Kolkata owner Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most popular celebrities, not only in India but globally. The owner of the franchise was spotted at the Eden Gardens during Kolkata’s tournament opener against Hyderabad on Day 2 of the league. Once fans got to see SRK on the big LED screen at the venue, there was a huge cheer across the stadium. the actor was in the company of co-owner Juhi Chawla and yesteryears singer Usha Uthup. The megastar seemed to be at ease responding to the fans with his trademark wave. The actor was wearing a faded-blue denim jacket teamed with black track pants.
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Meanwhile, Kolkata won the toss and opted to bowl first. Hyderabad got off to a dream start as they put on 112 runs in 12 overs before losing the first wicket. Warner, making a comeback looked in sublime touch as he stroked a belligerent 85 off 53 balls. At the time of filing the copy, Hyderabad was 149/2 in 17 overs. Hyderabad would be looking to post a total in excess of 180 as Kolkata have a powerful batting line-up.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): David Warner, Jonny Bairstow(w), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Shakib Al Hasan, Vijay Shankar, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar(c), Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul
Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna