Kolkata Knight Riders have signed four cricketers from India's domestic circuit for the upcoming IPL season starting April 4. These players include Debabrata Das, Iresh Saxena, Chirag Jani and Sanju Samson.
Das is from Bengal and was part of the Knight Riders squad in the 2008 season. he is a batsman and a part-time wicketkeeper. Debabrata has played nine Twenty20 matches.
Saxena is a left-arm spinner who also plays for Bengal. He has performed well in Twenty20 cricket, taking 14 wickets from 13 games. He is Bengal's highest wicket-taker so far in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, India's domestic Twenty20 tournament.
Jani, 22, has had an excellent debut season with Saurashtra in List A cricket in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, averaging 119 from four games with a highest of an unbeaten 98. Samson, only 17, is a wicketkeeper-batsman from Kerala.