Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has welcomed Dinesh Karthik as the new captain for KKR.
Shah Rukh Khan took to his social media handle and tweeted,”As we stand poised for a new season of KKR we welcome Dinesh Karthik as our captain. Like our captains over the years we know you will also lead us by boosting the self esteem and dignity of all of us.”
As we stand poised for a new season of KKR we welcome @DineshKarthik as our Captain. Like our Captains over the yrs we know u will also lead us by boosting the self esteem & dignity of all of us.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 5, 2018
Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most enthusiastic IPL team owners and that can be seen through his presence and his reaction on every run scored or every wicket taken by his team on ground.
Being the owner of the team, Shah Rukh Khan is always very passionate towards the team.
He is very much attached to his team and he always makes sure to attend the matches during IPL and boost energy in the players.
His tweet has made all the KKR fans excited about the coming season.
On 4 March 2018, Dinesh Karthik was appointed the captain of KKR for IPL 2018 and Robin Uthappa was named a vice-captain.
Dinesh Karthik is an Indian wicketkeeper-batsman who made his debut for the Indian cricket team in 2004.He replaced Gautam Gambhir who was the captain of the KKR since 2011.
The Knight Riders hold the record for the longest winning streak by any Indian team in T20s.