The Kolkata Knight Riders are riding high in the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League. The Shah Rukh Khan owned franchise is almost certain to make the play-offs.

The two-time IPL champions are currently placed 2nd in the standings with 14 points from 11 games.

The Knight Riders' campaign to bring the IPL trophy back to Kolkata has been led by some stars. And the franchise took to Twitter ahead of their clash with Royal Challengers Bangalore to celebrate their accomplishments.

Here come the Knight Riders who are the source of inspiration for two-time former champions: