Kolkata Knight Riders will play their first match in IPL 2021 against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 11, 2021. The match will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Kolkata Knight Riders, who won the IPL titles in 2012 and 2014, eye to win their third IPL trophy in IPL 2021.
During IPL 2021 auction, Shakib Al Hasan, Harbhajan Singh, and Ben Cutting were few popular buys of Kolkata Knight Riders. Kolkata Knight Riders is a strong team in the Indian Premier League that can give a tough competition to the opposition. In the past, Kolkata Knight Riders have played some nail-biting matches which still hovers the minds of their fans. Here we look at the 5 most memorable encounters of Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: 5 Most Memorable Encounters Of Kolkata Knight Riders In The History Of IPL
KKR vs KXIP – IPL 2014 Final
Kolkata Knight Riders’ match against Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2014 final was an interesting game. Kolkata Knight Riders chased a mammoth 200-run target to win the IPL trophy for the 2nd time. Batting first, Wriddhiman Saha smashed 115 runs off 55 balls to take KXIP to 199/4 in 20 over. Manan Vohra also contributed with a 67-run knock. In response, Manish Pandey played a 94 run-knock for KKR. The team lost hopes after they reached 187/7 in 18.2 overs. However, spinner Piyush Chawla hit a few big shots and won the match for KKR by 3 wickets.