The Indian Premier League motion will unfold earlier than empty stands from September 19 within the UAE because of COVID-19 pandemic.
“We will be missing our fans this year and the energy of Eden Gardens. We wanted to communicate directly with KKR fans, and wanted to convey what they mean to us. We do understand that they can’t be here in person with us, but they will be in our heart,” Karthik stated right here whereas launching a marketing campaign titled “Tu Fan Nahi Toofan Hai!”
This yr, the Knight Riders have just one chant and one salute, and it is all about you.
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) September 9, 2020
In a yr when the COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the match to be shifted out of India, KKR look to attach with their followers nearly throughout the globe.
With West Bengal hit by the double blow of Cyclone Amphan and the COVID-19 pandemic, the skipper stated the season can be extra for the individuals of the state.
“This year, it’s not so much for us. We’re playing for you all. We want to put a smile on their faces through our cricket. If we play the right brand of cricket, I’m sure we will make sure that you know we put a smile on every KKR fan out there.”
KKR’s left arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav, who can be representing the workforce for his seventh season, stated: “This yr we wish to win the title for our followers. They have given us a lot love through the years, and this yr even after they aren’t with us, we are able to really feel their assist and vitality.
“For KKR, our greatest power is our followers. The gamers have all the time been impressed by the unwavering dedication of our followers who assist the workforce in highs and lows,” KKR CEO and MD Venky Mysore stated.
Kolkata Knight Riders will play their first match towards Mumbai Indians on September 23 right here.
Get breaking information alerts.
You have already subscribed