Actor and KKR franchise owner Shah Rukh Khan on Wednesday apologised to Kolkata Knight Riders fans after their humiliating 102-run defeat to Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens stadium.
Shah Rukh, who co-owns the team with actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta, took to Twitter to say sorry to KKR fans.
“Sports is about the spirit and wins/losses don’t reflect that. But tonight as the ‘Boss’ I need to apologise to the fans for the lack of spirit,” SRK wrote.
Earlier on Wednesday night, riding teenage wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan’s 21-ball 62 to record an emphatic 102-run victory – the largest margin in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) – over Kolkata Knight Riders
The win, Mumbai’s third on the spin, took Rohit Sharma and Co.level on points with Kolkata (10 points from 11 games) and fourth in the points table courtesy a better net run rate. Kolkata, who lost to the same opponents in the space of three days, dropped a rung to fifth.
On the acting front, Shah Rukh is currently busy with Anand L. Rai’s “Zero”, where he will be seen playing a dwarf.
The film also features actresses Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif.