MUMBAI: After Shah Rukh Khan’s franchise – Kolkata Knight Riders exciting win against Chennai Super Kings, the people in the City of Joy – Kolkata are still celebrating.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who felicitated the team players and co-owners Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla in front of the Writers’ Buildings today said, "Bengal is proud. The victory of the Knight Riders is like a victory of the world."
"We have been waiting for this day so long. Thank you Didi. Thank You Kolkata. Thank you West Bengal on behalf of every member of the team. Only Kolkata will rule," quoted Khan.
The team took a victory parade aboard a flower-bedecked trailer, while thousands of fans dressed in the franchise’ purple and gold colours lined up the road.
Captain Gautam Gambhir said, "It is fantastic support that we have received from the people of Kolkata and Bengal."