Indian Premier League 2018 : Shah Rukh Khan Response To Gautam Gambhir’s Kolkata Knight Riders Exit

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Gautam Gambhir a Delhi boy who has been continuously playing for Kolkata Knight Rider for seven years .But we will not be able to see this cricketer in KKR in Indian Premier league 2018 .

Gautam Gambhir was leading run scorer for Kolkata Knight Rider (KKR) , he has scored 3345 in 122 matches.

 

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir

The Seven years relationship between Shah Rukh Khan , Gautam Gambhir and Kolkata Knight Riders has ended last month. As the left hander batsman was bought by the Delhi Daredevils for an amount of Rs.2.80 Crores at Indian Premier leaugue 2018 auction.Gambhir was not retained by the Kolkata Knight Rider (KKR) at the Player Retention Event held in Kolkata . He requested the franchise not to bid him at the auction , revealed team CEO Venky Mysore.

 

Gautam Gambhir

Shah Rukh Khan On Gambhir Exit From KKR

On Friday, Kolkata co-owner Shah Rukh Khan made his feelings about Gambhir’s exit known to fans. In a Twitter chat, the actor was asked to comment on Gambhir. SRK articulated his response with just three words.The three words were “Will Miss Him “.

The 36-year-old, who led Kolkata to two IPL titles, was picked up by Delhi after KXIP stopped bidding at Rs 2.60 crore.

After buying Gambhir at auction Delhi is very confident as Gambhir is a well experience player as well as successful Captain . As he led KKR two times for Indian Premier League Title .Gambhir’s leadership qualities and will ask the veteran batsman to lead the side in the upcoming IPL  coach Ricky Ponting said.”We had a fair bit of thought into that. It is likely now that Gambhir will lead the team next season, We had conversation with him. He has conveyed to us that he would like to make a comeback to his home Delhi and hopefully lead the team,” Ponting said after the auction.”And if you look at his leadership, we did not find any fault when captaining KKR. His last season of IPL also has also been very good. So we thought it would be good to have him as captain working with some of the young Indian players. So, we have gone for an experienced captain and I am sure he will do the job for us,” the Australian great added.

Delhi Daredevils fans must be happy to see their home boy playing for Delhi and will be leading delhi . It will be nice to see a successful captain leading a wonderful team . Will hope a best season for the Delhi Daredevils .

 


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