Will Shah Rukh Khan fly to Trinidad for the CPL final?

Will Shah Rukh Khan fly to Trinidad for the CPL final?

Trinbago will face St. Kitts Nevis and Patriots in the final of CPL 2017 on Saturday.

Actor and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan.
Actor and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan. (Photo: Dhananjay TK/IANS)

The Trinbago Knight Riders made it to the final of the Caribbean Premier League season 5 defeating Guyana Amazon Warriors by 6 wickets in the second Qualifier. Naturally, the owner of the team, the Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan was elated after the victory and took to social media to express his happiness and congratulated the team. Knight Riders will face Patriots led by Chris Gayle in the final on Saturday, 9th September.

Opting to bowl after winning the toss, the home side restricted the Warriors to a below par total of 159/6. Sunil Narine was the pick of the bowlers and returned with the figures of 2/21 in the all important game. In reply, Colin Munro opened the innings and guided his team through comfortably with an unbeaten 57 off 51 balls. He was well supported by Darren Bravo as they stormed into the finals chasing down the target with 2 overs to spare.

Munro’s request

As soon as the Knight Riders beat the spirited Warriors the celebrations started on the ground as all the players ran towards their hero Colin Munro who steered the chase through. The owner of the team, the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh was also extremely delighted with his team storming into the final. He took to social media website Twitter and posted a special message for his team and congratulated for the win. His message read, “@TKRiders wow. Congratulations u make us proud. Too happy. Let’s keep the party going into Saturday. Love u boyz.”

He took to Twitter and posted a special message for his team and congratulated for the win. His message read, “@TKRiders wow. Congratulations u make us proud. Too happy. Let’s keep the party going into Saturday. Love u boyz.”

The Man of the Match, Kiwi batsman Colin Munro replied to the message asking him whether he is going to make a special trip to Trinidad where the final will be held. The New Zealander also hoped for his owner to make his special presence on the special occasion for his team. His reply was, “Are you making a special trip @iamsrk hope so.” However, Shahrukh Khan has not made any comment on his availability for the game but it will be a huge surprise for his players if he decides to witness the final from the stadium.

His reply was, “Are you making a special trip @iamsrk hope so.” However, SRK has not confirmed his availability yet for the game but it will be a huge surprise for the players if he decides to witness the final from the stadium.

The conversation between Shah Rukh and Colin Munro: