ur team. can i come to selection sir . if u like pls give me chance .. im waitin for ur reply thank u sir

  9. Mandeep Singh Waraich

    Dear Sir,
    I am Mandeep Singh Waraich from Mohali,near Chandigarh I have represented 3 times punjab state under 17 and once north zone,inter university at Gawalior and awarded MAN OF THE TOURNAMENTS.
    I n my most of the match I was awared man of the match.I am a batsman .
    I am ready to give my triel at any place at any time please give me chance to give the triel and show my telant.

    thanking you,

    with regards

    Mandeep Singh Waraich

  10. Respected Sir,
    I am Mandeep Singh I am playing Cricket since last 10 years from PCA
    (Punjab Cricket Association) and have following track records which will be proof
    of my performance and will Useful for judging me.

    I have represented:–

    1. Punjab State-3 times–under/17.

    2. North Zone-Once– under/17.

    3. Inter University first class tournaments-2 times. MAN OF THE MATCH twice and
    MAN OF THE TOURNAMENT in inter state university tournament at Gawalior, MP..
    Where universities from India participated.

    4. At Singapore-20twenty-twice.(Man of the Match—Once)

    5..Against the 20-twenty team of Netherlands from 30/11/2009to 03/12/2009played
    at Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Panchkula and was live telecasted.
    (Out of 4 matches I was declared MAN OF THE MATCH in 3 matches)

    6. Participated KINGS XI PUNJAB CUP 2010 CUP 2010 at MOHALI/CHANDIGARH in
    Jan.2010

    I will show you sir scan copies of my achievements in Cricket ie
    certificates/news paper cuttings ect

    .Kindly help me to participate in your esteem team.

    I assure you that l will prove my talent whenever I will get the chance to prove
    it.I am a match wing player but from the ex-serviceman family not from the reach
    family.

    I am ready to give my trial at any where at any time as per your choice and
    show the original certificates.

    I hope you will please help me to full fill my dreams and to reach my
    destination.Your most experienced selector’s decision will be accepted by me.

    WISHING ALL THE BEST FOR SUCCESS OF CRICKET .

    Regards,
    Mandeep Singh

  11. vinay pahariya

    Respected Sir,
    i am vinay pahariya left arm leg spinner i played two tournaments from the behalf of school (akashdeep public) first is entrance cup 2010 & second is kanni thahryamal trophy.

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