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Jos Buttler’s sensational unbeaten century helped Rajasthan Royals (RR) beat superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by two wickets at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday. Buttler hammered an impressive 107 off 60 balls to beat KKR.

His sensational ton was laced with nine boundaries and six maximums. Even superstar Shah Rukh Khan could not help but heap praises on Buttler’s terrific innings. After being knocked out of the game, King Khan himself visited Buttler and gave him a tight hug.

In a viral video, SRK can be seen walking towards Buttler and giving him a hug as he pats him and congratulates him on his stunning batting. Despite his team losing the game, SRK appreciated Buttler for his batting abilities.

SRK is not just the owner of KKR, he is a great cricketing mind and is often cheering up the players. Not just his team members, King Khan makes sure to meet players of the opponent team and encourage them too.

Meanwhile, Jos Buttler has become the first player in IPL history to score 3 centuries while chasing. He has scored 106 against RCB in IPL 2022, 100 against RCB in IPL 2021 and 107 against KKR in IPL 2024. With 7 centuries, he has the second most IPL centuries just below Virat Kohli who has eight tons.

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After the winning knock, Buttler attributed his success to MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli. “We all have seen Kohli and Dhoni staying till the very end and finishing the games. I just applied that today,” Buttler said.