IPL 2024
Shah Rukh Khan Joins KKR Net Session: Batting Fun With Abram and Rinku Singh!
By CricShots - Apr 29, 2024 8:37 pm
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Shah Rukh Khan, the iconic Bollywood star and co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), recently injected a dose of star power into the team’s net session, joining them ahead of their crucial IPL 2024 match against DC. Under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer and the mentorship of Gautam Gambhir, KKR has performed admirably, currently securing the second spot on the fiercely contested IPL points table.

Abram
Abram bowling to Rinku Singh

Despite some stellar batting performances, questions lingered over the team’s bowling prowess after conceding high scores in previous matches, adding to the anticipation for their clash against DC at Eden Gardens.

In a bid to boost team morale and add a touch of excitement to the practice session, Shah Rukh Khan graced the nets alongside his youngest son, Abram. The Bollywood icon even showcased his batting skills by facing deliveries from Rinku Singh, while Abram joined in the fun by bowling with a traditional fast bowler’s run-up.

The heartwarming moment, captured on camera, quickly gained traction among cricket and cinema enthusiasts nationwide. Shah Rukh Khan’s unwavering support for KKR has been evident throughout the season, with the actor braving the scorching heat to cheer for his team in multiple matches at Eden Gardens.

As the stage is set for KKR’s showdown with DC in Kolkata, all eyes will be on both the team’s performance and Shah Rukh Khan’s presence at the stadium, adding an extra layer of excitement to the highly anticipated clash.

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Philip Salt (wk), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh , Mitchell Starc, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Suyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Manish Pandey, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Dushmantha Chameera, Allah Ghazanfar, Sakib Hussain, Sherfane Rutherford, Chetan Sakariya, Nitish Rana, Srikar Bharat