Thank you Kolkata, says proud Shah Rukh Khan after KKR reach playoffs

first_imgSince Gautam Gambhir took over the reins of Kolkata Knight Riders, he has been making the owners proud. The KKR skipper has already led his team to two IPL titles and is looking set to make it a blockbuster season again with his team. (IPL Full Coverage|Points Table)The skipper, despite not playing international cricket in the recent past, has led the team from the front with his consistent batting performances in Indian Premier League 2016. Last night, in a do-or-die situation against Sunrisers Hyderabad, KKR rode on Yusuf Pathan’s 34-ball 52 and stormed into the playoffs.And the co-owner Shah Rukh Khan is happy yet again with his Knights. The Bollywood star took to Twitter to thank the fans and Cricket Association of Bengal president Sourav Ganguly for his support during the league stages of the season.He also requested the fans to keep supporting them through the playoffs. KKR take on SRH at the Feroz Shah Kotla in the Eliminator on Wednesday. Thk u Eden, Kolkata & Dada for all the love. Ami KKR will play to make u all proud of ur belief in us.Boys u r the stuff, champs r made of! Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) May 22, 2016Meanwhile, Gambhir lauded his team and specially mentioned Yusuf, who has been his go-to-man this season.”Yusuf’s form is important and he’s not flirting with it. Yusuf is taking his time and his role has changed from being a finisher last season. We are now giving him more overs,” Gambhir said after his team’s 22-run win yesterday.advertisementlast_img read more