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IPL 2019: Mamata Banerjee Congratulates Kolkata Knight Riders, Shah Rukh Khan Invites Her To Next Game 

IPL 2019: Mamata Banerjee Congratulates Kolkata Knight Riders, Shah Rukh Khan Invites Her To Next Game
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It seems like things have finally fallen in place for Kolkata Knight Riders. After playing IPL 2018 with young faces in the side, they are yielding good results from the same players, who got experience under there belt now. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee Congratulates Shah Rukh Khan-owned Kolkata Knight Riders franchise for their victory against Kings XI Punjab.

Kolkata Knight Riders secured their second consecutive victory on a trot by outsmarting Kings XI Punjab at Eden Gardens. They showed their brilliance in each department of the game to secure those crucial two points in their kitty, which are quite essential for the team.

Congratulations, Shah Rukh Khan for a win – Mamata Banerjee

Meanwhile, the honourable Chief Minister congratulated Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan for their victory against Ashwin-led franchise. In return, Shah Rukh Khan asked her to visit the stadium for the next match when they play at Eden Gardens.

Kolkata Knight Riders, Shah Rukh Khan, Mamata Banerjee,
Mamata Banerjee

Digging into their tweets, they read “Congratulations KKR. Well done Shah Rukh Khan, Keep Winning.” To which the Bollywood star replied quoting “Next time, you please come to the ground, Didi. Thank you, we will try out best.”

As it happened:

Firstly, it was the show from Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana and Andre Russell, which helped the team to post a massive total on the board. Later, it was a collective bowling effort, which did the trick. Once again, Andre Russell was the star of the match, who ended up collecting the man of the match award.

Kolkata Knight Riders, Shah Rukh Khan, Mamata Banerjee,
Kolkata Knight Riders (Image Credit: Twitter)

In their first game against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Andre Russell was the man for them to snatch victory from the jaws of a defeat. The two consecutive wins kept them on top of the table with a healthy Net-Run-Rate.

All in all, it was a sweet victory for Kolkata Knight Riders. Now, they will make their way to the capital city of the country Delhi to play the home-based franchise on Saturday night.

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