Kolkata Knight Riders are the third-most successful franchise in the history of the Indian Premier League.
They won the IPL in 2012 and 2014. Talking about their campaign in the ongoing season of the IPL, they are fourth in this season’s points table.
The two-time IPL champions played 10 games in the United Arab Emirates where they won 5 games and lost 5.
Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders will lock horns with Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals today at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Delhi Capitals are second in the points table with 14 points. They won 7 games and lost 3.
It will be interesting to see which team gets the better of the other in the upcoming match. After that, KKR will play against Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.
KKR’s new anthem
Every Indian Premier League franchise has their own fan anthem. Recently, KKR unveiled its new fan anthem identified as ‘Laphao’. The two-time IPL champions unleashed the anthem midway through the Indian Premier League at the United Arab Emirates.
The co-owner of KKR franchise, Shah Rukh Khan got featured in the fan anthem. In Bangla, ‘Laphao’ roughly translates to ‘jump’. Meanwhile, the fans of Kolkata Knight Riders are absolutely in love with the new anthem that went viral on social media.
Just four days ago, Badshah of Bollywood and his team went live on Facebook to launch their new anthem. The live session did start on an amusing note. In the process, Australian fast bowler Past Cummins made fun of his KKR teammate Shubman Gill.
Cummins makes fun of Shubman Gill
Cummins, the most expensive overseas player in IPL history amusingly made fun of Shubman Gill in Hindi. During the live session, Shah Rukh Khan asked Cummins whether he was communicating in Hindi with Kuldeep Yadav.
The chinaman spinner Kuldeep went on to disclose that Pat Cummins learned quite a few words in Hindi. All of a sudden, the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, Shah Rukh Khan tried to make the live session interesting.
Shah Rukh Khan asked the Aussie pacer Pat Cummins to speak something in Hindi. To which, Pat Cummins said: “I’ve learned some words from KD. Shubman tera baal ganda hai,” leaving everyone in stitches.