Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 25 runs in the eliminator of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 to enter the second qualifier on Wednesday. KKR have now booked their date with Sunrisers Hyderabad to lock horns in the second qualifier on Friday at the Eden Gardens. The strange thing is that even without qualifying for the finals yet, KKR had found a spot in an advertisement, where it shows the Kolkata boys will face Chennai Super Kings.
Hotstar, the official application for streaming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018, has committed a blunder by showing the advertisement of CSK taking on Kolkata Knight Riders in the final. The first qualifier which was aired on Wednesday on Hotstar has the advertisement which appears to be a clip from a larger video. Though Hotstar has now removed the advertisement, a Hotstar user has posted the video clip on his Facebook wall.
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The video left Twitterati scratching their heads, with many of them alleging that the berth of the final has been fixed.
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The final for the Indian Premier League 2018 will be played on May 27, 2018, at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The Kolkata Knight Riders who emerged as the winner of the eliminator will take on SRH who have been potent throughout the season. The streaming of the CSK vs SRH qualifier match on May 22 on Hotstar made the Indian digital and mobile entertainment platform witness a record-breaking 8.2 million viewers.