KKR Honors Mitchell Starc with SRK Tribute after Record-Breaking Bid

KKR Honors Mitchell Starc with SRK Tribute after Record-Breaking Bid

Australia’s left-arm fast bowler, Mitchell Starc, is set to make a comeback to the IPL after an eight-year absence. The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) welcomed their new player, Mitchell Starc with a pinch of SRK’s Bollywood style. KKR bought Starc for a record-breaking bid of Rs 24.75 crore at the IPL Auction 2024, the team on their official Instagram account posted a video of Shah Rukh Khan’s iconic scene from the film, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001), with Starc’s face morphed on it. KKR also posted an AI-generated photo on Twitter that featured Starc suited up in an Iron Man suit. Starc’s whopping Rs 24.75 crore buy at the auction made him the most expensive player in IPL history, surpassing Australia captain Pat Cummins’s record. The last time Starc played in the IPL was in 2015 for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), where he took 20 wickets in 13 games, at an average of 14.55 and an economy rate of 6.76.

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