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IPL 2017: Shah Rukh Khan Posted A Motivational Message For Gautam Gambhir’s Men

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IPL 2017: The two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) lost a crucial game against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Mohali, on Tuesday. Chasing a modest 167-run total, KKR lost Sunil Narine early but it was their star batsman Chris Lynn, who once again held the innings together and played delightful strokes.

Lynn, who made a comeback after an injury in the last match, produced a sensational 84-run knock off just 52 balls. Things were looking good and in control till the time Lynn was in the middle but after he got run-out, rest of the KKR line-up succumbed to pressure and made a mess of the chase. KKR’s power hitter Yusuf Pathan, who hasn’t even given a single stand-out performance in the tournament so far, got out once again trying to play a big shot. Yusuf has been one of the biggest disappointments for KKR in IPL 2017.

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On the other hand, KXIP bowlers bowled brilliantly and pulled the game back in the last phase of the innings. The pick of the KXIP bowlers was Rahul Tewatia who took 2 wickets for 18 runs from his two overs while Mohit Sharma got 2/24 from 3 overs. Sandeep Sharma did not take a wicket but conceded just 31 runs from his four overs.

Gautam Gambhir and KKR fans were very disappointed after the loss but franchise owner Shah Rukh Khan posted a wonderful message for the team after the loss.

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“Lost our way a bit tonight…does not mean we can’t reach the destination. Onward with more resolve…lov u boys. @lynny50 well played. Ami KKR,” SRK tweeted.

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