Shah Rukh Khan on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata for the KKR vs RCB match.© BCCI/IPL
For Kolkata Knight Riders, Thursday’s match in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore was a particular one as it is the two-time champions’ first house match of the IPL 2023. They misplaced their first recreation of the season in opposition to Punjab Kings and wish to make a comeback. They had a particular particular person cheering them from the Eden Gardens stand on Thursday. KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan cheered his workforce from the stands and the followers went loopy. SRK, who lately starred within the hit film Pathaan, could be very captivated with his workforce.
#Pathaan in the home #ShahRukhKhan #KKRvRCB pic.twitter.com/utCUFmirL1
— Shah Rukh Khan Warriors FAN Club (@TeamSRKWarriors) April 6, 2023
King Khan waves to the FANs on the eden gardens #KKRvsRCB #ShahRukhKhan #KKR #AmiKKR pic.twitter.com/GTRj3xY6hB
— Shah Rukh Khan Universe Fan Club (@SRKUniverse) April 6, 2023
Meanwhile, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Faf du Plessis gained the toss in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders and opted to subject first within the ninth match of IPL 2023 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday. Kolkata skipper Nitish Rana will search for their first win within the match on the house venue whereas RCB is coming with a win in opposition to Mumbai Indian (MI) by 8 wickets. KKR is coming to the match after a seven-run loss to Punjab Kings of their opening match.
For Kolkata, spinner Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy could be the important thing gamers. While RCB has to in-form batters Virat Kohli and skipper Faf du Plessis of their facet. Kolkata has changed Suyash Sharma and included Anukul Roy on their facet. Bangalore added David Willey within the place of injured Reece Topley.
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Nitish Rana mentioned on the toss, “Was looking to bowl as well because of the dew factor. Anukul is replaced by Suyash.”
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Faf du Plessis additionally mentioned on the toss, “Going to have a bowl. Bit of a misunderstanding with the accent there (confusion at the toss). Was dew last night Hoping it will get skiddy in the second innings. That’s a long way away. Today is a completely new game. Really motivated to put in a good performance. Forced change with Reece Topley being injured. Willey comes in.”
With ANI inputs
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