IPL 2024: WATCH- KKR players' wild celebrations after win in final, Gautam Gambhir seen smiling post victory

KKR now became only the third team in IPL history to win the title more than 2 times.

KKR celebrate as they defeat SRH in the IPL 2024 final | JioCinema X

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) routed Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a one-sided affair in the IPL 2024 final on May 26, which was played in Chennai.

SRH captain Pat Cummins won the toss and chose to bat first and both teams came in with no changes. However, the KKR bowlers had he early advantage as Mitchell Starc cleaned up Abhishek Sharma for 2 runs.

He also took care of dangerous Rahul Tripathi for 9 runs and before that Vaibhav Arora had dismissed Travis Head for a duck. The SRH team didn’t recover from these early blows and only Aiden Markram (20) and Pat Cummins (24) were the only ones to cross 20 runs.

SRH only managed 113 runs in 18.3 overs. For KKR, Andre Russell took 3/19, while Mitchell Starc and Harshit Rana took 2 wickets each.

In response, Pat Cummins took the early wicket of Sunil Narine for 6 runs, but Rahmanullah Gurbaz (39) and Venkatesh Iyer (52*) didn’t let SRH get a chance as KKR won the game by 8 wickets with 57 balls to spare.

As Venkatesh Iyer hit the winning runs, KKR players thronged on the field in celebrations and hugged the batters. Off the field, Shah Rukh Khan was seen hugging his guests in elation, while Sunil Narine was later seen picking up mentor Gautam Gambhir in celebrations.

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By Jatin Sharma - 26 May, 2024

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