Kolkata Knight Riders is listed 3rd in the category of most successful teams in the history of the Indian Premier League. Over the years, Knight Riders have had the rich history of potential players who have helped the franchise win the trophies. However, there are players who failed brutally. In this article, we will talk about the top 5 players from Kolkata Knight Riders who have the record of conceding most runs in the history of the cash-rich league.
L Balaji – 61 Runs [4 overs]
In the 2012 season of the Indian Premier League, Knight Riders was taking on then-Delhi Daredevils. The Indian pacer Balaji conceded the most runs in his spell while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders. Balaji conceded 61 runs in 4 overs. He is the most expensive bowler for KKR in the history of the cash-rich league.
R McLaren – 60 Runs [4 overs]
McLaren came at number 2nd in the list of most expensive players for Kolkata Knight Riders. In the 2012 season of the Indian Premier League, KKR took on Mumbai Indians where it recorded the second most expensive spell. McLaren gave 60 runs in his 4 overs of spell and took 2 wickets.
Kuldeep Yadav 59 runs [4 overs]
The chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav has expended 59 runs in 4 overs and became the the third most expensive bowler on behalf of Knight Riders. The record came in the 2019 season of the Indian Premier League when KKR was taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Mashrafe Mortaza 58 runs [4 overs]
Mashrafe Mortaza is the 4th most expensive bowler of KKR in the history of the Indian Premier League. Mortaza conceded 58 runs to complete his 4-over spell in the 2nd edition of the Indian Premier League against Deccan Chargers. He took 1 wicket as well on behalf of KKR.
Shivam Mavi 58 runs [4 overs]
Shivam Mavi conceded 58 runs in his 4 overs spell while playing on behalf of KKR against then-Delhi Daredevils. He took 1 wicket in the 2018 season of the cash-rich league. Mavi is the 5th most expensive bowler of KKR in the history of the cash-rich league.