Kolkata, May 28 :
The Eden Gardens erupted in celebrations as home team Kolkata Knight Riders steamrolled Kings XI Punjab in the Qualifier 1 match of the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) to enter the finals.
Leading from the front, team owner and Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan went for the victory lap with the knights, as fans went wild with slogans of ‘SRK SRK”, “Shah Rukh, Shah Rukh”.
The teammates hugged each other and thumped skipper Gautam Gambhir while a few fans spilled onto the ground.
Numbering in tens of thousands, they roared KKR’s anthem ‘Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo Re’ as SRK waved to them, and threw kisses. Dressed in a white and purple jersey, the superstar looked exuberant after the powerful performance of his team.
A complete gentleman, SRK hugged actress Preity Zinta, who owns the Punjab side.