IPL 2024: Towering Effect of SRK After Heartbreak in Kolkata! Gambhir & SRK Rally Team After Last-Ball Loss

IPL 2024

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) suffered a heart-breaking 2-wicket defeat against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in a nail-biting IPL 2024 match on Tuesday, April 16th. Despite a valiant century by Sunil Narine and a fighting spirit, KKR fell short in their chase of a mammoth 224-run target.

Gambhir’s Inspirational Message After KKR Loss

KKR mentor Gautam Gambhir, a two-time IPL champion captain with the team (2012 & 2014), took to social media to motivate the team after the loss. He emphasized the importance of learning from setbacks and coming back stronger. Gambhir’s message highlighted the need to celebrate “bad days” as a stepping stone for improvement.

Shah Rukh Khan Backs KKR After Setback

KKR owner Shah Rukh Khan echoed Gambhir’s sentiment, urging the team to bounce back. He acknowledged the unpredictable nature of the game and expressed his faith in the team’s ability to return with a stronger performance.

Narine’s All-Round Heroics Go in Vain

Sunil Narine was the shining star for KKR, smashing a breath-taking century off just 49 balls. His knock put KKR in a strong position, but Rajasthan’s Jos Buttler countered with an equally impressive century (107 off 60 balls) to steal victory for his team.

The Race for the Orange Cap Heats Up

Despite the loss, Narine’s batting exploits have propelled him into contention for the IPL’s Orange Cap, awarded to the tournament’s leading run-scorer. He currently sits behind only Virat Kohli and Riyan Parag in the race for the coveted prize.

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