Watch: Rinku Singh curses on camera after Shah Rukh Khan provoked him after IPL 2024 win

Rinku Singh and Shah Rukh Khan

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan celebrated the team’s third victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with young batsman Rinku Singh. Shah Rukh Khan hugged Rinku Singh after KKR’s dominant win over Sunrisers Hyderabad, and the video quickly went viral on social media platforms.

Kolkata Knight Riders dominated throughout the tournament with dominant performances. The Shreyas Iyer-led team put up an incredible performance in the summit clash in Chennai on Sunday, May 26. KKR outclassed the Hyderabad team in a completely one-sided final encounter in IPL 2024.

Mitchell Starc and Vaibhav Arora set the tone for KKR by taking early wickets. They restricted SRH to just 113 runs, with Andre Russell claiming three wickets and Starc and Harshit Rana taking two each. KKR chased down the target of 114 in just 10.3 overs, with Venkatesh Iyer scoring an unbeaten 52 runs off 26 balls.

Watch – Shah Rukh and Rinku Singh’s viral celebration

In a video that recently surfaced online, Shah Rukh Khan greeted each player after KKR’s victory in the final match. He shared a warm hug with Rinku Singh and said, “God’s plan, brother, darling.” Rinku replied, “God’s plan baby,” and further stated, “God’s plan is complete” to the Bollywood superstar.

Shah Rukh Khan and Rinku Singh share a special bond. Singh recently posted a heartfelt message about Yash Dayal’s impressive performance for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Singh shared a picture of Dayal and captioned it with “God’s plan baby” on his Instagram story.

After a stellar IPL 2023, Rinku got fewer opportunities to bat in IPL 2024 due to KKR’s strong top order. The left-handed batsman managed to score 168 runs in 15 matches at an average of 18.66 and a strike rate of 148.67. He missed out on selection for the 15-member Indian team for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

That will be the highlight for me – Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan recently expressed his hope of seeing Rinku Singh included in the Indian squad for the T20 World Cup. During an interview on Star Sports, Shah Rukh wished the selection on him and stated that it would be a highlight for him personally.

“These incredible players are playing for the country. I am really looking forward to Rinku, Inshallah being in the World Cup team and also some other youngsters from other teams.” Shah Rukh said.

“Some of them are very deserving, but my personal wish is for Rinku to make the team. I will be very happy. That will be the highlight for me.” he added.

Rinku Singh has been included in the four-member reserve list, along with Shubman Gill, Avesh Khan and Khaleel Ahmed, for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 in the West Indies and the United States. The Indian team, led by Rohit Sharma, will begin their T20 World Cup campaign against Ireland on June 5 in New York.

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