Kolkata Knight Riders co-proprietor Shah Rukh Khan took to social media platform Twitter to conduct an #AskSRK query and reply spherical with the followers. During this session one of many followers requested when would the franchise be making younger batting star Shubman Gill the captain of KKR. In his inimitable means, SRK responded: “As soon as KKR makes you the Head Coach my friend.” Now, as quickly as this reply was posted, the official Twitter deal with of Kolkata Knight Riders had been fast to react as they posted a photograph of KKR head coach and former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum with the hashtag #SavageReplies together with a laughing smiley.
As quickly as KKR makes you the Head Coach my pal. https://t.co/1SSCwWLS8E
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) January 22, 2020
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) January 22, 2020
Gill has been in prolific type within the latest previous and continues to impress with India A squad which is in New Zealand. KKR have gone forward of named Dinesh Karthik because the captain for the upcoming season. “Dinesh is definitely our captain. We wanted to get as much experienced leadership as possible and Eoin Morgan is one of the very best leaders going around currently in our game,” KKR’s new head coach Brendon McCullum informed reporters in the course of the IPL public sale.
“A perfect lieutenant for Dinesh Karthik and he (Morgan) will also fill the gap at No.4. He is in the form of his life. He is going to be a fine asset coming back to KKR,” he additional added.
KKR additionally swooped Australia pacer Pat Cummins for a report Rs15.50 crore because the No. 1 Test bowler grew to become the most costly abroad purchase within the historical past of IPL.
The males in purple joined the fierce bidding solely at Rs15 crore after Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore had a struggle for the paceman.
Asked concerning the ploy, KKR CEO Venky Mysore stated: “We would have come up earlier but then we saw the money for him was going up. We were interested in him. He was a key player we were targetting. We are delighted to get him.”