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KKR’s crickter Rinku Singh dontes Rs 50 lakh to build sports hostel for underprivileged crickters

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KKR’s crickter Rinku Singh dontes Rs 50 lakh to build sports hortel for underprivileged crickters: KKR’s star player Rinku Singh has donated INR 50 lakhs to fund the construction of sports hostel for underprivileged crickters in his hometown of Aligarh.

Despite coming from a humble background, with his father working as an LPG cylinder delivery man, Rinku Singh presevered as budding crickter and now wishes to provide opputunities for young crickters who face similar financial strugles.

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Masooduz-Zafar Amini, Rinku Singh’s childhood cricket coach, spoke to the New Indian Express about his protege’s efforts to uplift budding cricketers. “He always wanted to build a hostel for young players who do not have financial resources to pursue their dreams. As he is financially sound now, he has decided to make it a reality,” Amini said.

“The work started around three months ago with Rinku watching the progress from close quarters before heading to join his team. The hostel will have 14 rooms and each one can accommodate four trainees. A shed and a pavilion are also being constructed. Separate toilets are also being constructed. These trainees can have food at the canteen being run at the place. It will cost around Rs 50 lakh and the whole expenditure is being borne by Rinku,” the coach added.

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In addition to his philanthropic efforts, Rinku Singh has been a standout player in the 2023 season of the Indian Premier League. He recently smashed five consecutive sixes on the last five deliveries of a match against the Gujarat Titans, securing a win for the Kolkata Knight Riders. So far this IPL, Rinku Singh has scored 174 runs in five matches at an impressive strike rate of 162.62.

(With input from DNA)

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IPL 2024 Final: Kavya Maran Can’t Hold Back Tear After SRH’s Final Loss against KKR

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IPL 2024 Final: Kavya Maran Can't Hold Back Tear After SRH's Final Loss against KKR

Kavya Maran Can’t Hold Back Tear After SRH’s Final Loss against KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders finally have won the final match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. It was the 3rd title for the KKR after 2012 and 2014.

With a phenomenal bowling attack from KKR, Andre Russel have took three wickets while Vaibhav Arora and Mitcell Starc took two wickets each.

SRH owner Kavya Maran could not control her tear as she waved towards the crowd, and the video of her reaction after the match has gone viral on social media.

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“Really happy, credit goes to Abhishek Nayar, all the credit in the world, the way he’s worked for the franchise. Some contributions go unnoticed, I want to make sure they don’t. He was the one who built this Indian core. We waited for 10 years, credit to the management and the coaching staff,” Venkatesh Iyer said after the match.

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This was KKR’s first IPL championship in ten years, and Gautam Gambhir served as their mentor. They have, incidentally, won the previous two titles with Gambhir at the helm.

“When GG bhai was appointed as the mentor I had messaged him and said I am very happy he’s coming back to KKR, but he said that he would be happy if we are on that podium lifting the trophy. Today is that day and I will never forget that message,” Nitish Rana said when asked about Gambhir’s impact.

Rinku Singh also echoed similar sentiments as the KKR players celebrated the victory.

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“Outstanding feeling right now. Dream has come true – I have been here for 7 years and we are so happy. Credit to GG sir. I will finally lift the IPL trophy. It was God’s plan,” he said.

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When Shah Rukh Khan Said Fans Ask Him Why He Doesn’t Take MS Dhoni in KKR: “I Have To Explain That He is”

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When Shah Rukh Khan Said Fans Ask Him Why He Doesn’t Take MS Dhoni in KKR: “I Have To Explain That He is”: After making it to the finals, Shah Rukh Khan and his IPL club, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), are ecstatic right now.

This year, the superstar made it a point to encourage the players by being there at nearly every game. Since 2008, Juhi Chawla and her spouse, Jay Mehta have also owned the squad in addition to SRK.

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The IPL has been won by SRK’s squad twice thus far, in 2012 and 2014. Fans of KKR are hoping that the squad wins again after a 10-year absence from victory.

Shah Rukh Khan’s club has, however, occasionally found it difficult to even hold a strong standing in the IPL standings.

The Dunki star was questioned if he had ever reprimanded any of his KKR teammates during an interview in 2014. Shah Rukh Khan disclosed the tips individuals give him regarding his athletes in his response. Some even advocated for him to include MS Dhoni on his team.

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Shah Rukh Khan told TellyChakkar, “Except for at Wankhede, I haven’t yelled at people. In fact, in films, a lot of things happen, but I work with low composure and with love. And these players don’t lose on purpose. People have told me things like why are you asking a particular player to bowl or why don’t I take Dhoni in my team. Then I have to explain that he is with another team (Chennai Super Kings). I have heard from my mother-in-law how a team should be and also from the panwala from whom I buy cigarettes. All this used to make me angry; I used to sit in my sister’s room and watch TV as nobody comes there; have also shed my tears there.”

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He added, “I’ve seen a big guy like Chris Gayle sitting and crying away under the shower after we lost. Yes, it was disturbing and I did get angry with people who told me what to do.”

Shah Rukh Khan was asked if he has ever considered leaving his IPL squad during the same interview. Khan said that KKR would never see him go! The Pathaan star said that his team goes up and down with them. The thought of bailing out on his team never crossed his mind, and he said, “This is for keeps.

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Meanwhile, after KKR’s match in Ahmedabad, Shah Rukh Khan was admitted to KD Hospital due to heatstroke. The actor was suffering from dehydration and was taken to the hospital when he wasn’t feeling well.

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