Gautam Gambhir, captain of Kolkata Knight Riders, plays a shot during the IPL Twenty 20 cricket match against Chennai Super Kings at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. HT/Gurpreet Singh
In a major relief for Kolkata Knight Riders, skipper Gautam Gambhir, who is suffering from mild jaundice, has said that he is available for the upcoming Indian Premier League.
The left-handed batsman said he will be back on field in four to five days. “I AM AVAILABLE FOR THE IPL. It’s a mild jaundice, hoping to be good in 4-5 days time,” Gambhir tweeted.
Gambhir’s manager also confirmed the news, saying the star opener will be back in action when defending champions Kolkata take on the Delhi Daredevils in the tournament opener on April 3.
The left-hander had missed the last two matches for Delhi in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy due to illness.
KKR’s new slogan
Kolkata: Defending champions KolkataKnight Riders on Thursday launched a new slogan — ‘One Team. One Pledge’ as their brand campaign ahead of the sixth edition of the tournament.
The slogan will now feature alongside the signature KKR anthem of ‘Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo’.