Chennai Super Kings winning their 4th title in the IPL 2021. Chennai was celebrated their victory in the Indian Premier League 2021 like true champions. Also, with smiles and laughter all around among players and fans. CSK beat Kolkata by 27 runs in the IPL 2021 final in Dubai. Batting first after losing the toss. Chennai put up an impressive 192 for 3 on the board. Also, built around opener Faf du Plessis’ 59-ball 86.
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Shardul Thakur returned with figures of 3 for 38. While Ravindra Jadeja and Josh Hazlewood picked up two wickets apiece. KKR openers Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer cracked half-centuries. But the rest of the batting order floundered as Chennai strangled Kolkata to 165 for 9. CSK’s social media handles shared pictures and recordings of the players and fans celebrating. It was a cause of double celebration for CSK all-rounder Thakur as he turned 30 on Saturday.
MS Dhoni praised runners-up KKR for their incredible fightback within the competition. Dhoni went to the degree of stating that KKR deserved to win IPL 2021 more than anybody else.
“Before I start talking about CSK, it’s important I talk about KKR. For the position they were in after the first phase, it is very difficult to come back and do what they have done. If any team deserved to win the IPL this year, I feel it was KKR. I think the break helped them,” Dhoni said.
Lastly, Kolkata Knight Riders were languishing in the bottom half of the IPL 2021 points table. In just two wins from seven games. However, they launched a tremendous fightback in the UAE leg. They then beat Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals in the Eliminator and Qualifier 2. Before going down to Chennai in the final.