IPL 2012: Mamata Banerjee congratulates Shahrukh Khan on Kolkata's win

Kolkata Knight Riders have reached the Indian Premier League finals for the first time AFP

Kolkata, May 22, 2012

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday congratulated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on getting into IPL finals.

Expressing happiness over KKR defeating Delhi Daredevils by 18 runs in Pune, she congratulated the entire team, sources said.

It is for the first time that KKR has made it to the summit clash.

Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan who is the co-owner of the IPL franchise, is also the state’s brand ambassador. (PTI)