Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders have won the 17th season of the Indian Premier League. In the final, KKR defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets. KKR currently has three IPL titles to its name. After the victory, team captain Shreyas Iyer expressed happiness and said that his team is lucky that they got the opportunity to bowl first.

Iyer acknowledged Pat Cummins’ mistake through gestures

In this match, Pat Cummins won the toss and decided to bat first. Pat Cummins had made the same mistake in Qualifier 1, which led to his team’s defeat and he repeated it in the final match as well.

“It was fantastic,” Iyer said during the post-match presentation. We expected the players to deliver comparable results and they did just that. It is hard to communicate one’s feelings. There is still a lot to cherish. Today we were lucky to bowl first. Everything worked in our favor. Congratulations to Sunrisers Hyderabad for their performance throughout the match.

Praised the whole team, especially Mitchell Starc

Apart from this, Iyer praised his team players and said, ‘It was a high-pressure match and Mitchell Starc performed admirably on the pitch. Exceptional work ethic, something that youngsters can learn from. Russell had a magic wand and he was looking at me to bowl. He helped us win most of our competitions. Venkatesh Iyer made things easy for us. As I mentioned earlier, everyone stood up. There was no one person who brought us here. It was a collective effort. It has been a great season for us.

It is worth noting that in this match, Hyderabad team batted first and got all out for 113 runs in 18.3 overs. In reply, KKR achieved the target by losing two wickets in 10.3 overs.