Kolkata Knight Riders are set to face Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021 final. The match takes place tonight (October 15) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. KKR defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Eliminator game and then crushed Delhi Capitals in the Qualifier 2 match to bag a place in the final.
During the group stage, Kolkata Knight Riders made a magnificent comeback in the UAE leg. After the first leg, KKR held the 7th spot in the points table with just 2 wins out of 7. However, the Eoin Morgan-led side won enough games during the second half to make it into the playoffs. Ahead of KKR’s final encounter, here we talk about their 3 best matches in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021 Final CSK vs KKR- KKR’s 3 Best Matches In The Tournament
3. KKR vs RCB at Sheikh Zayed Stadium
KKR vs RCB game during the UAE leg at Sheikh Zayed Stadium was one of the best games for the team. Showcasing an outstanding bowling show, KKR restricted RCB to just 92 all-out. Most of RCB’s batsmen lost wickets for single-digits. For KKR, Varun Chakravarthy and Andre Russell picked 3-wicket hauls. Lockie Ferguson also grabbed 2 wickets.
Later, the chase was a piece of cake for KKR. Opener Shubman Gill smacked 48 runs while his partner hit an unbeaten 41 to win the match by 9 wickets in just 10 overs. The victory in the opening game of UAE leg gave a big boost to KKR’s confidence in the tournament.