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KKR vs SRH Final Results

Final, Chennai, May 26, 2024, Indian Premier League, 2024
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets
Sunrisers Hyderabad113/10 (18.3 overs)
3/19 (2.3)
Kolkata Knight Riders114/2 (10.3 overs)
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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Commentary

6:58 PM IST Right then, yet another season of the highly-touted Indian T20 League has come to an end and what a cricketing extravaganza it was! This season saw some unreal batting performances with the 250-run barrier being crossed on multiple occasions but towards the end of the tournament, we saw the pitches even out and a fantastic contest between bat and ball. Eventually, it was Kolkata who played some scintillating cricket throughout the tournament and went on to lift their third title in a memorable campaign. This also marks the end of the road for our coverage and we hope you guys enjoyed the season as much as we did. However, the cricketing action doesn't stop here as the showdown event of the year, the Men's T20 World Cup is around the corner. You can switch tabs and check the fixtures section for the latest matches. Till then, take care and goodbye!
6:57 PM IST Shreyas Iyer goes up to the podium and gets both hands on that Trophy and all his teammates come up and the Trophy is lifted amidst all the fireworks and what a joyous occasion it is for the franchise and all of their fans.
6:56 PM IST It is now time for Kolkata to get the winner's award and all players and members of the coaching staff will receive a limited-edition watch. After which, BCCI President, Roger Binny presents the winners-up cheque and that eye-catching winner's trophy to Kolkata's skipper Shreyas Iyer. Iyer comes in for a chat and says that this is what they demanded from each individual and everyone stepped up and the feeling cannot be expressed. Adds that the performance has been flawless throughout and when they stepped up in the Final, they just wanted to back each other and commends Hyderabad to have played excellent cricket throughout the tournament but today, everything went Kolkata's way. On Starc, he says that all the big players stand up when required and adds that he has been so good off the field and his work ethic is commendable. On Russell, he says that Russell has that magic wand which he keeps hidden and he just hands him the bowl and he has been lucky for them. Mentions that it is about the mindset of the players that has led them here.
6:47 PM IST It is now time for Hyderabad to receive the runners-up cheque and coach Daniel Vettori collects the tournament mementoes on his team's behalf. Their skipper, Pat Cummins then comes up to collect the cheque and runners-up shield. Cummins comes down for a chat and says that Kolkata bowled fantastically and that his side just did not have enough runs on the board. Mentions that you hope to get a few boundaries away but it was not to be as Kolkata gave nothing away and his team got outplayed. Reckons that 160 would have been a competitive total on what was a tricky wicket. Further says that it was not a 200-plus wicket but a few extra runs would have given them a chance. Tells that the batting style has been the biggest positive for them and it takes a lot of skill to post 250-plus scores thrice. Says that it was great working with many of the guys with whom he had not worked before. Also says that they play a lot in India but it is always a sea of blue, so, it was good to have the crowd on their side. Ends by saying that it was an amazing tournament and that the Indian T20 League continues to get better with every season.
6:45 PM IST Next up, the match officials receive their tournament mementos.
6:41 PM IST Sunil Narine has been presented as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the season for his brilliant exploits with bat and ball. Narine says that coming to the ground in this game brought back memories of 2012 and the feeling is surreal. Adds that he is enjoying his cricket and it helps when the team is winning and they have a great bunch of guys. On his batting, he says that getting the role of just going out there and expressing himself helped and Gautam Gambhir gave him a lot of confidence. Adds that Phil Salt had an incredible season but Rahmanullah Gurbaz came in and filled that spot really well. Mentions that Varun Chakaravarthy is a world-class bowler and it is his work off the field that has helped him and as a bowling unit, picking up wickets is key.
6:38 PM IST The Award for the leading wicket-taker of the season goes to Harshal Patel for finishing with 24 wickets. This is the second time Harshal has finished as the leading wicket-taker, he achieved the same feat in 2021. The Award for the leading run-scorer of the tournament goes to Virat Kohli for scoring 741 runs in the season. Like Harshal, it is the second time Kohli has achieved this feat, the first one coming in that unforgettable season in 2016.
6:33 PM IST Nitish Kumar Reddy is adjudged the EMERGING PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT!
6:32 PM IST Mitchell Starc is the Player of the Match for his brilliant spell of bowling up top in the Final. Says that it was a great night for Kolkata and it has been a special season with two exciting teams making it to the final. Mentions that they had a fantastic squad and it was nice to find rhythm at the back end of the tournament. Feels that it was great to contribute personally but at the same time, it was nice to see everyone contributing as a team. States that they were not sure how the wicket would play but Shreyas Iyer was spot on with the usage of the bowlers and field placements. On the pressure of the price tag coming into the tournament, he says that there have been plenty of jokes about the money but since it was a long time since he last played in the Indian T20 League, it helped him in managing the expectations.
6:29 PM IST The presentation ceremony is up next...
5:21 PM IST What a season this has been for Kolkata, it has been a decade's wait for this third title to come but they will be very happy to have done it here at the Chepauk where they won their first title way back in 2012 against a mighty Chennai side. Gautam Gambhir was the captain then and lifted both of their previous titles and now he becomes a rare entity to have won the coveted Indian T20 League both as a captain and a mentor.
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KKR vs SRH Venue Details

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
PitchBatting friendly
Matches Won
Batting First47 Won (55.29%)
Bowling First36 Won (44.71%)
Temperature, 32.98C, Clouds
Humidity - 60%Wind Speed 5.14 meter/sec
  • 164Average 1st Innings
  • 150Average 2nd Innings
  • 61.57%PACEPercentage of wickets takes by pacers
  • 38.43%SPINPercentage of wickets takes by spinners
  • 246-5By Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Highest Total
  • 70-10By Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Lowest Total
  • 127 Runs Murali VijayHighest Individual Score
  • 5/5Akash MadhwalBest Bowling Figures

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Match Details

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Sunrisers Hyderabad, elected to bat
Indian Premier League, 2024
Series Period
22 Mar 2024 - 26 May 2024
Match Day
26 May 2024 - D/N (20 - over match)
Nitin Menon (IND), Jayaraman Madanagopal (IND) and Michael Gough (ENG)
Match Referee
Manu Nayyar (IND)
Streaming Platform
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Star Sports