MUMBAI –  Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has refuted the news regarding any suggested match between Peshawar Zalmi and its team here on Thursday.

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The clarification of Shah Rukh Khan’s co-owned team came after media reports in Pakistan implied that Shah Rukh made a telephone call to Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi and floated the idea of a match between the two teams at a neutral venue.

KKR through its verified Twitter account has claimed that no communication in this regard ever happened and KKR would not be playing any unauthorized match.