Shah Rukh Khan’s team may have lost in the IPL match held yesterday i.e. on April 16, but his gesture won the hearts of the fans. Actually, Mumbai won the match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders.
Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar made his debut in this match. On this occasion, Shahrukh has congratulated Sachin through social media. Shahrukh said that he is very happy to see his friend’s son playing in the field.
Shahrukh congratulated both Sachin and Arjun
Arjun Tendulkar, son of Sachin Tendulkar, was seen sitting on the bench of Mumbai Indians for the last several years. He was bought by Mumbai in the last mega auction for a base price of Rs 20 lakh. Now on 16 April, he was seen entering the field for the first time. His team Mumbai defeated Shahrukh’s team KKR by 5 wickets.
Shahrukh tweeted after the match was over. He wrote, ‘No matter what the competition is in IPL, but it is a great pleasure to see a friend’s son playing in the field. All the best Arjun, this is a proud moment for Sachin.
Sachin also became emotional after seeing his son in the field.
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar also looked emotional after his son’s debut. He wrote on his social media, ‘You have worked hard to reach here and I am sure you will continue to do so. I know you will give respect to the game because this game deserves that respect. Sports will also give you back the same love. If you give respect to the game, it will also give you respect in return.
Sachin retired in 2013, Arjun started after 10 years
This is the first time in the history of IPL that both father and son have played for the same team. Sachin used to be the captain of Mumbai in the first season of IPL. Currently, he is a part of the coaching staff of Mumbai Indians. Sachin also retired from IPL in 2013. Now after 10 years in 2023, his son has made his debut with the same team.
Arjun Tendulkar gave 17 runs in 2 overs
Young bowling all-rounder Arjun Tendulkar of Mumbai Indians got a chance to debut for the team after 2 seasons. Arjun Tendulkar bowled two overs and conceded 17 runs.
Suhana and Sara also reached the stadium
Sara Tendulkar had reached the stadium to watch her brother’s match. He also posted an Instagram in support of his brother. Apart from this, Suhana Khan reached the stadium to support KKR. She goes to watch almost all the matches of KKR.
Shahrukh is the biggest ambassador of his team
Shahrukh is the owner of Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Along with him, Juhi Chawla and her husband Jai Mehta are also co-owners of the team. Apart from being the owner, Shahrukh is also the biggest brand ambassador of this team. The fan following of this team is very high because of Shahrukh.
Shahrukh often reaches the stadium to encourage his team. Apart from IPL, Shahrukh has also bought his team in Caribbean Premier League and South African League.