Khulna Royal Bengals is a franchise cricket team which plays in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). This team represents the division of Khulna, Bangladesh. It was on 10th January, 2012, when Orion Group made the winning bid of US 1.10 million dollars for the franchise.
Abbreviated as KRB, the coach of the team is Robin Singh with Shakib Al Hasan being the captain of the team. The home ground of the team is Sheikh Abu Nasar Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 15,000 spectators. The chief executive of this team is Salman Karim, with Zahid Razzak being the manager of the team.
The Khulna Divisional Stadium was known as one of the five purpose built cricket grounds that was established in the 2004 U-19 World Cup run-up. Moreover, it was also granted one day international status in January 2006, ahead of tour to Sri Lanka. Few of the men squad of this team includes Batsmen like Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Herschelle Gibbs and Maisuqur Rahman.
Wicketkeepers include Niall O’Brien, Jos Buttler and Saghir Hossain. Shakib Al Hasan, the captain of the team, Sanath Jayasuriya and Mohammad Hafeez amongst others are the all rounders of this team.