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Manoj Tiwari upset KKR for not mentioning him in tweet celebrating 2012 victory

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New Delhi: Former Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Manoj Tiwari was not much impressed when the franchise did not mention him in a tweet commemorating the day he won his first Indian Premier League (IPL) title. On 27 May 2012, KKR won the fifth season of IPL by defeating Chennai Super Kings by five wickets.

In a tweet on Wednesday, the franchise asked fans what their favorite memories are from the day and mentioned the then captain Gautam Gambhir, Manvinder Bisla, Man of the Match, star spinner Sunil Narine, former New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum and former Australian In the tweet, fast bowler Brett Lee.

“27 May 2012 – Nearly every heart rider’s heart (first of all) always has lots of emotions, lots of emotions. What about you? #KKR #IPL # IPL2012 #KorboLorboJeetbo #Chpions @ Bisla36 @GautamGambhir @Bazmccullum @ SunilPNarine7474 @ ( sic.) “His tweet read.

Tiwari, who was also a part of that team, said that KKR was ignoring efforts made by him and Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, not keeping his handle amidst mentions in the tweet.

“Yes I have a lot of memories, feelings together and it will last forever but after watching this tweet where you all forgot to mention n tag me and @ Sah75 official, it is humiliating and urs this tweet every Will stay close to Knight Rider (heart) #disappointed (sic.) “He tweeted

KKR then said in response to Manoj’s tweet that he was indeed tagged in the image. He said, “No way, Manoj. We will never miss tagging such a special ‘Knight’ for our special night. You were always the hero of the 2012 victory.”


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