IPL 2017: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will miss their biggest supporter Shah Rukh Khan for the next 5 matches. Shah Rukh is also the principle owner of the franchise and he offers his support from the stands to his team, more often than not.
It is being reported that Shah Rukh left for the United States of America on Wednesday, where he will be attending the San Francisco Film Festival. After that Shah Rukh will go to Canada for an event.
Franchise CEO of the Kolkata Knight Riders Venky Mysore was quoted as telling The Telegraph, “Shah Rukh will try to make it for the May 3 game, against the Rising Pune Supergiant, but if he cannot then he’ll certainly be at the Eden for KKR’s last home match, on May 13, against the Mumbai Indians.”
KKR are one of the strongest sides in the tournament. They are a very well balanced squad and have a very motivating leader in the form of Gautam Gambhir. KKR have always been a squad with big names but their fortune changed after Gambhir was bought by the franchise owner after the third season of IPL and given the charge to lead the side.
Over the years, we have seen Shah Rukh Khan taking out time from his busy schedule and supporting his franchise from the stands. Not just him, his kids also come to watch and support KKR.
When KKR won the IPL title for the first time, Shah Rukh danced for his fans and entertained the big crowd with his moves. He also mingles a lot with his squad and joins them for after parties. Today, KKR will taken on Kings XI Punjab who are in very good form after winning their first two matches of the season.
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