11. Ishant Sharma

He was the first-ever bowler to take a wicket in IPL history. He dismissed Rahul Dravid in that game. He also played for Deccan Chargers, SunRisers Hyderabad, Rising Pune Supergiant, Punjab Kings, and Delhi Capitals. He is 33 years old and currently with the Indian team in South Africa to play Test series against them.

10. Murali Kartik

Kartik played his last IPL game in 2014. He started his cricket commentary career after quitting as a player and he is associated with several sports channels as English and Hindi commentator. His performers were decent but luck was not in his favor due to which he was never able to cement his place in the national side.

9. Ashok Dinda

He also worked as a commentator a few times. He played 13 ODIs and 9 T20Is for India between 2009 to 2013. He retired from all forms of the game in January 2021. He is currently associated with Bhartiya Janta Party and is a member of the legislative assembly.

8. Ajit Agarkar

In 2013 he announced retirement from all forms of cricket. He picked 3 wickets in the first match of KKR. Post-retirement he started his cricket broadcasting career as a cricket analyst and commentator. He is currently associated with a sports channel as a Hindi commentator.

7. Laxmi Shukla

He played his last IPL game in 2015. He joined the All India Trinamool Congress before the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election. He became the minister of State Sports and Youth Services. He resigned from the post on 5th January 2021.

6. Wriddhiman Saha (WK)

He scored a hundred in the 2014 IPL final against KKR which went in vain as KKR sealed the trophy for the second time. He is still an active cricketer and he is currently with the Indian team in the Test series against South Africa in South Africa.

5. Mohammad Hafeez

He scored 5 runs off 3 balls in the game while batting at number five. He played eight games for KKR in the 2008 season. He took retirement from international cricket after the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup. He is known as a professor by the cricketers. He played 218 ODIs, 55 Tests, and 119 T20Is for Pakistan from 2003 to 2021.

4. David Hussey

He played for KKR in their first game. He was a valuable cricketer who had all the gears that a batter should have and he could bowl off-spin too. He retired from all forms of the game in 2017. In 2019 he was appointed as the chief mentor for Kolkata Knight Riders. He also did commentary for several sports channels.

3. Ricky Ponting

He announced his retirement from all forms of cricket in 2013. He coached Mumbai Indians from 2014 to 2016 and the team got great success under him. He has also coached the Australian Cricket Team in a few series. Currently, he is the head coach of the Delhi Capitals. He is coaching them since 2018.

2. Brendon McCullum

He has also represented Kochi Tuskers Kerela, Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions, and Royal Challengers Bangalore. He played his last IPL game in 2018. Right after his retirement, he joined KKR again as the head coach and is still associated with them. He is also the head coach of Trinbago Knight Riders in CPL.

1. Sourav Ganguly (c)

The team had got success and also faced many highs and lows under Ganguly. He was tested positive for COVID recently and he is currently under isolation. Currently, he is the President of BCCI and looks after the happenings in the Indian cricket circuit.