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WATCH: KKR heroes Rinku Singh, Chandrakant Pandit gear up for IPL 2024 in Bollywood style

WATCH: KKR heroes Rinku Singh, Chandrakant Pandit gear up for IPL 2024 in Bollywood style

The Kolkata Knight Riders are primed and ready. Their opening match against the SunRisers Hyderabad will take place on March 23 at the iconic Eden Gardens Stadium.

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) camp is buzzing with excitement as the 17th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) approaches. More than just sharpening cricketing skills, the team is fostering camaraderie through some lighthearted fun.

Dance Capers: Rinku Singh and Chandrakant Pandit

A video posted by the KKR franchise on social media has captured the hearts of fans. Star finisher Rinku Singh and head coach Chandrakant Pandit showcased their hidden talents in a delightful dance performance.

The duo grooved to the popular Bollywood song “Ole Ole” from the movie Dillagi, much to the amusement and applause of their teammates. The heartwarming video, captioned “Dancing with the stars,” exemplifies the team’s upbeat spirit.

Knights Unplugged: IPL 2024

Prior to the dance-off, KKR hosted a dazzling “Knights Unplugged” event. The event featured a performance by renowned Bollywood singer Usha Uthup and unveiled the team’s brand new jersey. The players sported the revamped look with pride, setting the tone for a stylish season.

Renewed Hope: Shreyas Iyer Leads Charge

This season brings a wave of optimism for KKR. Shreyas Iyer, who missed last year’s IPL due to injury, takes the reins as captain for the first time. The addition of Gautam Gambhir as a mentor further bolsters the team’s leadership.

Gambhir, a two-time IPL champion captain for KKR (2012 and 2014), returns in a new role, ready to share his experience. The formidable trio of Iyer, Gambhir, and head coach Pandit promises a strategic approach to guide KKR towards success.

Star Power and Finishing Flair

Fans eagerly await the explosive bowling spells of Mitchell Starc, the “big money man” acquired by KKR for a whopping Rs 24.75 crore at the auction. Starc showcased his prowess during a warm-up match at the Eden Gardens, hinting at his potential impact. Meanwhile, Rinku Singh, retained by the franchise for his exceptional finishing skills, aims to continue his match-winning performances.

Eye on Opener: KKR vs SRH

The Kolkata Knight Riders are primed and ready. Their opening match against the SunRisers Hyderabad will take place on March 23 at the iconic Eden Gardens Stadium. With a strong team spirit, strategic leadership, and a blend of experience and talent, KKR promises to be a force to be reckoned with in IPL 2024.

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