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Shah Rukh Khan praises team efforts, Cancelled his Mumbai Flight after KKR exit

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 May 2018, 13:21 IST
(The Indian Express)

Bollywood Star ShahRukh Khan and Kolkata Knight Riders Owner praised Dinesh Karthik leadership and team efforts, still smiling even after losing match against SRH in city of Joy at Eden Gardens in Qualifier2.

ShahRukh Khan also cancelled his flight to Mumbai after team's exist from the 11th season IPL tournament.

Kolkata Knight Riders lost the match by 13 runs in a thrilling against SunRisers Hyderabad at Friday night. Now the Curtains down for the KKR and finished at being number 3 after defeating Rajasthan Royals in the Eliminator Round.


After KKR failed to make it to the final SRK quoted that it 'was not to be'. He added that he was still smiling and thanked everyone for the 'entertainment and so many moments of glory'. He finished with 'V r an awesome team'.

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik was heartbroken after the loss and accepted the blame. "It (the defeat) is hard to digest. We played a good tournament. To finish on the losing side doesn't feel good. We had the game at the 10-over mark but a couple of bad shots cost us. I and Robin had to bat through... Lynn was good. Me not batting through was a mistake on my part," Karthik said in post-match presentation ceremony. 

Kolkata Knight Rider’s blistering player Chris Lynn replied to Shah Rukh's post and thanked him for all the support.


In the final over of the match, Rashid once again found himself in the centre of the action, taking the catches of Shivam Mavi and Gill to seal the deal for his team.

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First published: 26 May 2018, 13:18 IST