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Watch: Burj Khalifa turns purple to celebrate KKR’s triumph in IPL 2024 | Cricket News

Celebrating Kolkata Knight Riders‘ (KKR) third Indian Premier League title win last week, the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, donned purple colours and videos of the moment went viral on social media.
KKR defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets in the IPL final on May 26 at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium. The Shah Rukh Khan co-owned team’s triumph was celebrated by their fans and cricket enthusiasts in Dubai as the famous building was lit up in purple. The franchise shared a video of the moment on social media, captioning it: “View from the top. It’s all PURPLE.”

The various pictures flashed on the iconic structure showed the Kolkata Knight Riders squad as well as Shah Rukh Khan besides the message: “Congratulations KKR. Congratulations SRK.”
KKR had previously won the trophy in 2012 and 2014 under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir.

Coincidentally, Gambhir is the mentor of the KKR team now and the frontrunner to be the Indian men’s cricket team’s new coach, replacing Rahul Dravid, whose tenure ends after the T20 World Cup in June.

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