While it’s that time of the year when Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders fights on the cricket field, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is set to battle it out on the political field ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Both are confident of a win in their respective territories as 'brother-sister are always winners.'
KKR went off the mark in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a fine win against Sunrisers Hyderabad at their home, Eden Gardens, in the first match courtesy allrounder Andre Russel’s blazing knock.
The team is set to play their second match, again at home, against the Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday. The team’s co-owner SRK arrived in the city on Tuesday and visited Bengal state secretariat, Nabanna Bhavan to meet the CM.
As media persons gathered at the venue to click and ask questions to the two, CM expressed confidence that the team will this year, after SRK showed the victory symbol. The actor thanked the support from the passionate Eden Gardens supporters for the first win.
SRK then said, “We will all win this year’ and hugged the CM. She also exulted, “Brother and sister always winners.”
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KKR has won the IPL trophy twice and Banerjee was a part of the celebrations both times, but that's not where their equation ends as SRK shares an extremely close bond with the politician.
In 2017, SRK had said, "Every year I wait for an important wish. Didi's Rakhi wish on Raksha Bandhan day. I am looking forward to that call this year too.”
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