NEW DELHI: Kolkata Knight Riders’ mentor Gautam Gambhir lately praised Shah Rukh Khan as the very best proprietor he has ever labored with throughout his tenure with the franchise. Gambhir, who led KKR for seven years, returned to the crew in a managerial function earlier than the continued season.
Below Gambhir’s mentorship, KKR has regained their type and reached new heights this season. The previous captain revealed that he and Shah Rukh Khan by no means talk about cricket, which got here as a shock to many.


“It’s the belief of the proprietor as effectively I’ve stated it many occasions previously I believe SRK is the very best proprietor I’ve ever labored with. The reason being not as a result of now I’m again with the KKR. The reason being that within the seven years of me captaining, we had not spoken 70 seconds about cricket. He had by no means requested me a single query on cricket in these seven years. Are you able to think about?” Gambhir stated on Ravichandran Ashwin‘s YouTube channel.
KKR struggled final yr, ending seventh with 12 factors. Nevertheless, since Gambhir’s return, the crew has rediscovered their preventing spirit and topped the desk for the primary time within the event’s historical past.
Gambhir talked about that even after his return, he and Shah Rukh haven’t mentioned cricket. He shared an anecdote from their first assembly in 2011, which marked the one time they talked in regards to the sport.

“Since I’ve come, 20 days we’ve not spoken about cricket. We do not speak about cricket. The very first thing he informed me in 2011 once I met him for the primary time he stated I do not like anyone telling me how appearing must be executed. I’m positive you’ll not like somebody telling you ways cricket must be performed. I stated completely and that was the one dialog I had with him. Within the final 20 days, he has not requested me what crew are we enjoying or what’s the technique,” Gambhir stated.
The crew mentor attributed this belief to honesty and accountability, stating that he can be the primary to take duty if one thing went improper. KKR will face Sunrisers Hyderabad within the Qualifier 1 match in Ahmedabad on Tuesday as they proceed their quest for the title.
(Inputs from ANI)


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