Kolkata Knight Riders' Eden Bash: Mass Euphoria Outside Eden Gardens, Shah Rukh Khan Yet to Arrive

Kolkata Knight Riders and Shah Rukh Khan fans flocked to the Eden Gardens in huge numbers as a grand felicitation party for the victorious side was planned.

updated: June 04, 2014 13:33 IST
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Kolkata: There was mass euphoria outside the Eden Gardens on Tuesday as thousands of Kolkata Knight Riders' fans queued up here for the team's felicitation on winning IPL-7, even as the team owner, superstar Shahrukh Khan, tweeted his delayed arrival.

Amid heightened security, followers of the home team thronged the arena since Tuesday morning where a grand reception was scheduled at 1 p.m. It is a double bonanza for those who are ardent fans of both SRK and KKR.

The hour-long programme - to be jointly organised by the state government, Kolkata Police, Kolkata Municipal Corporation and the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) - would be attended by a number of state ministers, former cricketers and other sports personalities and cultural icons from the state.

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