Kolkata Knight Riders’ passionate celebrations after win in IPL 2021. Passionate celebrations in the Kolkata Knight Riders camp went on in full fervor. After their nail-biting win over SunRisers Hyderabad on Sunday. The players, including Shakib Al Hasan, Shubman Gill, Varun Chakravarthy, and Sunil Narine. They gave their thoughts on the win and the team’s situation in the tournament.
In the Knight Riders ritual, the players enjoyed a wild “cake smash” outside the team hotel. David Hussey bravely took the pressure of the smother. Apparently to celebrate Shakib’s direct-hit run-out of Kane Williamson in the match. Also, his hilarious calls of “No more run-outs please” and “Not the pants!” left all the players.
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“Yeah, the wicket wasn’t too good to bat on, the ball was not coming onto the bat. And it was not easy to play the shots. In that situation, it was very important to not lose wickets. When the margin between the number of balls left and the number of runs required is less, like a 40-ball 40, that’s the best situation where if you have wickets, you can capitalize. We knew our match-ups and who to target. It went according to plan and paid off. After that, we were pretty comfortable,” Shubman Gill said.
Kolkata won the match by six wickets. It is overcoming the hiccups of a mini-collapse in the second half of IPL. Apart from the contributions of Tim Southee and Shivam Mavi. The new ball, Dinesh Karthik and Nitish Rana with the bat. They were also critical in the last-over thriller.
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Lastly, despite a horrible first half in the competition. Kolkata Knight Riders are now on the brink of qualifying for the IPL 2021 playoffs. KKR win against the Rajasthan Royals in their final match on the league stage. They would seal the deal with 14 points. Also, 12 points would be enough. But it would require a couple of other uncontrollable results.