Kolkata Knight Riders retained 16 players before Auction process of IPL 2015.
Indian Players: Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Yusuf Pathan, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav, Veer Pratap Singh
Overseas player: Andre Russell (WI), Chris Lynn (Aus), Morne Morkel (SA), Patrick Cummins (Aus), Ryan ten Doeschate (Neth), Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) and Sunil Narine (WI) has been already selected for IPL 8 Kolkata Knight Riders Squad before Auction process. Remaining Squad has been completed by Auction process.
Released Players for 2015: Debabrata Das, Sayan Sekhar Mandal, Jacques Kallis.