The world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa was lit up in purple and gold to wish team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) ahead of their first match Wednesday against Mumbai Indians in the 2020 Indian Premier League.
The building was lit up with the team’s official colours ahead of the match, and also featured the faces of some of the top players, including captain Dinesh Karthik.
The display was also accompanied by the playing of KKR’s anthem, “Korbo Lodbo Jeetbo.”
Sharing the video of the display, the building in their official twitter account wrote, “#BurjKhalifa welcomes @KKRiders. We wish them good luck with this year’s @IPL.”
Watch the video here:
نرحب في #برج_خليفة بفريق كولكاتا نايت رايدرز للكريكيت! متمنين لهم كل التوفيق في الدوري الهندي الممتاز لهذا العام!#BurjKhalifa
welcomes @KKRiders. We wish them good luck for this year’s @IPL pic.twitter.com/Ha2nCqdrIG
— Burj Khalifa (@BurjKhalifa) September 22, 2020
The video was also shared on the team’s official Twitter account.
”Before the fireworks tomorrow, here’s the curtain-raiser…” the team wrote.
Take a look at some reaction here:
All the Best Knights….🤗
— ………. (@pranathi147) September 22, 2020
— 📿Rohan,,RN,,💕🚩🚬 (@RnSRKsRiderr07) September 22, 2020
Thanks 😊 👍 you to such a beautiful thing for our team 💗
— 💞 SRKsAmeesha 💞 (@lovelygirl7_1) September 22, 2020
Thank you so much .. team Burj Khalifa..❤️
— Si∂rα ❤️ (@Oblivion_0912) September 22, 2020
My favorite team, thank you Dubai, thank you Emaar, I wish my team good luck 💪🏏
— Heba (@HebaMohamedSRK) September 22, 2020
Thank you for the colorful, wonderful support ..
— Ankit Rawal Kalukheda✳️ (@AnkitRKalukheda) September 23, 2020
— Samreen 💜 (@Samreen04393339) September 22, 2020
— Hanan Hassan (@hgali5) September 22, 2020
What an honor! Be proud and best of luck.
— Rania Morcoss (@Rania49656447) September 22, 2020
Proud moment for #KKR fans 💜💜💜🤟
— Alisha💘 (@Witty_Alisha) September 22, 2020
— Royal_._syed (@Royalsyed7) September 22, 2020
Last year, the building was lit up with Shah Rukh Khan’s name to mark the Bollywood actor’s 54th birthday.
“Happy birthday to the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan,” said the message on the skyscraper.
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