Watch: Ahead of IPL 2024 final, Shah Rukh Khan recalls saddest moment as KKR co-owner | Cricket News

Two-time former champions Horsemen Knights of Calcutta (KKR) faces 2016 winners Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the final of IPL2024 in Chennai on Sunday, and co-owner of KKR Shah Rukh Khan recalled how the franchise turned its bad days into winning days with skipper Gautam Gambhir leading the team's victorious campaigns in 2012 and 2014.
Speaking about a comment from a cricket expert, the Bollywood super star mentioned how “it hurt” when critical analysis was done at the time when KKR was not winning many matches.

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“We had the greatest team in the world and we were losing again and again,” SRK said in an interview with Star Sports, a video clip of which was shared by the sports channel on social media.
“I still remember the saddest moment, kisi ne mujhe aise bola 'inka costume hi achha hai, inka game play to achhai hai hi nahi' (one day told me 'only their game kit is nice, not their game') “I remember an expert talking about this. It hurt to come back with GG (Gautam Gambhir) and do that, it taught us to lose but to never lose hope. “Shah Rukh said.

Interestingly, Gambhir is set to achieve his third initial loading title, this time as the team's mentor.
Gambhir, who was also part of India's triumphs in the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 ODI World Cup, joined KKR as a mentor ahead of the 2024 IPL season after his stint in a similar role with the Lucknow Super Giants.

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En route to the final of the current season, KKR have lost just three matches and have not lost since losing to Punjab Kings on April 26, meaning they have been undefeated for exactly a month before the final against the Sunrisers.

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