Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
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Kolkata Knight Riders are set to face Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021 final. The ultimate clash of the tournament will take place tonight (October 15) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. KKR made a fabulous comeback in the second half of the tournament to reach the final.

KKR held the 7th spot in the points table after the first leg. With a fabulous performance in the UAE leg, they earned a place in the playoffs. Later, the Eoin Morgan-led side defeated RCB in Eliminator game and then outplayed DC in Qualifier 2 to reach the final. There are few youngsters in KKR who gave an outstanding performance in the tournament. In this article, we take a glance at 3 KKR players who stole the spotlight in IPL 2021.


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3. Venkatesh Iyer

Venkatesh Iyer
Venkatesh Iyer. (Photo: IPL)

Venkatesh Iyer is definitely one youngster from KKR who gained a lot of spotlight in the tournament. Iyer warmed the bench during the 1st leg. However, the coach decided to introduce him in the UAE leg.

The 26-year-old smacked 320 runs in 9 games at an average of 40. He has also smacked 3 half-centuries, more than any other KKR player. As an opener, he also built few match-winning opening partnerships with Shubman Gill.

Also Read: IPL 2021 Final CSK vs KKR- 3 KKR Players Who Can Win The Man Of The Tournament Award

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