KKR owner Shah Rukh Khan hopeful of the team’s victory in this IPL season!
Kolkata Knight Riders owner and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hopes his team will win the IPL title this season and return to the Eden Gardens again, not to play a match but to celebrate with the silverware. Busy with his film shooting schedule, Shah Rukh could only be seen in KKR’s last appearance at the Eden that ended in heartbreak with Mumbai Indians beating them by nine runs last night.
“The way the crowd has supported us in every match, we will try our best to return here again — with the trophy,” Shah Rukh said while leaving Eden Gardens post-midnight after the rain-delayed match. The two-time champions have suffered four losses in five games but still made the last-four by virtue of their healthy net run-rate +0.641, which is only second to table toppers Mumbai Indians (+0.784).
“We lost closely in a few matches. It’s difficult now but that’s even better. We have to win three matches now (Eliminator, Play-off and Final),” he said, as KKR head to Bengaluru for their match on May 19. “It was the last match in Kolkata and a bit unfortunate that none of them will be here. But even if we don’t return again …read more