Shah Rukh getting hate mails over multiple-captaincy

DURBAN - Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) owner Shah Rukh Khan said he has been receiving ‘hate’ mails since the multiple-captaincy controversy brewed up a storm.

Published: Wed 22 Apr 2009, 12:12 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:47 AM

“I am getting strange hate mails from people for taking decision for the team’s sake. But is is okay, I’m saving them all so that I can go to each house and say ‘Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo,” Shah Rukh said after KKR beat Kings XI Punjab by 11 runs in an Indian Premier League match.

KKR coach John Buchanan’s multiple-captaincy theory has raised a debate, specially in former captain Sourav Ganguly’s city Kolkata. Ganguly’s removal from the captaincy has left his fan indignant.

The Bollywood star asked Ganguly’s fans to send positive responses.

”Along the way if we go wrong, please feel for us and send us positive energies.”

Shah Rukh also admitted the team is under a lot of pressure after the multiple captaincy theory.

”I know the team is under a lot of pressure after the multiple captains, the choice of captain and all that. At the moment the team is under a bit of a disarray, but we will stick together. We have started doing it,” Shah Rukh said.

”My team is under more pressure because it is owned by a film star and then you have such fan following, the backing of a city that supports you one night and gets angry the next night.”

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