Actor Juhi Chawla on Thursday heaped praises in support of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team after they suffered a narrow defeat against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). She is the co-owner of the KKR team along with Shah Rukh Khan. Taking to Twitter, she captioned the post, "Proud of our team KKR .. after such a shaky start where we looked like we had collapsed ..!.!!!! our boys played strong and hard , and brought it to a close match ..!! Thank you Russell, DK, Pat ..!!! @Russell12A @DineshKarthik @patcummins30 @KKRiders."
Proud of our team KKR .. after such a shaky start where we looked like we had collapsed 🙈🙈🙈🙈 ..!.!!!! our boys played strong and hard , and brought it to a close match ..!! Thank you Russell, DK, Pat ..!!! 💜💜💜💜💜💜 @Russell12A@DineshKarthik@patcummins30@KKRiders— Juhi Chawla (@iam_juhi) April 22, 2021
Shah Rukh had also given cheered the KKR players for a valiant chase. Sharing his black-and-white picture on Twitter, he captioned it, “Coulda...woulda...shoulda can take a backseat tonight… @KKRiders was quite awesome I feel. (oops if we can forget the batting power play!!) well done boys… @Russell12A @patcummins30 @DineshKarthik try and make this a habit...we will be back!!"KKR got off to a poor start, as they were five wickets down for 31 runs during the powerplay. However, Andre Russell (54 runs off 22 balls) and Pat Cummins (66 off 34 balls) gave the team a fighting chance. In the end, CSK won by 18 runs.