Home > News >

Shahrukh Khan revels in Kolkata Knight Riders’ IPL 2014 victory

Shahrukh Khan © IANS
Shahrukh Khan © IANS

Bangalore: Jun 2, 2014

Bollywood Badshah Shahrukh Khan, co-owner of IPL-7 winner Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), was over the moon, as he revelled and regalled thousands of frenzied fans at the Chinnaswamy stadium in early Monday.

After remaining on the edge till the final over with daughter Suahana aside, Khan jumped off the seat when spinner Piyush Chawla hit the winning run with a four to the fence in the last (20th) over of Parwinder Awana to lift the trophy for the second time in two years.

Knights won the title in 2012 beating Chennai Super Kings at Chennai. Joining his excited players for the victory lap after holding the trophy aloft, Khan treated the fans, dancing to the tunes of “Chaiyya, Chaiyya” title song from one of his hit Hindi films “Dil Se”.

Composed by A.R. Rahman, written by Urdu poet Gulzar and sung by Sukhwinder Singh and Sapna Awasthi way back in 1998, the song became very popular.

Thrilled to the brim for winning the title a second time, Khan cheered his boys for a glorious tournament in which they defeated rival teams for eight times on trot to reach the final, including Kings in the qualifier Wednesday in Kolkata.

“I take this opportunity to thank all the millions of cricket fans across the country, especially in Kolkata and West Bengal. I also thank Bangalore fans for their unstinted support and huge presence in the final,” a beaming Khan said.

Click here for IPL 2014 playoffs Schedule

Click here for IPL 2014 Schedule: Match time table for IPL 7

Click here for IPL 2014 Schedule & Results

Click here for IPL 2014 complete coverage

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

India tour of England 2014

Aug 7, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Manchester

South Africa in Zimbabwe, 2014

Aug 9, 2014 (13:30 IST)   at Harare

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 14, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

India tour of England 2014

Aug 15, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at London

More

India tour of England 2014

Jul 27, 2014  at Southampton

England won by 266 runs

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 24, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 100 runs

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 24, 2014  at Colombo

Match drawn

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 22, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 2 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

Photos

India vs England 2014, 3rd Test

Videos

Highlights of Phil Hughes' double ton

5 things you need to know about Graham Thorpe

India vs England 2014, 4th Test at Old Trafford: Ajinkya Rahane needs to play decisive role

10 little-known facts about Sir Frank Worrell

Statistical analysis of Jacques Kallis’s ODI career

Ajinkya Rahane England England vs India England vs India 2014 India India tour of England 2014 India vs England India vs England 2014 Jacques Kallis Jacques Kallis retirement James Anderson Moeen Ali South Africa

India tour of England 2014: Moeen Ali’s six-for excites coach Peter Moores

Cameron White’s ton powers Australia A to 274/5 against India A in Quadrangular final

Perth Scorechers eye Graeme Smith for Big Bash League 2014-15

Jesse Ryder: I have done stuffs which I shouldn’t have

James Anderson all set to close in on Ian Botham’s record after being given clean chit in ‘Pushgate’ incident

India A vs Australia A 2014, Final: Last chance for future stars to shine

Gary Ballance — the headline writer’s dream and the correspondent’s nightmare

An open letter to Pankaj Singh

India vs England 2014, 4th Test at Old Trafford: Should Umesh Yadav be sent as cover for Ishant Sharma?

5 things you need to know about Graham Thorpe

Fan of the Day

Niharika Shah

Niharika Shah

658 Posts | 6 Fans

Sachin Tendulkar's nine dismissals against James Anderson

Exclusive: I can never match up to Karan Johar says Niranjan Iyengar

Shah Rukh Khan: I want to continue working as long as I live

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here