IPL 2021 Final: KKR have won seven out of their last nine matches.© Instagram
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Friday shared a video of an inspiring moment involving head coach Brendon McCullum ahead of the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on social media. Ahead of the IPL 2021 final against MS Dhoni-captain Chennai Super Kings on Friday. (CSK) In Dubai, KKR witnessed an encouraging speech given by McCullum last month. The team had a disastrous start in the first leg of the competition in India, which saw them register only two wins in seven matches. McCullum said, “Imagine that things work out and then in five weeks we are standing there with the trophy after two wins in seven games. Imagine that journey. Imagine the stories you would get to tell. The experience.” That’s what you got to share. That’s what’s in front of us. That should excite us, excite us. We have nothing to lose. And that makes us dangerous.”
The video was captioned: “Our tryst with luck tonight! #KKR #CSKvKKR #AmiKKR #KorboLorboJeetbo #KKR #IPL2021.”
— Kolkata Knight Riders (@KKRiders) 15 October 2021
KKR looked one of the best sides during their UAE leg campaign.
They registered five wins in seven league games to make it to the play-offs, ousting defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) on the basis of an improved net run-rate after Rohit Sharma’s side finished on points. Gave.
In the first eliminator, KKR demolished tournament favorites Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and then outclassed table-toppers Delhi Capitals (DC) in a nail-biter in Qualifier 2.
However, KKR will not be complacent as their biggest challenge as three-time champions CSK still awaits.
KKR lost both their group games against CSK and would be keen to improve in the final.
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