De Grandhomme has featured in six Tests, nine One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and eight T20 Internationals for New Zealand so far. He made his Test debut for New Zealand in late 2016 and marked the occasion with a six-wicket haul.
Kolkata Knight Riders commence their IPL campaign on Friday at the SCA Stadium, Rajkot, where they will face Gujarat Lions.
The flamboyant 28-year-old Russell was on January handed a one-year ban for violating anti-doping regulations.
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